Discovery Bank Careers – Project Manager (Senior)

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

The Vitality PMO is responsible for driving the delivery of brilliant products that make people healthier, increase member growth and engagement and strengthen our business. We are looking for an experienced Senior Agile Project Manager to join our team of driven and dynamic project management professionals. In this role you will be responsible for managing the delivery of high-quality projects which span over multiple business areas and business partners within the Discovery Vitality environment and, ensuring that the project objectives and business requirements are timeously met.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coach and mentor project manages working on initiatives within your programme.
  • Produce weekly status reports depicting RAG status, programme / project progress and proactive steps to move projects to green.
  • Apply and adhere to project management principles and processes and ensure that they are effectively applied throughout the lifecycle of the project, through to project closure and operational handover.
  • Apply lean-agile principles and practices to help the organisation respond to change, create flow of value, transparency and drive relentless improvement.
  • Supporting, guiding, motivating and facilitating the project teams throughout the project processes.
  • Effectively and proactively identify and mitigate risks and resolve issues.
  • Manage a programme of initiatives and apply scaled agile practices such as PI Planning, Scrum of Scrum and Program Kanban boards to help align and coordinate dependencies and create visibility of program progress and risks.
  • Effective project stakeholder communication and management.
  • Compile, update and manage the programme and project plan.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong leadership and coaching skills.
  • Creative thinking and the ability to operationalize innovation.
  • Reliability and dependability – can be counted on.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving and research skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex topics clearly and concisely
  • An ability to deal with complex issues as well as migrate between detail and high-level requirements.
  • A drive and commitment to exceed expectations.

Qualification & Experience:

  • A scaled agile certification.
  • A tertiary education (Degree or Diploma).
  • A formal Project Management Diploma / certification.
  • At least 5 years of formal Project Management experience is required

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandton, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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