Fidelity Services Group Project Manager-IT - Midrand Jobs in South Africa

Fidelity Services Group Project Manager-IT - Midrand Jobs in South Africa

Overall Purpose of the Job:

The overall purpose of this position is to liaise with business and the IT Team, forge and sustain good relations, gain an in-depth business and applications understanding as well as maintain and grow existing business by enhancing processes to provide efficiency.

The incumbent’s role would be to analyse, propose and present integrated solutions to both existing and new applications, which represents the full spectrum the Fidelity Cash Solutions offering.

Responsible for delivering and managing a portfolio of complex projects across different geographies, on time, within budget, ensuring all the objectives and quality standards of the project are met.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post Matric Qualification Grade 12 (minimum)

  • Project Management Certification

  • 5 years of proven track record of working as Project Manager on Finance and/or IT projects

  • Proving strong quantitative abilities

  • Knowledge of banking industry processes. Banking certification would be an advantage.

  • Demonstrating proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel and PowerPoint

  • Showing knowledge of standard accounting procedures

  • Excellent analytical, multi-tasking, organizational and project management skills.

  • Solid communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills required to interact with colleagues and clients both at a high-level (“big picture”) and at a detailed level (“technical”).

  • Keen interest in understanding new technologies and solving problems.

  • Ability to play an integral part in project delivery given tight constraints and uncompromising quality.

  • Effective presentation, documentation and report writing skills.

  • Professional and well presented at all times.

  • Ability to work under pressure and for extended hours, if required.

  • Must be prepared to travel.

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Reliable car

    Main Duties:

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving
    all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.

  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.

  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.

  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.

  • Report and escalate to management as needed.

  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project.

  • Delegate project tasks based on staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels.

  • Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals.

  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis.

  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members.

  • Use and continually develop leadership skills.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs.

    Behavioral Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Analytical thinking

  • Computer literate

  • Adaptability

  • Motivation

  • Negotiation

  • Persuasiveness

  • Presentation skills

  • Resilience

  • High level of Integrity

    How to Apply

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