Simera Sense is Recruiting a Junior Project Manager


Simera Sense is recruiting a Junior Project Manager on a full-time contract at Somerset West in South Africa. The successful candidate will work in a global niche market for micro-satellite optical payloads.

Key Responsibilities 
  • Developing new project plans in consultation with stakeholders.
  • Working with the team to execute projects ensures we remain on track to reach project objectives.
  • Regularly reporting on the status of projects.
  • Assisting with project management administrative tasks as required.
  • Supporting continued improvements of the project management system.
Key requirements 
  • Degree in Mechanical, Electronic or Industrial Engineering.
  • A recognised project management qualification is recommended.
  • Experience with Agile project management methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban is desirable.
  • 2+ years of project-based electronic or mechanical hardware and/or software engineering experience.
  • Demonstrable experience as a junior project manager or similar. Prior work experience at a low-volume manufacturing firm in the aerospace industry would be advantageous.
  • Good understanding of prevailing project management methods.
  • Ability to think ahead, with the capacity to identify and minimise risks.
  • Ability to set challenging goals and achieve these.
  • Good organisational skills and leadership skills.
  • Familiarity with tools and metrics needed to evaluate project performance.
  • Ability to perceive and ameliorate conflict and tension.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Good interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

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