Experience

  • Senior IT Project Manager

    at Grindrod Bank

    July 2017 - at Present

    Gauteng

    • Mentor and lead Project Managers • Ensure regular communication among Project Managers • Ensure all projects under the PMO adhere to the PMO’s Project Management methodology and processes • Address project manager issues and escalate staff issues of other project resources to the relevant functional managers • Produce and maintain accurate Business Case, Project Charter, Project Plans, Risk Registers • Run sprint planning sessions and daily stand-ups • Scope of responsibility includes any and all phases of the project life cycle as well as project team management. • Responsible for the definition, approach, facilitation and satisfactory completion of software development projects with diverse scope. • Work with the project sponsor for the execution of the project charter outlining goals, budget, timing, deliverables, project scope, and required resources. • Complete work breakdown structure

  • IT Project Manager

    at Bata South Africa

    December 2014 - June 2017

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    • Ensuring the delivery of projects using recognised Project Management Methodologies • Efficient use of Project Management tools to develop & maintain project plans • Ensuring all projects are completed within budget & timelines • Facilitating project closure & formal user acceptance • Managing multiple internal & external development teams to meet business requirements • Producing clear & concise documentation for all phases of projects • Effective communication to establish & maintain excellent customer relationships • Establishing expectations of senior management & project owners to establish project scope & requirements • Managing relationships with project stakeholders, internal clients & external suppliers to ensure service delivery is maintained & business impact is minimized

  • Systems Deveoper

    at South African Sugar Association

    July 2008 - November 2014

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    • Design & implementation of database structures from business processes & user specifications • Implementation of software modules from systems analysis & design • Designing program logic & re-usable objects to meet specifications • Coding programs in Oracle using accepted standards • Developing procedures & ad-hoc reports as per user requirements, testing & de-bugging procedures • Implementing & maintaining version control for all software under development • Providing specialized assistance to users relating to operational problems, systems, programs & data as well as maintenance of systems • Installing, testing & configuring Oracle on external servers • Testing specialised laboratory & weighbridge instruments to ensure communication with software applications.

  • Project Administrator

    at Adapt IT

    February 2007 - June 2008

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    • Developing, interpreting & updating project plans in MS Project • Identifying variances between actual & planned tasks • Notifying the Project Manager of any variance or changes to the project plan • Developing & producing proposals in conjunction with Team Leaders • Responsible for ensuring that project timesheets are processed timeously & that costs are correctly allocated to projects • Regularly revising & distributing project schedules & budgets • Collating & maintaining the forecast • Follow-up on outstanding deliverables, tasks & issues with project team • Checking that project deliverables are completed as per methodology

  • Sharepoint / Project Administrator

    at Ecoserv

    November 2004 - January 2007

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    • Creating Work Breakdown Structure, assign resources & setting targets • Creating, managing & monitoring progress of projects on MS Project & MS Web • Training new employees on MS Project Web Access & SharePoint Portal • Formatting & quality checking of client proposals & reports • Managing the company’s information systems • Creating, managing & maintaining project sites on SharePoint Portal 2003 • Design, maintenance & updating of the SharePoint Portal • Project administration, data preparation, presentations

Education

  • CAPM

    at PMI

    2019 - 2019 (1 year) Gauteng

  • ISTQB Foundation

    at SQS

    2017 - 2017 (1 year)

  • Diploma in Advanced Project Management

    at Damelin

    2005 - 2005 (1 year) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Diploma Information Technology

    at Durban University of Technology

    2002 - 2004 (2 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

Languages

  • English Native

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