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Project Manager

Vereeniging, South Africa

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About the Role

Our client in the Energy industry is looking for a Project Manager who has at least 10 years of experience in the relevant industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

• Overseeing all aspects of projects, setting deadlines, identifying, and managing risks, assigning responsibilities, monitoring, and summarizing progress of the project.
• Compliance with MHSA and Regulations.
• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
• Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress and deliverables.
• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
• Track project performance to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
• Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility. The focus will be on smelter-related projects.
• Lead meetings and set expectations for the project team.
• Ensure all projects are delivered on time, within scope, and budget.
• Ensure resource availability and allocation.
• Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members’ individual strengths, skill sets, and experience levels.
• Monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards, and specifications.
• Enhance department and organization reputation while generating trust and credibility.
• Accept ownership for accomplishing new and different requests.
• Explore opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
• Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project.
• Report and escalate any serious matters to management as needed.
• Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
• Create, and maintain comprehensive project documentation, and prepare project status reports.



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

· Project Management Professional (PMP) qualification.

· 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.

· Above average client-facing and internal communication skills.

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