Programme Manager

at MJM Recruitment (Anywhere)

Provide direction to achieve strategic or operational goals through collaboration and driving delivery and integration of related projects to achieve stakeholder requirements and meet organisational objectives.


Required Qualification

             Completed relevant undergrad degree/diploma

             Project management certification

             Track record of delivery of projects


             SME in relevant function / field


             7-10  years' project management experience

             Preferred: SME in relevant function/field

Skills & Competencies:

             Functional Competency: Programme and Project Management

             Technical: Knowledge of Project Management Methodologies (to be developed)

             Cognitive Competency: Strategic Thinking

             Intrapersonal Competency: Drive and Results Orientation

             Communication Competency: Presentation and Facilitation Skills

             Leading/Managing Competency: Planning & Organising

             Functional Competency: Organisational Awareness

             Leading/Managing Competency:  Developing People

             Interpersonal Competency: Building Strategic Relationships / Networking

             Communication Competency: Verbal and Written Communication

             Leading / Managing Competency: Vision Creation and Motivation

             Cognitive Competency: Problem Solving

             Intrapersonal Competency:  Assertiveness

             Communication Competency: Influencing and impact

             Technical: Knowledge of SDLC (to be developed)

             Communication Competency: Conflict Management

             Technical Skill: Operational Risk Management

             Intrapersonal Competency: Resilience and Stress Management

             Technical Competency: Computer literacy for Project Management (to be developed)

             Technical: Business Process Knowledge

             Intrapersonal Competency: Time and Self Management

             Interpersonal Competency: Engaging Diversity

             Functional Competency: Commercial and Financial Acumen

             Functional Competency: Anticipating and Managing Change


Responsibilities will include:       

             Process: Manage and monitor team efforts to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of an identified set of related projects grouped as a programme.

             Process: Design integrated programme plans, identify resources for execution purposes, implement, identify risks and apply associated project management principles.

             Process: Prioritise and allocate work and manage related processes to achieve predefined objectives within quality standards.

             Process: Accumulate information to provide an aggregated overview of multiple projects progress to be used for decision-making purposes.

             Process: Ensure timeous communication on progress and challenges in achieving tactical delivery plans to impacted stakeholders.

             Process: Identify and analyse issues in project delivery systems, resolve conflicts and implement solutions in support of tactical and operational goal achievement.

             Process: Develop and advise on appropriate change strategies in alignment with project requirements that support overall business strategy.

             Customer: Build and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders that promote cross delivery practice solutions.

             Customer: Engage with key internal stakeholders to identify changing client needs.

             Customer: Ensure customer satisfaction with regard to the quality of project support provided by a team being managed.

             Customer: Provide regular reports on delivery of projects against agreed service level agreements and in terms of overall business objectives.

             Customer: Continuously monitor actual project progress and resolve issues speedily to enhance effective client service delivery.

             Finance: Draw up a budget in alignment with programme delivery plans, monitor effectiveness, report on variances and provide solution recommendations.

             Governance: Implement and use governance & compliance procedures & processes effectively to identify and manage risks and expose previously unknown liabilities.

             People: Continuously develop own expertise in terms of industry and subject matter development and application thereof in an area of specialisation.

             People: Implement people resource planning in line with delivery and performance objectives, on budget and in partnership with specialised areas.

             People: During performance assessment: provide feedback, instruction & development guidance to help others excel in their current or future responsibilities.

             People: Demonstrate exemplary leadership behaviour, through personal involvement, commitment and dedication in support of organisational values.

             People: Recommend and positively influence, direct and implement changes to optimise organisational processes, systems, policies and procedures.

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