Freelance Print Project Manager - Cape Town

Key purpose of your job:

Responsible for project management of production processes on local and international accounts from brief to final production.

Primary Responsibilities:

Ensure all assigned projects are produced to high quality standards, are delivered on time, within the agreed budget and are profitable.
Draw up all relevant documentation i.e. quotes, budgets, cost estimates, project plans with time lines, schedules and priority lists, job bags and briefs.
Maintain up to date Campaign Finance: quotes, cost estimates, budget control, cost tracking, POs, billing instructions etc.
Follow the correct budget approval processes and stay abreast of changes to internal accounting processes/procedures.
Ensure all supplied assets are checked against the relevant QC standards.
Ensure jobs are scoped correctly and accurately and clarify exact requirements upfront during pre-production to ensure accurate budgeting.
Develop effective campaign schedules.
Set realistic timelines and manage client expectations.
Manage and monitor deadlines: where possible stay ahead of schedules and allow for sufficient time to accommodate for unforeseen changes/obstacles. Advise all affected parties of any changes to schedules and deadliness.

Competencies, skills and knowledge

Excellent ability to prioritise and manage time efficiently and effectively
Highly organised, detail oriented and accurate
Excellent numeracy and financial skills

Unfortunately we cannot communicate with all applicants, so if you have not heard back from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccesful.

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