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Project Manager

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in SA. Cape Town
Job TypePermanent

Job Description

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


• 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


• 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 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.

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