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Fri, 7 Jun 2013

Technical Project Manager Role

As SensePost grows, so does our desire to ensure a healthy balance between technical savvy and organisational skills. As a result, we are on the lookout for a Technical Project Manager based in our Pretoria office in South Africa.


Job Title: Technical Project Manager
Salary Range: Industry standard, commensurate with experience
Location: Pretoria, South Africa


About the role


  • Define and implement Project workflows for various service lines.

  • Architect , source and implement a project management system that includes real-time, accessible scheduling system.

  • Technical project scoping. (can grow into this responsibility over time)

  • Lead the planning and implementation of project

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables

  • Define project tasks and resource requirements

  • Develop fullscale project plans

  • Assemble and coordinate project staff

  • Manage project budget

  • Manage project resource allocation

  • Plan and schedule project timelines

  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools

  • Provide direction and support to project team

  • Drive quality assurance process

  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders

  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions

  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs

  • Project evaluations and assessment of results


Education and Experience

  • Qualification in project management or equivalent

  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management

  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools

  • Direct work experience in project management capacity

  • Proven experience in people management

  • Proven experience in strategic planning

  • Proven experience in IT, with security being an advantage

  • Proven experience in change management

  • Proficient in project management software


Key competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Planning and organizing

  • Decision-making

  • Communication skills

  • Influencing and leading

  • Delegation

  • Team work

  • Negotiation

  • Conflict management

  • Adaptability

  • Stress tolerance


This role is open to South African citizens only, or those in possession of a valid South African work visa only. Please send your CV to jobs@sensepost.com