Traffic Manager

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

  • 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.

22 MAY 2018

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