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Program Manager

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

An exciting opportunity exists for a Program Manager who is technically strong, is a team player and has the ability to influence people and easily enable stakeholders to manage their own expectations. The Program Manager will manage Brolink’s key strategic program and multiple streams. The Program Manager plays a crucial role in the execution and delivery of strategic program goals, by creating multiple product roadmaps in line with Brolink’s vision and mission which are high-level and strategic visual summaries that outline the direction offering over time. They are both a strategic guide for stakeholders to reference as well as a plan for execution. Another key function will be to manage conflicting priorities to ensure alignment to the program goals and Brolink’s vision and mission.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Build and maintain relationships with clients
• Formulate, organize, and monitor inter-connected projects
• Decide on suitable strategies and objectives
• Assist in implementation and adoption of Agile methodology
• Coordinate cross-project activities
• Lead and evaluate stream leads and other staff
• Develop and control deadlines, budgets, and activities
• Apply change, risk, and resource management
• Participate in the management of people and vendors
• Assess program performance and aim to maximize ROI
• Resolve projects’ higher scope issues
• Prepare management reports

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Qualification
Minimum Requirements:
• Matric
• Qualification in Project Management

Experience
Minimum Requirements:
• At least five years prior experience in the role of a Project Manager or Program Management
• Must have managed projects in a Short-term Insurance

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

Minimum Requirements:

• Displays an appreciation and understanding of IT concepts and the SDLC
• Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
• Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (MS Project etc.)                                                                              • Excellent agile based project management

ATTRIBUTES

Attributes required for the position include but are not limited to:
• Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
• Self-motivated
• Able to work under pressure
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent problem-solving ability
• Judgement and decision-making ability
• Building and maintaining relationships
• Planning, organising, controlling, follow-up
• Ability to manage conflict
• Teamwork
• Stress tolerance and resilience
• Adaptability

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Applicants must have the following:
• Clear TransUnion record
• Clear criminal record
• Excellent previous employment references.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by sending a CV to: blessings.chanda@brolink.co.za on or before the 13th of August 2021.
Please note that this appointment will be made according to the company’s Employment Equity targets and strategy.

Do you want to apply for this position?

Send your CV to careers@brolink.co.za and start your subject line with: Program Manager

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