Job at Bizmod Consulting , Program Manager

- November 04, 2019
Bizmod Consulting is looking for Programme Manager candidates for a contract opportunity (6 months initially, with potential for extension) in a telecommunications, corporate environment.


REQUIREMENTS:


  • 10+ years’ experience in Project Management
  • 5+ years’ experience in Programme Management for major transversal change Programmes
  • Core degree in an appropriate discipline from a recognized institution
  • Tertiary management qualification
  • Member of an appropriate professional institution
  • PMP / Prince II Practitioner Certification essential
  • MSP highly desirable
  • Superior process management
  • Attention to detail
  • Sufficient financial knowledge to understand business cases and consequences on P&L, balance sheet and cash flow
  • Strong communication skills, sensitivity and change management awareness
  • Understanding of technical project requirements is essential
  • Experience as a Scrum Master applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory is essential


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Main responsibility is to work with the Chief Transformation & Strategy Officer and Enterprise Program Management Office to plan & execute the program.


  • Plan, Define, Monitor and Execute programs
  • Understand and articulate the program sponsor's strategic direction
  • Define the program governance and controls with the Chief Transformation & Strategy Officer
  • Strict Governance controls need to be adhered to
  • Define and confirm the program scope with relevant stakeholders
  • Collaborate across organization / streams
  • Conduct program planning, give input into and integrate project plans and monitor program progress against plan
  • Manage team and financial resources assigned to individual initiative
  • Report program progress (with recommendations for Risk Management and Issue Resolution)
  • Co-ordinate change management to support successful execution of the program
  • Manage and resolve risks and issues
  • Co-ordinate program integration points and interdependencies
  • Recommend on project/program launch readiness
  • Manage Stakeholder engagement and communication
  • Validate deliverables (outputs) to quality standards and the program’s outcome with relevant stakeholders
  • Oversee program reviews after each program launch, and feedback of lessons learned to relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure program & project risks are identified and mitigation plans are put in place
  • Facilitation of Go to Market plans across multiple channels
  • Reporting to CTSO & EPMO as and when required.


Governance

  • Enforce strict program and project governance in alignment and adhere to the MTN EPMO BRIGHT Delivery Methodology (BDM) governance framework on all programs.
  • Governance reviews to be implemented as part of program meetings as the program progresses through the project gate stages (Decide).
  • Program Governance to be communicated & ratified by Portfolio Governance Committee (Inform).
  • The customer experience and journeys are properly defined and signed off.
  • Legal, Regulatory & Revenue Assurance approval.
  • Ensure all approved Business Impact Assessments and / or Business cases key artefacts exists.
  • Post implementation reviews to be implemented initiatives on the Programs.
  • Legal, Regulatory and Revenue Assurance risks are mitigated and signed off throughout the Gates – this includes Privacy assessments and Products & Promo ICASA lodgement or any other legal risks.
  • No program should be approved without a financial or other benefits assessment.
  • Programs don’t go live without User Acceptance Testing, Legal & Regulatory sign off, CAB Approval and a formal project Go-live program decision from PSCom +.
  • Programs will be subject to monthly audits.


Seniority Level
Mid-Senior level

Industry
Management Consulting
Employment Type
Contract

Job Functions
Project Management Consulting

Skills

  • Scrum
  • Risk Management
  • Process Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Strategy
  • Consulting
  • Team Management
  • Change Management
  • Project Management


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