- Managing the scope of projects, including identifying potential problems and adjusting as
- Serving as a liaison between departments within an organization to ensure that projects are
- 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
- 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
- Provide administrative and co-ordination support for key projects that the Group Chief Executive
- Manage office space to ensure the business is adequately prepared for meetings or events by
communicating with relevant stakeholders.
- Communication: Effective communication is a crucial skill for project managers, as it allows them
to convey information to the team and other stakeholders. As an executive project manager, you
may be responsible for communicating with senior leadership, so it’s important to be able to
convey information in a way that they can understand. You may also be responsible for
communicating with team members who are located in different offices or management levels,
so it’s important to be able to use communication tools like email, instant messaging, and video
conferencing to convey information clearly.
- Leadership: Leadership skills can be an important trait for an executive project manager to have,
as they can be responsible for overseeing several projects. Leadership skills can help a project
manager guide the teams and projects to success, as they can be able to motivate their team
members and encourage them to work hard.
- Organization: Organization is another skill that can be useful for project managers to have. Being
able to keep track of multiple tasks, deadlines and other information can help you be more
effective in your role. Executive project managers may need to be especially organized, as they
may have more tasks and responsibilities than other project managers.
- Time management: Time management is another crucial skill for project managers to have, as
they often have multiple tasks to complete simultaneously. Executive project managers may have
more responsibilities than other project managers, so time management is an important skill for
them to have.
- Problem-solving: Problem-solving skills allow you to identify and resolve issues that arise during
the planning or execution of a project. As an executive project manager, you may not be on-site
to resolve issues, but you can help to identify the source of the problem and offer solutions to
resolve it. For example, if a project team member is having difficulty completing a task, you may
be able to help them find a solution by providing them with resources or training.
- Executive project manager must be detail oriented.
- Proactivity and self-direction.
- Highly perceptive and prepared.
- Excellent professionalism.
- High level of integrity and maintain confidentiality.
- Flexibility and agile working.
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.
The successful candidate will be based in Umhlanga
Job Category: Tertiary Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Umhlanga