Technical Project Manager
Digitas
Cape Town, WC, ZA
3d ago

Job Description

Technical Project Manager

The Technical Project Manager for the Sanlam team plays an essential role by ensuring all work required by the production team is delivered on time, following best practices and at the highest standard.

Scope of the role

  • To manage the Sanlam production team and all work they deliver; to ensure that projects are delivered on time, following platform and CI best practices;
  • work closely with the Account Managers and Business Unit Director.

    Responsibilities (include but are not limited to) :

  • Run daily standups with the team
  • Create the daily production schedule together with Operations content
  • Manage daily production, project check-ins and schedule go-lives
  • Manage technical and design consultations with Senior Front-End Developer and UX Designer
  • Project scoping for costing and scheduling purposes
  • Test functional requirements
  • Manage and improve production processes
  • Be the gatekeeper of third-party tools and technical documentation
  • Ensure all work is done according to platform requirements and CI requirements
  • Promote and manage production team wellness and growth
  • Publics Groupe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and prohibits any forms of Discrimination or Harassment. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees in line with our Employment Equity Plan.

    All appointments will be based on qualifications, experience and best fit but preference will be given to all affirmative action candidates or designated groups.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

    Qualifications

    Requirements / Experience / Skills

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Operations Management / Production Management or similar
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a Digital Agency as a Snr Traffic Manager or Snr Production Manager
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word / Excel / PowerPoint etc.)
  • Proficient using Apple products (i.e. Mac)
  • Digital experience is essential
  • Technical project management experience is essential
  • Knowledge of CMs’s (preferred), Sharepoint and Wordpress
  • A good command of the English language (both verbal and written)
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Technical skills : Basic understanding of front-end coding environments will be beneficial
  • Additional Information

    Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work within a team as well as independently
  • Ability to remain calm in a highly pressurised environment
  • Ability to accept constructive feedback and learn from it
  • Proactive
  • Out of the box" creative thinking

  • Resilient
  • Solution and deadline driven
  • Meticulous with attention to detail
  • Other : Flexible to work overtime (if and when required)Comfortable to work on alcohol brands (if and when required)Comfortable to work on-site (if and when required)
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