Project Manager, Ref: 1155096 – Online Interview Questions

Ref: 1155096

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: M.Eng Mechanical
Annual Package Range: ZAR 651 000 - 750 000, per annum
Total years experience: 6-10 Years

Project Manager

Current / most recent job title?

Project Manager

1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

I am responsible for managing the design and construction of a new effluent treatment facility for a brewery in Beira, Mozambique.

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

Project Management, People Management, Budgeting, Client Relations, Legal Agreements & Suppliers.

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

Innovative, excited about new opportunities, passionate about business, strategic planning and business models. Passionate about getting things done and achieving tangible outputs.

4. Ideal business title: 

Business Manager.

5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Strategic Planning –  Business Development & Project Management.

6. Skill area of competence:

Energy Efficiency, Business Management & Development, Project Management and Innovation.

7. Career summary:

3 Years engineering consulting & manufacturing (steel structures) & business management (part-time)
5 Years Energy Efficiency in mining (Gold, Cement, Platinum, Copper)
3 Years consulting for energy efficiency for general industrial entities
8 Years project management
1 Year business management (automation & control systems business unit)
2 Years software development (web based software, C#, Java Script, HTML)

8. Achievements: 

Development of new processes and templates and successful  negotiations with suppliers.

9. What do you absolutely love doing?

I love taking on new challenges and make them work. Developing business cases & strategic thinking.
Implementing plans & ideas.

10. Ideal company (culture and values):

I would like to work in an environment where honesty, integrity, openness and fairness are part of their culture.
An organisation that is focused on sound business principals with a sustainable and expandable business plan/strategy and value their employees.

 

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS:

Where would you like to be in your career in the next 5 to 10 years, what would you like to have achieved?

I am interested in the business side of engineering, but definitely still project management.

Write down two achievements from primary school, two from high school, two during college/university, and two post-college/university, with at least one of the two business-related.

90% of the projects I worked on brought financial savings for the client.
I saved a company 50 million a year by saving megawatts on the mines.

 

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