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  • Posted: Jun 1, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Deloitte is one of the country's leading professional services firms in Southern Africa, and is dedicated to assisting companies succeed in the business environment- whether it be through our tax, audit, consulting or financial advisory services. At Deloitte, we understand that solutions are not just a static one dimensional report, but rather, an integrated...
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    Transformation & Change: Project Senior Manager - (1 Year Contract)

    Job Description
    Main purpose

    Overview:

    • The Senior Manager – Audit Transformation is responsible for managing the Transformation – Change Projects. This person is expected to take up the meaningful challenges of building the Project Office into a powerful and efficient department with interventions at all levels within Deloitte Audit Africa. The incumbent will be a member of the Transformation & Change management team to drive the entire Transformation function within Deloitte Africa. A high level of efficacy in handling work matters.

    The incumbent is also responsible for:

    •          High level management of each project to ensure delivery of requested services within agreed timeframe and allocated budget
    •          The management of assets for the duration that they are required by a project.

    Primary Responsibilities/Tasks:

    •          Take overall responsibility for all projects in Transformation & Change
    •          Provide the necessary technical and professional support to ensure the smooth and efficient planning and implementation of the activities required to implement a business solution.
    •          Manage the Project management Office.
    •          Ensure that the Project Scope and approach for a project make business sense
    •          Ensure a Project Manager is available when a project should start.
    •          Approval of the Terms of Reference for the project. (Project Charter)
    •          Monitor projects as required (Time, Cost, Quality)
    •          Assist in project challenge resolution.
    •          Ensure project communication takes place.
    •          Ensure project risks and issues are managed.
    •          Ensure that Project Steering Committees are constituted and take place.
    •          Monitor the use of standards, processes, templates throughout the project.
    •          Amend the project process as required to be flexible, adaptable, agile.
    •          Manage project managers and project office staff.
    •          Mentor, coach and be available to staff.

    Impact:

    • As one of the senior managers within GIS the incumbent is a significant contributor to the success of GIS, the professional work ethic of GIS, the professional image of GIS, and delivery of IT services and business solutions to the GIS client base.

    Complexity of role:

    • This role brings all the necessary disciplines together in a number projects (varying in from simple to extremely complex) simultaneously into a logical sequence to address the requirements of the agreed Project Scopes within agreed timeframes and budgets.

    Qualifications

    •          Minimum of 8 years Management experience in the Project Management field of which at least 3 years as an implementation analyst or business analyst dealing directly with a client base.
    •          Minimum of 5 years experience in managing medium to large  projects
    •          Project Management diploma.

    Additional Information
    Technical

    1.   A sound understanding of Project Management methods, techniques and tools.

    2.   A sound understanding of a project management methodology

    3.   A sound understanding of office administration.

    4.   A sound understanding costing and procurement practices.

    5.   A sound understanding of quality and risk management methods.

    Behavioural

    Skills and attributes:

    • Ability to manage multiple and complex projects
    • Good organisational and planning skills
    • Ability to engage and operate at a strategic level.
    • Good business acumen.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Task oriented
    • Analytical and articulate thinking style.
    • Willing to take control and make decisions.
    • Ability to influence others.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • High levels of resilience.
    • Problem analysis and resolution

    General:

    • Active listening
    • Operate with a sense of urgency and within project boundaries.
    • Approachable
    • Flexible and agile.

    Note:

    • Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities  

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Deloitte on jobs.smartrecruiters.com to apply

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

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