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Online Project Manager - Sandton

Verpakt Management Services Salary Negotiable
  • Recruiter: Verpakt Management Services
  • Location: Sandton, Gauteng
  • Salary: Salary Negotiable
  • Sector: Media, Digital & Creative Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Added: 30 April 2012
  • Applications: 0
  • AA/EE opportunity?: No
  • Benefits: Not Included

Responsibilities



  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.

  • Take strategic direction from management, piece together execution team and carry out project.

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders. 

  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents. 

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.

  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.

  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.

  • Determine and assess need for additional staff during project cycle.

  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.

  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

  • Track project milestones and deliverables.

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.

  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.

  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.

  • Supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.

  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.

  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.

  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management. 


Position Requirements



  • College diploma in the field of Project Management.

  • 3 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.

  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft Project.

  • Solid working knowledge of current Internet technologies and trends.

  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management.

  • Technically competent with various software programs, such as Office, Visio, Project, etc.

  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.

  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.

  • Ability to read communication styles of team members.

  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.

  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, incl. management, and other departments.

  • Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.

  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.


Please not that if you have not heard from us within two (2) weeks of your application you must consider your application unsuccessful*

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