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Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Ferndale, Randburg, ZA, .

Company: CDK

Job Description

Accelerate Your Career

Drive global technology


We’re a global market leader in providing software and digital marketing solutions to the automotive industry. We’re innovating the way that automotive dealerships drive their customers’ car-buying experience from the moment they run a search online all the way through to bringing their car back in for a service. Join us and be a part of the evolution.


We’re large enough to make a difference but small enough for your voice to be heard. This means that we are an organisation where every person matters. You can make an impact on the success of our business and that of our customers regardless of what career you decide to pursue.


Purpose of role 

Responsible for managing large internal and customer facing projects to budget, schedule and quality. Working with physical and virtual teams across departments, this role demands timely and effective communications with project sponsors, internal stakeholders, technical specialists and customers across multiple concurrent projects. Working closely with customers, managing their expectations, and ensuring that the right job is completed and done well. Helping the project team and colleagues in CDK and their customers to be successful.
The Project Manager is well organised, articulate, detail-orientated and commercially aware, with an understanding of business operations, and able to lead and delegate effectively. You take pride and responsibility, and have the drive to make things happen to get the job done.

Key Duties & Responsibilities 


• Defining the scope, impact, resources and outcomes of the project, and gaining customer agreement to these
• Developing project plans, budgets and teams, and identifying and scheduling project activities
• Establishing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, delivery teams and customers
• Assigning work, delegating responsibilities, leading and supporting the project team
• Working closely with the project team to ensure that commitments and deadlines are met
• Regularly reviewing project scope, costs, performance and business benefits to keep the project on track
• Communicating project progress and outcomes to the delivery team, the project sponsor, the project board, and the customer
• Dealing with emerging risks and issues promptly and professionally, escalating where necessary
• Using appropriate standards, systems, resources, tools and techniques in all project management activities
• Maintaining and controlling project documentation and systems during, and on completion of the project Closing projects to enable revenue recognition, and to review lessons learned


Skills & Experence Required 


  • Strong Project Mnagement Experience from within a Technical / Software Implementation Environment 
  • Excellent Communitation Skills 
  • Fluent in English Language 
  • Attention to Detail 


Why a career with CDK Global?


We demand diversity. Our people may be spread across countries, continents and cultures, but we’re united by a passion and enthusiasm to drive our business forward. This means no matter where you work you’ll feel like part of our global team. Diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences are the only way to deliver world-class service to our customers. Our differences are our strengths


Your benefits. To help us attract and retain the best, we pay people according to performance, not length of service. We will also help you grow your career, not only through focused investment in learning and development but also by enabling you to explore the exciting opportunities our global market has to offer.


The perfect opportunity awaits. Start your career with CDK Global.

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