Project Manager

project manager vacancy career ipsos

The Project Manager manages an allocated set of Marketing Research projects. This position involves managing all allocated projects from inception to completion to ensure that projects are delivered to clients timeously, within budget and as per project requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • The Project Manager needs to coordinate and ensure communication between all parties involved (internal and external to Ipsos South Africa) to ensure projects are completed as per requirements.
  • They monitor and ensure efficient utilization of all possible resources within the company in conjunction with the relevant Managers.
  • They need to drive quick and effective query resolution to ensure that the impact of errors or unforeseen events is mitigated, and learnings applied.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly in written (e-mail) and verbal telephonic communication
  • Ability to independently plan and organize activities for a group of people in a production environment
  • Ability to manage projects in line with deadlines and project specifications
  • Ability to manage suppliers / contractors in line with deadlines and project specifications
  • Understanding of systems and processes
  • Understanding of costing and budget management
  • Strong influencer



  • School: Matric
  • Relevant degree / diploma in Project Management(an Honours degree would be an advantage)



  • Work experience: minimum of 3 years
  • Formal market research related qualification would be preferable
  • Project Management qualification or practical project management application in the work environment is preferred


Additional Requirements

  • Good people management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise, multitask and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency with the MS Office package
  • Understanding of the research process


f you wish to apply, please email your CV to: [email protected]