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IT Project Manager
Posted date [2018-May-22] (ID: 68145)

The Project Manager is responsible for the success of the overall Project by providing a framework or structure that enables the implementation of the business solution / product and management of the project(s) across product disciplines within and outside of the organisation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To analyse and present to the Customer the benefits that can be realised by implementing the project. 
  • To understand the individual projects and their purpose to fulfil and manage the Customer's needs. 
  • To identify interdependencies (resources, priorities, project deliverables etc.) and manage them to integrate seamlessly to the benefit of the Customer. 
  • To portray a single point of entry with regards to delivery of the solution to the Customer. 
  • To ensure that the organisation's brand is engrained in the project. 
  • To manage delivery against contracts. 
  • To manage the relationship and delivery of sub-contractors. 
  • To ensure project success by managing the risks. 
  • To manage project scope. 
  • To ensure that the project as a whole produces the required products to the defined standard of quality. 
  • To complete the project within the allocated cost and time constraints. 
  • Document all aspects of the project for approval by the allocated project resources and stakeholders. 
  • Plan the aspects of the project and agree the plan with the team members and project sponsor. 
  • Define resource requirements and build project team. 
  • Define individual responsibilities for the project team. 
  • Agree reporting frequency with project team and project sponsor. 
  • Define and enforce project standards and controls for the project team. 
  • Monitor progress of all aspects of the project. 
  • Day to day direction of the team. 
  • Review and implement all related Change Controls and agree impact on project. 
  • Understand and operate project to terms of contract. 
  • Plan & control implementation. 
  • Change Control. 
  • Create and Maintain project Schedule. 
  • Tracking of issues logged for project 
  • Budget tracking 
  • Resource planning and tracking 
  • Project planning and tracking thereof 
  • Resource management and task allocation 
  • Risk, issue and dependency management 
  • Interface and integration management 
  • Management of Deliverables, target dates and integration 
  • Communication management 
  • Management reporting (on a weekly and later daily basis) 
  • Client liaison 
  • Presentations 
  • Motivation of team members and clients 
  • Project administration and documentation 
  • Management of scope creeping activities 
  • Enhance client relationship
  • Team Administration, which will include Timesheet Maintenance
  • Setting up the Project Plans
  • Monitoring the Project
  • Managing the resources on the project
  • Risk Analysis.

Knowledge and Specialised Skills: 

  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and practices. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills at all levels. 
  • Strong conflict management competence. 
  • Sound business and commercial acumen in order to understand Customer needs and to manage expectations. 
  • Self-motivated person who can work independently. 
  • Knowledge of IT projects, systems and implementations. 
  • An understanding of System Integration philosophies. 
  • Ability to convey ideas clearly, both to business and technical orientated groups. 
  • High level of confidence, customer focused and service orientated. 
  • Team Player, lateral thinking capability, strong problem solving and decision making skills. 
  • Ability to extract requirements from clients. 
  • Assertive and pro-active. 
  • A self-starter. 
  • High level of confidence. 
  • Excellent time management, decision making, presentation and organisation skills. 
  • Effective interpersonal skills. 
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with service providers/suppliers, customers, business managers and all staff. 
  • Proven negotiation skills at executive level. 
  • Proven risk management skills.


Job Title IT Project Manager
Post Details
Posted By Shirley Jackson Recruitment
Job Function
Start Date
Salary R1 Million - R950k per annum
Location Bryanston
Phone No
Email info(at)
Region Location -> Gauteng
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Information Technology

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