PMO Specialist wanted: Apply Here
The Video Entertainment segment of Naspers is a broad-based multinational media group headquartered in South Africa and Dubai with principal operations in pay television and video entertainment. The group operates in almost 50 countries in Africa. Its holding company, Naspers, is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and has an ADR listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). International investors account for around 50% of its shareholder base.
An African platform operator, Video Entertainment’s expertise lies distributing media products, creating media content and selling advertising. Its key areas of operations are:
Pay Television: direct-to-home satellite and digital terrestrial television services; and
SVOD: subscription video on demand services across multiple online platforms with a focus on library and local content in developing markets
Free VOD: Video services supported by advertising
Digital: Online content and App-based services
Operating in the majority of African countries, Video Entertainment is the leading Pay TV provider in most of the key African markets. Its strategy is to offer the best local and international content across multiple platforms to customers wherever they are.
The group’s strength lies in its focus on local language and culture, its entrepreneurial spirit and the quality of its workforce. Over the years Video Entertainment has built a successful track record of identifying trends early, adapting them for the markets in which it operates and leveraging them to maximum advantage. The group generates revenues mainly by collecting subscription fees, with a moderate contribution from advertising revenue. Its key objectives are to:
Build its Pay TV and SVOD subscriber base
Focus on investment and technology
Maintain a local approach
Provide quality service
Attract innovative and motivated employees
Principal Specialist: Systems Integration
Internal stakeholders; channel partners, sales departments, delivery departments, business enablement, advertisers, EBS & Technology
Purpose of the Position:
Define, Set-Up, Manage and Run the PMO Governance and Compliance department for DMS
Key Performance Outputs
Identify project stakeholders, communicate their roles, define level of participation in project, map their communication needs and manage stakeholder engagement strategies through the project plan
Manage each stakeholder group actively through the change cycle
Manage the business change impact across process, systems and technology
Understand roles, behaviours and operations and define strategies in the project schedule
Coach customers and management where processes and systems are changed
Ensure the change management process is led and supported together with the customer
Capture client needs accurately in scope and ensure sign off by stakeholders
Ensure satisfactory post implementation review by obtaining final sign-off from customers
Process and Outcomes
Manage delivery of small projects according to recognised industry Project Management methodology
Conduct effective resource negotiation and allocation by providing advise on project resource requirements, capacity and risk
Ensure compliance to procedures, policies and guidelines
Identify obstacles and escalate deviations from project through formal project governance channels
Direct and coordinate activities and monitor delivery of resources deployed to the project
Manage project resource performance together with the line manager
Manage project performance review with senior project mentors
Monitor project performance and mitigate all project risk by ensuring effective project governance structures are established and effectively managed
Ensure the facilitation of Project Management Forums’ Sessions under guidance of mentor
Keep abreast of legislation and other industry changes that impacts on role by reading the relevant newsletters, websites and attending sessions.
Understand and embrace the MCG vision and demonstrate the values through interaction with team and stakeholders.
Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers
Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed, experience practiced and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frames.
Ensure information is provided correctly to stakeholders by maintaining knowledge sharing knowledge with team.
Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals
Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance processes, systems and policies and support implementation of new processes, policies and systems.
PM Certifications (Prince2/PMP)
ITIL & COBIT5 Certifications
2-3 years’ relevant experience in Managing Technical programs and projects
Solid and proactive Stakeholder management skills
Track record of defining and managing the PMO Governance
Identify reporting KPI’s and translate them into measurable data for strategy reporting
Define and Enforce governance & Report on Progress
A robust understanding of systems and structures
Primary Location: ZAF-GT-Randburg
Organization: MultiChoice South Africa
Job Posting: 14-04-2019
Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 19-04-2019