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Project Manager: Information Technology Services at Isilumko Staffing (CPT)

  • Western Cape, Cape Town
  • Permanent
  • R1 000.00 Per Month





The successful candidate will take responsibility to provide Project execution leadership of projects across the IT portfolio.  This will require providing frameworks and direction to multiple projects and project team members, primarily across the IT organisation

Minimum requirements:

·         Relevant 3-year tertiary or NQF aligned qualification

·         Project Management certification

·         Deep understanding and experience of IT Project Management methodologies

·         Up to 7 years experience in program and project management

·         Managed at least 5 IT or IT related projects through the complete project management lifecycle

·         Proven track record of delivering business application and infrastructure projects

·         Relevant retail industry experiences an advantage

·         Available to develop Business Cases or Feasibility Studies to justify for approval by the Executive Team

·         Ability to align the IT Projects being executed to Business Requirements throughout the programs and projects lifecycle

·         Attention to detail and working to deadlines essential

·         Sound understanding of the IT landscape, including systemic understanding of key business linkages and dependencies

·         Is aware of and responsive to internal and external events and influences on the technical landscape

·         Quickly identifies key issues, stakeholders and viewpoints in a complex situation or problem

·         Find ways to condense large amounts of information into a useful form

·         Anticipates the consequences of situations and proactively works to overcome potential obstacles

·         Asks perceptive, probing questions to get to the heart of the matter

·         Allocates time and resources as required when faced with multiple demands and competing priorities

·         Considers the financial implications before finalising activity/project plans

·         Actively monitors resource allocation and utilisation and adjust as necessary

·         Accurately interprets the moods, feelings and reactions of others and adjusts own behaviour to build effective relationships within the organisation and with its business partners

·         Applies diplomacy and tact, demonstrating respect for differing perspectives

·         Understands the perspectives of others to establish mutually beneficial objectives

·         Coaches others on how to develop proposals and work plans for effective partnership arrangements

·         Establishes connections that help facilitate the accomplishment of broader organisational objectives

·         Actively listens, interprets, and represents messages in different ways to enhance understanding

·         Appropriately adapts the message, style, and tone of communication to accommodate a variety of audiences

·         Continually searches for ways to adapt and improve through change

·         Redirects own or own teams efforts in response to change circumstances to ensure effective problem solving

Job Specification

·         Responsible for ensuring that the projects are planned and implemented in a structured manner to maximise benefit delivery and limit project and business risk, within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost

Project Delivery Management:

·         Take a project from inception (idea stage), and organise a plan to deliver all aspects of the final working solutions

·         Define project objectives, scope, impacts, outputs, cost, benefits, and success criteria in collaboration with business champions, business unit management and stakeholders and program sponsor

·         Manage the people, processes and technology require to deliver solutions effectively according to the project requirements

·         Lead cross functional project teams by task assignment and follow up to ensure on-time completion

·         Ensure delivery of the required output(s) for each phase or stage

·         Create and control all project management related documents

·         Conduct post implementation reviews (PIRs), define recommendations based on best practices and lessons learnt

·         Understand and ensure that the business requirements have been understood and correctly interpreted

Issues and Risk Management:

·         Identify and mitigate risks that may negatively impact the project

·         Escalation of key decisions, unresolved issues, and risks

Budget Control:

·         Manage the project budget by forecasting requirements, analysing variances, and initiating corrective action

People Management:

·         Mentor team members on structured methodology and best practices

·         Provide regular and timely feedback to team members and their respective line managers

Quality Management:

·         Apply quality management principles and processes

·         Ensure all work is undertaken within the organisation standards and processes


·         Conduct regular project reviews and accurately communicate the status of the project

·         Produce management reports using established IT Portfolio Management Methodology

·         Establish and update plans with actuals and forecasts

Recruitment Note:

·         Communication will only be with shortlisted candidates


Job added on 04 January 2021. Apply before Sun, 31 Jan 2021, 23:59 to qualify.

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