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Project Manager (Events) (AA/EE Candidates)- HMPM

About the company

SA Youth Development Organisation.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Aligned tertiary education in Project Management and Marketing.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Project Management and Events Planning.
  • Experience in stakeholder relations.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, and task management tools.


Other traits

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty.

Key Responsibilities

Project Management [60%]

  • Research potential project topics
  • Develop project collateral including but not limited to proposals, brochures
  • Participate in directing content development and project message design
  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Track project costs to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, progress, and impact
  • Manage deviations and crises during implementation process
  • Attend to ad hoc client requirements timeously [Senior Private and Public stakeholders]
  • Complete all clients’ required compliance and reporting procedures
  • Manage external service providers to meet contractual deliverables
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution to ensure efficient and successful achievement of objectives/targets
  • Monitor progress and implement adjustments as required to maintain project success
  • Prepare and distribute programme reports to all relevant stakeholders
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement


Events & Media [30%]

  • Organizing of venue, sound, lighting, entertainment, speakers, RSVP management, catering, photography, décor, branding, event set-up and management
  • Managing media service providers, writing, and contributing to press releases
  • Building relationships with key players, securing coverage opportunities, managing relationship with media monitoring company

New Business Support [10%]

  • Leveraging legislature and public policy to attract business, e.g., BBBEE accreditation
  • Keeping abreast of industry trends to identify new funding opportunities
  • Contribute to fundraising by researching potential funders and setting up meetings for new business pitches
  • Identify Request for Proposals (RFP) opportunities and submit aligned project applications
  • Network: Attend business gatherings and events to meet new clientele

Salary: R30,000 – R40,000 pm

Other: Travel within SA; must have own transport

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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