Estimated Work Start Date: 31-Aug-2020
Estimated Work End Date: 31-Aug-2021
Position: Project Management (PM)
· Formulates statements of management, scientific and business problems, establishes procedures for the development and implementation of significant, new or modified computer systems to solve these problems, and obtain approval thereof.
· Defines and documents the objectives for the project, determines budgetary requirements, the composition, roles and responsibilities, and terms of reference for the project team.
· Manages the project during the development, implementation and operations start up by ensuring that resources from all service areas are made available
and that the system is developed and totality operates within previously agreed time, cost and performance parameters.
· Reports progress of the project on an ongoing basis, and at scheduled points in the life cycle to the sponsors of the project.
· Evaluates proposed computer systems to determine technical feasibility, functional adequacy, and estimated costs for implementation and operation.
· Meets in conference with program managers and other cognizant officials and states problems in a form capable of being solved.
· Prepares plans, charts, tables and diagrams to assist in analysing or displaying problems. Works with a variety of scientific, business or engineering tools requiring a sound knowledge of mathematics and management sciences.
· Must have a demonstrated capability of managing a team of specialists, analysts and programmers.
Differentiation between Project Manager (PM) Levels 1, 2 and 3
A level 3 Project Manager (PM) must demonstrate several years’ experience successfully managing extremely large, complex projects. Extremely large complex projects are those that:
· Cross multiple (i.e. more than 4 or 5) business units and / or organizations;
· Involve multiple (i.e. in excess of 15) direct project participants;
· Operate for an extended period (i.e. more than 1 year); and
· Involves managing business transformation as well as technical transformation.
A level 2 Project Manager (PM) must demonstrate 2 or more years of experience successfully managing large, complex projects. Large complex projects are those that:
· Cross multiple business units and / or organizations;
· Involve multiple (i.e. in excess of 8) direct project participants;
· Operate for an extended period (i.e. more than 9 months); and
· Involves dealing with business transformation issues as well as technical issues.
The successful candidate must deliver the following in order to successfully complete the engagement:
Project Team Leadership and/or Collaboration
Job Types: Full-time, Contract