Project Manager

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Recruiter: BCG Recruitment and Training
Job Ref: JHB000501/Admin
Summary: Reporting to the Group Project Manager, the incumbent will oversee planning, implementation and tracking of specific short and medium-term projects with specific deliverables as identified by Senior Management.



Job Description

Reporting to the Group Project Manager, the incumbent will oversee planning, implementation and tracking of specific short and medium-term projects with specific deliverables as identified by Senior Management.
Qualifications and Experience required
Relevant Tertiary Degree or National Diploma in Project Management or equivalent
Minimum 10 years’ experience as a Project Manager
Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Senior Project Manager
Experience with process improvement and inventory control
PMP Certification
Key Areas of Responsibility
Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management
Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project
Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
Staff the project in consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select staff and/or volunteers with appropriate skills for the project activities
Manage project staff and/or volunteers according to the established policies and practices of the organization
Ensure that personnel files are properly maintained and kept confidential
Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project
Contract qualified consultants to work on the project as appropriate
Implement the project
Execute the project according to the project plan
Develop forms and records to document project activities
Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
Monitor the progress of the project and adjust as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project
Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
Control the project
Write reports on the project for management and project owners/funders
Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements
Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
Excellent Knowledge of Project Management
Excellent Knowledge of Process Improvement
Good Knowledge of Developing Budgets
Excellent Verbal and Written Presentation skills
Planning, Organising and Follow Through
Building Relationships
Organisational Awareness
Technology and Innovation


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