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Job Title
Lead Project Manager
Employment Type
Full Time
3 to 5 years
Job Published
19 September 2023
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Lead Project Manager required for a renowned property company based in East London.

Experience and Qualifications ESSENTIAL:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 5 – 8 year’s experience in project management
  • Minimum 3 year’s experience in leading a team of project managers.
  • Commercial property industry advantage


  • Identifying and communicating changes that may affect the project’s scope or timeline.
  • Managing team members by delegating tasks and setting expectations for performance
  • Monitoring budgets, resource allocation, timelines, and other key metrics to ensure project milestones are met.
  • Facilitating meetings with stakeholders to ensure effective communication about projects.
  • Developing and maintaining a project schedule and keeping it updated as the project progresses.
  • Reviewing all deliverables to ensure they meet quality standards and align with company branding guidelines.
  • Overseeing team member performance and providing feedback to improve performance.
  • Ensuring that all legal requirements are met throughout the life of the project.
  • Managing clients at all phases of the project, including establishing expectations, responding to questions, and resolving issues.
  • Familiarity with project management software and tools.
  • A project leader should effectively make plans that support project goals and lead their team to perform efficiently.

Risk Management:

  • Perform cost estimates and prepare proposals.
  • Lead project meetings.
  • Develop project schedules and execute according to plan.
  • Track actual project costs against budgeted costs and proactively address potential problems. Compete risk assessments.
  • Ensures compliance with relevant Acts and minimise business risk.

Project Management:

  • Assess the needs together with the relevant stakeholders where applicable.
  • Discussing the goals and needs for a specific project, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing out projects.

Staff Management

  • Responsible for bi-annual performance reviews and development plans
  • Responsible for the implementation and review of individual role profiles.


  • Identifies training/development needs and proactively selects effective solutions to address development gaps.
  • Ensures that a personal development plan is develop and implemented.

Key Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Leadership
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure to tight deadline
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Integrity
  • Business acumen
  • Decision-making
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Time management

Should you wish to apply please email your CV through to Erin Bentz at erin@profilepersonnel.co.za

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive a response within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful. We will keep your CV on our database for any other relevant roles that may arise.



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