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NTT America Solutions, Inc. Programme Manager in Johannesburg, South Africa

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[5/5 4:22 PM] Lisa Makhaza [GBS C]

Dimension Data is a proud member of the NTT Group, a global IT powerhouse headquartered in Japan. As part of NTT, we deliver a wide range of IT services and solutions to clients around the world. Although the Dimension Data brand was retired in some parts of the world in 2019, it remains well recognized in the Middle East and Africa. Join us and become part of the NTT family as we continue to provide innovative solutions that help our clients achieve their business objectives.

Working at NTT

The role of IT Projects Management is to develop and direct the planning / strategic planning of multiple projects. They oversee the coordination of employees and resources required to successfully complete projects.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure.

  • Manages the planning, development, and implementation of assigned company projects and new business development using the Project Management Institute (PMI) methods aligned with the lean Agile execution process.

  • Conduct research and analysis to support decision-making and planning for major strategic initiatives.

  • Creates schedules and follows up with project managers to ensure that each phase of a project proceeds as planned.

  • Makes presentations to leadership and company executives concerning different phases of a project.

  • Manages the scope of work, objectives, quality deliverables, resources, risks, and other project management activities.

  • Lead the operational contribution to proposal development and business development activities at a project level.

  • Oversee a portfolio or program of projects and ensure client-specific requirements are met and/or reflected.

  • Manages the executed contract and financial aspects of assigned projects, including reviewing study budgets and expenses.

  • Maintains and evaluates project progress by maintaining timelines and other tracking/analysis tools.

  • Lead and ensure consistency in contingency planning and risk mitigation strategies to ensure successful delivery.

  • Drive performance improvement, operational efficiencies, and innovative strategies.

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Demonstrated understanding of project management principles

  • Good budgeting skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Deep understanding of IT services environment and technologies

  • Ability to lead and manage a team of managers

  • Demonstrated client engagement skills coupled with the ability to conduct presentations to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Proactive in approach with have high levels of motivation, being a self-starter with good planning and organizing skills

  • Methodical and analytical and good attention to detail

  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and work in a matrix environment

Academic Qualifications and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field of study, e.g. business, economics, or communications

  • Relevant certifications, e.g. PMI, SAFe

Required Experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership and management experience

  • Demonstrated experience delivering IT projects

  • Experience delivering projects using an agile methodology – SAFe would be an advantage

  • Experience in managing teams, including line management

  • Experience interacting with client stakeholders on planning, progress tracking, communication, and escalation activities

  • Experience interacting with executive stakeholders and providing feedback in steering committee meetings

  • Good background on what is technically required to deliver IT projects

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What will make you a good fit for the role?

Is innovation part of your DNA? Do you want to enable a connected future for people, organizations, and society?

Join our growing global NTT family and you’ll be part of the world’s largest ICT company (by revenue). We’ve combined the capabilities of 28 remarkable companies to become one, leading technology services provider. Together, we help our people, clients, and communities do great things with technology to create a more secure and connected future.

We employ 40,000 people across 57 countries. By bringing together the world’s best technology companies and emerging innovators, we work together to deliver sustainable outcomes to businesses and the world. Innovation is part of our DNA. We believe it’s key to what makes us different. So, we strive to move forward, challenge the status quo, and drive excellence through the technologies we integrate and the services we deliver around the world. The result is connected cities, connected factories, connected healthcare, connected agriculture, connected conservation, connected mobility, and connected sport. Together we enable the connected future.

You’ll be joining a global employer that is committed to attracting, growing and keeping the best talent. A place where you will be at the heart of our success!