PROJECT COORDINATOR

Location: Durban

Our client, based in Durban, is looking for a Project Coordinator to join their team.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for quoting, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing out projects.
  • Quoting and completion of project related tenders within the given deadlines.
  • Take ownership of any project given ensuring project targets and deadlines are met.
  • Complete projects by organizing and controlling project elements.
  • Ensure that all projects comply to the safety and health working environment policies and are fully compliant with relevant legislation.
  • Participating in tender process i.e. design, submission and review.
  • Prepare, maintain and monitor project cost calculations.
  • Supply and assist management with sales forecasts based on the tenders handed in.
  • Control and arrange for signing off on contracts.
  • Overseeing all incoming and outgoing project documentation.
  • Managing relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Develop project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans, conferring with management.
  • Designing risk mitigation plan.
  • Coordinate internal resources by identifying project phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Determine project specifications, customer requirements, performance standards and then prepare costing estimates.
  • Lead project planning sessions and maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Managing project progress and adapt work as required.
  • Control project costs by getting the right expenditures approved; administering contractor contracts.
  • Conducting project review and creating detailed reports for executive staff.
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with local and international regulations.
  • Optimizing and improving processes and the overall approach where necessary.
  • Securing growth opportunities and initiating new projects.
  • Assist customer service with additional duties where required.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification.
  • Proven experience in project management essential.
  • Willing to work non-standard working hours if required.
  • Ability to balance short- and long-term strategic requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

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