Position title
Project Manager (Retail Industry)
INTRODUCTION

 

Our client is looking for a highly skilled and focused individual to join their project team.

The right individual will have experience of delivery of a wide portfolio of projects with varying complexity. They will be experienced in many delivery frameworks (Agile, Waterfall) and be able to glue these frameworks together to deliver exceptional quality – on time, and on budget.

These projects will touch multiple technical teams, business teams and customers. They will be high profile in nature and have senior sponsorship.

KEY COMPETENCIES

 

EXPERIENCE

 

  • Proven project management experience
  • Clear evidence of delivery of complex – cross functional projects
  • Ability to blend multiple teams with different delivery frameworks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in senior governance forums
  • Strong reporting and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various projects / work streams simultaneously

 

PERSONALITY

 

  • A leader
  • Strategic thinker
  • Delivery focus and mentality
  • Highly detailed
  • Collaborative
  • Analytical
  • Problem solver
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Agility
ROLE REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Degree / diploma
  • Proven delivery within Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Relevant business knowledge
  • 5+ years relevant PM experience

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Able to travel
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & OUTCOMES

 

  • Full ownership of:
  • The delivery and execution of projects and initiatives from conceptualisation phase through to PIR phase and own delivery of the business case within budgeted time and cost
  • Delivering on scope as approved
  • Budgets and costs (CAPEX / OPEX)
  • Managing project risks through to resolution
  • Ensuring smooth delivery of project into operational spaces with zero impacts on stores / operational teams
  • Co-ordinating and managing a team of diverse stakeholders
  • Running and leading ops comms and steer comms
  • Producing regular reports and updates to EXCO members
  • Accountable for:
  • Ensuring that the plan is continually updated and accountabilities, responsibilities, etc. are correctly allocated
  • Compliance with WW PM methodology
  • Quality of all deliverables
  • Report on project status internally
  • Co-ordinate activities between business and technical teams
  • Including:
  • IT and product
  • Change management and training
  • 3rd party partners
  • Detail business and technical team member roles and expectations
  • Ensure appropriate project closure and facilitate business hand-over (including PIR)
  • Understand and manage key stakeholders expectations relative to project execution
  • Additional responsibilities:
  • Provide input to into one year operating plan and projects priority plan in line with strategy and relevant business requirements
Contacts

talent@afroant.com

021 461 1369

Employment Type
Contractor
Duration of employment
12 months
Industry
Retail Industry
Job Location
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Date posted
February 28, 2024
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