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Portfolio Manager: Project Delivery – Hippo needed at Telesure Investment Holdings

Job title : Portfolio Manager: Project Delivery – Hippo

Job Location : Gauteng,

Deadline : April 08, 2024

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JOB PURPOSE

Plan, initiate, and manage enterprise projects. Lead and guide the work of specialists and serve as the liaison with Senior Managers, Executives and Exco to identify business needs to design and describe solutions that can deliver value. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Management

  • Accountable for the delivery of a major part of the organization’s project management program. Take overall accountability for a number of business-critical projects. Effectively analyze and manage demand, work allocation and resource availability to support delivery of multiple initiatives and projects. Track in-progress projects to elevate risks and issues, review projects if they are not forecasted to achieve the value they originally promised. Provide the best results on all projects within timelines and budgets.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Engage, and build relationships, with stakeholders across the TIH value chain. Participate in Exco meetings and be able to present to, and debate with, senior executives. Facilitate workshops with large groups of stakeholders. Work with front-end, back-end developers, marketing, sales, service departments to ensure a holistic management of deliverables. Engage with third-party suppliers or providers to deploy new technology and review and execute the deliverables.

Data Collection & Analysis

  • Gather project data and report on the state of the project portfolio.

Insights and Reporting

  • Contribute to the design and creation of reporting strategies and templates for Exco and senior management. Lead execution of complex reports to provide a performance overview for the key portfolios. Identify and interpret complex patterns and trends and translating those insights into actionable recommendations.

Leadership and Direction

  • Communicate the actions needed to implement the function’s strategy and business plan within the team; explain the relationship to the broader organization’s mission, vision and values; motivate people to commit to these and to doing extraordinary things to achieve local business goals.

Performance Management

  • Develop and propose own performance objectives; take appropriate actions to ensure achievement of agreed objectives, using the organization’s performance management systems to improve personal performance. Manage and report on team performance; set appropriate performance objectives for direct reports or project / account team members and hold them accountable for achieving these, taking appropriate corrective action where necessary to ensure the achievement of team / personal objectives.

Continuous Improvement

  • Review existing operations in own area of work and implement innovation processes to generate new ideas and ensure continuous improvements are delivered on existing products, systems and processes.

Internal Communications

  • Execute a communications plan within established internal communication systems and procedures. Send Communications to Exco or senior management on project tracking and problems to gain buy-in for changes to processes and procedures.

Personal Capability Building

  • Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching; gain or maintain external professional accreditation where relevant to improve performance and fulfill personal potential. Maintain an in-depth understanding of technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.

Requirements

GENERAL EDUCATION

  • Grade 12/ SAQA Accredited Equivalent (Essential)
  • Relevant Certifications in Project Management / Business Management (Advantageous)

GENERAL EXPERIENCE

  • 6 or more years substantial general work experience together with comprehensive job-related experience in own area of expertise to fully competent level (Essential)
  • Knowledge of project / software delivery life cycle (Essential)
  • Experience in the contact centre environment (Advantageous)
  • Knowledge of short-term insurance industry (Advantageous)

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