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    17 January 2022

    Calling Project Managers and Administrators

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    The Projects’ team is responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget.

    The Project Manager must plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed the entire way. They are instrumental in supporting the overall growth strategy and ensuring the efficiency of operations across most BOWERBIRD functions.

    The Project Administrator role is critical in supporting our Project Managers with day to day tasks and timelines. You’ll be challenged and get fulfilment from a fast-paced role where the learning curve is steep, and growth and development in the project management space are guaranteed.

    Teams Key Responsibilities

    • Determine and define project scope and objectives
    • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
    • Prepare a budget based on the scope of work and resource requirements
    • Track project costs in order to meet budget
    • Develop and manage detailed project schedules and work plans
    • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
    • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
    • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout the entire project execution
    • Monitor progress and adjust as needed
    • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
    • Assuming overall responsibility for completed projects and liaising with the operations team
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all goods purchased and received
    • Manage and report on reporting opportunities to reduce expenses and improve the effectiveness
    • Support the training and onboarding of the Stylist team and Internship Program Participants
    • Assist with Styling and design-related tasks
    • Contributing to the development of marketing strategies/campaigns, including reviews and promoting Bowerbird
    • Any additional duties as required for the role

    Experience Required

    Project Manager:

    • 4+ years of project management and related experience
    • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
    • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
    • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline

    Project Administrator:

    • 1+ years in a face-paced administrative role
    • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
    • Experience owning administrative duties, seeing them through from start to completion
    • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
    • Technology Skills: MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint are essential

    Educational Experience Required

    • Tertiary Qualification in Interior Design / Decoration discipline preferred
    • Project Management certification preferred

    Licenses Required

    • A valid driver’s licence is required for these roles

    Our Values – The Way We Behave

    Our values provide a framework to help employees understand our organisation’s fundamental beliefs. Bowerbird is a company that takes pride in the way treat our employees. We expect our employees to uphold our values in all interactions with both internal employees and external stakeholders.

    CURIOSITY – We are a curious bunch. It’s curiosity that drives us forward and feeds our creativity. The magic is in how things can be done more creatively, more beautifully – and always better than the last time. We never stop searching for the magic.

    TRUST – We act with the best intentions for our teams – this is clear through the care and respect we demonstrate with each other. Positivity and honesty is our “modis-operandei” – and with positive intent, the difficult conversations become less difficult. Because we know we are in a safe environment, surrounded by good people.

    OWNERSHIP – We own the lessons we learn. We grow by proactively taking responsibility for more than just a job description. We pride ourselves on achieving personal goals and performance and feel fulfilled in the continuous pursuit of our best selves.

    RESILIENCE – There are two types of people, people who run towards the fire and those who run away from it. In tough times we lock arms and support each other. We don’t shy away from difficult situations. We show persistence and resilience, focusing our energies on toughing it out. We FIRE UP – and fight fire with fire.

    TEAM – We get involved and involve others. We understand the exponential power that comes with pulling our resources together. We pull our weight, and we help others pull theirs when things get heavy – selflessly and enthusiastically. We work together, not because we have the same employer, but because we are an inspired community of great people, doing great things.


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