Digital Project Manager

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town, Gardens
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid/Senior
Type:Permanent
Company:Now Boarding


We’re looking for an experienced digital project manager to join our fast-growing, agile and quirky digital and creative agency. At Now Boarding, we create captivating digital products, and help our clients take them to market. Our specialisations are UX/UI design and digital marketing, and we work with well-known SA and global brands, corporates and startups.

Project Management is a core part of our value offering. We’re looking for an experienced Project Manager who enjoys engaging with clients, speaks “dev” like a second language and can keep a number of projects running successfully in parallel. A proven track record in Project Management is key, with some technical knowledge being strongly advantageous.

If you’re a strong team player and believe that our clients and partners will love working with you, we’d like to hear from you.  


Our new Project Manager will:

  • Run projects from kick-off to delivery, in conjunction with our Designers, Marketers and Directors.
  • Define project scope, goals, budgets, deliverables and dependencies in conjunction with the relevant Director.
  • Prepare project timelines and work with creative, operations and traffic to ensure milestones and deadlines are met.
  • Prepare the necessary documentation to ensure smooth and successful projects.
  • Keep clients informed throughout projects and manage expectations.
  • Identify risks upfront and effectively mitigate and manage these with our crew and clients.
  • Perform Quality Control on projects and ensure delivery against expected standards.
  • Ensure that projects are completely on time, and on budget.
  • Report to the Directors on project profitability and future project optimisation suggestions.

Requirements
  • Relevant tertiary education
  • Project management experience (preferably with some technical knowledge or background)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Financial aptitude and ability to manage budgets
  • A positive attitude with the ability to rally a team
  • The ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in a preferred project management tool or methodology
  • Must love dogs

We’re looking for someone who...
  • Learns fast and is able to grasp the requirements of a project quickly.
  • Is highly organised and detail orientated.
  • Is passionate about digital and technology.
  • Works effectively under pressure while keeping the team calm and motivated.
  • Takes initiative, doesn’t wait for instruction and can manage their own time.
  • Is completely dependable.
  • A natural problem-solver and able to pull a project back on track when the unexpected comes up.
  • Can effectively manage clients, even when things aren’t going quite to plan.

Why we think you’ll love working with us:
  • Projects across a wide variety of industries.
  • Working with clients of all sizes, from startups to corporates, both local and international.
  • Our organised, disciplined, talented and crazy team.
  • Our passion for process and efficiency.
  • Flexi-time.
  • Fresh lunches every day and a fridge full of chocolate dessert.
  • Our regular office dogs, Yoyo and Huey.
  • Strong, collaborative relationships with our clients.
  • Light and bright offices in Gardens.


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Letter of Motivation
  • CV


Please note no applications will be accepted without the above items.

Should you not hear back from us by 25 August, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

Digital & Creative Agency

Posted on 11 Aug 14:38

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Melissa Pieterse

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