IT Project Relationship Manager

IT Project Relationship Manager - Contract

This is a key role reporting to the Executive: Strategic Services

Job Purpose:

The IT Project Relationship Manager will facilitate initiatives between SABRIC Member Banks and external organizations through supporting new and existing implementations, reporting and issue management.  The IT Project Relationship Manager will play a key role in building and enhancing relationships.  


  • Project Management qualification   
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting, business. Finance, marketing, management or a similar area
  • Proven track record of managing IT projects


  • Experience in working with the banking industry
  • 5 years Project Management or Team management experience
  • Proven track record of managing IT projects

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • IT systems development and support
  • Project Management principles and practices Implementation and management of Legal agreements
  • Managing relationships
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office products

Key Responsibilities:

Establish and build relationships with SABRIC members and external organizations and act as trusted advisor who understands their needs and requirements.

Facilitation by:

  • Supporting existing implementations at SABRIC Member Banks
  • Supporting new implementations by SABRIC Member Banks
  • Coordinating requests relating to the current or new Services
  • Compiling and maintaining documentation in support of usage of the Services

Reporting to Governing Forums

  • Monthly usage statistics
  • Progress reporting to the Governing Forums

Issue Management

  • Identify issues that become evident during facilitation and reporting
  • Facilitate issues and escalate within structure when necessary

Service / Process improvement

Identify / support / facilitate the options / opportunities that may exist of improving usage of all Services

Person Profile:

  • High levels of integrity in the conduct of personal and professional affairs
  • Calmness and clarity of thought under pressure
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Understanding of strategic business objectives and the ability to drive results toward those objectives
  • Self-motivated /Self-starter
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Time management
  • Problem solving
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Interpersonal and communication (both oral and written skills)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Critical Thinking
  • Strategic thinking
  • Analytic Skills

Working Conditions:

Must have a vehicle and driver’s license.  Under normal operating conditions, this role will work to the usual organizational policies and norms.  Facilitate working from home given that remote working will be required from time to time.  Able to work extended hours when required.

Remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate, in line with qualifications, experience and level of competence. Forward you’re CV to on or before 17 July 2020. Should you not be contacted by 24 July 2020 please consider your application as unsuccessful

By applying for this position at SABRIC, the applicant understands, consents and agrees that SABRIC may solicit a credit and criminal report from a registered credit bureau and/or SAPS (in relation to positions that require trust and honesty and/or entail the handling of cash or finances) and may also verify the applicant’s educational qualifications and employment history.

SABRIC reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified