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IT PROJECT MANAGER at Air Traffic and Navigation Services

Applications are invited for the position of IT Project Manager (Grade 7) [Email Address Removed] successful candidates will report to the Senior Manager, IT Planning and Governance.


Responsible for technical implementation delivery in infrastructure, applications, analytics and cybersecurity. This role requires a seasoned IT Project Manager who is technologically savvy and seeks to lead the modernization of the business through the successful delivery of IT projects.

Main activities

· Provides overall project leadership, guidance and manages all aspects of a given project from initiation to closure; · Provides consistent leadership in the face of under-activity and change; Continuously measures project performance and sets vision and policy to meet project benefit objectives, schedule and budgets; Develops resourcing strategies to ensure optimal support to achieve IT project deliverables; Proactively sets performance expectations for project resources, including third-party vendors to ensure delivery of quality results on time and at an acceptable cost. Reviews project budget variances and scope change requests and participates in the budget resolution process; · Ensures that the scope of projects is aligned with business priorities; · Manages all risks, issues and interdependencies at the project/program level: ensures appropriate escalation to achieve timely resolution; urgently address any shortcomings in project performance; · promotes collaboration and coordination between road categories of functional areas and stakeholders; · Addresses escalated resourcing issues with relevant management as needed; · Provides technical expertise in planning, executing and leading IT projects and initiatives; · Document and issue regular reports on project status, IT management, EXCO, steering committees, etc. · Evaluates progress against key performance drivers and assesses the organization’s Opportunities and Risks; Builds and maintains strong relationships with all stakeholders; Seeks support from business leaders in planning and leading change initiatives; · Partners with business leaders, technology experts and colleagues to identify opportunities for relevant technology/process improvements; · Adheres to the organization’s delivery framework for capital expenditure projects and reports project progress (capital commitment, cash flow) accordingly; · Supports RC regulatory process for capital investment approvals; · Implements measures appropriate to the governance portals objective for responsible delivery of solutions, with appropriate approvals at each portal; · Implements change control processes to manage project scope, cost and schedule; · Prepares project reports and presentations for committees, including steering and steering committees; · Actively manages and reports on project risks escalating issues where appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field Certifications: PMBOK, Prince II or any other recognized project management certification (mandatory) Agile and SAFe certifications not required but an advantage

Minimum experience

  • Minimum 10 years of IT experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in project management
  • Minimum 3 large-scale projects successfully implemented in the last 7 years
  • Minimum of 3 years of leadership responsibility in managing medium to large sized teams and influencing key senior management stakeholders

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