Technical/ Project Director Energy

Ref: 63652

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Honours
Annual Package Range: South African rand - ZAR 2.6 mil - 3,0 mil, per annum.
Total years experience: 20--23 Years

Current/recent job title: Technical/ Project Director

Discipline: Chemical Engineering (MComm Project Management/ Professional Engineer with ECSA

Industry in: Engineering – Electrical – Energy (energy efficiency/services: solar, wind)

Years of experience range: 20 to 23 years in the power industry

Annual package range: South African rand – ZAR 2.6 mil – 3,0 mil, per annum.

Gender: Male.

Ethnicity: Indian.

Nationality: South African.

Great successes as a functional manager within huge organizations leading multi-disciplinary teams. The effective setting up and management of project delivery teams. The setting up and implementation of project management systems to ensure successful delivery of a number of high value and complex projects in the energy sector. Worked for a power utility operationally and then for international consultant companies providing consulting services. Exceptional in setting up and leading teams that ultimately deliver the outputs of the organization as required. Highly skilled in the management of power plant maintenance, engineering & project management. A very successful track record in the development and delivery of projects. An experience negotiator that can work with all stakeholders to find solutions to project challenges

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English.

Designation: Technical Manager / Director

Highest qualification type: Honours

University: University of KwaZulu-Natal

Company size: ‘5001 – 10000

Division: Programme / Project Management

Seniority level: Owner / Partner / VP / CXO / Director / Group Manager

Other Formal Qualification:    MCOMM

Current / most recent job title?
Technical Director Energy (Power Generation)

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:
To audit the client in terms of their preparedness to effectively carry out intense maintenance projects. To also assist in filling all gaps associated with the client being totally prepared to carry out these projects

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:
Solid preparation for all audit interventions. Thorough and professional checking of all elements of the audit with the primary aim of finding risks to the project delivery.
detailed knowledge of project management,

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
Leading mentoring and developing team members to become high effective in the delivery of projects. I am an experience negotiator that can work with all stakeholders to find solutions to project challenges.
I have experience on both sides of the fence i.e. working within an organization delivery outputs or providing solutions as a consultant.

Ideal business title: 
Project Director (For large project and multiple projects)

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:
Responsible and accountable for the delivery of large projects over the full lifecycle of the project either as the project Director /manager.
I am exceptional in setting up and leading teams that ultimately deliver the outputs of the organization as required.

Skill area of competence:
23 years in the power industry. Highly skilled in the management of power plant maintenance, engineering & project management. I have a very successful track record in the development and delivery of projects.

Career summary:
I am an experienced functional line manager as well as an experienced successful project manager. I have worked for a power utility operationally and then for international consultant companies providing consulting services. I have great successes as a functional manager within huge organizations leading multi-disciplinary teams. I have also effectively delivered very complex projects to clients whilst working as a consultant.

Achievements: 
The effective setting up and management of project delivery teams. The setting up and implementation of project management systems to ensure successful delivery of a number of high value and complex projects in the energy sector.

What do you absolutely love doing?
Working with or leading dynamic and diverse project teams through complex projects. Delivery Project successfully.
I equally enjoy working as a senior functional manager within an organization – again leading and guiding a team to excel n the delivery of all requisite outputs. I love finding dynamic solutions to any challenge within organizations. .

Ideal company (culture and values):
A company that is dynamic and recognizes that skilled project managers can work in any discipline of projects, The company must recognize and reward hard work and innovation. Integrity and social conscience are key attributes. a company that offers a diverse range of experiences and values people that can resolve any challenge.

Motivation to move (please select): End of contract

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