Project Manager | Software Development (JB221)

Hiring Company:Kontak Recruitment
City / Town:Randburg
Job type:Full-Time

Website Kontak Recruitment

Kontak Recruitment

Project Manager | Software Development (JB221)

Dunkeld, Johannesburg

R50 – 55 000 per month negotiable + group life, disability insurance programs and provident fund contribution



Health-technology company with 15 years’ experience providing software platforms in the health and well-being sector is sourcing a Project Manager to work closely with large corporates across a range of industries to bring to market innovative, cutting edge products in the mobile and web application spaces. Their products leverage some of the best and latest technologies to deliver a smart, slick UX.


As a Project Manager in the Information Technology team, you will manage the delivery of work streams within scope, timelines and budget. You will have a demonstrated understanding of software projects and all aspects of information systems delivery. You possess excellent communication skills, excel in stake-holder management and cross-cultural awareness. Your key skills include attentive and precise status tracking, risk management and issue management. You are trained in agile principles and are effective in establishing strong client relationships.



Manage the delivery and ensure quality software is delivered in agreed scope, cost and timelines

Work with various departments internally and within client organizations to deliver projects

Work with vendors and partner organizations for all project requirements

Work closely with distributed teams across South Africa, South America, Europe and Australia.

Manage correct scoping and vetting of requirements, and ensure these are understood and delivered by the team

Manage team members, including periodic appraisals and day to day operations

Establish good stake holder relationships and lead client discussions

Manage escalations, issues and risks for the project

Provide regular project reporting needs, status updates and any other communications as requested




At least five years of IT project management experience

Good requirement analysis and functional breakdown skills

Certifies in PMP or CSM or equivalent

Strong experience in tools like JIRA, MPP, excel

Exposure to a range of technologies

A strong understanding of SDLC





Handled mobile application development projects from start to finish

Has taken up projects already underway and seen through to delivery



Additional Skills:


Excellent customer interfacing skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong attention to detail

Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills


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