IT Project Manager - Software development

IT Project Manager - Software development

Yazoo Recruitment | Cape Town, WC, ZA

Posted 22 days ago

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IT Project Manager with relevant IT qualification, and minimum 3 years’ IT project management experience, specific to software development projects in the Financial Services Industry, required to assist in embedding agile practices and establishing the project management office competency within this organisation.

Minimum requirements:

IT Qualifications – B.Tech/B.Comm or similar
Minimum 3 years’ Project Management experience specific to software development required
Proven experience as Project Manager responsible for implementation of projects and related workshops required
PMBOK and Prince2 experience advantageous
Agile/Scrum/Kanban experience preferred
Understanding of IT Software products/development required
SDLC and implementation experience required
Experience in testing and QA environment required
Previous experience in the Financial Services Industry preferred
Must be competent in workshop facilitation techniques


Meet client objectives and ensure deliverable are delivered to time and cost targets and quality standards
Define projects goals with client and establish success criteria for projects – time, cost, technical and performance parameters
Align projects with client’s business goals
Develop project execution plan
Identify and implement tools and systems to proactively maintain project governance
Coordinate, control and direct activities of staff and project team members
Monitor and apply performance management techniques
Manage project change control process
Monitor and advice on project finances
Manage flow of project information
Ensure compliance with agreed systems and procedures
Prepare formal project progress and other reports
Take lead in interfacing with all stakeholders at all project stages
Agile specific responsibilities: Daily, weekly and monthly agile ritualsTrack work progress to identify blockages and developer divergenceFacilitate Business, Operational Staff and Product Owners from interference with Development StructureMonitor channels for submission of development requestsImplement structure changes and strategiesFacilitate stories that do not contain the right level of detail form entering the Dev Structure

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