Absa Senior Manager: Project Manager - Sandton Jobs in South Africa

Absa Senior Manager: Project Manager - Sandton Jobs in South Africa

Job Summary

To provide advanced project management services and to develop, maintain and enhance operational business relationships.

Job Description

Project Management:

Guide project teams throughout the initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing of a project. Project managers are responsible for planning projects, assembling a project team, and managing project tasks, time, and costs. To do so, the best project managers use robust project management tools to keep all aspects of their projects organized.

Proficient in Project Management Methodologies and Toolsets

Waterfall Agile Scrum SAFE Lean, Prince and others. Microsoft Projects, Jira, Gantt chart, KANBAN, Task Lists

Key Skills:

  • Problem Solving

  • Organization

  • Decision Making

  • Project Scoping Project Scheduling

  • Project Forecasting

  • Project Scoping Project Budgeting Contract management

  • Vendor management

  • Risk Management

  • Time Management

  • Critical Thinking

  • Change Management

  • Communication High learning agility

    Scrum Management:

    A Scrum Master facilitates the procedures of Scrum, a framework for Agile development. This person orchestrates the events, also called ceremonies, such as the daily Scrum and the sprint review. Scrum Masters enable collaboration, resolve conflict, and improve processes.

    The Scrum Master helps the product owner by being a good leader. A Scrum Master:

    Holds the Scrum team accountable to the defined sprint goals. implements effective product backlog management. helps the Scrum team understand story grooming and estimated product backlog items. arranges the product backlog to maximize value. facilitates Scrum events.

    Assisting with the removal blockers and impediments Conflict Resolution Facilitating innovation workshops Driving the continuous improvement initiatives Maintaining tools and reporting of Sprint artefacts and continuous improvement (Working Knowledge of JIRA, Trello, Microsoft TFS, Miro) Standby ROTA creation, maintenance on ServiceNow On-Call
    Schedules, maintenance of OpsGenie schedules A reachable catch-all or third person escalation for incidents

    Process and Framework:

  • Process Engineer to ensure that the process for delivering services is done in an efficient and quality assured manner.

  • Oversees and assesses existing processes and workflows.

  • Optimizes productivity by designing, implementing, and testing new procedures.

  • Assembles reports to document process status and changes.

  • Tracks metrics to discover areas for improvement and monitor upgrades.

  • Communicates findings and proposals to upper management.

  • Utilizes process simulation software to test and find the most appropriate production strategies.

  • Provides thorough instructions for successful implementation of process changes.

  • Conducts risk assessments.

  • Assesses compliance with applicable safety and quality standards.

  • Contributes to departmental efforts by accomplishing related tasks as needed.

    Key Skills:

  • Excellent analytical and math skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to persuade others to change existing practices

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proven ability to identify, assess and solve problems

  • Proficient with computer and information technology

  • Familiarity with applicable health and safety regulations


  • National Certificate: Information Technology

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