Job Opportunity at KPMG, IT Services Project manager

Job Opportunity at KPMG, IT Services Project manager

IT Services Project manager

Description Of The Role And Purpose Of The Job

To credibly engage with business owners of projects to help define projects, requirements, and scope; to understand business requirements, map these to existing tools, standards, architecture and craft appropriate solutions; to then project manage the plan/design/develop phases of the project according to KPMG’s project management methodology; to engage with ITS and with vendors on the necessary aspects of all projects; and to provide reporting and visibility of project related activities within their responsibility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in prioritisation of portfolio for all IT projects to ensure business and IT value, and manage risk
  • Manages projects and programs to ensure they are delivered on time, on budget, and meet functional requirements and quality standards
  • Lead projects from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and project implementation plans, including risk mitigation
  • To coordinate internal and external resources, ensuring projects remain within scope, schedule, and defined budgets, in collaboration with project staff from various functional departments
  • Draw up and obtain approval of all required project documentation
  • Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate client stakeholders, providing regular contact on project status and changes
  • Report project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels when needed — escalating issues as necessary based on project work plans


Skills and attributes required for the role:

Relevant Skills

  • Project management skills
  • Previous success in producing deliverable software platforms
  • Strong attention to deadlines and budgetary guidelines
  • Proven success working with and communicating at all levels of management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Has a strong preference for applying project governance
  • Good organisational skills to ensure effective planning and prioritisation
  • Good understanding of both business process as well as technology, and is able to map and translate between these domains

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent client focus
  • Ability to deal with conflict
  • Extremely high level of confidentially and integrity
  • Able to maintain a friendly, professional manner when liaising with clients, even in challenging situations
  • Ability to multi-task
  • The ability to build collaborative relationship with good interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well to colleagues with differing levels of expertise and skills while championing inclusion and diversity
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to perform to deadlines
  • Ability to manage resources
  • Team player who is self-aware
  • Strong organisation skills; a self-starter with initiative, ability to foster innovation and a common sense approach to problem solving
  • Sound decision making ability
  • Focus on continuous improvement within the ITS function while advancing an ethical environment
  • High level of attention to detail and a desire to drive quality
  • Technology savvy

IT Services Project manager Job Vacancy at KPMG

Minimum requirements to apply for the role (including qualifications and experience):

  • Professional certification — including PMP/PRINCE II/PRAXIS/AgilePM
  • 5-8 year’s project management experience

Check Out : An Example of an Information & Technology (IT) Officer Job Application Letter


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