Freelance Project Manager

Johannesburg – Freelance

Job profile overview

Hellocomputer is seeking ambitious project managers, who will be responsible for the planning, management, coordination and financial aspects of campaigns and projects. If you are someone who has experience working on digital -campaigns or -corporate projects and can work under pressure in a fast paced and dynamic environment, then contact us now.

 

You will be responsible for:

  • Defining project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with a project team and in accordance to Hellocomputer’s methodologies
  • Preparing necessary and relevant documentation to ensure the successful delivery of your projects
  • Organising, collaborating with and leading your project team
  • Preparing project timelines and assigning resources
  • Setting, tracking and reporting progress on jobs using the appropriate project management tools to requirements
  • Identifying risks and effectively mitigating these with stakeholders
  • Managing project dependencies and workstreams
  • Timeously communicating expectations, risks, issues and progress on jobs
  • Negotiating with departments to source the right skills and resources for the job
  • Reviewing, testing and approving the final delivery of your project.

 

You will need:

  • To have a minimum of 3 years digital project management experience
  • To have the relevant tertiary education to support this role
  • To understand and run projects according to basic project management methodologies and processes, such as waterfall and agile
  • To have strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • To think strategically and be a problem solver
  • To be highly organised and work well under extreme pressure
  • To have an attention for detail
  • To effectively identify when and how to prioritise tasks
  • To understand the requirements of a digital team (i.e. strategy, usability, copy, design, development, QA and more)
  • To have a positive attitude
  • To be conversant of typical project management tools and respective software (e.g. MS Project)
  • To be passionate about everything digital

 

Beneficial Skills:

  • Working on digital projects involving multiple advertising and/or digital agency environments, i.e. work with teams in collaboration with these other agencies
  • Background on projects that delivered to the growth of the client’s business

 

Software Skills

Must be experienced in:

  • MS Project
  • Excel
  • Word
  • Powerpoint

 

Nice to have (but not necessary):

  • Visio
  • Photoshop
  • Axure or wireframing tool
  • Bug reporting software skills
  • Chase or Jira

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