Junior/Mid-level IT Project Manager (JHB)

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Date Posted: 12-09-2017
Company overview
The companyAuto is an intelligent solutions company with strong, automotive industry-specific expertise and core capabilities in Dealer F&I systems, market performance and forecasting analytics and data management.
We specialise in delivering integrated, online knowledge solutions, batch and real-time data quality solutions, and a broad range of dealership focused analytical products to a range of automotive manufacturers, dealerships, government and financial services clients.
We hire exceptional people and provide them with the environment where they can excel. Our non-corporate culture encourages flexibility, collaboration and innovation.

Role overview
To support the Product Owner, Product Specialists and Project Team, in delivering working software products and solutions for the company Auto's customers, in accordance with LSA's Change Control Policy, using Agile Project Management principles. This specifically includes the following
• Plan and co-ordinate and project activities across multiple stakeholder teams (including Management, Customers, Software Development, Infrastructure and other Technical Teams, Product, Marketing and Sales)
• Identify, monitor and manage project risks, in co-operation with the Product Owner/Specialist and other key stakeholders.
• Help build a positive, collaborative, and innovative climate that supports LSA's business objectives
• Plan and co-ordinate project activities in accordance with the agreed Change Control Policy.
• Clearly communicate project status, progress, risks, successes and issues/concerns with all stakeholders


• Matric
• Appropriate Project Management qualification and/or relevant Agile Certification
• AgilePM Certification (DSDM) preferred

• Three years’ relevant experience in an IT project management environment
• Experience with Agile Project Management and working in Agile Teams
• Automotive Industry experience advantageous

Technical skills
• MS Office and MS Project
• Familiarity with Jira advantageous

Non-technical skills
• Ability to thrive when handling complex information and situations
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• Flexible, effective, result-oriented and attentive to details
• Self-assured, independent thinker, willing to take and bear responsibility and to work autonomously
• Team player with excellent people skills
• Ability to function calmly in a high-pressure, fast-paced, and ever-changing project environment
• Ability to prioritize and work with several projects at the same time
• Quick and zealous learner
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent time management skills
• Positive outlook on life, work and other people
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