Ref: 769830Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Advanced Diploma in Project Management; Project Management (NQF Level 5) Short Courses: Construction Regulations; Legal Liability; HIRA; FIDIC, NEC3, JBCC and GCC2010 Contracts; Essential Skills of Leadership; Effective Project Administration; Construction Site safety; Effective Purchasing and Supplier Management Techniques; NEC 3; Project Management Essentials
Annual Package Range: South African Rand - ZAR 851 000 - 950 000, per annum
Total years experience: 20-30 Years
Current / most recent job title?
1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:
Project Manager – Managing engineering and construction contractors as well as internal engineering and support services to complete projects for and on behalf of the end user.
2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:
Updating of schedule with Planner. Communicate with commercial and QS department to ensure accurate invoicing. Meet with engineering and construction contractors to ensure they are on schedule. Plan ahead with construction team to ensure target dates are met. Liaise with End user to ensure objectives are met. Management of Civil Construction project, management of procurement for project, Generating RFQ’s for subcontractor appointment, managing subcontractors, initializing and generating Compensation events (QS), generating technical queries (Engineering Queries), assisting/Managing QS department with invoicing, prioritizing next steps, compiling weekly and monthly reports, maintaining and updating progress on construction schedule (planner function), client liaison, chairing progress meeting (internal and client), Assisting Proposals department with compilation of EPC tenders (QS), Attending scope and bid clarification meetings with client, Management of multi discipline EPC projects, Management procurement for project, Assessing and appointing Sub contractors, Generating RFQ’s for subcontractor appointment, Assessing and generating Early warnings and Compensation events (QS),Assisting/Managing QS department with invoicing, Prioritizing next steps, Compiling projects schedules (Engineering portion), Assisting planner with compilation of Construction schedule, Updating projects schedules (With planner), Client liaison, Chairing progress meeting (internal and client), Construction management, Client liaison, Planning daily activities, Communication activities to workforce, Ensuring activities are met, Maintaining daily diaries, Ensuring site safety are maintained.
3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
I have a unique ability to remain calm in pressure situations and believe the best way to resolve an issue to calmly discuss the options with the team. I can adopt to any situation that I am placed in.
4. Ideal business title:
Project Manger, Construction Project Manager, Engineering Manager Project, Engineering Manager
5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:
Managing a team of professionals from initialization to completion of project.
6. Skill area of competence:
I have performed the duties of Engineering Manager, Project Manager, Construction/Site Manager, Land Surveyor (Dumpy level and Theodolite), QA/QC and Quantity Surveyor. I have managed my own team of engineers, design draftsman, construction team and general office personal, as well as various subcontractors in design and construction phases. I am skilled at reading and understanding Process drawings (PFD’s, MFD’s & P&ID’s) Piping Isometrics, Mechanical Drawings as well as Civil and Structural drawings. I also have experience in Electrical Drawings and Control & Instrumentation Drawings.
7. Career summary:
21 years Engineering and Construction:11 Years in Civil Design Office (Concrete, Structural and Architectural); 4 Years as Project Engineering Manager (Multi Discipline Engineering Projects); 6 Year as Project Manager (Engineering, Procurement and Construction)
Managed the biggest engineering project in the companies history (previous employer).
Managed up to 10 engineering projects simultaneously.
Actively participates in the tendering process to ensure inputs are correct.
Managing the biggest construction project in the company history (previous employer)
9. What do you absolutely love doing?
Bringing all departments together to resolve technical problems (inter-discipline reviews)
10. Ideal company (culture and values):
The company values are dependent on the people working there. People should respect each other and assist were the can.
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