Digital Transformation Project Manager opportunity with and edge.
12 Month Contract, extendable to 24 months or convertable to permanent role. R60k to R90k per month
Work from home predominantly. Office engagement 1 day per week when necessary. Office available 24/7 for when you prefer not to work from home.
This is not a stock standard project management role and a rare opportunity for a versatile individual to be part of a team which drives innovation within an established technology business. If you are experienced in project management, digital delivery and transformation projects, not afraid to fail through trying and want to be part of a truly disruptive workforce, then this is the place to be!
You will partner with multiple stakeholders, serving as their digital champion to ensure new digital business initiatives are overseen from idea to implementation. Work with an experienced team who are introducing platform business models, driving digital product development, implementing new technology solutions, driving adoption & customer acquisition, promoting digital channel development and advancing data-driven business models.
What you will do:
Visualisation and tracking of digital roadmaps using appropriate latest frameworks.
Translate digital strategy into plans for delivery.
Linking digital strategy to enterprise architecture.
Establish and manage pilot studies
Collaborate with and manage multiple parties
Manage stakeholder expectations
Business change and digital transformation management
Project management and tracking.
Use agile methods - Work with scrum masters, project manager and product owners to conclude solution delivery.
Executive stakeholder engagement.
Work closely with Enterprise and Solutions architecture teams.
Learn new things with a forward-thinking team on a daily basis.
Act as a change agent for latest technology adoption.
Minimum 5 years experience with major involvement and exposure to the IT domain.
Leading with empathy; Business insight; Managing complexity; Analytical Thinking; Facilitation; Research; Business Case / Economic Modelling
Ability to work in a fluent style without exact, rigid project management, to facilitate start-up incubation projects.
- Background in technical delivery in the mobile banking, telecommunications, digital and payments space would be beneficial.
- Exposure to digital marketing concepts like growth hacking.
- Technology savvyness and stakeholder management is more important in this role than technical capability.
- Working in an agile environment and an entrepreneurial culture.
- Must be able to present with absolute corporate professionalism as well as authenticity.
Experience in digital transformation roles in telecommunications, banking, ICT businesses or consulting. Verifiable evidence of first-hand, hands on experience in leading and deploying digital business improvement initiative(s).
University Degree from a reputable tertiary qualification institution [Accredited University or TVET]