Hybrid role of project management (PM) and administrative support. Manage various Data Science related projects. Support with general administration of data science and digitization initiatives.

Minimum requirements

  • B Degree in Business, Communication or Data Science.
  • Project management certificate or diploma.
  • Minimum of 3 years stakeholder engagement experience and Project management experience would be beneficial.
  • Strong administrative skills in IT Project Management with Business Analysis skills.
  • Independent worker with Fintech/Digitization exposure to Project Management.
  • Agile methodology

Duties and responsibilities

Project management

  • Interact with Business, value chain enablers and customers to ensure that the business requirements and objectives are clearly defined.
  • Translate business requirements and objectives into detailed project plans, specifying goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, allocation of resources and cost estimation.
  • Ensure that the scope of the project, related business requirements and technical. requirements are reduced into writing and signed-off by the respective stakeholders.
  • Effectively apply business methodologies and enforce project standards.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to senior management and stakeholders in respect of milestones, any slippage, issues and risks.
  • Attend IT rag sessions to provide feedback where necessary.
  • Continuous communication with stakeholders and information distributed to all stakeholders and management.

Business Analysis

  • Partner with BA and IT teams as required.
  • Take ownership and ensure specifications and business requirements are fit for purpose, customer friendly and conform to the Bank’s standards.
  • Give input to joint application design (JAD) sessions and provide the required output/feedback where necessary.

Stakeholder management

  • Liaise with various project sponsors and assigned business analysts (direct or indirect reports).
  • Apply professional standards in the engagement and communication with internal stakeholders, customers, 3rd parties and or regulators.
  • Keep stakeholders continuously informed about progress through clear communication.

Revenues and Costs

  • Implement project activities and new business timeously, which directly influences the generation of fees, interest income and customer growth for the Bank.
  • Ensure the timeous delivery of projects, limiting rework to safeguard delayed revenues, ensuring that revenue generation is expediated, without placing the Bank at risk.

Data Science Administration

  • Support the senior leadership of the Data Science department with general administration and help coordinate departmental efforts to align projects and work to strategize themes of the Bank’s strategy


  • Create and maintain productive relationships with internal clients.
  • Keep the client informed about progress through written communication, telephone communications and/or face to face meetings.

Desired Skills:

  • Project Management
  • Digitalization
  • Fintech
  • Business Analysis
  • Stakeholder Management

Desired Work Experience:

  • 2 to 5 years IT Project Administration / Management

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

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