Planning Manager – Johannesburg (H/O) & Western Cape (Project Site) – Ref: 1213392-6


Ref: 1213392-6

Job Description:

Enshrine Placements have been retained to source Engineering Professionals for the Largest Single Energy Storage Monomer Capacity Project in Africa, for an international client setting up operations in Johannesburg.

This EPC project – located in the Matzikama region of the Western Cape with a contract value of ZAR 1.85 billion – includes design, supply, installation, and commissioning of a new 80MW/320MWh electrochemical energy storage station and expansion work of a 132kV substation. This is our client’s first ever overseas electrochemical energy storage project; they topped the evaluation results in both technical and commercial standards, competing against 10 top general contractors.

They currently have an exciting new opportunity available for a Planning Manager.

Position details:
Type: 1 year contract (Possibility to be extended)
Job description / core competencies:

Track and control the overall progress of the project according to the project schedule determined by the company.
According to the project schedule, implement relevant material procurement, delivery, experiment, commissioning, and other relevant node requirements.
Write and file progress reports, weekly reports, monthly reports, etc.
Manage project risks.
Motivating team members.
Assigning work as per WBS structure with relevant discipline managers.
Handles rezoning, site plans, special use permits, and related materials.
Gathers relevant statistical data and drafts reports on issues such as demographic information, occupancy rates, and land use.
Sets schedule for project or development and flow of requisite materials.
Supervises other planning personnel, such as employer and contractors.
Prepares budget and oversees expenditures.
Sets goals, policies, and procedures for project.
Interprets and evaluates legal documents and relevant legislation to assess impact on project.
Communicates with other managers, supervisors, and colleagues throughout project.
Performs surveys and field studies.
Schedule relevant expediting activities as per work schedule.

Location (country, city): Johannesburg (H/O) & Western Cape

Job Qualification & Experience:

Must have 8-10 years’ experience in electrical industries. Experience working with Eskom is an advantage.
Bachelor’s degree.

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

Planning Manager – Johannesburg (H/O) & Western Cape (Project Site) – Ref: 1213392-6


Planning Manager

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