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Project Manager

WANTED: Project Manager

Concurrent Systems builds software products to enable mobile operators to create advanced subscriber benefit provisioning solutions.
We are seeking a seasoned and highly skilled Project Manager to join our Team.
If you are a match to the requirements below send your application to

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INTERNATIONAL – footprint in Africa, the Middle East and Asia BUILDER – has a solid, proven track record of building and maintaining software products
TELECOMS – marketing software to mobile network operators MOVER AND SHAKER – actively codes and works on a wide range of projects, communicating ideas, solution finding, and consistently updating your skill set
DYNAMIC – competitive in the industry via leading-edge innovation (agile environment, kanban, scrum, lean) and thought leadership. COMMUNICATOR – shows thought leadership by communicating, mentoring, knowledge sharing, and assisting technical and non-technical colleagues
TECH – is our life’s blood, and engineers are the heart that pumps it OWNER – takes full ownership of all aspects of software products (architecture, quality, user-experience)
PRODUCTS – Electronic Credit Distribution System; Mobile selfcare digital shopfront for network benefits and offerings; Service Creation Environment; High performance USSD gateway and SMSC MASTER – extensive experience that has resulted in mastery of managing projects developing high performance software
CULTURE – we give our employees a place where they feel at home and they are free to be themselves and excel. We practice Holacracy as a governance method FORMALIST – is disciplined, process-driven and thrives in a structured environment
TALENT – focused on sourcing and retaining the cream of the crop and developing employees and future leaders of the industry INNOVATOR – develops innovative software solutions and works with new and dynamic technologies
SALARY – we compensate competitively for high calibre candidates TEAM PLAYER – teams up with other talented engineers, designers, product owners and other stakeholders. Wants to be part of a team of exceptionally talented, creative, confident, thoughtful people who are enthusiastic about reaching their goals and collaborate to create great things


Job Specification:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:


  • Project management in the PRINCE2 framework
  • Running projects on behalf of the Project Board within specific constraints and liaising throughout the project with the Project Board and Project Assurance
  • The Project Support and Team Manager roles
  • Coordinating internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects;
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
  • Assisting in the definition of the project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility;
  • Ensuring resource availability and allocation;
  • Developing a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress;
  • Managing changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques;
  • Measuring project performance using appropriate tools and techniques;
  • Reporting and escalating to management as needed;
  • Managing the relationship with the client and all stakeholders;
  • Performing risk management to minimize project risks;
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships and third parties/vendors;
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation;
  • Delegating project tasks based on individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels of the team;
  • Tracking project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals;
  • Meeting budgetary objectives and making adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis;
  • Developing comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members;
  • Using and continually developing leadership skills;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned;
  • Developing working documents and process maps to document needs;
  • Adopting any delegation and use of project assurance roles within agreed reporting structures;
  • Preparing and maintaining project, stage and exception plans as required;
  • Applying change control and configuration process through highlight reports and end-stage assessments;


Minimum Requirements

The following minimum requirements are a prerequisite for applying for this vacancy:

  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Google systems, tools etc.
  • Solid organisation skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Proven working experience in project management


Desired skills and proficiencies

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and capabilities:

  • Developing and Tracking Budgets
  • Coaching
  • Project Management
  • Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Planning
  • Time Management
  • Risk Management
  • Reporting 
  • Crisis Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Analytical thinking
  • Ability to understand the quality process
  • Process change requests
  • Document user needs


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