Details about position

The Product Owner’s primary responsibility is defining, planning, tracking and managing
specific projects. The individual will further be responsible for identifying key resources,
providing direction towards achieving the project objectives and managing customer and
supplier involvement through the project lifespan.

Office: Plattekloof

Requirements

  • Matric/Grade 12 or equivalent qualification essential
  • Project Management qualification will be advantageous
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Word and Excel, e-mail, internet)
  • Own reliable transport with a valid code 8 drivers license

Competencies

  • Strong Communication Skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Strong Analytical & Technical Skills
  • Excellent Planning abilities
  • Ability to cope with pressure and deadlines in a fast moving environment
  • Ability to adapt easily to change
  • Ability to grasp and interpret technical processes and procedures efficiently
  • Meticulous with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a team, with the willingness to put in extra effort and time when the team
    is under pressure

Duties

  • Manage project initiation and roll-out
  • Manage project deliverables in line with the project plan
  • Ensure all project tasks are loaded and kept updated on the relevant project tracking
    system
  • Record, Manage and Escalate any project issues or risks identified
  • Monitor project progress and performance
  • Provide weekly status reports to the management team
  • Work closely with users to ensure that the project meets the business needs
  • Ensure that all communication to the members of the project are prioritized and added to
    the project tracking system
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with clients, stakeholders, suppliers
  • Manage suppliers of each project
  • Coordinate all project related printing needs
  • Liaise with suppliers, obtain quotes, obtain approval, agree on timelines, arrange for
    installation and conduct a monthly recon on the relevant account
  • Research, identify and source best method and quality at best price needed to support
    project requirements
  • Communicating with the Operations team on project requirements and log tickets on
    Asana where required.
  • Wiki to be updated for each project at all times (store lists, how to documents etc)
  • Ensure that project costs are within the applicable budgetary requirements
  • Ad hoc duties which may arise

Overview

Position: Open
Location: Cape Town
Job Title: Product Owner
Salary: To be discussed