Project Manager

Department:
Wealth Management
Work type:
Permanent
Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date:
31/08/2018 (closed)

About Bravura

Bravura Solutions provides comprehensive administration and related technology solutions for wealth management, life insurance and transfer agency markets. As a full service solutions provider we offer a wide range of software applications, managed service arrangements and professional services for clients located throughout APAC and EMEA.

 

About the Role

The Project Manager will be responsible for maintaining plans and tracking deliverables of works streams and medium size projects during the implementations of the Sonata software package within Wealth Management clients.

The Project Manager will take sole responsibility for workstreams and certain projects with ownership of activities including: resource management, budget management, risk & issue management, and change request management.

Main activities

  • Project Delivery: establishing and managing effectively one or more workstreams within a larger project to deliver quality outcomes
  • Matrix Management: leading distributed team(s) of project employees operating on complex IT projects
  • Project Definition: controlling the definition of project requirements and high-level solutions. Responsible for managing these into the development team and for user acceptance on delivery
  • Project Maintenance: maintenance of project plans and timely management of actual effort and remaining work
  • Reporting: timely progress reporting to both clients and internal management
  • Resource Management: defining and managing necessary workstream resources. Controlling workstream schedules to ensure that necessary modules and programs are completed according to the project plan
  • Financial Management: defining, preparing, and tracking assigned workstream budgets. Analysing budget variances and recommending appropriate action
  • Vendor Management: developing and managing vendor contracts/agreements associated with projects under management

To be successful in this role candidates will require:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Project Manager working within the financial services industry
  • Experience in delivering large-scale packaged software implementations
  • Experienced in consultancy based project delivery with a focus on client relationship management
  • Domain knowledge of the wealth management or platform industry
  • Experience of leading multiple projects across different locations

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Thank you for your interest in this position, unfortunately the closing date has passed and we are no longer taking applications.