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Project Manager

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in SA. Cape Town
Job TypePermanent
Emailit.jobs(at)hireresolve.co.za
Fax0866007977

Job Description

A leading Insurance Company based in Tygervalley is looking for a Senior IT Project Manager.

Responsibilities:

• Directing, monitoring and reporting on information system development and investments across Insure, with a main focus on ST Admin and Western,

• Establish technology standards for systems and infrastructure across the group and ensure adherence thereto,

• Manage, maintain and report on IT infrastructure within the ST Admin and Western infrastructures, and coordinate IT infrastructure developments in ST Distribution through liaison with the Distribution CTO,

• Identify key initiatives in system and infrastructure investments that can increase revenue or effect cost savings across Insure,

• Reduce total cost of ownership for information systems and infrastructure with a specific focus on ST Admin and Western,

• Ensure implementation and compliance to group technology governance policies (Procurement, SLA, Escrow, DR, BC, Security, BYOD, POPI),

• Plan, manage and monitor Insure IT CAPEX and OPEX budgets to ensure maximum return on investment,

• Assist in building and managing an integrated IT team across Insure, and ensure appropriate overlap and alignment with other Group IT sections, in particular the Distribution IT team,

• Develop, advise, monitor and report on Insure MIS systems and initiatives,

• Supervise prioritization of web and software development for Insure purposes,

• Identify IT relevant opportunities and risks within Insure,

• Communicate Insure’s technology strategy to management and employees,

• Identifying trends in technology, predicting future needs and implementing solutions within Insure,

• Manage the relationship with outsourced IT service providers within the ST Administration and Western business units,

• Manage Insure IT on sound business and ethical principles,

• Undertake people management and development of direct reports

To be considered for the position you must:

• Have sound knowledge of enterprise, infrastructure and Microsoft server platforms

• In depth understanding of platform-, software-, infrastructure-as-a-service and Cloud technology

• Negotiating and influencing skills

• Analytical thinker

• Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

• Problem identification and solution skills

• Personal integrity is highly regarded and non-negotiable

• Management Skills

Requirements:

• Have a relevant tertiary qualification (BSc. Honours Information systems management or similar)

• Minimum 5 years’ experience within the financial services industry

• Past information systems management experience, at senior level

• SQL & Ski, advantageous.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to Megan on it.jobs@hireresolve.co.za or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Megan on 031 350 4405.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Hire Resolve offers a R1000 for any candidate that is referred and placed through Hire Resolve. Hire Resolve also offers a R1000 job spec fee for any referral that results in a placement through Hire Resolve. If your company is looking for any IT, Finance or Engineering staff, please email us at jobspec@hireresolve.co.za with the company name, a contact person and contact email or number of the person doing the hiring. We will keep the referral strictly confidential”



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