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MTN South Africa: Project Manager

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28 May, 2010

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IT Jobs in South Africa, Project Management Jobs in South Africa

MTN Group operates three business divisions: MTN-SA (South Africa), MTN International, and Strategic Investments. We are listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange under the Telecommunications Service Sector (which falls under the Industrial Non-Cyclical Services). MTN South Africa recruits: Project Manager – Contract


Key Tasks:
– Drafting and updating Project Charters to ensure that the following are met:
Objectives, Budgets, Timelines
– Managing the MTN Group Social Media Strategy and Roadmap
– Track project budget and expenditures
– Responsible for managing and updating all supplier contracts
– Keep Marketing Services Team and GM informed of Project Status and key
Next Steps
– Oversee scheduling for meetings, forum/conferences, travel and other team
– Manage and align platforms and applications according to guidelines to ensure
adherence to MTN Group standardization
– Assist with implementation when required
– Prepare monthly and quarterly management and Exco reports.

Supervisory/Leadership/Managerial Tasks:
– Manage project activities, tasks and timelines with other team members,
suppliers and other departments/operations
– Build and maintain relationships with partners and suppliers.
– Provide feedback and input to ensure Project remains on time and on budget

Role Dependencies:
– Project management role in terms of implementing the MTN Group Social
Media strategy in-line with the Group wide Handset-, Sim and Data strategies

Education requirements:

– Diploma or Bachelor Degree
– Project Manager Qualification would be an advantage

– 3-5 years of project management experience within marketing or a related field
– 3-5 years of telecommunication experience
– 2-3 years experience in social media, mobile internet, content portals or
converged technologies would be highly advantages

– Budget and Timeline Tracking
– Internal business process understanding.
– Mobile internet, content portals, social media and converged technologies
competitors and key role players

Skills / physical competencies:
– Analytical skills.
– Attention to detail.
– Task oriented.
– People management skills.
– Interpersonal skills.
– Innovation.
– Verbal and written communication skills.
– Advanced computer skills.

Behavioral qualities:
– Initiative
– Passion
– Enthusiasm
– Persuasive
– Self motivated
– Organized

Click here to apply to MTN South Africa

Apply before 02/06/10

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