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Job Title: Project Manager – Mobile Telecoms
Our Reference Number: Lana White
Location: South Africa - Gauteng - Sandton
Job Category: Information Technology
EE/AA: Yes
Job Type: Permanent
Available From: asap
Salary: R 45 000 - R 55 000
Synopsis: Project Manager – Mobile Telecoms Sandton R 45 000 – R 55 000 / month
Minimum Requirements:



Our client is a leading developer of Unstructured Supplementary Services Data (USSD) software for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) mobile phone operators. USSD empowers mobile subscribers to self-provision themselves to any mobile service that the network offers; self-manage their own accounts such as obtain account balances; and use Value Added Services such as "Please call me" requests.

Our USSD software products are in operation in more than 30 countries throughout Africa and the Middle East.


Skills and Experience

Project Management

At least 2 years experience in delivering Projects in the Mobile Telecom (GSM) environment. Past experience in more than one core role (e.g., consulting, project management and operations management). Background in application software or good understanding of the Software development lifecycle and environment.


Knowledge of the global mobile telecommunications market, specifically subscriber self management.


Understanding of the direct and partner-lead sales environment, culture and challenges for solution and service engagement sales. Ability to work with customers, partners and personnel at all levels from CxO downwards establishing credibility and building trusted adviser status


Full Description:


Experience and deep knowledge of planning, setting up and running custom development and product development projects in customer facing environment.

Experience in all project phases including scoping, requirements definition, specification, software development, Quality assurance testing, system integration.

Working with stakeholders and executive sponsors, reporting, reviewing, escalation and issue management.



Working directly with sales teams and partners using ‘hands on’ approach to help define pragmatic win strategies.

Matrix Management

Ability to drive cross-functional project teams of service personnel dispersed across multiple geographies and disciplines in a matrix structure where none of the resources report directly to the project manager. Able to motivate project staff and influence their tasks to align with the project goals and priorities.

Process & Tools

Knowledge of project management methodologies for both Sales and Projects. Ability to follow process and use project tools ensuring high quality deliverables and collateral for projects. Knowledge of PMBOK, Mil Std498, EVO or SCRUM Project management methodologies would be advantageous.


Knowledge of different roles and skills that operate within a GSM network including business & technical consulting, solution architects, programme and project managers, domain specialists, software developers, integration specialists, support, operations and administration. Ability to assess capability of staff and suitability for each project.



To apply please e-mail your CV to or contact Lana on 086 111 2728

This ad was posted on: 2020/01/26 08:56:00 AM

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