Project Management Office Team Lead (DBN)

We Want You:

Are you ready to lead the charge as a (Project Management Office) PMO Team Lead at BET Software? In this pivotal role, you’ll be at the forefront of ensuring our business projects are not just executed, but executed with precision and excellence. From managing costs and schedules to driving quality and benefits realisation, you’ll be the driving force behind our project success. Collaboration will be key as you work across portfolios, influence stakeholders, and coach resources to overcome challenges and achieve organisational objectives. If you’re ready to make a tangible impact and shape the future of our projects, apply now, and let’s embark on this exciting journey together.

You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • Relevant Project Management Certifications PMP, Prince II, Scrum Master (required).
  • A minimum of 5 years in the Software Development/IT industry, managing several projects and delivery points simultaneously.
  • 8+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects.
  • 8+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment.
  • 2+ years of previous experience with gathering requirements from the client/business and documentation.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience, adeptly managing the full product lifecycle, including a comprehensive understanding of development lifecycles and diverse technology methodologies such as SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, and SDLC/Waterfall.
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across, and down multiple business and technology organisations.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence.
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus, and achieve objectives.
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal, and presentation), and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated, and decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands.
  • Research best practices within and outside the organisation to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results.
  • Proficient in utilising tools such as MS Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, along with CA Clarity PPM.
  • Possess an extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods, and techniques.

hat You’ll Do:

  • Developing and leading the Project Management Office (PMO).
  • Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business.
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives.
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections, and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, and key stakeholders.
  • Skilled at being able to translate strategic and tactical plans for execution and implementation at an operational level.
  • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project and program life cycle.
  • Identify and develop trusted adviser relationships with project and program stakeholders.
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for several initiatives simultaneously.
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence.
  • Ensure detailed project planning and time/cost estimations are prepared for all phases of the projects.
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes, by controlling costs and thinking in terms of profit, loss, and added value.
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needs.
  • Demonstrate functional and financial acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices.
  • Effectively and efficiently manage project scope and changes within budget and for timely delivery.
  • Act as an internal quality control check for the project and actively manage ongoing quality control through participation in quality issue resolution.
  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services.
  • Measure all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks, and issues, towards delivery.
  • Set and continually manage project/program expectations and take necessary steps to mitigate risk impact, with team members and stakeholders.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyse results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues, communicating across leadership.
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities.
  • Provide cost versus time versus benefit analysis to assist with decision-making.
  • Establish techniques, technologies/tools, processes, and partnerships used in line with industry best practices to increase productivity, quality, and operational expectations, along with the inclusion of regular improvement-based techniques.
  • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods, and techniques.
  • Monitor, track, and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies, and critical path deliverables.
  • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards, and when required, implement efficiencies actively.
  • Proven success in providing on-site leadership for the project Team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, and adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.
  • Provide on-site leadership for the project Team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, and adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise project and program Teams.
  • Manage the team to ensure PMO meets performance targets, through regular monitoring of staff performance against the key performance measures in place.
  • Identify knowledge, skill, or understanding with is required to improve performance and capability and action necessary steps to acquire it.
  • Provide mentorship/coaching with the intent to impart knowledge develop direct reports and ensure these filters throughout team members.
  • Facilitates appropriate levels of change management due to changing situations/organisational/marketing requirements.

Living Our Spirit:


The job obligations of a PMO Lead go well beyond what is listed above. Ensuring that you are living and applying our fundamental company values in your day-to-day tasks is critical to the success of BET Software. We have outlined how you will bring our core company values to life in your role below:

  • Continuously embracing the power of teamwork to overcome challenges and find innovative solutions to make a positive impact within the Project Management Team. Take the initiative to make improvements and guide change management within the team.
  • Empower and enable team members to be themselves, fostering an environment where individual strengths shine.
  • Act as a mentor and coach to team members, fostering their growth and development.
  • Lead by example, encouraging authenticity and openness among the team and promoting a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Demonstrate expert-level conflict resolution skills, resolving complex team dynamics and technical disputes constructively.
  • Approach each day with a strategic mindset, identifying long-term opportunities for improvement within the Team.
  • Exhibit strong leadership in crisis situations, guiding the team through challenging and high-pressure scenarios.
  • Uphold high moral and ethical standards in all your actions and decisions.
  • Embrace each day as an opportunity to learn and grow in the ever-evolving field of IT. Every day brings a new adventure exploring and finding solutions to better the team and our business.

The Company We Keep:

At BET Software, we don’t just recruit talent, we cultivate it. Our learning and development programmes, our various opportunities for growth, and our well-deserved incentives are what keep our All-Star Team the best among the rest.

Only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be considered.
If you have not been contacted within 30 days, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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