Senior Project Manager

Client Direct Transact (Pty) Ltd
Published 07/02/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Direct Transact (Pty) Ltd is a South African based software company focusing on electronic transaction processing, back office administration and retail banking solutions. Direct Transact (PTY) Ltd is constantly exploring new ways to expand and innovate their offering to clients, to remain market leaders in the banking and financial industry. The company invites applications for the following position, based at their offices in Lynnwood Ridge, Pretoria.
Job Functions Finance,Information Technology,Project Management,Software Development
Industries Banking / Finance & Investment,Financial Services,Information Technology,Software Development
Specification
The Project Manager plans, organizes ,directs, controls and coordinates special programs or projects within Direct Transact for new and existing clients.


•Maintain timelines and target dates in a Project Plan
•Coordinate and facilitate delivery of project objectives, protecting scope.
•Track progress and review project tasks to make certain deadlines are met appropriately
•Assess project issues and risks and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer goals
•Proactively managing and communicate project status, issues & risks to management
•Define & maintain all implementation processes, manage implementation life-cycle; coordinate documentation when needed
•Actively involved in the project delivery and not only an administrator.
•Using previous experience to foresee and solve Software & System Implementation and migration problems
•Arrange and run client workshops, training and align with clients’ goals
•Familiarising themselves with and adhering to legislation applicable to their area of responsibility.
Requirements
Experience in Software Development life-cycle and financial preferable bank experience will be an advantage.

•Matric or equivalent qualification recognized by the Department of Higher Education & Training
•National diploma or degree in relevant field will be an advantage
•Willing to work overtime, when deadlines require it
•Occasional Travel inside and outside South African borders
Job Closing Date 30/06/2017
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