Project Manager



Vacancy: Project Manager

Job Purpose:

As a Project Manager you will be responsible for the implementation of projects according to defined scope, timeline and budget. You will also assist in building and nurturing a project and transformation culture through activities such as project selection and prioritisation, project portfolio management including reporting and benefits realisation, change management and coaching.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in defining the project business case including objectives, scope, cost-benefit analysis, resource requirements and technical feasibility for presentation to the project steering committee
  • Coordinate the project selection and prioritisation activity
  • Plan, coordinate and track project tasks, deliverables, milestones, issues, risks and financials to ensure projects are delivered within scope, schedule and budget
  • Assemble and coordinate project staffing as per project requirements and ensure resource optimisation throughout project cycle
  • Develop and maintain a project repository with up-to-date project-related documentation, project health, sign offs and lessons learnt, for regular reporting
  • Prepare project management reporting and dashboards as per established standards for project monitoring purposes
  • Coach and provide training to internal stakeholders on project management techniques
  • Establish relationships and negotiate with external project stakeholders (consultants, vendors, service providers, business partners, etc.) by representing the bank's interests in the most professional manner
  • Assist in developing benefits realisation plan and tracking of business benefits post-implementation to calculate return on investment

Technical & Behavioural Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Project Management disciplines
  • Project Management tools: Microsoft Project, Portfolio management and reporting
  • Very good command of Microsoft Office tools
  • Experience of people/ team management and change management
  • Agile project management experience is a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to communicate and create relationships at all levels in the organisation
  • Excellent project leadership skills
  • Strong team player
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • High adaptability skills

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in IT, business-related field or equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ hands-on experience in managing technology/ business projects
  • Project Management certification (e.g. PMI PMP, Prince2) or equivalent would be an advantage
  • Experience in Project Management Office would be an advantage
  • Experience in financial services practices and technologies would be an advantage

Management reserves the right not to make any appointment following this advertisement.

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