Coetzee - Project Manager - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Kurtis Coetzee

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


My basic skills are the following:
• Working with people
• Working in a sales environment
• The generation of project legal and systems type documentation
• The capability to draw up workable schedules that represent accurate forecasts of planed work.
• The capability to work effectively as an individual in situations of uncertainty.
• The implementation of lateral thinking practices as a project management tool.
• A successful project manager. I have the reputation of completing quality projects on brief, on time and within budget.
• Systems management for concerns.
• Strong in the using of all project management computer software
• Fluent in all MS Office Professional software (including database software)


Project Manager

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Sales Consultant

deVere South Africa

September 2011 - September 2011

deVere are the world's largest, independent, financial consultancy who specialize in providing advice to international investors, or the expatriate community. Our head office is in Zurich but I an based at our office in Sandton, Johannesburg. As a company, we deal with all aspects of tax efficient savings and investments. This can range from basic offshore savings, retirements planning, education fee planning, portfolio and general asset management, right through to the transferal of UK pensions offshore.
The main focus of my role is to help our Clients and people we meet, analyse their financial position and from this simply highlight any areas in which we feel improvements can be made.
The main reasons for our success is that we only deal with the largest fund management groups in the world and because we are an independent global company we offer only independent unbiased advise. Our claim to fame is our level of service we offer and large emphasis we place on the security of other people's money.

Sales CEO

WYZE Educational Publishers

June 2010 - August 2011

I was breaking new ground with the marketing of a new configuration workbooks to primary schools throughout South Africa.

Professional Market Trader

IQuote Trading

December 2009 - August 2011

I was trading equity mainly on the FTSE100 en SPX500 markets for own gain.
I also gave training to new traders.

Head of Operations and Projects

Moving Violation Systems

May 2007 - December 2009

My post was about managing process flow in 'n high volume production requirement. There were five divisions that determined the company profit line, which was highly dependant on people skills and IT capability. My goals were to maximise productivity by mens of innovative improvement concepts. My biggest challenge was to keep up the company and customer reporting within a dynamic production environment.
The other part of my portfolio was to manage the projects department, with the goal to implement the new development ideas to improve production.


Sustainable Villages Africa

November 2000 - May 2007

Administrative director, responsible for personnel management, financial management and project administation management


KC Project Management

May 1994 - October 2000

Most of the contracts were based on military type projects in the recearch and development field


Technowledge Systems and Project Management

January 1991 - April 1994

I grew from employment to Director Status in the three years.
My skills were marketed as Systems Project Manager where the concerns were on budget, on brief and on time.
My duties were to generate product and system specifications and to design and implement highly technical projects.
Technowledge gave me the perfect baseline for starting my own concern.

Project Management

Maritime Management and Technology Services

January 1990 - December 1990

I was employed as Project Engineer, with major duties to manage the development and manufacture of state of the art ship equipment. The contract was cancelled at the end of 1990, due to lack of funding.

Senior Procurement Officer

Lyttleton Engineering Works

January 1982 - December 1989

I started my career in Project & Process Management.
Major projects were the following:
Acquisition Management of the development of a new generation canon.
Development procurement of various military concepts
Industrialising the main weapon and turret of the G6 fighting vehicle

Qualifications & Certifications

Qualified technician

Apprentice Training for Instrument Makers


Tshwane University of Technology

Drill Instructure

SA Medical Corps


Agricultural High School Brits

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