Job Crystal Project Operations Consultant

By | March 27, 2021

Job Crystal Project Operations Consultant

Job Crystal

Project Operations Consultant

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • EE/AA, Non EE/AA
  • Published: 


A start-up company in Johannesburg is looking for an exceptional professional that is willing to join us in these exciting times when our start-up is scaling up, in the role of Project Operations Consultant. This role will report to the CEO of the company.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in operations management, including HR, finance, general day-to-day operations and project management.  This role will be a 2IC to the CEO.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operations – follow process, understand what to do if the process gets stuck, take ownership, accountability is important.  Procedures and processes are especially important.  Follow-up to ensure that any issues are solved
  • Project Management – Defining, planning, tracking and managing specific projects
  • Coordination – Run with the entire process and coordinate it all
  • Accounts – Follow up with accountants on deadlines for secretarial, invoices and statutory requirements
  • HR – Assistance with HR, specifically Assisting with Preparation/ On-boarding of New Employees
  • Set up project plans when requested in detail on tasks, responsible people with deadline and able to follow up with suppliers and the team
  • Assisting in Facilities Management
  • Efficient and effective administration of the general office administration
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Co-ordinate Release efforts with key project stakeholders
  • Maintain the relevant project risk registries


Desired Experience & Qualification

Non-Negotiable requirements:

  • Proven track record of organisational ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound technical knowledge and prior working experience in a technical environment
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  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Excellent planning abilities
  • Ability to cope with pressure and deadlines in a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to adapt easily to change
  • Ability to grasp and interpret technical processes and procedures efficiently
  • Meticulous with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a team, with the willingness to put in extra effort and time when the team is under pressure
  • Detail oriented – high attention to detail person
  • Ability to follow process and procedures
  • Follow through- ability to follow a query through to solution
  • Conflict resolution skills – a desire to solve an issue – take ownership
  • 100 % reliable
  • Logical thinker
  • High level of professionalism
  • Good personal presentation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, both written and verbal.
  • Works accurately and with eye for detail.
  • Handles in the best interest of both customer and company.
  • Ability to facilitate multi-departmental functions, to achieve necessary success