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PROJECT MANAGER – join Internationally Expanding FinTech Company – CAPE TOWN, R800K-R850K

PROJECT MANAGER – join Internationally Expanding FinTech Company – CAPE TOWN, R800K-R850K

Job Title: PROJECT MANAGER – join Internationally Expanding FinTech Company – CAPE TOWN, R800K-R850K
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Industry:
IT
Salary: R800K - R850K/annum
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email: gary@acuityconsultants.co.za
Job Published: October 12, 2018 15:22

Job Description

An awesome opportunity for a PROJECT MANAGER to join a CAPE TOWN based FinTech Company who are expanding Internationally.

This company is an established SME – their Products and Solutions are in use by pretty much all Investment Management businesses in SA. They are now growing aggressively and expanding across 11 international markets. This PROJECT MANAGEMENT position exists as a result of their growth.

Based in CAPE TOWN this Project Manager role offers a salary of R800K – R850K/annum. 

THE COMPANY:
An established FinTech Company delivering Products and Solutions to the INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Industry. They develop and license their own software and provide consulting services to implement the products and create business solutions for top asset managers, multi-managers, hedge funds and analytics service providers. This company is the market leader in South Africa and also have growing international clients located in Europe, United Kingdom, North America and Australia. Staff members are highly energised and self-motivated. They have access to wide variety of client engagement opportunities, allowing them to interact with a broad cross section of the investment community. 

THE ROLE:
As a result of growth there is a need for a PROJECT MANAGER – you’ll work closely with Software implementation teams and clients. The team are highly skilled, professional, experienced and delivery focused. A unique advantage is working closely with the development team – who develop and maintain the product suite. As Project Manager you will regularly provide the development team with product enhancement requests and will be in constant communication with regards to new product releases and versions. 

Key Responsibilities include: 
Lead successful implementations of projects; Managing implementation projects to meet timelines and budget requirements; Driving daily stand-ups with project teams; Overseeing the delivery of project phases over the course of the implementation life cycle for each project; Communicate project status to clients, project sponsors and senior management; Project risk assessment and mitigation; Updating project plans & timelines over the course of the implementation lifecycle; Presenting project status updates at SteerCo meetings; Monitoring of budgeted vs. actual costs; Driving weekly project status meetings with clients; Project administration (coordinating meeting logistics, plan and status updates etc.). 

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Extremely proficient with MS Project or an equivalent project management tool. 
Recognised Project Management qualification is required.
PMP Certification advantageous. 
5+ years of project management experience in a formal project management role. 
Experience in agile project implementation methodologies required. 
Experience in running multiple concurrent implementation projects covering the full SDLC required. 
Experience in projects related to investment systems and processes advantageous. 
If you have broad knowledge of investment related systems that will be an advantage (but not essential). 
Project implementation experience relating to Data Warehousing advantageous. 
Experience in dealing with multiple companies on one projects where teams are in multiple locations advantageous. 

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann
gary@acuityconsultants.co.za 
021 801 5001

If you have not had a response to your application within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful.