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Project Manager

  • Negotiable
  • South Africa, Gauteng
  • Contract
Role: Senior Project Manager
Budget: R550 Per Hour
Location: Gauteng

Are you a seasoned Project Manager with 5-10 years of experience? Join a dynamic team on a 6 contract basis (potential renewal) and leverage your expertise to drive success in the projects.

Skills Required:

Proficiency in project management methodology, tools, and templates.
Strong team working skills across matrixed client, supplier, and geographically dispersed virtual teams.
In-depth knowledge of IT methodologies, processes, and standards for project management.
PMP or similar project management certification is a must-have.
Proficiency in MS Project and other scheduling tools.
Experience in delivery that includes the use of external suppliers and offshore resources.
Excellent communication skills and experience presenting to senior leadership up to Director and C-Suite.
More than 5 years of experience in project governance and working with a PMO environment.
Experience in participating or driving change management as part of the project.
Communicating effectively with Senior stakeholders (Steercoms, Status reporting, Weekly meetings).
Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.


Manage project initiation by developing and ensuring the project charter approval, identify, and engage stakeholders.
Maintain comprehensive project documentation, including plans, schedules, reports, and meeting minutes.
Identify, manage, and communicate changes (risks, issues, actions, and decisions) that may affect the project.
Handle problem-solving and conflict management in project situations.
Manage project team members by delegating tasks and setting expectations for performance.
Monitor resource allocation, timelines, and other key metrics to ensure project milestones are met.
Facilitate meetings with stakeholders to ensure effective communication about projects.
Monitor and control work input and scope to ensure that all projects remain on track and in control.
Ensure projects and activities are executed efficiently and agilely based on agreed company methodologies, tools, and processes.
Plan and manage program stakeholders, scope, activities, conflict resolution, and approach in a highly matrixed global organization.
Report on financial progress on the project, control variances, and ensure approvals.
Follow the change methodology, participate, facilitate, drive deliverables, and manage feedback with senior leadership on the project to ensure successful adoption.

Change Management (Lead/Participate if required):

Apply a structured methodology (ADKAR, PROSCII) and lead change management activities.
Support communication efforts and enable the design, development, delivery, and management of key communications.
Assess the change impact and conduct stakeholder analysis.
Support training efforts by providing input, documenting requirements, and supporting the design and delivery of training programs.

If you are ready to take on this challenge and contribute to our success, apply now for this contract opportunity as a Senior Project Manager.
Mubin Patel Account Manager
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