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Programme Manager

Fxed Term Contract

Website sitasocltd/ SITA SOC Ltd

The State IT Agency SOC Ltd (SITA) is committed to leveraging Information Technology as a strategic resource for the South African government

Closing Date: 24 January 2020

Programme Manager : The purpose of the job is to manage one or more defined SITA Internal / External programmes (collection of related projects with a commonProgramme Goal) to ensure realization of the programme’s benefits for the customer, and to effectively manage interdependencies between the programme’s projects according to the best industry practices Project Management
methodology, so that the programme scope can be delivered on time, within budget and satisfy the customer’s
quality expectations.

Key Responsibility Areas

Effectively applies programme management principles to Initiate and Plan the Programme;
Direct and Manage Programme execution to ensure successful delivery of the programme and subsidiary projects;
Plan and optimize the effective utilization of resources throughout the programme;
Consolidate, Monitor and Control Programme and project’s work to ensure successful delivery of the project
objectives within budget, scope, time and quality according to plan;
Perform Integrated Change Control and Configuration Management of project documentation and technical work
products according to SITA configuration management policies;
Consolidate, Monitoring and Control Programme Scope;
Consolidate, Monitor and Control Programme Schedule;
Consolidate, Monitor and control Programme costs and revenue to ensure delivery of the Programme within budget
and profitability guidelines;
Perform Quality Control; Report Performance;
To maintain the portfolio’s data sets in order to ensure proper and accurate quality management through consistent
and accurate administration. (Internal business processes, learning and growth customer);
Monitor and Control Programme and project risks and issues;
Administer Procurements;
Facilitate good Programme governance, including contracting, Programme governance meetings, risk management,
issue management, quality assurance and corporate governance adherence.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum Qualification: Degree or National Diploma in Business Management/ Project management / Information
Technology/ Computer Science and/or equivalent.
Project Management Professional (PMP) in good standing, and /or current certified Prince 2 Practitioner.


A minimum of 5 – 8 years working experience in a leadership role in a complex project management
environment, including expertise in:
 At least 4 years as Specialist/ Manager in a corporate/public sector organisation.
 At least 3 years proven project management experience as Snr Project /Service Manager
 At least 3 years proven Project Governance experience on a complex project
 At least 3 years in People Management experience
 At least 3 year Financial Management experience on a complex project

Technical Competencies Description

Knowledge of: Public sector / Government organization; Information Technology management; ICT Services;
System Engineering methods and Governance

Skills: Project management skills; Strategic business planning and analysis; Business/Service Analysis skills;
Configuration management skills; Portfolio Management skills; Programme Management skills; Project /Program
Planning skills; Financial Management skills; Scope Management skills; Time Management skills; Quality
Management skills; Risk and Issue Management skills; Procurement Management skills; Integration Management
skills; Human Resource Management; Communication Management; Report Writing and Presentation skills; Business
Case Development skills; Benefit Realization Monitoring skills; Policy Review and Implementation skills; Policy
Development skills; Process Auditing skills; Research and Innovation skills; Performance Measurement and Analysis
skills; Resource optimization skills; MS Office Computer Literacy; PPM Governance.

Other Special Requirements

 Experience with project management software and related toolsets.
 Experience with executive level reporting tools (Dashboards, EV Projections etc)
How to apply
Kindly send your CV to malebo.recruitment@sita.co.za

Click to proceed  to SITA website and apply for the Programme Manager position or download document below

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