Role details

Project Manager

Johannesburg   •   R959,000 - R1,062,500   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • You will have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Project Manager
  • Your experience will include Government and or Financial Projects

About Our Client

My client is one of the second largest software vendors in Germany with a multinational footprint spanning across 70 countries

Job Description

As the Project Manager you will be accountable for the following:

  • Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards.
  • Minimizes our exposure and risk on project.
  • Define inherent project risks and map out mitigation plans with appropriate communication to company and client executive management.
  • Effectively raise and manage Change Requests as per the governance set out in the Statement of Work. Revises Project Schedule as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
  • Ensure the Project File is up to date with all the relevant project contracts, artifacts, Milestone signoff, invoices, expenses etc.

Financial & Commercial awareness

  • Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis. Approves team members' time and expense reports in a conscientious and timely manner.
  • Manages project budget.
  • Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project.
  • Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization.
  • Understands our pricing model and billing procedures.
  • Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization.

The Successful Applicant

The Project Manager will find synergy with the following:

  • PRINCE 2 or PMI Certification
  • Experience of Government and/or Financial Projects
  • Degree of Equivalent
  • SOA / Integration
  • BPM experience
  • Java/XML/Component Based Systems
  • Web Technologies & Deployment
  • Independent management of large and/or risky national and/or international projects, primarily in the BPM and SOA environment.
  • 5-8 years experience as Project Manager in large IT projects and organizations.
  • Ideally, proven knowledge of various project implementation methodologies like agile development.
  • Experience delivering a project on behalf of a consulting or vendor organization is a plus.
  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on client engagements.

What's on Offer

My client is offering a competitive OTE ranging between R959 000 and R1 062 500 per annum dependant on experience and qualification

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