Project Coordinator (Product Development)

Thursday, 1 April, 2021
Melanie     0218645304

A vacancy exists for a Project Coordinator to join our team.  The successful candidate will report directly to the New Product Development Manager.  The ideal candidate will have strong organizing, co-ordination, and calendaring skills.

Key Performance Areas and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the overall coordination of product development projects, in the Wine, Spirits, Beer and RTD categories.
  • Co-ordinate new and improved product development formulations and packaging.
  • Create and communicate product and project briefs to suppliers, customers, and staff.
  • Assist in preparing and reviewing cost estimates of new projects.
  • Receive, review, register and co-ordinate project requests.
  • Accurate, professional, and timeous communication with marketing, operational and administrative staff, as well as designers and relevant Industry Authorities.
  • Ensuring that NPD processes and procedures are followed.
  • Track and monitor timelines on own projects.
  • Various other tasks as may be required in the Department.
  • Processing and co-ordination of 3rd party customer sales orders.
  • Customer communication regarding updates on production and loading of orders, queries, complaints, etc.
  • Liaison with relevant internal stakeholders, suppliers, and transporters.
  • Processing and co-ordination of all relevant documentation, clearance certificates, etc.

Selection requirements for the position:

  • Qualification in: Project Management or Marketing Management
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and take charge.
  • Professional in conduct and appearance.
  • Strong attention to detail and a hard worker.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; good presentation skills, as well as being able to work within a wide spectrum of diversity
  • Team player as well as being confident, self-driven and have great networking skills.
  • Strong problem solving and numeracy skills.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Will work with delicate information and must always maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be creative and innovative.
  • Knowledge of beverages, packaging and food processing will be an advantage.
  • Understanding of applicable industry regulations will be an advantage.
  • 1 – 2 years Project Management & Microsoft Office experience.
  • Experience in SAP or a similar business system will be an advantage.



A detailed CV and proof of highest qualification can be emailed to

Closing date: 11 April 2021. 

Preference will be given to candidates that fit our EE plan requirements.