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IT Project Manager

R 8.500,00 monthly City of Cape Town, Western Cape 22 June

Important company in the sector

  • Description

  • IT Project Manager


    Contribute to the execution of the IT Strategy and plans by managing all phases of projects in assigned portfolio addressing business priorities through the adherence to project management methodology.


    8-10 years of business/IT experience
    Experience in multinational co. incl. people management experience
    Communicate with related departments, affiliates, OEMs, and external customers for testing, data collection and system maintenance.
    Requires validation prior to submitting work. Works with defined analysis within a project scope, routine work typically is short term activities.
    Oversees scope of work defined, coordinates projects and analyses for approval based on preliminary investigations.
    Guides more junior specialists in the process.


    Relevant Computer Sciences, Information Systems and /or or Business tertiary education
    Information Systems degree, Diploma or Certificate
    Agile Certification (Agile PM, Scrum Ms etc.)

    Principal Accountabilities:

    Understand business needs, define requirements, propose optimal solution, confirm financial proposal of the project and drive change.

    Drive strong business alignment, esp. in collaboration with local/global digital departments ensuring IT B2C is considered in all relevant business initiatives/projects

    Show business acumen e.g. by fostering innovations with the help of visiting digital fairs, conferences, etc. and share/collaborate internally as well as with other PMI markets and the PMI digital lab

    Solve specific business problems by executing experiments, projects, etc. with innovative means applying project methodologies like FastForward, Agile, SCRUM, Design thinking, etc.

    Co-lead major PMI projects in the commercial area supporting RRP and CCs with a strong focus on digital/analytical systems and close collaboration with all business functions & 3rd parties in the area of B2C

    Apply project management, change management, service management methodology and usability practices based on known solutions, applications and best practices assuring adherence to standards.

    Drive communication and co-ordination for the success of the projects in the area of B2C ensuring agility, business alignment, fostering innovations, etc.

    Drive the projects within agreed scope, budget, resources and timing.

    Ensure measures are taken in projects to increase quality and mitigate risk, manage scope change and expectation, including risk analyses, impact assessment, needs assessment, financial analysis, test planning and execution, contingency and deployment plans

    Obtain functional & technical know-how related to business and IT processes in the area of RRP & Analytics systems to ensure day-to-day activities as well as business projects can be supported in the best manner

    Ensure an excellent service offered to the business functions and drive ongoing improvements in the area of RRP & Analytics system focusing on vendor management, system integration and interfaces.

    Ensure that all IT services under your responsibility are aligned with PMI P&Ps and IT controls

    Support PMG in the vision to become a data-driven company focusing on data flows across all B2C & B2B systems by e.g. understanding the source of all RRP related data, the various system interfaces as well as meaning of significant data

    Lead the delivery of all project deliverables related to PMSA strategy as an IT project manager for all components in scope including integration tasks and migration of data from legacy systems to new system landscape working closely with all technical product owner at PMSA as well as local business, esp. digital stream and global functions and 3rd parties.

    Support PM RE as IT project

    Establish an agreed, sustainable & documented projects and Run & Support model in collaboration with internal & external partners

    Support the IT audit activities

    Take over service manager for commercial services and execute related tasks e.g. IT controls in time, documented and shared with team colleagues

    Improve the existing Run & Support model and service management/change management strategy, including continuous service improvement for IT related incidents/changes with

    Investigate on "less adding value" daily activities in your responsible area (e.g. CRM, DCS,), document and outsource to 3rd parties

    Manage Vendor relationships and implement the vendor framework accordingly

  • Number of vacancies: 10
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Certificate
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • IT Project Manager

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 8.500,00 monthly

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