Project Management Analyst - Africa (6 Months Contract)
Ernst & Young AG
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
25d ago

The project management analyst will provide professional project administration and support across multiple related projects to a centralized project team.

He / she will be required to plan, develop and manage stakeholder processes for the project’s success (both existing and future state).

The incumbent will provide high level administrative support to Mercury project manager in order to execute on Project Mercury across Africa.

Essential Functions of the Job :

This role supports the Mercury project manager in the effective deployment and implementation of

Mercury across Africa. The role has some broad administrative components that relate to supporting the project.

These duties include, but are not limited to :

  • Attend and participate in project meetings
  • Record and produce accurate and concise minutes of the above meetings
  • Monitor action items using MS Project
  • Assist the project manager with editing and compiling of project documents
  • Ensure timeous compilation of draft presentations for meetings when required
  • Be the point of contact for all project team members
  • Co-ordinate travel requirements as required
  • Ad hoc process management as defined by Mercury Project Manager
  • Supervision Responsibilities :

  • Self-starter with creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to flex and adapt to working in a changing environment
  • Demonstrate an ability to quickly build relationships based on doing the right thing
  • Knowledge and Skills Requirements :

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate high level of professionalism
  • Self-driven and solution orientated
  • Proactive and show initiative
  • Display enthusiasm and willingness to learn
  • Exhibit good time management skills
  • Self-starter with creative approach to problem solving
  • Attention to detail and analytical competence
  • Other Requirements :

    Overtime and some travel may be required.

    Job Requirements : Education :

    Education :

    Relevant Diploma in Project Management or Office Administration would be advantage.

    Experience :

  • Prior project management experience in a professional services environment
  • Prior experience managing large projects and transformation initiatives
  • Prior experience working with SAP is an added advantage
  • Business knowledge of EY’s operations and systems across Africa
  • Broad knowledge of EY’s policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of MS Office especially Excel and MS Project
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