CAPE TOWN

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced project manager, who can manage multiple projects and have a functional understanding of Payments systems and the Payments landscape. Experience with managing Postilion payments projects being preferred. The ideal candidate must meet the following criteria:

Job Accountabilities:

  • Define the scope of projects in collaboration with management and sales teams.
  • Create detailed project plans and identify the sequence of/and activities needed to successfully complete the project.
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project.
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates resources to the activities and revise as required.
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion. Track project deliverables and any associated risks and provide regular feedback to customers and internal teams, ensuring that any obstacles are addressed and communicated timeously.
  • Manage project plans and work with customers, suppliers and business teams to ensure project activities are completed according to plan, scope and budget.
  • Work with the technical engineers to schedule and ensure all required aspects for the solution are deployed into test and production environments as required.
  • Work with other teams e.g. developers, technical engineers, suppliers, as required to ensure delivery of the project and deployment to production environments.
  • Provide relevant project documentation.
  • Engage with stakeholders on projects providing regular updates and feedback.
  • Regularly review the progress and quality of the project and ensure that it meets the scope requirements.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Previous project manager experience.
  • Understanding of Payments environments.
  • Results oriented individual.
  • Ability to manage and co-ordinate with many different teams and customers across multiple geographic locations, fostering teamwork.
  • Excellent timekeeping and self-management skills.
  • Understanding of project budgets and ability to effectively track and manage this budget.
  • Ability to positively influence others to achieve results.
  • Contribute to service delivery and organizational effectiveness.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and multi-task.
  • Well organised and attention to detail.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (English).

A market related salary will be offered.

All suitable candidates are requested to submit applications (condensed CV’s), to careers@stanchionpayments.com
Please quote the name of the position in the subject line of all emailed applications.