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Technical Project Manager – Automotive – Port Elizabeth

Salary: R38-45K CTC Per Month, Depending on experience

Complement Recruitment are looking for 2 experienced technical Project Manager’s to manage the organization of key client projects. Responsibilities include delivering every project on time within the company and clients budget and scope. Automotive, Components, Manufacturing, Technical industry background essential. To be based in Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage, Eastern Cape


  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the seamless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes & objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders & ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects managed.
  • Motivate and boost team morale to thrive when planning projects and working with project teams.


  • Matric; Degree in Engineering (Mechanical; Industrial) Artisan, Skilled or Trade Tested advantageous
  • PMP / PRINCE II Certification is a plus
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing, production environment
  • Proven working experience as a project coordinator and manager in the automotive/plastics sector
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software & project development
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, SAP, Syspro software and systems
  • Strong Background in business skills, project management, budgeting and analysis.

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