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Project Manager - IT Company

  • Sandton, South Africa

Job description

We need a Project Manager Guru for a fast-paced startup IT company in hyper growth mode.

Our client was named one of the fastest growing companies in the US by Inc. Magazine and among the top 50 in the Twin Cities by MSPBJ.

About this position - What Does a Project Manager Do?

  • Primary point of contact to the client, responsible for keeping them up to date throughout the project

  • Lead project planning and implementation

  • Define project scope, goals, tasks, and resource requirements

  • Create and manage project schedules

  • Assemble and coordinate project teams

  • Manage project budget and resources

  • Track project progress and deliverables

  • Provide direction and support to project teams

  • Regularly review project plans and schedules

  • Communicate project expectations and contribute to project plans (internal and client facing)

  • Resolve project issues and implement change orders

  • Report project progress and present solutions to problems (internal and client facing)

  • Regularly participate in project team meetings

  • Prepare spend and forecast during project lifecycle

  • Assist with Organizational Change Management activities

Job requirements

Experience & Skills:

  • Be hyper organized.

  • Ability to build systems to keep up with increasing numbers of projects.

  • Love working in a fast-paced environment for a company with ambitious growth goals.

  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial management, with the ability to develop and manage project budgets

  • Experience creating or being involved in the Scope of Work process

  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and mitigate project risks

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Knowledge of and experience with change management methodologies

  • Familiarity with security and data privacy regulations and standards

  • Ability to analyze project data and create reports for stakeholders

  • Experience with resource allocation and vendor management

  • Ability to motivate and mentor team members to achieve project goals


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification preferred

  • Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa