IT Project Manager

  • Megan Forg Consulting
  • Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Mar 13, 2017
Contract Information Technology

Job Description

Location: Sandton

12 months contract

Rate: R400 per hour

 

Requirements:

Matric

PMI accreditation, Project Management qualification or Business degree with PM Topic Enhanced

Programme qualification or Honours Degree

At least 3-5 years’ experience managing IS projects in a corporate systems development environment

Agile methodology experience

 

Duties:

Lead, organise, plan and control multiple IS projects, in a manner that will ensure the successful completion of specific, large and high-risk projects.

Has the accountability to ensure that project goals and objectives are achieved within the overall scope and that project deliverables are within the agreed time frame, cost and as per defined and expected quality.

Acts as an evangelist of the discipline

Key Outputs Initiation:

Register an initiative at a change forum, or respond to an initiation request

Coordinates the kick-off meeting where all main stakeholders are identified and provide input to the project scope, objectives and approach

During the kick-off meeting facilitates the interaction of other team members (e.g. Business Analysts) with the client

Obtain supporting information to complete the initiation documents

Planning:

Coordinate and conduct activities with the main stakeholders in order to obtain information and decisions required to draw up (and maintain) the project planning documents

Manage meetings and minutes according to the agreed schedule and format.

Maintain all project related documents

Monitoring and Control:

Ensure that Project milestones are met.

Issue resolution and management

Management of project risks

Scope change control

Manage ongoing monitoring, reporting and control activities throughout the lifecycle of the project Facilitate the decision making process with stakeholders and document accordingly

Produce and maintain the documents and status reports to support the above activities These include: Project Exception Log (Issues, Change requests, Decision, Action logs), Project status reports, Meeting agendas and minutes, Risk log

Closure:

Report on the quality of project output on completion of the project

Conduct the activities to gather information required to draw up the

Close Out document and Post implementation review

Guidelines, standards and Reference Examples:

Adhere to the prescribed Project Management standards, templates and code of conduct

Participate in internal forums such as PMO Work Group and lead workstreams, to contribute to the methodology and standards

Conduct training with own team

Ensure that knowledge acquired in the project is shared within the larger Project community

Review records:

Peer Review of project records

People Management:

Lead and manage the project resources.

Mentor and guide the project team where required

Job Level

Senior

Salary Range

Negotiable