Project Manager

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary to be discussed
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Centre cape town
  • Where to submit application

Job Description

The main purpose of the Project Manager position is to assume responsibility for the initiation, planning, design,
execution, monitoring & controlling and closure of P&S Technology Services projects at the University of Cape Town to
enable and support the University’s strategic objectives. Develop project charters and plans that clearly define project
goals, planned benefits, scope, time frames; funding
requirements, staffing / resource requirements; risks, issues,
dependencies and constraints;
• Coordinate recruitment and assignment of project resources;
• Assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority to
project resources;
• Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones and
• Coordinate and direct project tasks to meet deliverables
within agreed timelines;
• Produce project documentation / artefacts in alignment with
the P&S Technology Services Project Management
framework and standards;
• Ensure effective communication to the project teams, internal
and external stakeholders, partners / suppliers and other
• Facilitate the timeous procurement / acquisition of required
equipment, goods and services;
• Validate delivery of goods and services and facilitate the
processing of payments;
• Facilitate the negotiation and sign-off of Commercial
agreements / Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) between the
University and external third parties;
• Prepare and present plans, updates and status reports to
relevant stakeholders;
• Ensure effective risk management – identify and assess risks,
facilitate the design and implementation of mitigating actions
and/or contingency plans and manage activities through to
• Facilitate cross-functional workshops and meetings with
project stakeholders;
• Escalate project risks and issues, where appropriate, via
defined management / governance structures to facilitate
successful project outcomes;
• Manage proposed changes to project parameters – e.g.
scope, budget, schedule – via the appropriate management
and/or governance structures;
• Facilitate the development of organisational change
management plans as an enabler for strategic / high-impact
projects and facilitate the effective execution thereof.

Required skills

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