Communications Project Manager - Maternity Leave Contract
Pillango Placements
Stellenbosch, South Africa
1d ago
source : Executive Placements

An entrepreneurial Christian-based organisation seeks a contractual Project Manager to fill a maternity leave gap for 5 months from 15 July to 15 December.

The position requires a person to facilitate the efficient operation of all the moving parts of the Communications department and steer projects from inception to completion.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Executive Communications Manager on key group projects and be collaboratively involved with other internal departments and external service providers.

The focus of the position is more on Communications Project Management than purely Project Management. The person needs to be able to not only facilitate, actively participate in and add value to the communications projects, but needs to have excellent skills in planning and executing a communication strategy.

Social media and Asana experience would be beneficial.

Duties included but not limited to :

  • Hosting project kickoff meetings and check ins
  • Assigning tasks and responsibilities and overseeing project scheduling on Asana.
  • Effectively working with many different individuals and teams, streamlining communication between them.
  • Project management in terms of progress, problem solving, tracking deliverables and coordinating work between employees, teams, suppliers etc
  • Juggling tasks, deadlines, resources, budgets and team members to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and according to specs.
  • Collaborate on departmental reporting.
  • Requirements :

  • Tertiary qualification in market or a relevant field OR equivalent experience
  • Experience in Digital Marketing or Marketing is essential
  • 5+ years of project management experience is required
  • Experience in Asana or similar
  • Behavioural Competencies required :

  • Results Driven
  • Aiming for excellence and continual improvement
  • A collaborative worker that takes ownership yet collaborates
  • Motivator that drives teams to deliver a high standard
  • Able to work independently
  • An appreciation for relational office culture
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