Project Manager

Posted on 25 February 2019

We are looking for a Project Manager to be responsible for handling our company's ongoing projects. You will be working closely with your team members to ensure that all project requirements, deadlines, and schedules are on track.

Role

  • Plan, run, prioritize, and support the launch of website projects/products
  • Adeptly forecast project revenue, potential risks, and resources needed
  • Play an active role scheduling and leading all stakeholder meetings including design briefs, project meetings and project bookings
  • Support the development of the product vision while scoping, managing, and prioritizing requirements
  • Plan projects to ensure that they are completed within defined time
  • Monitor progress of projects to ensure they meet targets and client expectations
  • Ensure all stakeholders have a clear view of activities, milestones, costs, and risks at all times
  • Check in with teammates to ensure they are not over-scheduled on project tasks and have everything they need to work effectively and efficiently
  • Collaborate and communicate regularly with internal team lead on project resourcing, progress, and challenges
  • Provide regular status updates to clients
  • Actively work to reduce and manage risk on projects
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects, including:
    • Allocate appropriate resources
    • Review and update project schedule
    • Plan and manage project timelines
    • Supervise and review work done by the project team
    • Maintain project documentation (as little as the team/client requires)
  • Ensure smooth onboarding and offboarding processes with stakeholders
  • Establish and support positive work and stakeholder relationships
  • Provide estimation and planning support for business development roles
  • Facilitate presentation of milestones/deliverables to the client
  • Interact closely with leaders and clients on any issues or questions that arise day to day

Experience (ideally)

  • Junior: At least one year
  • Mid-level: At least two to three years experience in digital project management
  • Senior: at least five years

Digital producer/PM qualifications

  • Understanding of latest technology, principles, and approaches
  • Clear understanding of other teammates’ roles: research, content, design, development, QA testing, data collection, social media
  • Ability to successfully scope and estimate digital products
  • Comfortable setting clear boundaries, liaising and negotiating with the team, executive decision makers, contractors, vendors, and clients
  • Clear focus on people and communication
  • Experienced with various apps and tools such as Magnetic, HubSpot, Dropbox and Figma
  • Personal qualities: leadership, great sense of humour, excellent communication skills, emotionally intelligent, empathetic, masterful expectation management, great attention to detail, fantastic negotiation skills, process adaptable, organized, willingness to learn new things

To apply, please email CV to iwant2work@propdata.net.

*Please note this is a Durban based position