PROJECT MANAGER – MEDICAL SCHEMES

The purpose of this job is to manage the projects within the agreed time frames, scope and budget across functional areas building a successful project team.The project management has end to end responsibility with internal and external parties.The motivation for the position is to increase core competency and introduce and maintain project management principles within the company. Set high standards of performance; assume responsibility and accountability for the successful completion of tasks. Manage one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently

 

 

Candidates from medical schemes will only be considered for this role!!

The Project Manager will be assigned a set of Projects which he / she is responsible for management and implementation with hand over at the end of the cycle for operationalization.

 

TASKS

STANDARDS

1.     Project Scope Management:

·         Scope Initiation Meeting

·         Definition of the Project

·         Business Case

·         Scope Sign Off

·         Success Criteria of the Project defined.

·         Establish Project Team

 

 

Key Deliverables:

  • Signed Business Case
  • Signed Scope Document
  • Success Criteria
  • Updated Scope Document

 

2.     Project Time Management:

·         Detailed Planning per team delivery.

·         Activity Definition

·         Sequencing

·         Schedule Control and monitoring of milestones.

·         Tracking and reporting from Project Plan

·         Management end to end of the PLC and the SDLC ensuring compliance.

 

 

Key Deliverables:

  • Integrated Project Plan
  • Tracking and Reporting on Project Plan.

 

 

3.  Project Human Resource Management:

·         Resource Planning

·         Team development

·         Coaching of the Sub Project Managers

 

Key Deliverables:

  • Resource Plan
  • Coaching

 

4.     Project Cost Management

·         Resource Time Sheet Management

·         Tracking and recording Project Costs.

·         Reporting on a monthly basis of Project actual vs. budget and time frames.

·         Project cost closure.

 

Key Deliverables:

  • Project Resource Time Sheets
  • Monthly Project Costing Report
  • Project Cost Closure Report

 

5.     Project Communication Management

·         Project Team Meetings

·         Communication Planning

·         Communication Distribution

·         Performance Reporting

·         Administration Closure

 

Key Deliverables:

  • Priority Meeting Reporting
  • Project Progress Reporting
  • Action Plans
  • Project Closure
6.     Project Risk Management:

·         Risk Identification

·         Risk Quantification

·         Risk Response

·         Risk Development

·         Risk Response Control

 

Key Deliverables:

  • Risk Management Document
  • Risk Reporting and Action Plan.

 

 

 

7.     Project Quality Management

·         Quality Planning

·         Quality Assurance

·         Quality Control

 

Key Deliverables:

  • Quality Controls / Reporting
  • Project delivered within scope and according to requirements.

 

 

INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

Project Office Department

  • ·         Business Functional Managers
  • ·         MD / MANCO
  • ·         IT Development Team
  • ·         IT Networks and Production
  • ·         Product Owners
  • ·         Process Owners

 

Technical Skills

·         Managing Projects in a software development environment

·         Managing Complex projects requiring skills to facilitate business case / solution and business architecture.

·         Understanding of integration into software / hardware – multiple platforms.

·         MS Project

·         VISIO

·         EXCEL

 

Business Experience:

  • ·         Claims Processing Systems – Medical / Healthcare
  • ·         Preferably On line real time environment experience
  • ·         Cost Analysis experience
  • ·         Business and Technical Project Management Experience

 

Meeting Leadership

  • ·         Opens discussions effectively.
  • ·         Clarifies issues at hand.
  • ·         Develops others & own ideas.
  • ·         Facilitates agreement.
  • ·         Closes discussions with clear summaries.
  • ·         Uses relationships behaviour.

 

Gaining Commitment

  • ·         Open discussions effectively.
  • ·         Clarifies issues at hand.
  • ·         Facilitates agreement.
  • ·         Closes discussions with clear summaries.
  • ·         Uses key principles.

 

Facilitating Change

  • ·         Communicates the importance of the changes
  • ·         Moves others to action
  • ·         Align systems and processes
  • ·         Models the changes
  • ·         Addresses resistance to change
  • ·         Rewards changes

 

Decision Making
Identifying and understanding issues, problems and opportunities, comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions, using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions, taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences.

 

Communication

  • ·         Organizes the communication.
  • ·         Maintains audience attention.
  • ·         Adjust to the audience.
  • ·         Ensures understanding.
  • ·         Adheres to accepted conventions.
  • ·         Comprehends communication from others

 

Continuous improvement

  • ·         Assesses opportunity.
  • ·         Determines causes.
  • ·         Targets improvements ideas.
  • ·         Implements improvements.

 

Building successful teams

  • ·         Develops direction.
  • ·         Develops structure.
  • ·         Facilitates goal accomplishment.
  • ·         Involves others.
  • ·         Informs others on team.
  • ·         Model commitment.

Coaching

  • ·         Clarifies issues at hand.
  • ·         Explains & demonstrates.
  • ·         Provides feedback & reinforcement.
  • ·         Uses key principles.

·       Tertiary Education

a)    Project Management Qualification

 

b)    Completed degree – B.A,  B.Comm or B.Sc

 

 

 

Candidates from healthcare/medical schemes will only be considered for this role!!

Monthly SALARY – R80 000 – R85 000ctc per month

 

Candidates from medical schemes will only be considered for this role!!

Should you not receive a response from us within 2 weeks of applying please consider your application unsuccessful

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