Jobs Career Advice Signup
X

Send this job to a friend

X

Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Jun 8, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
    • @gmail.com
    • @yahoo.com
    • @outlook.com
  • Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, quality services and management consulting for digital transformation. We help businesses harness unrelenting technological change to successfully deliver innovations that will help them gain a competitive advantage and improve the everyday lives of people around the globe. Expleo is acti...
    Read more about this company

     

    Senior Project Manager - Retail

    About the job

    • 10+ years experience as a Project Manager leading innovative retail projects.
    • Directs and manages the full project life cycle, setting standards for assignments and applications.
    • Responsible for the delivery of the defined work packages to the client and providing effective management to teams and giving guidance to others and key business users.
    • Provides management for the project and the team in planning, budget, oversight and documentation of all aspects of the project, whilst meeting on-time and on-budget project goals.

    Responsibilities

    • Develops strategies and directs teams ensuring that project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale and resource budgets, and are signed off. Proactively aims to achieve personal and team utilisation targets.
    • Takes full responsibility for the definition, approach, facilitation and satisfactory completion of medium scale projects with diverse scope. Facilitates scoping and business priority setting for complex changes, engaging senior stakeholders as required
    • Scope of responsibility includes any and all phases of the project life cycle as well as project team management and possible budget administration.
    • Tracks resources and assures deliverables are met, negotiates effectively for key resources, and screens and selects team members.
    • Takes responsibility for understanding client requirements seeking to fully address client needs, identifying, evaluating and recommending options, plus the establishment of a base-line on which delivery of a solution can commence.
    • Demonstrates use of a structured iterative methodologies, manages scope changes and communicates the impacts, and secures approval when needed.
    • Ensures that realistic project plans are maintained, ensuring regular and accurate communication to stakeholders, consistent with the methods in use.
    • Develops project plans using standard project management tools, e.g. MS Project or Project Workbench.
    • Uses metrics and project plans to assess the success of the project and makes necessary changes. Reports project progress to project sponsors and management.
    • Analyses relationships between apparently independent problems and issues. Probes and initiates research to identify critical problems. Reviews and cross-reviews reports. Identifies trends and translates analytical reports into management presentations, and provides guidance to resolve issues.
    • Leads knowledge transfer and project postmortem for lessons learned and improving best practices.
    • Identifies, quantifies and manages issues impacting delivery of projects. Establishes clear goals and priorities needed to assess performance.
    • Meets on-time and on-budget project goals and participates in the identification of and planning for future resource needs

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience

    Desirable:

    • Management qualification or relevant years of experience
    • Knowledge of MS SharePoint
    • Knowledge of financial processes
    • One or more industry certification e.g. Prince 2, PMP etc

    Skills
    General:

    • Has achieved trusted advisor status at a senior level with the client.
    • Excellent client facing skills, as an expert in their field has experience of influencing client decision making and direction, takes time to establish underlying needs of client beyond those initially expressed.
    • Applies insight, originality and a broad perspective to generate revolutionary technical solutions.
    • Experience of introducing new concepts or strategies that significantly improve or revise the way business is done through to implementation.
    • Excellent communication and presentations skills, maintains confidentiality, shares ideas and information, facilitates discussions and transfers knowledge to diverse audiences to achieve collective objectives.

    Technical:

    • Strong theoretical knowledge in project management methodologies, applying standards and specialist project management expertise to deliver whilst providing effective management to teams.
    • Experience and track record of successful project delivery utilising multiple project management methodologies, frameworks, tools and techniques.
    • Extensive application/technology and domain knowledge and has recognised expertise in project management including participating in the identification of and planning for future resource needs.
    • Extensive experience with all stages of the product development lifecycle (concept to launch)
    • Knowledge of client/server architecture, object-oriented design/development and package implementation.
    • Strong knowledge of new and emerging technologies based on own area of expertise.
    • Experience in managing the change control procedure. Can recommend and advocate substantive process enhancements and assess both internal and external implications.
    • Experience in diagnosing problems using formal problem-solving tools and techniques from multiple angles and probing underlying issues to generate multiple potential solutions.
    • Experience in advising clients and clearly communicating the benefits of implementing specific solutions and identifying areas to add value.
    • Expert skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
    • Experience in detailed use of project planning, tools, and milestones appropriate for the size and scale of the project. A proven record in collaborating with stakeholders at all levels, in the conduct of investigations for strategy studies, business requirements specifications and feasibility studies

    Experience
    Management:

    • Good people management skills. Acts as a role model for continuous learning and development, challenges others to reflect and learn.
    • Experience of managing people and creating an environment that celebrates both successes and failures.
    • Good self management. Takes on high commitments and works to achieve results. Keeps momentum going over time despite setbacks, showing resilience in the face of challenges and looking for ways to beat previous standards.
    • Experience in managing upwards with multiple people, gaining their trust quickly.

    Budget:

    • Ability to manage own expenses and ensure adherence of others to the expense policy.
    • Proposes project specific requirements to be included in the budget.
    • Proposes investments to be made in the POC, R&D, tools and technologies.
    • Ensures that project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale and resource budgets, and are signed off.

    What Do I Need Before I Apply

    • 10+ years experience as a Project Manager in the retail POS domain.
    • Solid experience leading & delivering innovative projects.

    go to method of application »

    Software Test Automation Engineer (Selenium)

    Overview

    We are looking for a Technical Engineer (Test Automation Engineer) with 2-3 years' experience in Selenium to join our dynamic team in Johannesburg. Works independently taking full responsibility for a certain area. Works on quality engineering projects using available frameworks and tools and establishing plans for projects with on-time and on-budget project goals. Primary role in Quality Engineering in the areas of analysis and design, implementation and system integration, and execution, in line with agreed plans and strategies.

    Responsibilities

    • Works on multiple phases of a project and/or multiple small projects of moderate scope and sometimes complex assignments.
    • Takes responsibility for a certain area and conditions as well as results evaluation, problem resolution and planning.
    • Selects appropriate standards, methods, tools and applications for project use.
    • Applies data analysis and data modelling techniques to modify or maintain a data structure and its associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions).
    • Creates and executes basic non-functional test scripts following a given set of guidelines and sets up test environments, data and monitors.
    • Designs, codes, tests and documents simple programs or scripts and assists in the implementation of software which forms part of a properly engineered system.
    • Co-ordinates the information gathering and reporting process, conducting research to define problems and preparing responses to anticipated questions.
    • Accurately identifies project risks and reports effectively to relevant stakeholders.
    • Manages issues, risks, actions, dependencies, and defects to the success of the project.
    • Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements.
    • Can report on system quality and collects metrics on test cases.
    • Produces test scripts, materials and regression test packs to test new and amended software or services.
    • Maintains the status of project and provides guidance to the work of junior team members, works across teams to achieve group goals.

    Qualifications

    Essential:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field, or equivalent work experience
    • ISTQB Foundation

    Desirable:

    • Additional course or certification in Quality Engineering
    • Certification in tools like Selenium, Rest API, etc.

    Skills

    • Professional attitude, has developed a reputation as a trusted advisor.
    • Good client-facing skills, experience in developing partnerships with the team and client and collaborating with others to exceed client expectations.
    • Good problem solving skills, has experience in proposing different options and solutions for approaching and resolving issues.
    • Adaptable and responds positively to changing business issues, sees change as an opportunity to improve performance.
    • Excellent communication skills, adapts style accordingly and demonstrates an understanding of the audience’s perspective.
    • Uses discretion when dealing with sensitive information.

    Experience

    Technical:

    • 2-3 years Experience in designing and developing automated test scripts for Web UI & Rest APIs
    • Expert in Selenium (Non-negotiable), Serenity (Advantageous), Karate Framework (Advantageous); Postman,
    • Expert in Java, and Java-script
    • 2-3 years Experience in frameworks with functions which enable re-usability
    • 2-3 years Experience in building a stable and easily maintainable set of automated test scripts
    • 2-3 years Experience in JavaScript based injection, design, execute and analyse; and debugging the logs based on the analysis
    • Knowledge or experience to configure Jenkins, GIT, Bitbucket (any other repositories)

    Management:

    • Good people skills, with experience in supporting others in raising their performance and working out their development goals.
    • Experience in supporting team success and motivating others to keep morale and performance high.
    • Good self management.
    • Can set and work to quantified goals and standards.
    • Delivers by being aware of and considering the commercial impacts.
    • Must be flexible, independent and self motivated

    go to method of application »

    Functional Test Analyst - Banking

    Overview

    Primary role in Quality Assurance in the areas of analysis and design, implementation and execution, in line with agreed plans and strategies. We are looking for software testers with 2-3 years' experience with a passion for excellent software testing quality.

    Responsibilities

    • Works on multiple phases of a project and/or multiple projects.
    • Takes responsibility for a certain test area and conditions as well as results evaluation, problem resolution and planning.
    • Selects appropriate standards, methods, tools and applications for project use.
    • Reviews quality assurance plans, data, procedures, and scripts.
    • Creates test cases independently and helps prepare for evaluations. Runs tests and retests as necessary, executing test scripts in area of accountability.
    • Investigates defined issues with uncertain cause and solicits input in gathering data that help identify and differentiate the symptoms and root causes of defined problems
    • Identifies test issues, reports risks and defines regression tests for current and future projects.
    • Creates traceability records, from test cases back to requirements, reporting on system quality and collecting metrics on test cases.
    • Works on quality assurance projects using available test frameworks and tools focusing on ontime and on-budget project goals.
    • Maintains the status of projects and provides guidance to the work of junior team members, works across teams to achieve group goals.

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience
    • ISTQB Foundation

    Desirable

    • Additional course or certification in Quality Assurance

    Skills

    • Good client-facing skills, experience in developing partnerships with the team and client and collaborating with others to exceed client expectations.
    • Good problem solving skills, has experience in proposing different options and solutions for approaching and resolving issues.
    • Excellent communication skills, adapts style accordingly and demonstrates an understanding of the audience’s perspective. Uses discretion when dealing with sensitive information.
    • Good people skills, with experience in supporting others in raising their performance and working out their development goals.
    • Good self management. Can set and work to quantified goals and standards. Delivers by being aware of and considering the commercial impacts.
    • Analysing business requirements to extract testable requirements
    • Ability to identity functional and non-functional requirements to create test procedures
    • Creating test plans from business requirements and test cases in alignment with business requirements
    • Attending requirements walkthrough sessions with Business Analysts and other Stakeholders
    • Presenting test cases to the project team to obtain test case sign-off
    • Conducting test execution and managing traceability between test cases, test requirements and defects; and compiling daily test reports
    • Proactive communication and collaboration skills with the project team

    Experience

    General:

    • Professional attitude, has developed a reputation as a trusted advisor.
    • Adaptable and responds positively to changing business issues, sees change as an opportunity to improve performance.

    Technical:

    • Intermediate theoretical knowledge in quality assurance methodologies and has awareness of new and emerging technologies and developments.
    • Has good applications/technology knowledge, building on specialist domain knowledge and has practical experience of testing tools and frameworks required to deliver.
    • Good understanding of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning.
    • Knowledge of HP ALM tool

    Management:

    • Experience in supporting team success and motivating others to keep morale and performance high.

    Method of Application

    Be found by employers. Sign up and complete your profile.

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at Expleo Group Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert

 

Join our happy subscribers

 
 
 
Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail