IT project manager


Job Details

Job Description

Joining Betting Entertainment Technologies (Pty) Ltd, aka BET, the technical arm of premier bookmaker, Hollywoodbets is an opportunity to become part of one of one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest technological success stories. Our multiskilled team is passionate about pushing boundaries to create world-class solutions. We offer a dynamic work environment that supports learning and growth, a place where you can flourish amongst like-minded individuals. Currently on an exponential growth path, we’re increasing our footprint with the objective of establishing BET as a leader in global markets. Consider coming along for the ride…you’ll never be bored.

BET is seeking a IT Project Manager to plan, organize, execute and manage technical projects to ensure they run smoothly. The candidate will need to show proven hands on experience managing and implementing projects in a complex, virtualized hybrid environment, as project implementations will happen on live mission critical systems operating 24 x 7 x 365.


Minimum requirements:

  • 4+ years in a similar position with proven track record
  • Developing and Tracking Budgets
  • Experience with Document Control
  • Experience/Exposure and Knowledge of DR Strategies and Solutions
  • Extensive Experience/Exposure and Knowledge of Primary/Secondary and DR Datacentre environments
  • Internationally recognized Microsoft Excel Qualification
  • Recognized Project Management Certification


  • Microsoft MCSE
  • PMP Certification
  • Prince 2 Certification
  • Microsoft Project Certification


  • Managing and maintaining project timeframes, budgeting estimates and status reports
  • Managing resources for projects, such as computer equipment and employees
  • Coordinating project team members and developing schedules and individual responsibilities
  • Using project management tools to track project performance and schedule adherence
  • Conducting risk assessments for projects
  • Organize, prepare and manage project meetings to discuss project goals and progress
  • 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
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs
  • Perform other IT project related duties as assigned and identified
  • Proven working experience in project management
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Required to work on a rotational shift basis to cover weekend support. There will be night shifts required when time critical projects / implementations must be done. After hours’ availability for critical support where required.
  • The ability to work under pressure, in a team as well as on their own without supervision.
  • Required, from time to time, to carry items where the weight exceeds 35kgs.
  • Inform his / her manager should they become aware of any security risks / leaks within the group.


Skills and competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have a strong sense of customer focus.
  • Ability to take accountability and entail great problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent people management and relationship management skills.
  • Must be results driven.
  • Portray strong attention to detail, whilst maintaining efficiency.
  • Impressive planning, organizational and time management skills.

Please note that only candidates who meet the stipulated minimum requirements will be considered.

If you have not been contacted within 30 days, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.