Project Manager - Development

Project Manager - Development

Location: Randburg, JHB
Salary: Negotiable

About the Role:
The development Project Manager takes responsibility for coordinating and implementing digital development projects. The PM has knowledge of website platforms and development, a broad understanding of social media platforms, and have projects management skills. The development PM has a key interest and experience in South African and International mainstream television, works flexible hours and has a passion for learning within the digital, television and development spaces

2-3 years’ relevant experience
Project management training, qualification or in-house experience
Web and multimedia project management experience
CMS-based website management experience
Advanced Microsoft Office (full suite) skills
Driver's License and own transport advantageous
Good written and verbal communication skill needed
Must have an excellent understanding of website architecture and content placement
Technical QA experience advantageous
Must be prepared to work flexible hours, after 17h00 and weekends
Be up to date with the latest trends in web & interaction design
Have a passion for digital
Have a sense of ownership on projects
Must be deadline-driven
Must have logic, eye for detail, be a multi-tasker, work well with people, disciplined, self-leading, solutions-orientated and have a passion for learning

Plan and coordinate details of content, timelines, deadlines, briefs and tasks by working with projects teams, and management
Ensuring that processes are implemented for efficient workflow
Managing the briefs, deliverables, timelines and outputs with developers
Communicating briefs and project requirements, for digital platforms to development teams Quality management of deliverables i.e testing on staging environment against brief
Change Control Management and implementation to ensure risk compliance
Working with content editorial teams – understanding CMS, training, deployment of final project
General project admin, such as creating manuals, outlining processes, logging change requests, maintaining project documentation
Reporting on development road map, time and budget
Plan and manage a voting production through the voting life cycle
Provide daily progress reports on voting production
Monitor and report on voting patterns and results
Review all voting content for accuracy and adherence to voting policy