Project Leader wanted immediately: APPLY HERE
Cape Town, Western Cape
Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communication company providing wider range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 73.6 million customers. From our roots in South Africa, we have grown our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique and Lesotho. The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200 million people. Through Vodacom Business Africa (VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40 countries across the continent. Vodafone is the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.
Were at our best when we lead and over the past 20 years, as the Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom has achieved a remarkable list of firsts. Were immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committed to continue trailblazing.
We employ individuals who are as passionate about customers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed which means that we are passionate about exceeding customer expectations; work relentlessly to really understand the customer; look at decisions through the customers eyes and take personal accountability for the customer experience.
We have the below vacancy available in our Organisation:
The H Band Project Leader position is based within the Local Consumer Business Unit.
The role of the Project Leader is to ensure regional Transmission and Radio Access Network projects are completed according to set schedules and within budget by liaising with different role players, applying sound project management principles and reporting on progress.
Your responsibilities will include:
To manage all aspects of Transmission and Radio Access Network roll-out and upgrade projects
To liaise with different role players (planning, maintenance, installations, property, central project management and other regions, stores, etc) to ensure projects are completed according to set schedules and within budget.
To conduct weekly contractor and supplier project team meetings to ensure progress of projects to schedule and set requirements.
To request purchase orders to ensure that projects are completed as per the set roll-out schedules, within the set budget and up to Vodacom quality standards.
To enter into price negotiations with proposed suppliers to ensure that all projects are completed within budget and ensuring a cost saving on Capex expenditure.
To compile a scope of work and a bill of materials for individual projects in accordance to company policies and procedures as well as set standards in the industry.
To conduct the financial acceptance of projects and ensuring that all was done in accordance with quotes and requests provided as well as to set company standards.
To ensure data integrity on all databases in order to track progress on projects as well as to report monthly on all aspects within the Project management environment (Local POs, foreign POs, stats, values, etc.)
Core competencies, knowledge and experience:
Scoping of Projects
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
Matric / Grade 12 essential
Relevant Technical Qualification (e.g. engineering) 3 year Degree / Diploma /T3/S4/N6 National Diploma (essential)
3 years’ experience in managing projects (essential); 1 year experience in business management / finance / budget control (desirable); Cellular or Transmission Telecommunications experience (essential)
GSM, UMTS, LTE and Transmission general knowledge
Certificate in Project Management (desirable)
Certificate / diploma in Business Management or Logistics (desirable)
Drivers Licence Code 08 (essential)
The base location for this role is Century City, Cape Town.
The Companys approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.
Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion and is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.
If you do not hear from us within 30 days please deem your application to be unsuccessful.