TECHNICAL (SOFTWARE) PROJECT MANAGER CPT

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 23-04-2018
TECHNICAL (SOFTWARE) PROJECT MANAGER
Permanent Position, Based in Cape Town
 
The key responsibilities will be:
 
  • Do proper project planning and Interface with internal staff and external developers to ensure technical software development projects are executed on time, on budget and in conformance with project specifications
  • Enforce and manage agreed software development methodology (SDLC)
  • Generate Quotations for new projects as well as associated Project Plans
  • Lead Project Teams and take ownership of Delivery and Project Documentation
  • Coordinate multiple software development projects
  • Evaluate viability/ business benefit of all RFC’s
  • Managing and Motivating Project Teams
  • Identify processes to improve operational efficiency
  • Oversee Technical Design and Implementation
  • Lead Project from a Technical Solution Perspective and track progress
  • Analyse complex situations and solve difficult problems
  • Liaise with Clients to communicate Project Requirements and Status
  • Chair Development/ Project Meetings
  • Managing Deadlines and Client commitments - Ensure Proper resource planning, scheduling  and coordination of resources and ensure procedures are adhered to
  • Conceptual (High Level ) Design of Solutions
 
Secondary responsibilities
  • Design/ document business processes
  • Marketing of Solutions/ Products
  • Compile/ review functional specifications
 
Skills required:
  • BSc Computer Science, or equivalent degree, or minimum 5 years experience in Software Development field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Project Management (Software Development Projects)
  • Background in End-to-End Software Development Projects and Methodologies
  • Must have good team coordination skills to manage and motivate resources on a project
  • Must have the ability to drive a team to provide workable solutions
  • Must have the ability to communicate with upper management and present project deliverables
  • Must not shy away from getting hands dirty to assist in project details where necessary
  • PMBOK Qualification would be an advantage
  • Analytical, goal driven by the pragmatic ability
  • Methodical with attention to detail and well organized administratively
  • Good communication skills--verbal, written and graphic
 
Beneficial
  • Experience as a Business Analysis
  • Actual Software Development Experience
  • Experience in writing SQL scripts (Oracle/ MS SQL)
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