• Fixed Term
  • Johannesburg
  • Salary: R1 057 326.00 per annum

Gauteng Provincial Government



REF: REFS/004966




REQUIREMENTS: • An NQF level 7 qualification in Business Management/Information Technology • Minimum of 5 years’ at a middle management level in project management • At least 3 years’ project management experience in an IT environment is required.

KEY PERFORMANCE: The Director: Project Manager will support organisational strategic priorities by applying strong business and project management skills across the entire lifecycle, from business case to project planning to execution and closing of a project. The incumbent will work with senior government officials and business leaders in developing business cases and implementation plans for major initiatives, game changers and flagship projects within the province. The Director: Project Manager will develop, drive and implement these long-term multi-year and large budget projects. Other required skills: motivation, delegation, negotiations, conflict resolution, change management, decision making, planning and organisation, controlling, human resources management, accountability, risk identification, leadership.

DUTIES: • Prepare baseline management documents • Design and apply an appropriate project management framework for the project • Perform effective project planning through the utilisation of the accepted project management tools and methodologies • Plan and monitor the project by leading scope definition, communications plans and project schedules • Manage project risks, including the development of contingency plans • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs • Manage multiple project team’s staff and external resources (in-direct reports) • Liaise and communicate with key stakeholders (e.g. senior government and business leaders, primary suppliers) • Manage project administration and internal operations • Contribute specialist business skills as required by the major project • Oversee and manage projects executed and implemented by project managers (direct reports) • Exercise prudent budget management, control and monitoring when implementing major projects.

ENQUIRIES: Mr E. Ogle, tel. (011) 689 6861.

It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required.

APPLICATIONS: Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at http://www.dpsa.gov.za/documents  All applications should be delivered to: Gauteng Department of e-Government, Imbumba House, 75 Fox Street, Marshalltown, 2107 / P/Bag x112, Marshalltown, 2107 or applicants can apply online at: http://www.gautengonline.gov.za


NOTE: Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service department) and must be completed in full and page 2 duly signed. Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated on your Z.83. A recent, comprehensive CV, specifying all qualifications and experience, with respective dates and certified copies of qualifications and ID (not older than 6 months) must be attached. General information: Short-listed candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determine by the Gauteng Department of e-Government. Successful candidates maybe be subjected to competency assessment and must obtain a positive security clearance. Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. The Gauteng Department of e-Government reserves the right to fill or not fill the above-mentioned posts.