Digital Project Manager, South Africa

South Africa, South Africa, South Africa
Last update 2024-04-17
Expires 2024-05-17
ID #2013395947
Digital Project Manager, South Africa
South Africa, South Africa, South Africa,
Modified February 1, 2024


Ogilvy Experince is the Digital arm of Ogilvy South Africa.

We are focused on creating impactful relationships by design between our clients and their customers.

We help companies drive sustainable growth and customer value through an unmatched understanding of brand and human behaviour while harnessing the power of innovation, design, data, and technology.

We are looking for a: Digital Project Manager The Digital Project Manager coordinates various digital projects from briefing to delivery, including resource and time planning.

A thorough understanding of (and appreciation for) UX/UI, Development, SEO and Data is required to fulfil this role.

Responsibilities: Partners with capability leads in ensuring that project objectives are defined and clear, and team capabilities and skills are engaged successfully to achieve objectives.

Resource Forecasting - Plan accurate resource forecast based on an objective view of the current and future project pipeline.

Project Spend Reporting - Understands how project success impacts on margin.

Can partner with the account and product management team to course correct overspend.

Applies change management process within projects to drive efficiencies.

Post Project Analysis - Partners with leads on analysis of the total project budget against the total project cost (based on timesheet hours) ensures that all learnings form part of future briefs.

Staff Forecasting - Forecasting the resources needed to staff a portfolio.

Ensuring that the skill set, and experience matches requirement.

Presenting - Capability of clearly presenting thoughts, ideas, structure, and form, both verbally and visually.

Qualifications The ideal candidate would have the following background: Digital PM experience with exposure to Development (A Must).

Ability to accurately scope out new projects: breaking down deliverables and requirements, structuring the projects, identifying correct resources, putting together costs/time.

(PM tool experience with Smartsheets, Workbook, Trello, Asana and Jira).

Ability to schedule, track and prioritise the work correctly with critical deadlines and milestones.

Tracking project spend, burn rate and resource capacity.

Can deal with any day-to-day issues but still able to have a bigger picture view of project portfolios.

Flagging any risk upfront and solving any blockages.

Liaising with product management and account management to ensure all deliverables are met and budgets are adhered too.

Ability to keep a team motivated and moving forward.

Offer Full-time job.

Local and Global client portfolio.

Attractive package and benefits.

Continuous trainings.

Career conversation and growing opportunities.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Digital project manager

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