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Project Manager

Company Ovations Technologies
Reference # CON012
Published 04/11/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
A Project Manager to act as an onsite delivery lead for one of our clients. This role requires an understanding of Project Management, Scrum, Delivery Management as well as Technical savvy.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries ICT - Information & Communications Technology
Specification
Role responsibilities
• Identifying risks, dependencies and impediments.
• Leading the team and business in finding a solution.
• Coordinating with other teams and functional partners.
• Actively escalating when needed to ensure resolution.
• Providing insights from stakeholders and other initiatives, regularly communicating status, changes in direction, and relevant metrics to avoid misalignment and roadblocks.

Expected Outcomes:
• Facilitation of the delivery process.
• Ensuring obstacles and impediments are removed.
• Ensuring the true status of the team performance is reflected at all times.

Additional ECM Expectations:
• Collaborate and co-ordinate with ECM COE team to unpack project requirements and produce Impact Assessments.
• Negotiate Impact assessment costs with the project and internal resources.
• Negotiate deadlines and align with Project timelines and dependant deliverables.
• Ensure sufficient billable hours for self and resources (ADM to Business)
• Ensure that ECM resources follow the required governance, compliance processes and SDLC at all times (Documentation, Attend Prod and Non-Prod Technical Cabs, Executive Cabs and ensure that stakeholders are aligned and expectations are met.)
• Co-ordinate deployments and supporting technical teams for deliverables.
• Track project dependencies and ensure times agreed upon does not overrun.
• Facilitate hand over to Support and Maintenance team for every production deployment entering the warranty period (2-4 weeks post prod deployment)
• Ensure all non-prod environments are kept consistent and DR is kept up to date.
Negotiate support availability with internal team and external projects and ensure that resources are not unnecessarily fatigued.
Requirements
A Bachelors Degree
Project or Programme Management Experience
Agile exposure and Scrum
Job Closing Date 30/11/2019
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