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Senior Project Manager

Date: 05-Aug-2022

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • To lead teams to deliver project(s) that span across one or more business areas, delivering the project benefits into the operational environment and removing impediments which might prevent the predictable delivery of the project.



  • 8-10 years’ proven experience of successfully delivering projects 
  • Managing and being accountable for multiple projects 
  • Working in a fast paced environment requiring high energy
  • Working within an Agile environment 
  • Experience of SDLC methodologies, Agile, Scrum and Waterfall.
  • Stakeholder engagement and management

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Project Management
  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational in Grade 12 National Certificate

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • PMI Accredited Project Management Certification



  • Project management systems and procedures (i.e. MS Project; PowerPoint; EPM)
  • Project management related terminology & guidelines (i.e. Prince 2; Agile DSDM)
  • Project management methodologies
  • Stakeholder engagement and management principles and practices
  • Project Management systems and procedures (e.g. EPM, JIRA)
  • Banking industry knowledge
  • Understanding of all the Agile roles & principles in order to work well together with the team and stakeholders


  • Systems integration in an open IT system environment
  • Industy specific knowledge, e.g. Payments; Regulatory; Credit; Digital; Infrastructure


  • Communications Skills
  • Reporting Skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Leadership Skills


  • Persuading and Influencing_Negotiating Agreements
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Maintaining Work-Life Balance
  • Working with People
  • Planning and Organising_Managing Resources
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Meeting Basic Work Expectations
  • Persuading and Influencing_Making Convincing Arguments
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Managing Stress
  • Working with People_Sharing Information
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Serving Customers
  • Relating and Networking_Managing Political Situations
  • Working with People_Resolving Conflict
  • Relating and Networking_Creating and Maintaining Networks
  • Working with People_Adapting to Others
  • Relating and Networking_Establishing Relationships
  • Working with People_Showing Caring and Understanding
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Relating and Networking_Interacting with People at Different Levels
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Planning and Organising
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Delivering High Quality Work
  • Writing and Reporting_Composing and Writing Text
  • Working with People_Teaching
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
  • Working with People_Demonstrating Appreciation
  • Planning and Organising_Coordinating Project Activities
  • Working with People_Demonstrating Self-Insight and Awareness
  • Relating and Networking
  • Working with People_Attentive Listening
  • Writing and Reporting
  • Working with People_Building and Supporting Teams
  • Deciding and Initiating Action_Acting Decisively
  • Working with People_Assessing and Understanding People
  • Working with People_Managing from a Distance
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Displaying Confidence and Composure
  • Persuading and Influencing_Making a Strong Impression
  • Working with People_Supporting Coworkers
  • Deciding and Initiating Action_Making Accurate Judgments and Decisions
  • Planning and Organising_Driving Projects to Completion
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Demonstrating Tenacity and Perseverance
  • Deciding and Initiating Action_Demonstrating Initiative
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Championing Customer Needs
  • Analysing_Evaluating and Implementing Ideas
  • Planning and Organising_Prioritising and Organising Work
  • Leading and supervising_Utilising Feedback
  • Adapting and Responding to Change_Acting as a Champion for Change
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Analysing
  • Presenting and Communicating Information
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Presenting and Communicating Information_Communicating Effectively
  • Analysing_Thinking Broadly
  • Presenting and Communicating information_Presenting and Public Speaking
  • Analysing_Solving Complex Problems
  • Leading and Supervising_Maintaining Objectivity
  • Leading and Supervising_Developing Talent
  • Analysing_Using Math
  • Adapting and Responding to Change_Adapting to Change
  • Analysing_Working with Financial Information
  • Analysing_Critical Thinking
  • Leading and Supervising_Assembling Talent
  • Leading and supervising_Inspiring and Motivating Others
  • Adapting and responding to change_Working with Diverse Populations
  • Analysing_Testing and Troubleshooting
  • Analysing_Reading Effectively
  • Leading and Supervising_Managing Performance
  • Adapting and Responding to Change_Supporting Change
  • Leading and Supervising_Delegating Responsibility
  • Adapting and Responding to Change_Working with Ambiguity

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • A valid driver's license and own vehicle is required

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.