IT Project Manager

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IT Project Manager
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #21819
Company: Datafin Recruitment

Manage multiple projects, address reliability issues, track project metrics and manage budgets as your expertise and ambition as an IT project manager is sought by a dynamic Finance Administration Firm. You will be required to ensure project delivery dates are met with exceptional quality. The ideal candidate must possess strong leadership, ownership, teamwork, excellent communication with a deep curiosity and eventual competence around the system SDLC. You will also require five+ years’ experience in a BA / Scrum Master / Project Management / Delivery role with a solid understanding of financial markets and financial systems, and be skilled with Flexcube, SQL, Front-end technologies like HTML and CSS, experience with the Retail Investment domain & Transfer Agency.
Project management –
  • Implementation and maintenance of effective delivery frameworks internally and with the outsourced IT service partner.
  • Manage the delivery through the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) including client implementation of the change.
  • Project and BAU delivery tracking.
  • Professional project updates to clients.
  • Manage client requests through the backlog and delivery pipeline.
  • Ownership of the delivery of agreed priorities for the year.
  • Responsible for delivery relationship with our outsourced IT service partners.
  • Ensure that systems, procedures, and methodologies are in place to support outstanding project delivery.
  • Develop a deep understanding of projects to gain insights into the scope of delivery.
  • Take accountability for project delivery performance, meeting internal and external client expectations, and driving future demand.
  • Analyse third-party as well as internal processes and create strategies for project delivery optimization.

Performance and quality management -
  • Recommend methods of improvement and see that actions are implemented on time for project delivery upgrades.
  • Provide accurate and regular reports to management on performance of project delivery.
  • Build strong relationships with teams and stakeholders to enable effective dialogue exchange between departments.

  • Five+ years BA / Scrum Master / Project Management / Delivery experience.
  • Understanding of financial markets and financial systems.
  • Knowledge of –
  • Flexcube
  • Retail Investment domain
  • Transfer Agency
  • Front-end development technologies and tools e.g., HTML, CSS etc.
  • Database query languages e.g., SQL
  • Web Applications
  • SDLC process

Highly desirable –
  • Bizagi
  • Digiata
  • SQL experience beneficial

  • Exceptional client-facing skills.
  • Proven leadership skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Proactive with a sense of urgency and the ability to establish priorities and make decisions.
  • Ability to simplify complex problems and processes in a challenging, dynamic environment.
  • Detail oriented, and not willing to say "OK" until something meets your standards.
  • Passionate about great user and client experiences.
  • great team player, able to interact easily with both business and technology stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to source information from the users/clients.
  • Able to work under pressure, time management, provide reasonable effort estimations and to be able to multi-task across multiple projects and communicate effectively.
  • Unquestionable integrity and accountability.
  • Uncompromising in delivery of excellent quality.
  • Proven track record of understanding and identifying risks in functional changes and successfully directing efforts appropriately.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.
When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only  SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to chantelle target="_blank and mention the reference numbers of the jobs. We have a list of jobs on . Datafin IT Recruitment - Cape Town Jobs.
Posted on 15 Jun 14:58, Closing date 15 Jul
Chantelle Lawrence
[email protected]
087 351 0743

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