Project Coordinator – DBN




  • Full Time
  • Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal

BET Software



Job Details

Department
other

Minimum experience
Mid-Senior

Company primary industry
Information Technology and Services

Job functional area
Software Development

Job Description

We Want You:Do you have a knack for keeping projects on track and meeting deadlines? BET Software is excited to find a dynamic Project Coordinator to join our team in Durban. As a key player in our Project Management Office, you will collaborate with team members and clients to develop timelines, create schedules, and ensure goals are achieved on time. Your role will also include coordinating and attending meetings, as well as developing project strategies with the Project Team. If this sounds like your ideal job, don’t hesitate—apply now. You Bring:Completed or studying towards a relevant Degree or Diploma.Certified Associate in Project Management (advantageous).At least 1-year Project Administration/co-ordination experience.Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle.Works well under pressure.Demonstrate leadership abilities in conflict resolution, escalations and coaching/mentoring.Solid understanding of MS Office (Word, Excel).Experience with Project Tooling (Jira, MS Projects, etc).Strong written and verbal communication skills.Effective time management requirement.Experience in software development industry.ISEB Intermediate (advantageous).Prince II (advantageous).Experience in using the Scrum/Agile methodology (advantageous). What You’ll Do: Facilitates Project Coordination by:Building and maintaining strong business relations with existing and prospective internal customers to interpret all individual requirements.Reviewing changes in legal and procedural requirements affecting the business or projects.Validating product deliverables with various departmental team members to understand the business requirements and facilitating handover to the development team.Analysing processes, information and business systems to make recommendations for improvement of processes and systems.Coordinating, arranging and managing daily/weekly and monthly meetings with management and business stakeholders as required.Taking responsibility for project status reporting as defined in a Communication Plan or as required by the Business Unit.Taking responsibility for proactively tracking the end-to-end project schedule and reporting variances for resolution.Taking responsibility for setting up of the Project Management Plan – including plans for Scope, Communication, Risk and Issues, Dependencies, Decisions, Cost and Stakeholder Management, and managing mitigation strategies.Assisting the Team Lead in reviewing team backlogs and re-prioritising with stakeholders.Identifying and scheduling project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks.Adhering to best project management practices and methodologies such as Professional Management Institute standards or similar.Managing of internal business processes or systems/application development projects.Ensuring appropriate procedures and processes are followed.Participating in design control activities as well as monitoring, evaluating and ensuring the completion of tasks and projects. Ensures Effective Reporting by:Reporting on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities.Determining the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team.Providing status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership.Defining success criteria and disseminating them to the involved parties throughout project and program life cycle. Ensures effective Communication by:Communicating any project risk and issues including timing, budget, resources, scope, etc. to IT management.Communicating with various departmental team members to understand the business requirements.Engaging stakeholders (dev/test leaders/product owner) and agreeing on the communication strategy.Setting up and participating in project initiation workshops.Living the Spirit Actively strives to create an environment of open communication and collaboration not only within the Project Management team but with the various stakeholders as well.Shows up in an authentic manner and encourages a culture that embraces seeing and doing things differently.Takes initiative in ensuring that projects are completed successfully and offers support to other Team Members when needed.Takes on an agile approach to challenges and drives adaptability within the team. The Company We Keep: At BET Software, we don’t just recruit talent, we cultivate it. Our learning and development programmes, our various opportunities for growth, and our well-deserved incentives are what keep our All-Star Team the best amongst the rest.Please note that only candidates who meet the stipulated minimum requirements will be considered.If you have not been contacted within 30 days, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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