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IT Project Manager

Applications close on 30 September 2021

We’re looking to expand our team with an IT Project Manager.   The IT Project Manager will be responsible for all client-based projects and expected to follow either the COBIT 2019 (Build, Acquire, Implement), Prince2 or PMBOK Project Management methodology.

Important things to know about this role

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

This position will report to the AVeS Cyber Security Managing Director and the Client’s CIO/IT Manager and serve as a member of the client’s IT Team.

Even though some work may be performed remotely, some client office’s may be located in remote sites and the successful candidate will be required to initially travel and be stationed mostly on site.

This position will initially be on contract and might change later based on our client’s requirements and the candidate’s growth in learning and providing other services in IT Governance and Management, Information Security and Protection of Personal Information based on COBIT 2019, ISO 27001 and POPIA respectively.

Preference will be given to candidates from all designated groups including people with disabilities.

  • Using a well-known Project Management methodology to accomplish IT project results by defining and communicating expectations; planning, monitoring, mentoring and appraising project results, where applicable. Using and understanding of the project management methodologies such as COBIT 2019 (Build, Acquire, Implement), Prince2 or PMBOK will be an advantage.
  • Management of Project staff by mentoring and training; maintaining a safe and secure work environment and developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Maintain organization’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing IT projects. E.g. Microsoft 365 migration, Digital Transformation, Data Analytics, Networking, SharePoint development, etc.
  • Directs IT Governance and technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.
  • Complete projects by coordinating resources, documentations and schedules with user departments and IT.
  • Maintain quality service by enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintain professional, IT Governance, Information Security and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; and participating in professional societies.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Being able to also implement IT Solutions while project managing will be an advantage.

Qualifications

  • Matric
  • Degree, Diploma or Certification in any of the following: Especially IT Project Management, IT Governance, Infrastructure and/or Information Security related curriculum e.g. COBIT 2019, ISO 27001, CISM, MCSE, etc. will be an added advantage

Experience

  • ± 10 years progressive experience in IT. Especially Project Management.

Skills & Competencies

Mandatory (and minimum) skills requirements:

  • Digital Transformation, Information Security, IT Governance, Data Analytics, Networking, SharePoint development, etc.
  • Technical Understanding, Analysing Information, communication, Staffing, Problem Solving, Data Center Management, Developing Budgets, Coordination, Strategic Planning and Quality Management.
  • Eagerness to grow with the Company.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Assertive and flexible.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Ambitious and energetic.
  • Own transport and a valid driver’s license are absolutely essential.
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace.
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization.
  • Ability to look at situations from several points of view.
  • Persuasive with details and facts.
  • Delegate responsibilities effectively.
  • High comfort level working in a diverse environment.

The kind of people we hire in the A-Team

Live and breathe our values. If you don’t believe in them, we are probably not the right team for you.

Have a keen attention to detail and pride in delivering high-quality work, fast.

Seek growth in their technical abilities, analytical and creative entrepreneurial thinking, as well as communication and business relationship building skills.

Are excited by the opportunities made possible by the world of technology.

Want to make their mark in the technology and business world by building long-term business relationships.

Live and breathe our values. If you don’t believe in them, we are probably not the right team for you.

Have a keen attention to detail and pride in delivering high-quality work, fast.

Seek growth in their technical abilities, analytical and creative entrepreneurial thinking, as well as communication and business relationship building skills.

Are excited by the opportunities made possible by the world of technology.

Want to make their mark in the technology and business world by building long-term business relationships.

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