IT Project Manager

Every team needs a Captain. Get that strap on your arm and get ready to help people and projects around you grow. Appy Apps is in search of an awesome Project manager for its Cape Town Office. Someone who will help bring minds together from various stakeholders and facilitate building ideas for products and prototypes for our clients. You will manage relationships with our Clients from the very beginning, acting as a project and product manager, defining project scope and execution plan, leading project teams.

Position:

IT Project Manager

Location:

Cape Town

Who we are...

Appy is a product development studio that works with its clients to take ideas from back of the napkin to finished product, but without the drama.

Key Responsibilities

- Participate and Co-Facilitate Design Sprints and Ideation
- Define product roadmaps and prioritize feature backlog 
- Manage the backlog, iteration planning, and elaboration of user stories
- Present demos of newly developed features
- Provide direction to the design and development team and stakeholders
- Work with the Appy Team to do short and long term resource planning
- Interact with clientsAnalyse product data post launch

Requirements

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

- University degree
- 3+ years project/product management in tech environment
- Beginner HTML + CSS skills, some Javascript would be great
- Working knowledge of web technologies 
- Understanding of software development,
- Experience with working with project management and communication tools such as, Slack, Zoom, Asana, Trello and the Google Suite of products.

You will also need to have the following attributes:

- Being a well-rounded person with amazing written and spoken communication skills in English 
- Conscientiousness and time organizational skills, 
- Ability to understand the client's business and present goals of the project to the team,
- Ability to stay calm and professional under pressure,
- Good presentation skills
- Attention to detail
- A strong sense of proactivity, taking initiative and results driven
- A passion to learn and grow continuously
- Ability to manage and motivate self and others
- Good at problem solving and innovative thinking
- Thrive in an agile environment and adapt to a fast pace changing landscape

Requirements

- Exciting projects with local and international clients
- The ability to manage projects from start to finish, 
- Access to experienced PM & managerial support, 
- Solving problems and puzzles throughout the project
- Non-corporate work environment where you are given a lot of freedom, 
- Relaxed atmosphere 
- Flexible working hours,
- Gear with an apple logo 
- Free lunch
- Exposure to possibly the driest jokes you have ever heard.

Interested?

Submit your CV to info@appy.co.za, we look forward to hearing from you :)