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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Clicks Group is a retail-led healthcare group which has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1996. Through market-leading retail brands Clicks, GNC, The Body Shop, Claire's and Musica, the group has over 795 stores across southern Africa. Clicks Group is a leader in the healthcare market where Clicks has the largest retail pharmacy chain with over 473...
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    IT Solutions Project Manager

    About the job

    Overview

    We are looking for a seasoned IT Project Manager with experience in delivering complex projects within the solution space. This role will be based at our Head Office in Woodstock.

    Purpose and Objectives

    Job Purpose

    The main purpose of the job is to effectively manage IT projects aimed at affecting changes to business and IT processes, within agreed scope, time, cost and quality resulting in the realisation of the intended benefits to the affected business areas within the Clicks Group.

    Job Objectives

    • To effectively plan all aspects of a project and capture the results thereof in a comprehensive Project Management Plan (PMP), accepted and approved by the project sponsor and Steering Committee.

    • To effectively monitor, track and control the performance of a project against the agreed baseline (time, cost and quality) throughout the project life cycle

    • To effectively communicate to all project stakeholders the status and performance of the project on a weekly basis, including timely communication of serious events that may have a significant impact on the project’s success

    • To effectively manage project scope, applying formal change management for all changes (increase or reduction) to the previously agreed project baseline

    • To effectively direct and manage project execution, including managing the performances of project team members and suppliers, in the completion of project deliverables

    • To implement project products and services without any adverse impact to business processes

    • To ensure all project acceptance criteria are met and gain sign-off and approval for all project deliverables, including the formal close of the project 

    Requirements

    JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE

    • Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    • Microsoft Office Visio

    • Understand Financial Management and Costing

     

    JOB EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum 6 years IT Project Management practice

    • 2 to 3 years’ experience in application development and support

    • 2 to 3 years in leadership or management role (preferably in IT)

    • 2 years Business Analyst experience

    • Minimum 5 years IT experience.

    • 2 to 3 years in leadership or management role (preferably in IT)

    EDUCATION

    • Project Management qualification

    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Commerce or Computer Science -Desirable

    • Prince2 Foundation and Practice certificates -Desirable

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate from Project Management Institute

    COMPETENCIES

    • Deciding and Initiating Action

    • Leading and Supervising

    • Analysing

    • Planning and Organising

    • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer Expectations

    • Coping with pressure and setbacks

     

    Why Clicks;

    We look for customer-obsessed people with a “can do” attitude, that are professional and passion about their Careers.

    Clicks Groups employee value proposition focuses on people, passion and opportunities. We care about and contribute to the well-being of people, the environment and communities, while the group’s growth strategy provides our people with unlimited opportunities.

    We endeavour to provide feedback to all candidates whenever possible, however, if you don't hear from us in 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

    All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity.

    For the optimum experience whilst searching for your next role on our Careers site, please use Google Chrome.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Clicks Group on www.linkedin.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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