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Project Manager

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Date Added 27 Mar 2017
Expiry Date 24 Apr 2017
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IQ Business

Gauteng (Jhb)

Market related


Role details:
The purpose of the position is to manage and oversee the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and close out of projects on behalf of the Company and/or its clients, in alignment with industry best practice, client methodology requirements, and the Company’s commitment to Delivery Excellence.

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Key Responsibilities and/or output areas include, but are not limited to:

Project Initiation
Identify Stakeholders
Consult broadly with clients (executives and delivery teams) and other stakeholders
Develop Project Charter, analyse business case

Project Planning
Collect, document and analyse requirements
Define scope
Understand dependencies
Create WBS or product backlog
Develop Project Management Plan
Define and sequence activities
Estimate activity resources and duration
Develop schedule
Estimate costs and determine budget
Plan quality
Develop HR plan
Plan and map out all communications
Plan and identify risks
Perform qualitative and quantitative risk analysis
Plan risk responses
Plan procurement

Project Execution Management
Direct and manage general project execution
Perform QA activities
Acquire project team
Develop and manage project team
Manage project team
Distribute information
Manage stakeholder expectations
Conduct procurement as and when required

Project Monitoring and Control
Monitor and control project work
Perform integrated change control
Verify and control project scope
Control project schedules
Control costs
Perform Quality Control
Report on team and project performance
Monitor and control risks
Attend to all administration and reporting relating to procurement

Project Close-out
Close Project or phase
Ensure that all relevant documentation and reports have been disseminated
Close procurements
Off-board team project team members and complete close-out


Qualification in Project Management
Degree or Diploma in Business Management, Computer Science, Business Science or Engineering would be advantageous
PRINCE2, PMBOK, Agile, Scrum, SAFe, Kanban

Experience and Skills

4 to 10 years’ solid Project Management experience, preferably managing IT & Business projects
3 or more years’ experience managing multiple teams across multiple projects
Advanced budget management skills
Exposure to Agile and alternative delivery methodologies
Exposure to Business & Process Analysis
MS Office

Critical Core Competencies Personal & Behavioural

Adhering to Principles and Values
Supporting and Caring (motivating/ assisting)
Applying Expertise and Technology
Deliver results & meet customer expectations
Relating & networking (communicating & developing relationships)
Formulating strategies and concepts
Leading & Deciding (taking initiative)
Entrepreneurial & Commercial thinking
Persuading & Influencing
Learning & researching (continuous improvement)
Achieving personal work goals & objectives (planning & organising)
Creating and innovating (problem solving)
Working with people
Coping with pressures and setbacks
Adapting and responding to change
Knowledge Worker Behaviour