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IT Project Manager - Innovation Specialist

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Date Added 22 Feb 2021
Expiry Date 22 Mar 2021
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Gauteng (Jhb)

ZAR25000 - ZAR35000 PM


Role details:
Business Support System & Innovation Specialist

This appointment shall report directly to the faculty’s IT Manager and indirectly to the Executive Head. The Business Support System & Innovation Specialist (BSSIS) is responsible for the security, systems and the administration and risk management operations thereof. Operational excellence, risk mitigation and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve the structural integrity of the core business support systems.
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Responsibilities and duties are:

• Managing the support systems and user needs via the systems in place
• Maintaining positive project status throughout the lifecycle of all projects including the presentation of solutions and new ideas
• Maintain Service contracts and asset renewals
• Increase efficiency of the BI environment by guiding the development and implementing of best practices and standards
• Monitor SaaS deployments and Server health and security
• Use RPA to evaluate processes for improvement
• Leads the programmes that are related to retire legacy systems as required and implement new systems to replace them in the BSS environment
• Drive strategic and tactical roll-out of innovative solutions (using RPA) to achieve specific business objectives.
• Assists in-house Software Developer to design and oversee the implementation of complex end-to-end integrated systems
• Create sprint plans, conduct scrum meetings, identify and mitigate program risks, manage and report on program activities and liaison with stakeholders.
• Drive, enforce and maintain POPI & GDPR compliance across systems and stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Experience with RPA software.
• Implementation and understanding of SOLID principles.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Attention to detail.
• Self-motivated.
• Extensive project planning and implementation experience to prioritize work activities and accomplish project goals within set timeframes.
• Proactive & innovative approach to problem solving.
• Database design and architecture knowledge a plus.
• G Suite, Moodle, Canvas, Turnitin and G Cloud experience a plus.

Education / Experience
• 3 Year degree (NQF 7) in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, IT or related field.
• Minimum 4 years’ experience in the IT / Technical environment of which 1 years should be in the solution architect environment or IT management.

Job Details:

• Based in Krugersdorp, Johannesburg
• Must have own transport
• Salary market related