Senior Project Coordinator - Telecommunication

Job Description

Our firm, Africa-One Consulting has been retained to provide Senior Project Coordinator - Telecommunication at one of South Africa’s municipality. As such, we are looking for Senior Project Coordinators in Telecommunication. Preference will be given to candidates with certification.


  • SAP PPM module updating
  • Project Scheduling
  • Material Management
  • Site Visits
  • Resource Planning
  • Reporting
  • Responsible for timely project completion, issue identification/resolution, and customer delivery
  • Ensures clients clearly understand status of project throughout all phases; including outstanding, pending and completed tasks
  • Performs daily project tracking including resource management, equipment tracking and workflow supervision of multiple projects
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises when appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Summarizes progress of project and prepares interim and project completion reports
  • Facilitates efficient and effective internal team and external customer meetings
  • Partner with internal and external customers to communicate project tasks, and schedules.
  • Coordinate activities with other employees within our or the customer’s organization to ensure compliance and appropriate follow-through of policies, procedures, rules, rates, and completion dates applicable to his/her assigned projects.
  • Prepares budgets and tracks expenses.
  • Provides estimates within department guidelines.
  • May order materials or coordinate with administrative personnel.
  • Verify and reconcile invoices.
  • Manage the document control process and ensure constant communication with the customer and both internal and external team members.
  • Organize and maintain data in clear, accurate formats. Ensure project files are properly maintained and uploaded in customer database.

Required education:

  • B-Tech/First Degree with Project Management as a subject or Proven (8 years) Project Coordinator type skills within a Telecoms multi project environment

Required experience:

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in project management environment.

Core Skills

  • Project Coordination type roll within the Telecommunication sector.
  • Basic understanding of LAN, MAN, MPLS, Radio, Facilities and Fibre technologies and standards

Other Requirements

  • Knowledge of Microsoft
  • SharePoint or equivalent document management system
  • Experience in SAP CRM or other ERP system environment
  • Proven ability to use and maintain complex project administration systems
  • Experience with administration of project documentation (specifications, closeout documents, POs and invoices)
  • The ability to work systematically and accurately in complex settings
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word in particular)
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Driver’s license and own vehicle

Candidates should be able to start as soon as possible.