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18 Jan 2023

Permanent Project Manager – PSG

PSG – Posted by jobleak24 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Project Manager

Job Description

Project Manager – PSG

Working Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Salary: Market Related

Work Type: Permanent

Full Title: Project Manager

Closing Date:  28 Jan 2023

The Employer: PSG


Job Descriptions:

One of our best clients is looking for Project Management to start working recently.

Main Duties:

  • To ensure client objectives are met and that deliverables are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards.
  • To work with clients to define project goals and to establish the overall success criteria for projects, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters.
  • To ensure the alignment of projects with the clients’ overall business goals.
  • To develop the project execution plan.
  • Identify and implement tools and systems to proactively maintain project governance in accordance with an agreed project execution plan.
  • To coordinate, control, and direct activities of all staff and project team members to ensure the project success criteria are met.
  • To monitor and apply performance management techniques.
  • Respond promptly and efficiently to the clients’ needs, changes, and requests within the context of the project.
  • Manage the project change control process, including the implementation of change control procedures.
  • Monitor and advise upon project finances.
  • To manage the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications.
  • To ensure the project teams comply with these agreed systems and procedures.
  • To prepare formal project progress and other reports to provide timely and accurate project information and status updates to all stakeholders.
  • To take lead in interfacing with clients and other team members, at all project stages.
  • Runs daily, weekly, and monthly agile rituals efficiently and strictly.
  • Tracks work progress to identify blockages and developer divergence from allocated tasks.
  • To facilitate Business, Operational Staff and Product owners from interference with Development Structure.
  • Polices channels for submission of development work requests.
  • To implement structure changes and strategies that are generated by agile retrospectives.
  • High velocity communicator – making sure that all information regarding changes in scope, delays & other detrimental events are communicated to those involved with the piece of work as soon as they arise.
  • To facilitate stories that does not contain the right level of detail from entering the Dev Structure.
  • To facilitate changes to work once in development without following the proper re-evaluation process.
  • To remove blockers with extreme prejudice when raised by development team.

Main Requirements:

  • Must have proven experience as a Project Manager, preferably for at least 3 years, including being responsible for implementation of projects, facilitating projects and related workshops and effectively communicating with all project stakeholders.
  • Must have proven experience facilitating a project across multiple divisions within an organization.
  • PMBOK or Prince2 experience advantageous
  • Agile/Scrum/Kanban experience preferable
  • Must have extensive understanding of IT software products / development
  • Must have SDLC and Implementation experience
  • Must have experience in testing and QA environments
  • Must have experience in the Financial Services Industry
  • Must be competent in workshop facilitation techniques
  • Must have IT Qualification equivalent to a BTech or BCom.


Job Categories: Management and Logistics. Job Types: Permanent.

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