Cummins Inc. JuniorTechnical Project Manager in Johannesburg, South Africa
JuniorTechnical Project Manager
Applies developing business process and project management skills within an area of business or technical specialty. Manages small portions of well defined projects. Provides administrative and logistics support for a project team and project manager.
Serves as a resource on projects and work assignments; employs basic knowledge of effective project management and general business understanding.
Identifies, tracks, and works with others to resolve project issues.
Monitors and communicates project status to project team.
Assists with budget planning and tracking, research, and analytical support; provides input into the design and development of project plans and timelines.
Assists with managing project risk; uses quality tools to identify areas of risk.
Documents and shares team learnings with other teams; draws on other experiences to enhance the success of the project.
Maintains project notes, databases, and other records; monitors measures and communicates with Project Manager on status of specific projects and assignments.
Issue Management - Aware of the steps to develop and manage change, including issues and risks, for a project.
Scope Management - Solicits and organizes customer requirements (Voice of the Customer), and tracks the status of project deliverables. Uses a Value Package Profile (VPP) or other appropriate scope-defining document, and manages change. Manages the connections between multiple levels of scope detail in related additional documents (e.g. Tech Profiles or equivalent documents).
Schedule Management - Develops and maintains a cross-functional schedule. Proficient at one or more schedule management tools. Knows the right level of detail needed to use the tool effectively.
Stakeholder Management And Communication - Identifies, engages and manages stakeholders on a project or groups of projects. Overcomes obstacles and resistance among stakeholders. Effectively stratifies stakeholder needs and creates and executes communications plans to fit the unique needs of each type of stakeholder.
Resource Plan Management - Aware of the steps to develop and manage a cross-functional resource plan for a project.
Business Planning/Strategy - Familiar with tools for financial analysis and its relevance. Knows when, where, and how to get assistance.
Cross-Functional Knowledge - Understands the basic high-level tasks for each functional area on a project.
Project Risk Management - Understands the basics of risk identification, analysis, and mitigation.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree required.
Minimal level of relevant work experience required.
Primary Location South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg-South Africa, Johannesburg, Waterfall Park
Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office
Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced
Job Posting Jun 8, 2017, 2:36:16 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 170002MJ