Our client, a Games studio based in South Africa are looking for experienced Project Managers to join their team.
You will be:
Accountable for measuring the delivery of project objectives and benefits, including Critical Success Factors as defined in the Charter.
Responsible for facilitating Lessons Learned sessions and collating all the feedback.
Responsible for prioritising improvements from Lessons Learned and ensuring action owners are assigned and informed.
Responsible for driving improvements by following up with action owners from the Lessons Learned.
Accountable for following the appropriate process for closing the project.
Accountable for communicating project closure to all stakeholders.
Responsible for assisting Business Units in getting any required benefits monitoring and reporting in place.
Responsible for actively tracking and measuring Project Benefits, including Critical Success Factors.
Accountable for end-to-end project planning and a Project Management Plan —including plans for Scope, Communication, Risk & Issues, Cost and Stakeholder Management.
Responsible for the Charter and defining and agreeing the high-level scope, milestones and initial risks early in the project.
Responsible for defining the Project Benefits, Measurements and Critical Success Factors in the Charter.
Responsible for defining roles and responsibilities for the project team and stakeholders (RACI) in the Charter.
Responsible for setting up the Project Governance and Systems to effectively manage the project.
Accountable for creating, implementing and maintaining the Project Schedule and obtaining approval from relevant stakeholders.
Responsible for execution and communication of Deployment Plan (Pre-Go live, Go Live and Post Go live tasks).
Responsible for arranging training for production teams to allow them to support the product / project after go-live.
Responsible for arranging training for operators to allow them to use the product after go-live.
Responsible for engaging and communicating with external stakeholders.
Responsible for ensuring resourcing availability for go live monitoring and troubleshooting.
Experience and Skillset
Relevant tertiary qualification BSC / B-comm / Business Diploma (3yrs) / Adv Management Diploma preferable
Certificed Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent
Excellent Communicator - written and verbal
EPM experience an advantage
Agile experience an advantage
Mentorship an advantage
Coaching an advantage
"Expereince in the end-to-end delivery of medium to large sized, medium to high complexity projects. "
"4 years Project Management experience OR 3 years project management experience and 1 year relevant experience in a software or IT environment"
Sound knowledge of the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) or IT Delivery Cycle
Sound knowledge of software or IT project management.
Exposure to multiple PM Methodologies
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