AVBOB: ICT Project Management Specialist

Company AVBOB
Reference # 122PM502
Published 28/09/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, 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 02/10/2020

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