Manager: Projects

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Core Description

To manage the execution of IT projects in accordance with the specified and agreed upon scope, timeframe, budget, and quality requirements. To monitor adherence to project management governance, principles, standards, and methodologies. To lead and manage a team of project managers and other project resources to execute IT projects and programmes.

Key Deliverables / Primary Functions

Define project plans incorporating scope, budget, and timeframes to ensure quality and successful project execution.
Manage the delivery of multiple, large-scale, projects to successful completion in accordance with scope, budget, timeframe, and service level agreements.
Monitor governance and quality of the projects, including adoption of PMO methodologies, principles, tools, standards, and processes.
Provide onsite guidance for the project team to build and motivate team members to meet project milestones. Resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies, and critical path deliverables.
Track and report on project status and performance, monitoring project overheads and capital expenses, project deliverables, dependencies, and timeframes.
Identify and mitigate risks within the project and manage project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.
Contribute to process improvement initiatives to improve project delivery.
Collaborate and facilitate optimum engagement between and within BCX Divisions and establish and enhance relationships and network with partners, customers and vendors in support of market dominance.
Lead and manage a team of project professionals in executing projects and programmes.

Core Functional Skills ’ Knowledge

Project Management
Managing Performance
Resource Management
Finance and Budget Management
Risk Management

Core Behavioural Competencies

Job Match
Deciding ’ Initiating Action
Leading and supervising
Planning ’ Organising
Delivering Results ’ Meeting customer expectations
Writing and Reporting
Presenting and Communicating information
Culture Match

Minimum Qualifications

NQF 6: 3 year Degree/ Diploma/ National Diploma in Computer Science or Business
OR NQF 4: Grade 12

Additional Education -Preferred /Advantage

5 years’ IT project management experience, of which 2 years is at a management/supervisory level.
Alternatively, 7 years’ IT project management experience, of which 2 years is at a management/supervisory level.


Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or Prince2 or PMBOK or equivalent
Scrum Master Certification