Project Coordinator

We are looking for a full time Project Coordinator in Durban. To qualify for the role the ideal candidate will have proven experience working in a similar role and knowledge of the industry. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for the overall coordination, administration, and support of the Project Manager on the successful delivery of assigned projects, in line with project constraints of cost, time, and quality parameters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build strong relationships with all levels of the Customer and 3rd Party Vendors
  • Communicate regularly and clearly to all relevant stakeholders, across Borwood, Customers, and 3rd Party Vendors
  • Co-ordinate delivery of all aspects of assigned projects as per Project Definition Document (or other project-related documentation), with particular emphasis on delivering within timescales and budgets
  • Ensure all approved orders are received in good order and are filed in the correct fashion, conduct Project Initiation, and Kick off
  • Gather all relevant time estimates, dependencies, and lead times to assist with the creation and execution of project schedules
  • High-level understanding of project components to be represented in a WBS (Work Breakdown Structure) to assist to drive critical path activities
  • Work closely with the Solutions and Technical teams to ensure strong and consistent communication
  • Ensure timely resolution of any conflicts which may occur
  • Be knowledgeable on all aspects of the project, including but not limited to, SLAs, timescales, supplier services, costs, hardware, devices, etc
  • Managed and coordinate all phases of the project cycle. From kick off to closure

Necessary Experience and/or Qualification

  • 5 years of Project Coordination experience within a Service Provider environment or ICT / Telecommunications Industry
  • Degree level qualification
  • ITIL or Prince 2 certification, CAPM (PMI) (desirable)
  • Knowledge of business and department integration in terms of process

Personal Skills/Competencies Required

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Self-disciplined and able to self-manage and set goals
  • Strive for ongoing continuous improvement of project delivery throughout project implementation
  • Ability to work well with people on all levels

Salary: Market Related

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