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Technical Project Manager Role

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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