A leader in the Short Term Insurance space is looking for a Senior Project Manager, on a contractual basis to be based in Cape Town. The HR project manager will ensure that human resources programs support the long-term goals of an HR team. You will oversee a variety of administrative programs and functions, and often navigate the areas of customer service and employee development. The position can be demanding and requires juggling many projects with the needs of many individuals. You would be a self-motivated leader who is used to being tasked with developing new HR programs and initiatives, including training seminars.
HR Project Manager Duties and Responsibilities:
- Creating a variety of training programs and courses for the HR department as well as for the company as a whole.
- You need to know about HR trends as well as trends and specific policies related to the company. This often requires conducting research and staying current on news. In addition, the HR project manager will need the skills to compile this information in a way that’s readable and accessible.
- Skilled with creating and revising HR programs and policies. This can include updating existing policies as well as creating new ones. The ability to create documents and communicate ideas effectively is essential
- Functioning as a mentor or coach to others in the company. This duty can include providing information and mentorship on how to implement and follow HR policies.
- Acting as a representative of the company’s HR department. This can mean attending seminars and courses to ensure the department is up to date. It also means the HR project manager should be comfortable communicating with new people in professional capacities.
HR Project Manager Skills and Qualifications
The HR project manager should possess exemplary communication and analytical skills as well as leadership and relationship management expertise.
- Program directing – the HR project managers directs and coordinates programs and initiatives for the HR department and the company in general, so they must be able to organize and direct people
- Research skills – it’s important for the HR project manager to research and identify trends in the field and stay current on policies and procedures. They also need the ability to distill this information and explain it to others
- Personnel management – collaborating with others in the HR department requires leadership skills. The HR project manager must be comfortable running meetings, seminars, and courses
- Communication skills – overall, the HR project manager must be a strong communicator both in person and through emails, documents, and social media
- Time management – A talent for juggling different duties efficiently and effectively is important for anyone in this role
Tools of the Trade
- Microsoft Office (programs such as PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)
- Administrative HR software (especially related to payroll, scheduling, and personnel tracking)
- Project management software (especially related to project scheduling, reporting, and tracking)
Proven track record with the following:
PPO And Sharepoint