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Project Manager in KwaZulu-Natal - People Dimension

People Dimension

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Because the right people matter!!! Recruiter from sector Professional services, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 15 August

    Province

  • Durban, eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Description


  • Location
    Durban
    Date Posted
    8/8/2017 9:06:08 AM
    Industry
    Information Technology
    Remuneration
    R400 – R450 per hour
    Reference
    629
    Employment Equity
    *********
    Permanent/Temporary
    Temp/Contract
    Summary
    A leading ICT company that is based in Durban is looking for a Project Manager to join their team.
    Job Description
    CORE PURPOSE
    Primary responsibility is to manage project in terms of Risks, Scope and Coordination of Delivery, while following defined Delivery Methodology and compliance with internal processes.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES
    Manage Project in terms of Risks, Scope and Coordination of Delivery
    Follow a defined Delivery Methodology and compliance with internal processes
    Take ownership of the Delivery Process
    Thorough understanding of project management phases, techniques and tools:
    Be responsible for the following actions in the delivery Model
    ·

    Project Setup
    o Planning
    § Calculate Effort
    § Create WBS
    § Prepare BRS/Scope
    § Create Project Charter
    o Scheduling
    § Schedule Meetings/Workshops

    · Requirements Workshop
    o Workshops
    § Organize Workshop
    § Internal Review of Requirements Document
    o Functional Specifications
    § Internal Review

    · Blue Printing
    o Engineering Design
    § Internal Review of Technical Design

    · Production
    o Setup Platform
    § Acquire Development Platform
    o Development
    § Record outcome of Code Review
    o Integration
    § Internal Review

    · Quality Assurance
    o Preparation
    § Internal Review – Test Cases
    § Prepare Test Plan
    o Test Iteration
    § Internal Review – Test Report
    o Sign-Off
    § Prepare QA Report

    · Packaging
    o Delivery
    § Create Delivery Package
    § Internal Review

    · Rollout
    o Preparation
    § Acquire Hosting Environment
    § Prepare UAT Plan
    § Sanity Checks
    o User Acceptance
    § Document outcomes
    o Sign Off
    § Internal Review
    § Compile Records

    · Training
    o Planning
    § Prepare Training Plan
    § Sanity Checks – Training Platform
    § Schedule Training
    o Training Sessions
    § Compile Training Register
    o Closeout
    § Prepare closeout report

    Responsible on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors,
    stakeholders, etc.
    · Participate in Estimation activities and improve the accuracy of estimates
    · Manage Scope and Risks on the project
    · Manage and Report upon Budget and Project expenses
    · Draw the Project Charter and perform activities towards Project Setup
    · Responsibility for assembling the project staff; for their technical or functional development,
    performance, and/or termination during the project or projects.
    · Manage project budget and resource allocation.
    · Advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients' needs as appropriate to senior management.
    Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
    · Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems, and resolutions to appropriate levels of
    management.
    · Provide mentoring, coaching and direction setting to team members, and Junior project managers
    · Draw contracts with suppliers involved in projects
    · Signoff deliverables made as part of the project

    SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS
    End to end experience of the project lifecycle management
    · Proven experience interacting directly with end users
    · Results orientated with good communication and interpersonal skills
    · Some exposure to SEI-CMMi, will be a plus
    · Experience with administering Microsoft Enterprise Project Server
    · Hands-on experience with MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, MS Visio
    COMPETENCIES
    Ability to work independently or as part of a team when involved in projects
    · Basic knowledge of the principles, concepts and theories of IT
    · Ability to review Business and Functional Requirements Specifications with regards to project scope
    and risks
    · Preparation of QA Plans
    · Results orientated with good communication and interpersonal skills
    · Minimum of 5 years of experience in similar role
    · Exposure and working experience in project managing public sector projects
    · Exposure and working experience in project managing bespoke software development projects
    · Prince2 Practitioner certified
    · Agile Practitioner certified

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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  • Project Manager in eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Recruiter

    People Dimension
  • Work type

    Part Time

  • Type of contract

    Temporary contract

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