Project Manager Jobs Fund

Project Manager Jobs Fund Pretoria R pa6 9 Month Fixed Term Contract Purpose:To provide support on the planning, organising, financial administration and monitoring of project implementation in the Jobs Fund Grant Management System to address unemployment and increase service delivery in South Africa. Responsibilities:Project ManagementManage project plans, deliverables, financials, dependencies, and outcomes of assigned projects to ensure that the project goals and objectives are achieved within the project timeframe and guidelines by the relevant stakeholders and management committees.Manage overall project risk through identified mitigation processes proactively with project stakeholders to avoid project delivery, problems and delays.Manage successful implementation of projects for full the cycle of each project including:Programme induction sessionsQuality maintenance of project records and documentationGuidance and direction i.t.o. programme objectives and operationsAnalysis and reporting on project products (e.g. business plans and project plans)Support data population and manage informationMonitoring and evaluation of projectsProject cash flows and expenditure reportingConduct commercial analysis, financial modelling and analysis, risk analysis and institutional analysisEnsure Project documentation conforms to agreed standards and procedures, review progress against milestone and targets. Do qualitative analysis of documents.Compile and present project status reports to provide project updates on activities and deliverables.Assist with ensuring that governance requirements of professional project management and those applicable to the National Treasury and Municipality are adhered to.Make recommendations aligned with the project specifications ensuring that the specifics of the project are being adhered to. Strategic Management and planning:Manage projects and portfolio activities in line with strategies and policiesDesign and implement any strategic management and planning aspects as directed Financial Management:Contribute to the efficient financial and technical management of Jobs Fund projects.Ensure project deliverables stay on time, on-target and in-budget.Coordinate with other members of the JF PMU to review financial information and forecastsCompare and analyse actual results with plans and forecasts to identify financial status and monitor variances.Analyse current and past financial data and performance, identify trends in financial performance and provide recommendations for improvementAssist with the compilation of data, financial reports and interpretation of legislated financial reporting requirements and regulations Stakeholder engagement:Establishment and maintain an effective relationship with National Treasury and other government departments, the private investor community, official development agencies and other stakeholders.Identify and liaise with relevant project stakeholders. Competencies, Skills, and Knowledge:Client Service OrientationCommitment to LearningConcern for Quality and OrderEffective CommunicationEmotional IntelligenceInformation SharingIntegrity/ HonestyProblem Solving and AnalysisFinancial AnalysisResults OrientationSystems ThinkingTeam ParticipationValuing DiversityVision and PurposeAdministrative OperationsComputer literacyDevelopment FinancingGrant ManagementLabour MarketsLegislative knowledgeProject Budget ManagementProject GovernanceProject ManagementResources Planning Qualifications & Experience:Degree or related qualification in Project Management and/or Business Management and/or Development Finance and/or Fund Management6 8 years experience in a project management or programme management position, at least 2 of which at a middle management levelExperience in the public service is an advantage Closing date for applications 7 April
Johannesburg, GT, ZA