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Project Manager

Limpopo, South Africa

Job Type

Contract

About the Role

Our client in the Petrochemical industry is looking for a Project Manager who has at least 10 years of experience in the Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, or similar sectors. The successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

• Identify and communicate the objectives for the project team under the contract terms, scope of work, and corporate policy.
• Organise the project team in consultation with Departmental Managers and agree on the assignment of all key personnel.
• Motivate the project team towards the determined objectives, by generating enthusiasm for the project, and by maintaining continued personal interest in achieving set targets.
• Achieve scheduled performance, cost, quality, health, safety, and environmental requirements of the project from contract award to Client's acceptance.
• Be familiar with the current application of computer systems of the business and endeavor to optimize their use and development within the project/department budget, both to solve technical problems and to promote the effective management of information.
• Arrange meetings with Marketing, Proposals, and Commercial Groups to review and hand over contract and proposal documentation before the commencement of work.
• Arrange early issue of key project documents, including, Project Execution Plan, Co-ordination Procedure, and Execution Issues, Budgets Services and Materials, Manpower Projection Plan, Front End Schedule, Detailed Project Schedules, Project, Health, Safety, and Environmental Plans.
• Brief the Project Team/Task Force on the Continuous Improvement Procedure and apply Continuous Improvement techniques throughout project execution.
• Issue Project Filing Index with identification of Master File Holder.
• Co-ordinate the activities of the main functional groups through their Managers/Lead Engineers as appropriate on the project.
• Review with Departmental Managers the progress of work in their discipline areas as required; comment on assigned staff assessment reports on request.
• Prepare the Project Manager's Report and critically review other inputs to the Monthly Progress Report, ensuring that the report is issued promptly by the date specified for the Contract.
• To be aware of and communicate to all department members the content of the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ).
• Identify and communicate the objectives for the project team under the contract terms, scope of work, and corporate policy.
• Be familiar with the current application of computer systems of the business and endeavor to optimize their use and development within the project/department budget, both to solve technical problems and to promote the effective management of information.

Requirements


· Bachelor’s Degree, NHD or equivalent in Mechanical, Electrical, or Metallurgical Engineering.

· Proven working experience of at least 10 years in the Energy, Oil and Gas, and Mining Industry of which at least 5 years should have been in the Project Management environment.

· Experience in strategic planning, risk management, and/or change management.

· Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Projects.

· Valid Driver’s license.

· Willingness to Travel to site.

· Above average client-facing and internal communication skills.

· Cultural awareness and diplomacy.

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