Project Manager/Engineer (Airport City, Cape Town)

Expertise - ITC, Operations
Minimum Qualification - BSc, Relevant Certification

Our client, who specialises in the defence industry, is looking for a Project Manager/Engineer in the defence industry or similar industry who can start as soon as possible, or immediately, at their offices in Cape Town.

The candidate MUST have a degree in mechanical, electronical or industrial engineering and a project management qualification to apply 

The Role 

  • Core responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Developing project plans in consultation with various stakeholders and departments
  • Regular reporting on the status of projects
  • Supporting continuous improvement of the projects’ management system
  • Working with teams to execute projects and ensuring that all projects are on track and within budget
  • Assisting with timeline development, ensuring that production is on schedule and offering guidance to improve progress
  • Coordinating project management activities, resources, equipment and information
  • Breaking projects into doable actions 
  • Assisting with the preparation of budgets
  • Analysing risks and opportunities
  • Overseeing the project procurement management
  • Monitoring project progress and informing the company of any issues that arise
  • Acting as the point of contact and communicating project status to all participants
  • Working closely with the project manager and technical team
  • Liaising with suppliers and customers to resolve any problems
  • Collaborating with the purchasing and production departments

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 
  • Degree in mechanical, electronical or industrial engineering
  • project management qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience within the engineering, electronics and telecommunications industries
  • Proven work experience as a project manager or similar role.
  • An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules, and step-by-step action plans.
  • Strong working knowledge in reading and application of technical drawings Auto CAD hands-on experience with project management tools
  • Sciforma is advantageous
  • Must have your own vehicle with a valid driver’s licence
  • Fully-bilingual (non-negotiable)
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