Junior Project Engineer (Technology/Mechanical)

Western Cape
Posted 2 months ago

To apply, send your CV to rikus@kwena.net or apply directly at the link below.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Meet with project sponsors to develop a project charter and statement of works. 
  • Manage projects and deliverables in a fairly complex environment (such as IT, production and industrial sites for large corporate clients in South Africa and abroad). 
  • Engage with stakeholders, coordinate internal resources, and liaise with third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects. 
  • Ensure that all assigned projects are delivered on-time, within scope and in budget. 
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility. 
  • Occasional site visits as required by project. 
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress. 
  • Share/discuss project plan with client and internal team. 
  • Manage changes and project controls to the project scope, schedule, and costs. 
  • Report and escalate variances or any project risk to management as needed. 
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with clients, internal teams and third parties/vendors. 
  • Continuously perform risk management to minimize project risks across the project lifecycle. 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation. 
  • Meet with clients regularly to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project.
  • Make use of relevant PM tools and techniques to measure project performance and progress (Measuring if long term and short-term goals are met).
  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • A University degree in Engineering, IT or Sciences. 
  • Certification in Project Management (Example PMI-CAPM, PMI-PMP or Prince2). 
  • 2-5 years’ experience as a project coordinator/junior project manager. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Proven ability to multitask. Will deal with multiple projects at once (Should be able to assist/manage 8 or more projects at a time). 
  • Highly accurate with strong attention to detail. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Teams, and Microsoft Project.

Please note that if you have not received a response to your submission within 2 weeks, your application has been unsuccessful.

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