Project Manager

CSG - Johannesburg, Gauteng

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Project Manager

16617 Project Manager (Open)

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Full time



Position Details:

Role Purpose & Scope

Accomplishes project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides overall leadership to entire project team, including overseeing other functional team leaders

  • Typical scope Project(s) or component(s) of a larger project

  • Communicates with internal/external clients to determine specific requirements and expectations; manage client expectations as an indicator of quality, perform timely escalations

  • Creates and manages the estimates, project plan, project schedule, resource allocation and expenses to ensure targets are reached

  • Works with the relevant RMs for project staffing and resource releases

  • Follows the project life cycle methodology defined under the process framework

  • Responsible for maintaining positive and ongoing relationships with clients

  • Takes on project supervisory responsibility and provides mentorship and coaching to an entire project team

  • Ensures that customer deadlines are met within project budgets

  • Plans and integrates the work of multiple teams on a project

  • Provides line management function and provide input on team performance and reward

  • Identifies issues and risks in a timely manner and develops/implements appropriate mitigation and contingency plans

  • Reports project status in a timely and accurate manner

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science or Telecommunications

  • Minimum 10 years of IT/Telecommunications industry experience

  • Minimum 5 years project management experience in managing large implementation/software development projects

  • Knowledge and experience in agile methodology would be an added advantage

  • In-depth understanding of customer needs and general impact of changes in business environment and industry trends. In-depth understanding of clients industry (wireline, wireless, data services, cable systems, pre/post-paid business models etc.)

  • Project management certification preferred

  • An ability to understand and anticipate the clients needs and provide consultancy as required

  • Specialized project management skills in order to plan, monitor and track projects to meet the target KPIs

  • Highly developed analytical and problem solving skills to identify and diagnose complex problems

  • Requires team leadership skills

  • Requires highly developed communication skills to direct, influence and gain co-operation with team members and customers

As a CSG employee your contributions to our success are a big advantage to the company and we believe you deserve to have a valuable selection of benefits, competitive pay and total rewards in return. Our benefits offer some important must haves plus valuable programs that let you customize your coverage to fit your needs, today and tomorrow. Our multiple recognition programs are yet another way we recognize one another for the contributions, team work, dedication, innovation and accomplishments that have enabled our growth for more than 25 years.


Min education
University attendance
Required experience
10 Years
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