Project Manager with relevant qualification, and minimum 2 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.
- IT Qualifications – B.Tech/B.Comm or similar
- Minimum 2-3 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 rituals
- Track work progress to identify blockages and developer divergence
- Facilitate Business, Operational Staff and Product Owners from interference with Development Structure
- Monitor channels for submission of development requests
- Implement structure changes and strategies
- Facilitate stories that do not contain the right level of detail form entering the Dev Structure
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