Executive Project Manager – Umhlanga

Our client, in the tertiary education sector is looking a well-organized, energetic, and dynamic Executive Project Manager to provide support to the Executive Team. This is a great opportunity to establish working relationships with high level executives and contribute to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of our organization.

Duties & Responsibilities

– Managing the scope of projects, including identifying potential problems and adjusting as necessary.

– Serving as a liaison between departments within an organization to ensure that projects are completed successfully.

– Reviewing project proposals to determine feasibility and making recommendations for changes.

– Ensuring that project milestones are met, and deadlines are met by communicating with all parties involved in the project.

– Executive Project Manager usually have a high level of administrative experience and may be entrusted with tasks like researching clients.

– Preparing reports.

– Respond to messages and delegate communications to the appropriate department.

– Throughout the day, update the office schedule and call business partners to confirm appointments. – Be able to manage processing software, spreadsheets, and databases to organize all the information in their department.

– Highly proficient on associated Microsoft Suite such as Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

– Ensure that the executives are prepared for meetings with organized research documents and notes.

– Provide administrative and co-ordination support for key projects that the Group Chief Executive requires.

– Manage office space to ensure the business is adequately prepared for meetings or events by communicating with relevant stakeholders


  • Time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  •  Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Problem-solving and decision making
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proactivity and self-direction
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Highly perceptive and prepared
  • Excellent professionalism High level of integrity and maintain confidentiality
  • Flexibility and agile working
  • Enhance presentations with effects and graphics where required

Desired Experience & Qualification

At least five years’ experience in a related role.

Experience as a project manager, administrative support management role, executive assistant, is valuable.


– Bachelor’s degree in a business or related field, such as business administration, or management.

Package & Remuneration

market related

Job Category: ProjectManagement Tertiary Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Durban Umhlanga

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