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ICT Project Management Specialist

Company AVBOB
Reference # 122PM502
Published 01/10/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Introduction
AVBOB, has a vacancy for a Project Management Specialist within its ICT Division in Head Office Pretoria.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Funeral Service,Insurance,IT - Information Technology
Specification
The above-mentioned position is within the Application Assurance Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Reviewing project plans to determine time-frame, budget limitations, procedures for
accomplishing scheduled work, staffing and administrative requirements and allocation
of available resources to various phases of the project.
- Establishing a work plan and staffing for each phase of the project, and arranges the
assignment of duties, responsibilities and scope of authority for project personnel.
- Directing and coordinating activities of project personnel to ensure project’s progress is
on schedule and within the prescribed budget.
- Participating in preparing financial and administrative-related plans for the project,
getting the endorsement from concerned parties and monitoring the implementation of
plans.
- Preparing and coordinating staffing and all project-related administrative requirements
to ensure proper logistical support for the execution of the project.
- Analyzing business requirements to propose and recommend procedures that suit
business environment and achieve the project objectives.
- Identifying opportunities to simplify, improve or redesign procedures and submitting
reports with recommendations in this regard.
- Configuring, managing and supervising the implementation of the assigned project to
ensure optimal utilization of resources and meeting the schedules.
- Reviewing and study the status reports prepared by project engineers and modifying
schedules or plans as required.
- Coordinating the preparation and delivery of project deliverables to the Operations
- Manager for approval including, design documents, cost estimates, schedules and
works plans.
- Managing and updating of the Master Project plan.
- Management of the functions of the Project Management Office.
- Reviewing and updating of project files and documentation.
- Conducting periodic meetings with subordinates to follow-up on daily activities
as per the set plans.
- Preparing periodic reports with respect to the operations unit’s activities and
- Reviewing and updating of project files and documentation.
- Conducting periodic meetings with subordinates to follow-up on daily activities as per
the set plans.
- Preparing periodic reports with respect to the operations unit’s activities and
achievements to be submitted to the Operations Manager.
- Following up on subordinates administrative affairs such as; vacation, leaves, etc.
- Conducting performance appraisals for subordinates according to the schedules plans
and recommending necessary actions as per the adopted procedures.
- Performing other duties related to the job as assigned by the Operations Manager from
time to time.
Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
- Bachelor’s degree in an Information Technology
- Project Management certification (Prince2/PMBOK)

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
- Project management knowledge and experience.
- Professional knowledge of large development as well as technical projects.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
- Analytical thinking
- Negotiation
- Organisational alertness
- Leadership
- Management
- Drives accountability and is a high performer
- Fosters teamwork and collaboration
- Business acumen
- Role models customer focus and customer service
- Innovative
- Quality focused
Job Closing Date 31/10/2019
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