Project Manager

Temporary

Through our client-facing brands Metropolitan and Momentum, with Multiply (wellness and rewards programme), and our other specialist brands, including Guardrisk and Eris Property Group, the group enables business and people from all walks of life to achieve their financial goals and life aspirations.

We help people grow their savings, protect what matters to them and invest for the future. We help companies and organisations care for and reward their employees and members. Through our own network of advisers or via independent brokers and utilising new platforms Momentum Metropolitan provides practical financial solutions for people, communities and businesses. Visit us at www.momentummetropolitan.co.za

Project Manager (12 month temp) (#29882) at Human Capital

ROLE PURPOSE

Manage the overall delivery of digital projects, from initiation to close-out, to meet the stated business objectives and benefits, in compliance with all relevant Governance, Risk and Audit requirements.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES AND WORK OUTPUTS

Contribute to and coordinate the investigation of the feasibility of projects that support the achievement of business objectives.
Contribute to the development of relevant business cases for approval.
Determine and document the project scope in collaboration with team and stakeholders, to ensure project deliverables and expectations are clearly articulated and aligned to business objectives.
Determine and document project objectives and measures of success which will be used to evaluate project effectiveness.
In collaboration with stakeholders develop project plans which identify and sequence the activities and timelines needed to successfully deliver the project objectives across a broad range of teams, functions and business units.
Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and implement appropriate change and communication strategy plans.
Identify and manage dependencies between projects across the business.
Identify risks and collaborate with stakeholders to manage the mitigation of risks.
Liaise with various stakeholders to report on overall project progress, risks, issues as per Business Area-specific reporting requirements.
Liaise with various stakeholders to document and sign-off on minutes for project meetings and workshops.
Compile and present project-related reports for all stakeholders across the business.
Analyse project-related data (issue logs, risk logs, action logs) to enable informed decision-making.
Oversee and sign-off project plans, resource schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures.
Manage the project close out and the assessment of project effectiveness in order to make recommendations to improve project impact.
Recommend the implementation of initiatives that address project shortcomings or areas of concern.

 
COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

Knowledge

Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Teams, Outlook)
Relevant MS Project / Project Management software
Project Management lifecycle, from conception to close-out
Agile methodology (preferred)
Digital learning platforms and knowledge management systems (preferred)

Skills

Business acumen
Presentation skills
Planning and organising skills
Interpersonal skills
Facilitation skills
Communication skills
Problem solving skills
Systems thinking skills
Report writing skills

 
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Project Management Qualification (Essential)
Relevant B-Degree (Desirable)
5 – 10 years’ experience managing digital projects in a diverse and complex environment (essential)
Experience implementing learner management systems in large organisations (desirable)
Insurance industry experience (desirable)

 
LOCATION

The above-mentioned position is currently available in the Group Human Capital division based at our office in Bellville.

 

Please submit your application via our Careers page on www.momentummetropolitan.co.za
To apply, please follow the official system application process and get in touch with the PeopleSoft Helpdesk (021 940 5169) if you need further assistance.
Closing Date
10 December 2020
Contact Details
Zaraah Bartlett
ZARAAH.BARTLETT@MMLTD.CO.ZA(The purpose for this email address is solely for queries regarding the advertised position and no emailed CV’s will be accepted. Only online applications submitted via our Careers page will be considered.)

All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan.
We also encourage people with disabilities to apply.