• Principal Project Manager Jobs in South Africa

  • SAP Labs Pvt Ltd
  • South Africa
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  • 5 - 7 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Maintain project documentation and updates to relevant knowledge management bases; analyze lessons learned and share with the organizations project management community
Participate in the development of project management best practices
Excellent understanding of SAP solutions and of the consulting business processes and functions
Highly developed business acumen
Liaison and consultative skills negotiating skills within a context of high political sensitivity and conflicting interests
Strong writing, mentoring, decision making, communication, and meeting facilitation skills; ability to utilize a combination of formal authority and persuasion skill sets
Ability to train and mentor project managers or teams in project management methodologies
Knowledge of the strategic and operational issues of the project management business unit
A clear vision of what determines a successful project for the customer and for the enterprise
Knowledge of and competency in project management processes including planning tasks, resource allocation, risk management, time management, financial management, HR management, quality management, monitoring and reporting, documenting and record keeping
Adaptability and flexibility to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change
Strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience; competence in clear concise and tactful communication with senior executive management, clients, peers and team members

WORK EXPERIENCE

5 7 years of project management experience in large scale, high risk, or strategic projects
3 5 years of supervisory or coaching experience in teambuilding and leading teams
Some level of international implementation experience required
Management experience in managing medium size teams
Management experience of medium to large size and multilayered teams is desirable
Management of remote resources (global delivery or distributed organization)
P&L of LoB in medium to large organization is desirable
Cultural awareness and experience working across different cultures and nationalities
Strong leadership and people management skills are desirable
Leading in matrix organization and without formal authority a plus

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION / SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Demonstrated experience leading cross functional teams within a formalized methodology
Demonstrated expertise in creating and maintaining project deliverables such as, project charter, project management plan, status reports, project timesheets, communications plan, budget and schedule
Demonstrated expertise and ability to manage and forecasting project finances, including cost and revenue accruals, and P&L of a project
Demonstrated experience in managing issues, scope and quality while bring projects to successful completion within the cost and time requirements
English Fluent
Required undergraduate university degree, preferably in commerce, engineering, information technologies or equivalent training and job experience
Masters degree, preferably in commerce, engineering, information technologies or MBA an asset
Professional project or programme management certification an asset

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Project Leader/ Project Manager
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 23rd Jan 2020

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