career opportunity Technical Programme Manager Cape Town June 2017


Recent employment Technical Programme Manager Cape Town June 2017


latest career vacancy  Technical Programme Manager Cape Town June 2017

Remuneration: Basic salary
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #1705506
Company: Datafin Recruitment


A fast-paced leading online retailer seeks a technical programme manager to join their team.


  • Working closely with the product owner to define strategic business requirements for technical products
  • Translating business requirements into functional and technical IT user stories and project specifications, by ensuring that projects are broken down into phases to deliver immediate business benefit
  • End-to-end project management of technical projects throughout the entire product development lifecycle – setting timelines, driving project schedules, leading cross-functional development teams from design through to release and managing the production launch
  • Collaborate with the development team and other engineering colleagues, to answer queries in a timely fashion, and clarify details required for a successful build
  • Managing project stakeholder communications to ensure optimal escalation of project risks
  • Managing the prioritisation of the engineering team’s tasks


  • Three+ years of experience in business analysis, preferably driving large, company-wide initiatives
  • Relevant tertiary degree (computer science/engineering/informatics)
  • Experience in an Agile/iterative project management and development environment is a requirement
  • Ability to create process flow and activity modelling diagrams
  • Experience in an e-commerce environment is a plus


  • A proven track record of delivering results, in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong technical understanding
  • Strong project management and communication skills – able to effectively manage cross-functional stakeholders (in particular the engineering team) to ensure projects are delivered according to specifications on-time
  • Strong commercial acumen – analytical and able to use data to drive decision making
  • Highly structured thinker with strong attention to detail
  • A flexible and adaptable mindset
  • Solutions orientated, fast, and efficient
  • Focused, yet fun
  • Customer obsessed
  • Ownership and accountability

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

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