Project Manager

Our client is a Gaming company that loves to push the boundaries. They stay abreast with the very latest in international trends and technologies. Currently our client is looking for a Project Manager to join their team.

Job description

Initiation and Planning

• Accountable for end-to-end project planning and a Project Management Plan – including plans for Scope, Communication, Risk & Issues, Cost and Stakeholder Management   

• Responsible for the Charter and defining and agreeing the high-level scope, milestones and initial risks early in the project   

• Responsible for defining the Project Benefits, Measurements and Critical Success Factors in the Charter   

• Responsible for defining roles and responsibilities for the project team and stakeholders (RACI) in the Charter   

• Responsible for setting up the Project Governance and Systems to effectively manage the project   

• Accountable for creating, implementing and maintaining the Project Schedule and obtaining approval from relevant stakeholders

Executing, Monitoring and Controlling

• Accountable for proactively tracking the end-to-end project schedule and driving corrective action where required   

• Accountable for stakeholder management regarding the project   

• Responsible for proactively managing risks, issues and dependencies on the project   

• Responsible for proactively managing change - including Time, Cost and Scope changes   

• Responsible for executing on the Project Communication Plan and ensuring the relevant stakeholders are kept informed   

• Responsible for tracking project decisions made on the project   

• Responsible for monitoring costs on the project, as required by the Business Unit   

• Responsible for supporting Product Owner in quality product delivery   

• Accountable for project status reporting as defined in a Communication Plan or as required by the Business Unit

"Operationalise (Pre-Go Live, Go Live and Post Go Live)"

• Responsible for execution and communication of Deployment Plan (Pre-Go live, Go Live and Post Go live tasks)   

• Responsible for arranging training for production teams to allow them to support the product / project after go-live   

• Responsible for arranging training for operators to allow them to use the product after go-live   

• Responsible for engaging and communicating with external stakeholders   

• Responsible for ensuring resourcing availability for go live monitoring and troubleshooting

Project Closure

• Accountable for measuring the delivery of project objectives and benefits, including Critical Success Factors as defined in the Charter   

• Responsible for facilitating Lessons Learned sessions and collating all the feedback   

• Responsible for prioritising improvements from Lessons Learned and ensuring action owners are assigned and informed   

• Responsible for driving improvements by following up with action owners from the Lessons Learned   

• Accountable for following the appropriate process for closing the project   

• Accountable for communicating project closure to all stakeholders

Benefits Realisation

• Responsible for assisting Business Units in getting any required benefits monitoring and reporting in place   

• Responsible for actively tracking and measuring Project Benefits, including Critical Success Factors

A Few Perks:

• Fantastic food and snacks to keep your energy levels pumping   

• Amazing offices in world-class locations   

• The ability to further your skills through training and development   

• Working with the best tools and latest technologies   

• Wellness Care   

• Rewards for outstanding performance   

• Spectacular Team builds   

• Flexible Working Arrangements


• Relevant tertiary qualification
• Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent
• Excellent Communicator - written and verbal
• MS Office
• MS Project
• EPM experience an advantage
• Agile experience is an advantage
• "Experience in the end-to-end delivery of small to medium sized, low to medium complexity projects”
• 3 years Project Management experience OR 2 years project management experience and 1 year relevant
• Experience in a software or IT environment
• Basic understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) or IT Delivery Cycle
• Basic knowledge of software or IT project management
• Exposure to 1 or more PM Methodologies



Cape Town, Western Cape