Group Project Manager, Gauteng – Ref: 87489-20


Ref: 87489-20

Job Description:

This is a new position that has been created due to customer demand. To head up and start a new business unit, strategise and implement a business plan with EXCOs buy-in. Select and recruit your own team. Provide leadership and manage project capabilities to execute multi-disciplinary system projects, which meet project goals. The role includes business development related to the group’s product range and project capability. The successful incumbent requires 10 years Project Management experience in EPC/EPCM environment with 5 years in managerial role. Tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering (ideal other disciplines will be considered) / Pr Eng./ Project Management

Position details:
Type: Permanent
Travel requirements: National and International
Job description / core competencies:

Project Business Development

  • Identify project opportunities in conjunction with stakeholders
  • Visit customers/plants to assess opportunities and sated SOW’s related to enquires
  • Complete surveying/site measurement/scanning is done to enable conceptual designs and costings
  • Evaluate and assess technical and commercial risks related to proposals

Contract Management

  • Reflect company requirements in commercial terms contained in proposals
  • Change management processes are established and implemented
  • Manage and maintain an effective documentation control system
  • Maintain an effective cost management system to track cost progress and achieve projected profits
  • Sub-suppliers are sourced and supplier selection is done to comply with contractual obligations

Process and Engineering Design

  • SME’s are facilitated to enhance design capability in a cost-efficient manner
  • Approve process and engineering design and sign-off as required

People and Resource Management

  • Select, allocate and manage relevant resources for all activities in the project office
  • Define project responsibilities and authorities to ensure project clarity
  • Reconcile cost variances on a weekly basis
  • Establish and maintain the department structure and operating model
  • Develop and maintain policies, standards and procedures for the work performed in the department
  • Set annual performance targets for individuals and the team

Location (country, city): Gauteng

Job Qualification & Experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Mechanical Engineering ( preference – other disciplines will also be considered)/ Pr Eng./ Project Management
  • 10 years Project Management experience in EPC/EPCM environment with 5 years in managerial role
  • Computer Literate- good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel and MS Project)
  • Good command of the English language, good communication and people skills, ability to work under pressure, excellent attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills and customer focused

Company Description:

A global, technology-driven supplier of high-quality products and services to the mining, mineral beneficiation and power generation industries, which caters for diverse requirements of most mineral beneficiation needs, with emphasis on maintaining close customer relationships and partnerships to ensure optimum solutions. Based in Johannesburg, with branches nationwide as well as further afield in Africa and Internationally, the Group has several comprehensively-equipped manufacturing facilities which produce specific product lines.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Group Project Manager, Gauteng – Ref: 87489-20

Group Project Manager

Group Project Manager


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