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Project Manager

R 40.000,00 monthly City of Cape Town, Western Cape 22 June

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  • Description

  • VPUU NPC is a Public Benefit Organisation implementing multi-sectoral integrated area based upgrading programmes of neighbourhoods in townships and informal settlements. This is done in partnership with communities, municipalities, provincial and national government.

    We work in an integrated team of community participation, socio economic development, operation and maintenance, spatial planning and design, infrastructure development, and knowledge management towards sustainable urban neighbourhoods. For our team we are looking for


    Up to R 40 000.00 per month

    Job Purpose:

    To oversee the planning, implementation, and tracking of large-scale projects across the various Areas of Expertise (AoE) and to ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.

    Key Performance Areas:

    Assist with planning for projects across the VPUU AoE’s such as:
    Formulation of funding proposals where required
    Define the scope of the project
    Create a detailed work plan
    Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required
    Develop a schedule for project completion
    Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
    Oversee, monitor, evaluate and close projects across the AoE’s incl.:
    Manage, mentor, and evaluate project team members
    Build and maintain trust relationships with internal and external project stakeholders and be the primary contact person for the project
    Convene and facilitate regular project meetings with project stakeholders (internal and external) to support integrated planning and implementation
    Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
    Produce accurate and timely progress reports as per funder’s requirements
    Report progress of project to Operations Manager and leadership team at agreed intervals
    Oversee Public Relations/ Marketing around project under the guidance of Marketing
    Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase
    Facilitate project reviews
    Participate in knowledge transfer and sharing of best practices and lessons learned across project teams

    Proven work experience in the field of Project Manager (minimum 7 years)
    Tertiary education in project management or a related field
    Thorough understanding of project/programme management techniques and methods
    Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of project management software (MS Project etc.) is a strong advantage
    Working knowledge in using Salesforce is a strong advantage
    Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes
    Spatial design, construction industry knowledge, or IT Network knowledge are of advance
    Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
    Effective leadership and organizational skills
    Effective oral/written communication skills in at least 2 of the following languages: English, isiXhosa, Afrikaans
    Excellent problem-solving ability
    Knowledge of upgrading of low income neighbourhoods is an advantage
    Drivers licence
    Please forward a CV and a covering letter, including certified copies of your ID and relevant qualifications to: apply***.com
    Closing date for applications: Thursday, 18 June 2020

    Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups as defined by the Employment Equity Act.

    Applicants are respectfully informed that if no notification of appointment is received within one month from the closing date, they must accept that their applications were unsuccessful

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: R28,000.00 to R40,000.00 /month


    project management software : 3 years (Required)
    Project management: 7 years (Required)
    Work Remotely:

    Temporarily due to COVID-19

  • Number of vacancies: 10
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Certificate
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Project Manager

  • Province

    City of Cape Town, Western Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 40.000,00 monthly

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