Senior Project Manager

  • 35 Ballyclare Dr, Bryanston, Sandton, 2191, South Africa
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Information Technology & Systems
  • Role Type: Home
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Schedule: Full Time

Company Description

Experian’s a leading Analytics Enterprise

 

We’re passionate about unlocking the power of data in order to transform lives and create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped businesses grow, consumers and small businesses gain access to financial services, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done

 

Our 17k amazing employees in 40+ countries believe the possibilities for you, and the world, are growing. We’re investing in the future, through new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow

 

To do this we employ the greatest and brightest minds that share our purpose and want to make a difference. We’re avid problem solvers. We embrace our diversity yet share similar values and growth mindsets

 

What’s your next professional and personal goal? Let Experian help bring this to life

Job Description

•    The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for multiple projects involving cross-functional teams.  Manages project scope, schedule, cost, resources, quality, stakeholders, integration, communications, and risks. Demonstrate strong leadership and people management skills by coordinating local/regional project teams to deliver on defined project success criteria.  Serve as liaison among clients, technical and internal departments to expedite project processes.  

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
•    At least 8-10 years’ experience as a project manager
•    Some Scrum Master experience or 2+ years supervisory or line management experience
•    Agile / Project Management Professional certifications (e.g. AgilePM, CSM, PMP, PRINCE2)

Additional Information

What you’ll need to bring to the party
•    Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills 
•    Successful project delivery track record using SDLC models and traditional project management principles and practices
•    Understanding of agile frameworks and methodologies
•    Client-centric mindset to problem solving
•    Servant leadership behaviour
•    Ability to adapt to a changing environment

What you’ll be doing 
•    Build business cases to support the acquisition or development of critical project components or strategic initiatives
•    Lead the creation and updating of project charters, responsibility matrices, stakeholder management and communication plans, resource, and budget plans
•    Engage with business functions to consolidate high-level and detailed scope activity definition, deliverables list, work breakdown structures, and associated work estimations
•    Develop and maintain project schedule plans, including summarised information on project phases, milestones and interdependencies
•    Provide task assignments, work direction, and guidance to the project team 
•    Manage internal and external stakeholders throughout the execution of the project lifecycle
•    Identify, mitigate, and recommend alternatives to reduce risks / remove impediments that threaten the project implementation or EBIT
•    Facilitate project workshops / scrum events
 

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