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Traffic Manager

Creative Services - Cape Town


Reporting to the Executive Creative Director. Your Key Performance Areas include:

Production Management

•             Drafting the production make list for the department.

•             Monitoring and reviewing departmental project plans.

•             Managing all systems projects when there are changes to ensure that the department is well covered.

•             Monitoring the traffic process and developing systems improve the creative and trafficking process

•             Creating detailed schedules, setting deadlines at each stage of the project.

•             Compiling and updating chase lists (spreadsheet) for the department regularly.

•             Liaise and coordinate with the media planning team regarding campaign schedules across all key and integrated communication platforms.


Production Administration

•             Providing and working on on-air priority plans including multichannel cross promotion and secondary events.

•             Support the team on trafficking project deliverables to make sure all workflows are followed and facilitate creative approvals.


Policy development and ownership

•             Contributing to the development and continuous improvement of organizational standards, policies and procedures within span of control and monitor implementation to ensure full compliance.


Internal and external stakeholder management

•             Building, supporting and maintaining healthy, diverse internal and external relationships to ensure achievement of organizational goals.

•             Implementing remedial actions where required.

•             Providing specialised technical or professional support to internal and external stakeholders to ensure achievement of functional and organizational objectives.


Cost control systems

•             Implementing standardised budget control systems and enforce a culture of short intervals of control.

•             Evaluating negative trends and introduce remedial solutions.

•             Providing input into annual budget planning process and submitting to line management for approval.


Operational performance

•             Managing operational requirements through effective management within policies and procedures to ensure achievement of standards or objectives.

•             Providing input into workforce planning and implement approved labour plans to ensure team is suitably staffed to meet sub-functional objectives.

•             Planning, organising, leading and controlling subordinates' activities to ensure sub-functional objectives are met or exceeded.

•             Assessing team development needs and closing skills gaps.


Minimum Requirements:

•             A relevant Project Management qualification would be advantageous

•             Business English and knowledge and understanding of other official South African languages will be an added advantage

•             A minimum of 5 - 7 years relevant working and professional experience. Advertising / branding / digital agencies experience would be advantageous     Competency, Skills and Knowledge:

•             Problem solving skills

•             Planning skills

•             Organising skills

•             Decision-making skills

•             Interpersonal skills

•             Coaching skills

•             Persuasiveness

•             Communication skills

•             Coping under pressure

•             Conflict handling skills

•             Computer literacy: MSO Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint


If you meet the minimum requirements, we look forward to hearing from you. Kindly submit the following to [email protected]:

•             Your CV

•             A certified copy of your ID

•             A certified copy of your Qualifications

•             Completed Application Form

If you have not received a response within 14 days after the closing date of the advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.     CLOSING DATE

22 MAY 2018