Project Manager (DBN)

We Want You:

Become a part of BET Software as a Project Manager and lead the charge in delivering medium to high complexity projects from inception to completion. We seek an outstanding individual to join the Durban team to ensure clear client objectives, timely execution, and exceptional quality. You’ll collaborate with both business and development teams to define project goals and success criteria. As a driving force behind our software development lifecycle, you’ll provide leadership and strategic insight. Ready to make a significant impact? Apply now and help us shape the future.

You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/National Diplomas.
  • Relevant Project Management Certifications PMP, Prince II, Scrum Master, etc.
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in Software Development Project Management.
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience with full product lifecycle with understanding of development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle.
  • Sound experience in Software Development Lifecycle and Implementation.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and prioritization skills and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.


W
hat You’ll Do:

Ensuring Project Management:

  • Builds and maintains strong business relations with existing and prospective internal customers to interpret all individual requirements.
  • Reviews changes in legal and procedural requirements affecting the business or projects.
  • Validates product requirements and specifications with various departmental team members to understand the business requirements and facilitate handover to the development team.
  • Analyses information and business systems to make recommendations for improvement of processes and systems.
  • Co-ordinates, arranges and manages daily/weekly and monthly meetings with subordinates, management and business stakeholders as required.
  • Is accountable for project status reporting as defined in a Communication Plan or as required by the Business Unit.
  • Is accountable for proactively tracking the end-to-end project schedule and driving corrective action where required.
  • Is accountable for end-to-end project planning and a Project Management Plan – including plans for Scope, Communication, Risk & Issues, Dependencies, Cost and Stakeholder Management.
  • Assists Team Lead in creating and updating of Team Capacity Plans.
  • Assists Team Lead in reviewing team backlogs and re-prioritisation with stakeholders.
  • Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks.
  • Adheres to best project management practices and methodologies such as Professional Management Institute standards or similar.
  • Proactively manages change – including time, cost and scope changes.
  • Tracks project decisions made on the project.
  • Assists Business Units in getting any required benefits monitoring and reporting in place.
  • Participates in all areas of the software development life cycle and provides technical support to other company personnel.
  • Manages internal business processes or systems/application development projects.
  • Liaises and manages external resources and suppliers.
  • Ensures appropriate procedures and processes are followed.
  • Participates in design control activities, and monitors, evaluates and ensures the completion of tasks and projects.

Ensures Effective Reporting:

  • Reports on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities.
  • Determines the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyse results and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Provides status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership.
  • Defines success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle.

Ensures Effective Communication:

  • Communicates any project risk and issues including timing, budget, resources, scope and more to IT management.
  • Collaborates closely with the Senior Project Manager and PMO Leader on enterprise projects.
  • Communicates with various departmental team members to understand the business requirements.

 

Living Our Spirit:

  • Actively drives a culture of collaboration and open communication within the team.
  • Actively promotes authenticity and drives the spirit of diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging within the team.
  • Actively drives a culture of versatility and adaptability by modelling and encouraging team members to support each other not only within the department, but within BET Software as a whole.
  • Actively become a change agent and drive continuous learning within the team thus ensuring that the team approaches all tasks or challenges with enthusiasm and proactivity.

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 amongst the rest.

Please note that only applicants who meet the stipulated 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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