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Job Title:                       Operations Project Manager – Netball World Cup 2023

Reporting to:                 Head of Operations

Primary Location:          Cape Town

Contract Type:              Fixed Term Contract from 01 September 2022 to 31 September 2023

Start Date:                    01 September 2022

Gross Package:            Market related



Key contributor to  the  success of delivering the event plan and venue coordination, specifically focused on venue management. Ensure appropriate project management is in place supporting positive outcomes.


  • To plan, co-ordinate and manage the design, procurement, construction and commissioning of assigned projects and studies, including taking a leadership role in the preparation of proposals.
  • Ensure the quality of output of allocated project team(s), and that it is aligned with the needs of the project / study, the company objectives, the requirements of the client, and meets regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure the management and technical competence of the project team in the delivery of the projects / studies is enhanced and developed to meet the requirements of the Clients and their projects in accordance with the contract.
  • Develop and maintain the various project specific procedures, work practices, plans and protocols to enable the project team to work efficiently and maintain a consistent approach and high standard of work.
  • Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the project control (reporting, costs, schedule, trends and change management) in terms of both direct and indirect costs in accordance with the contract and in-house procedures.
  • Develop and maintain productive client relationships.

It is also expected the responsibilities of this role will develop further during the lifespan of the event. 


  • At least four years of senior project management experience, working on business efficiency and transformation initiatives
  • Experience in delivery of operations in a sporting environment
  • Experience in collaborating with, and providing business recommendations to senior management
  • Project managing multi-disciplinary projects
  • Proven track record of successful project delivery
  • Experience of overseeing or supporting organisational change
  • Demonstratable focus on KPI setting and managing individual and team delivery against them
  • Good knowledge of Netball
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to report to a high-level in written and verbal format
  • Strong relationship builder
  • Project management and strategic planning acumen
  • Able to interact and build working relationships across stakeholders
  • Able to operate in dynamic working environment, handling multiple tasks under high pressure

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks after submitting your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful

Application Procedure

All application to be sent to:

Closing date: 05 August 2022