Energy Power Projects – Project Manager (Gas Turbine, Diesel Machines, Renewable Wind and Solar Projects), Ref: 1212199 – Online Interview Questions

Ref: 1212199

Nationality: Dutch
Highest Formal Qualification: Electrical Engineering (H/C), Internal Company Financial training courses
Annual Package Range: ZAR 2.6 mil - 3,0 mil
Total years experience: 30 Years

Energy Power Projects

Current / most recent job title?

EPC Contractor – Managing Director Energy

1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Working as a self-employed Consultant assisting clients in the development of renewable power projects or addressing and solving issues on their present projects which are under construction.
Assisting various Developers and Owners to manage and build power projects. Offer project management services to ensure projects are executed on time and within budget.
I see myself as an asset to a company in that I bring many years of experience in the Renewable Energy market especially when it comes to the project management and effective delivery of these projects.

Previously as EPC Contractor MD – under the Construction Cluster responsible for all bidding, sales, negotiations, and project execution.

Responsible for Business Unit performance ie: Profit and loss, Income statement, Business Development, Contract negotiations both with Clients and main suppliers, Customer relations and Sales, overseeing project execution teams and general day to day Business Unit operational activities.

Assisting in the Project Management of various Power Projects. Hands on project execution of various Wind and Solar projects under the REFIT program

2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Enjoy working with a team of dedicated and willing colleagues. Will assist them in attaining their goals but at the same time also ensuring that the Company’s goals are met.
Very focused on delivery – on time, correct quality and done safely.
My strong leadership skills together with hands on contracting experience would be a benefit not only during the initial project development phase, but also in ensuring projects are delivered and handed over on time and within budget during the execution phase.

3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Strong motivational skills
– Strong leadership skills
– Strong commercial skills
– Strong Project Management skills
– Good Project negotiator
– Determined and enjoys a new challenge
– Team player – lead from the front

4. Ideal business title: 

Project Manager

5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Ensuring the on time within budget of a Project. Also ensuring proper quality and safety.
Leading a team of willing employees.
Enjoy conflict resolution and adherence to the applicable Project Contract Document.

6. Skill area of competence:

– Excellent understanding of FIDIC and NEC contracts
– Excellent understanding of Project finance terms and conditions
– Hands on management of project and construction teams
– Excellent negotiation skills with Clients, contractors and project shareholders
– Strong Project Management skills and execution
– Strong motivational skills
– Strong leadership skills
– Strong commercial skills
– Strong Project Management skills
– Good Project negotiator
– Determined and enjoys a new challenge
– Team player – lead from the front

7. Career summary:

Worked in the Electrical industry since 1983 onwards – Siemens and ABB as a switchgear manufacture and supplier. Group Five as the head of Sales, tendering, marketing, execution of construction for various Energy Power Projects.

8. Achievements: 

Mentoring and leading various construction teams to deliver Power Projects on time and within budget sometimes under difficult conditions ie: Power Projects in Nigeria
Have managed to deliver projects ahead of schedule resulting in early finishing bonus being earned for the Company.

9. What do you absolutely love doing?

Enjoy hands on interaction and mentoring within the Corporate World.
Passionate about sport.

10. Ideal company (culture and values):

Forward thinking and innovative Company looking to expand their operations in their field of excellence.

 

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