The Role: One of our major client requires talent, a Senior, Cross-functional, Experienced Project Manager to join their team.

Skills and Experience: Qualifications required:

  • 3y Degree/diploma
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • Agile Certification

Experience required:

  • Minimum 7 years managing projects
  • 3 years?? experience delivering Agile projects/features
  • Experience as Scrum Master role for at least two years with a software development team that was diligently applying SAFE principles, practices, and theory.
  • Experience in taking products to market is essentials

Key Accountabilities: Duties:Execution

  • Drives scope development and management
  • Develops and manages project budgets, schedules, and timelines
  • Employs strong organizational skills
  • Incorporates time management principles into the workflow
  • Integrates ongoing risk management trade-offs

Decision Making

  • Collects and structures the available data impacting the project
  • Makes timely decisions based on facts, circumstances, and needs
  • Conducts scenario analysis


  • Conveys information to all key stakeholders in both written and verbal formats
  • Determines and utilizes the appropriate communication channels
  • Infers meaningful insights from a collection of data
  • Employs active listening
  • Prepares and delivers presentations

Strategy Development

  • Understands the impact of a project directly to and across various functions
  • Understands the impact of a project to the overall business
  • Integrates business goals into the project scope and deliverables
  • Develops metrics to track progress towards goals
  • Understands project and organizational dependencies

Team Management

  • Motivates and inspires the team
  • Leads by example
  • Manages and resolves conflict
  • Builds relationships within and outside the team
  • Delegates appropriately
  • Demonstrates team organization and governance

Personality and Attributes: Other Responsibilities:

  • Identify the Project Team (including the key Stakeholders)
  • Define the Project Organisation (the structure of the Project, the arrangements for its Governance, and the Controls that will be used to manage it)
  • Define or confirm, and gain agreement to the Scope of the Project
  • Prepare and maintain the Project Plan
  • Prepare and maintain the Stakeholder Engagement Plan (if the Project is part of a Programme, this might be developed and managed at programme level)
  • Prepare the Communications and Strategy and Plan (ditto)
  • Adhere to the company project delivery methodology and processes, including ensuring the required G0 and G3 business cases are developed and approved by Business and the relevant Finance Business Partner
  • Approve Workstream Plans and manage dependencies between workstreams
  • Manage the Project in accordance with the company project governance requirements
  • Ensure adherence to the regulatory requirements e.g. POPI compliance
  • Direct the Workstream Managers
  • Generate all project reporting using the company approved PPM Toolset (Microfocus)
  • Manage Risks for which s/he is identified as the Risk Owner
  • Resolve Issues for which s/he is identified as the Issue Owner
  • Facilitate the approval of change requests in consultation with the Business and relevant workstream managers
  • Provide recommendations to the Project Sponsor (and Programme Manager where relevant) as to readiness for Project launches (ensuring alignment to company??s go to market requirements), and work with the Business Owner to develop and implement transition plans for the adoption of project deliverables by the business
  • Support the Programme Manager (where relevant) in his/her management of the Programme
  • Ensure that Project Reviews are carried out after each Project launch and that lessons learned are fed back into the Programme (where relevant) and disseminated to those in company who need to know

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