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Job Title
Project Manager
Employment Type
5 to 12 years
Job Published
04 December 2023
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Job Description

Join Our Team as a Project Manager - Drive Innovation in the Financial Services Industry! 

Are you ready to take the lead in shaping the future of financial services technology? We're looking for an exceptional Project Manager to join our dynamic team and help us deliver cutting-edge IT solutions in the world of life assurance and beyond. If you're a visionary, results-driven individual with a passion for managing projects and an appetite for innovation, read on!


???? The Opportunity ????

As a Project Manager at PBT, you will be at the forefront of driving impactful change in the financial services sector. Your role will be instrumental in ensuring the successful delivery of multiple projects that align with our vision and exceed client expectations. We're not just looking for a Project Manager; we're looking for a tech-savvy trailblazer who can take charge, inspire their team, and bring projects to life.


 Key Responsibilities:

 Manage the delivery of multiple initiatives to achieve project objectives in terms of scope (quality), time, and cost standards.

 Provide IT direction and structure to projects, delivering IT solutions aligned with the Business Case.

 Ensure proper scope and change management on both project and portfolio levels.

 Plan and monitor project progress, addressing issues and initiating corrective actions.

 Manage the project budget, monitoring expenditures and benefits realization.

???? Efficiently allocate shared resources and skills across the project portfolio.

 Ensure quality assurance and overall project integrity.

 Communicate effectively with all relevant stakeholders.

 Manage project dependencies and interfaces within and across the IT project portfolio.

 Effectively manage project risks for a successful outcome.

 Report on project progress stages and decision gates.

 Lead successful handover, wind down, and project completion.

 Take ownership of procurement processes and vendor management for the project.


? Qualifications and Experience ?

An appropriate Tertiary Qualification (3-4 years B-degree) is a strong recommendation.

Project Management Qualification.

Experience in the financial services industry is required, with life assurance experience as a bonus.

Experience in Mainframe environments, platform migrations, and distributed/open systems.

5 years of project management experience, including large systems implementation.

5 years of experience managing IT projects.

Expertise in procurement and vendor management.

Leadership skills to motivate and lead skilled project managers and team members.

Strong analytical and numerical ability.

If you're ready to shape the future of the financial services industry and make a lasting impact, come and join our team. We offer a vibrant work environment, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and a chance to work on innovative projects that will revolutionize the sector.