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Project Manager- Insurance Systems

Job Location

Remote work during Lockdown Level 3

Published By

"Nathan Smit
+27 677 332 166"

Type of Job


Published Date

January 31, 2021 at 10:30:00 PM

About the job

-Plan, manage and track projects of varying complexity, priority and risk.

-Define the scope of the project in collaboration with the project sponsor and senior management.

-Create and maintain project charters by collaborating with cross-functional and / or cross-organisational teams.

-Determine and agree with the project sponsor and the change manager the objectives and measures that will be evaluated when the project is delivered.

-Create and manage project design, schedule and budget according to plan and determine the resources required to deliver the project.

-Facilitate, coordinate and track day-to- day activities to ensure the project meets the critical milestones to realise identified benefits.

-Review and revise the project schedule with senior management and the project team as required.

-Develop forms and records to document project activities.

-Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured.

-Working with the communication, change and Human Resource team, establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders in the organisation on the progress and potential impact of the project at the right time.

-Collaborate with business partners, subject matter experts and / or technical partners to deliver high quality solutions.

-Regularly report to key stakeholders on project status, risks, spend against budget and dependencies to ensure delivery of the project and its objectives.

-Proactively identify risks to the project’s success and maintain a project risk log with effective action plans to resolve issues.


  • Strong IT Project Management experience within Insurance or Banking environment required.

  • Proven experience delivering large scale software development or implementation projects

  • Prince 2 Practitioner or similar certification

  • Experience co-ordinating user testing

  • Effective stakeholder management and communication skills

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure

  • Relevant degree/ tertiary qualification 


R450-R550,000 CTC p/a Negotiable 

About us

Deka Minas is the world's first subscription based professional services company. Our main lines of business are Human Capital Advisory and Recruitment Services in Sub-Saharan Arica, The Middle East and Southeast Asia.


Sandton, South Africa

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to
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