Project Manager

A Senior Project Manager with 10+ years of working experience as a project manager is needed to work on a high profile Programme.

Key Performance Objectives

▪ Define the scope of the project, as prioritised by the Exco and/ or the head of the PMO

▪ Translate the approved and defined POC and/ or project plan into milestones to execute

▪ Prepare and maintain comprehensive project documentation for all projects with milestone detail around:

  • Prioritizing project activities and timelines
  • Coordinating and allocating resources
  • Managing budgets o roles of third parties and vendors


▪ Adherence to Africa P&PO Reporting Standards

▪ Manage Projects in accordance with accepted project management processes and methodologies as set out in the policies and procedures

▪ Ensured project documents are complete, accurate, current and stored


▪ Produce regular status reports on a weekly and monthly basis or as agreed with the stakeholders

▪ Compile Steerco pack where required

▪ Adhoc reporting

Stakeholder Relations

▪ Establish and maintain the necessary relationships to execute projects

▪ Provide specialized and technical support to internal and external stakeholders to ensure the achievement of project objectives

▪ Establish and monitor healthy, diverse internal and external relations and implement remedial actions where required, in the achievement of functional goals

▪ Ensure SLAs are complete and available, and escalate deviations to relevant parties

▪ Ensure effective communication between project managers and the business sponsors for projects

▪ Chair Executive/ Steering Committee meetings for Project

KPI and Benefits tracking

▪ Provide a consultative role to key project stakeholders in assessing benefits and strategic goals of projects prior to delivery i.e., benefit realization tracking (tracking bottom line impact of projects in real time, to adjust and course correct projects that are underdelivering)

▪ Facilitate and oversee the delivery of outputs linked to benefits realisation and maintain communication to stakeholders


▪ Bachelor’s Degree or / Equivalent NQF Level 7 Qualification

▪ Microsoft EPM

▪ PMBOK / Prince 2

Experience / Skills

▪ Minimum of 5-8 years’ experience in managing large, complex projects

▪ Solid direct knowledge and experience of project management methodologies

▪ Experience of managing activity across the hole of a project lifecycle inclusive of benefits tracking

▪ Proven ability to effectively work across teams at all levels

▪ Good financial/insurance business experience

Preferred Technical Competencies

▪ Project Management

▪ Change Management and Change management techniques

▪ Project Management Methodology (e.g. Prince 2 & Agile)

▪ Business Process knowledge in the health sector

▪ General IT Process knowledge

▪ Knowledge and Experience of SDLC Methodology

▪ Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Microsoft products

▪ Project management tool (MS Project)

▪ Verbal / Written / Presentation – Communication Skills and Leadership Skill

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