Job Description

To manage aerospace projects from their initiation, through all project phases till closure. Project teams will consist of project managers and engineers from across a variety of functional areas of the organisation.
A Project Manager will establish and work on various projects to manage and ensure the provision of predefined deliverables and services within a predefined time and cost budget, while mitigating project risks / obstacles and managing stakeholder and customer expectations.


B Eng / B Tech, Electric / Electronic / Mechanical preferable
Project Management related certifications advantageous


3 years technical work experience
Project Management experience preferable

  • Managing the team to success. This involves overcoming conflicts on the lower level, communicating with team members and tying in key stakeholders
  • A project manager needs to have not only technical skills, but also a number of soft skills, including team management, social competency, self-management, and stress management
  • Holds full accountability for project success
  • Accountable for project initiation, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and delivery
  • Accountable to solicit, track, report, manage and resolve project risks
  • Ensure assigned projects adhere to their baselined plan of schedule (timeous) and budget (cost)
  • Establish project management plans as required
  • Coordinating and integrating tasks/activities and clarifying project objectives within a multidisciplinary team
  • Providing support, guidance, motivation and facilitation of the team through the project process
  • Interface, communicate, work with and manage expectations of internal and external stakeholders and clients
  • Appropriate interpersonal skills that include a sensitivity for intercultural differences
  • Establish and maintain project-client contracts and reports
  • Establish scope of work, work plan and associated work packages for a given project
  • Planning and identifying a project’s required group of skills
  • Perform scheduling and resource levelling of multiple simultaneous projects
  • Work with functional area management for the appropriate resource assignments
  • Track and report on resource loading in support of functional areas and the PO
  • Consult respective functional areas to obtain assignments of appropriate resources (capability/skill level/vertical depth) to project tasks
  • Managing changes to the project as and when necessary
  • Ensure that projects are subject to review and baselined at appropriate stages before progressing onward
  • Keep appropriate records according to standing procedures
  • Submit reports to the Program Office as required and directed
  • Ad hoc engineering support as may be required from time to time
  • The mandate on the project manager is to define:
    o What task/project is to be done,
    o When will the task/project be done,
    o Why the task/project will be done,
    o How much budget is available to do the task,o How well has the task/project been done in terms of the above aspects

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