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Programme Manager

at Concentric Alliance
Published August 21, 2023
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Category Management  
Job Type Full-Time  


The Programme Manager is a strategic role at Concentric Alliance. The purpose of the role is to support the implementation of company strategy, business development and project implementation.

This senior role requires a confident, self-motivated team-player who is able to function in a fast-moving environment and able to prioritise work assignments and anticipate the needs of clients and colleagues. The Programme Manager will be required to meet tight deadlines and deliver high-quality work. The Programme Manager must be able to function within stressful environments. Employees may be expected to work on public holidays, after hours and weekends.

Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for project management and, in addition, will need to have experience in client engagement, proposal development, and monitoring and evaluation. The successful candidate must be comfortable managing consultants, providing guidance and support to associates, and contributing to company strategy, product development and innovation. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that project management principles are adopted throughout the business.

A relevant degree.

A Project Management Qualification (i.e., PRINCE2, PMP).

5 years of experience in project management either at a professional services firm, or civil society organisation;

Excellent Problem Solving and Analytical Skills.

Excellent Writing and Reporting Skills.

Excellent Competence in the use of MS Office 2016.

The ability to write project proposals and support business development.

The ability to monitor and evaluate project impact, using qualitative and quantitative methods.

Ability to manage client relationships.