Our client in the Telecommunications sector requires an IT Project Manager - (General System Development Life Cycle) for a 6 - 12 months contract.
Project Management Background
The Project Manager has the ability to take ownership and drive the above disciplines with limited direction required and has deep knowledge and skills within project and program lifecycles and contributes as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one or two of the PMO disciplines. Each Project Manager will manage a team of technical SMEs in order to achieve the project goal. The Project Manager may have responsibility of a small staff to lead and develop in the delivery of the PMO disciplines. The Project Manager understands broadly how program / projects links to the vision.
Responsibilities and Experience required:
Leading a project from gestation to termination using the client’s project methodology
MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) – requires strong / technical telco experience)
Digital products / video experience will be an added advantage.
Keeping track of the project using the Project Management tools
Following the project change implementation process to implement the project.
Ensure escalations are timed correctly and executed professionally.
Managing more than one project at a time
Integrate as part of the client’s Project Management Team
Working well with people that are under pressure.
Maintenance of PM knowledge repositories
Project reporting and project presentation
Revenue Assurance/IT/Information System experience will be an added advantage.
Keeping stakeholders abreast of the project progress, risks and issues
Development / integration projects
System migration projects
Software development / integration projects
Security experience will be very beneficial.
These project management services must interact with and manage the following areas:
Governance and Reporting
Change Control Management
RAID Management (Risks, Assumptions, Issues, Decisions)
Service Level Management
Service Catalogue Management
Scope Management /Procurement Management