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Portfolio Manager

Date: 28-Jul-2022

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • To manage a portfolio representing a group of initiatives with commonality in objectives or inter-connectedness, in order to maximize the benefit obtained in accomplishing combined enterprize outcomes not available if managed individually. 
  • To have overarching responsibility for supporting the organizational leadership in their efforts to optimally achieve enterprise goals and objectives by effectively managing a portfolio.



  • At least 10 years of end-to-end project delivery experience within an IT/Financial environment.
  • At least 5 years of management experience across a diverse array of major project/programme initiatives.
  • At least 2 - 4 years’ of Project Portfolio Management experience;  including forecasting, prioritisation and tracking. 
  • Proven experience in an array of project management delivery methodologies, in specific Agile.


  • Substantial consulting leadership experience.
  • Experience in planning software (e.g. Atlassian suite).
  • Experience in process enhancements.
  • Experience in leading end-to-end RFx processes Experience in diverse roles leading to increased leadership responsibilities within the project management environment.

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Project Management or Communication

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant degree in Business Management or Change Management



  • Working knowledge of relevant tools, techniques and processes to assist organizations in furthering their strategic objectives.
  • Comfortable in liaising with executive-level stakeholders on a frequent basis. 
  • The ability to guide large and diverse groups to specified goals.
  • Are able to make satisfactory decisions about unforeseen circumstances.
  • Can manage conflict swiftly towards a win-win solution.
  • Can perform in depth demand planning, resource levelling and team coordination activities in order to develop an executable portfolio and deliver against financial, resource and other constraints.
  • Familiarity with the use of reporting tools for forecasting, monitoring/tracking of portfolio activities and analysis of portfolio performance;  together with the ability to identify and apply rectification actions as required.


  • A proven proficiency in resource allocation and budget management.
  • Basic understanding of the retail and business banking industry.


  • Analysing
  • Applying Expertise and Technology
  • Adhering to Principles and Values
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Working with People
  • Relating and Networking
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Presenting and Communicating Information
  • Writing and Reporting

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record