South Africa

Our Client, one of the top 5 contractors in South Africa, requires a Power Programme Director who will take responsibility and authority for the effective leadership and profitable management of two coal powered projects. It is imperative to ensure that progress targets are met or exceeded, with particular emphasis on ensuring that planning and implementation, on time delivery and within budget targets are achieved. Your ability to motivate, monitor and guide the project team to their full potential; creating an ethos of excellence, safety and desire for continuous improvement and success is essential
All risk related matter
Qualification & Experience:
Engineering Degree ideally Mechanical Engineering
Master of Business Administration (MBA) / Master of Business Leadership (MBL)
Ideal candidate must have a minimum of 5 years experience in delivering projects of more than R1 billion in project value with operational accountability and responsibility for at least 1000 people.
International experienced with a major Engineering, Construction and Project Management (EPC) environment.
Must have had experience in major industrial projects in the energy sector (power stations, petrochemicals, oil and gas or nuclear power) and specifically boiler experience. Ideally coal burning power stations.
A proven and verifiable track record of functioning at a strategic level in a multi-disciplinary EPC environment while also managing the day to day operations to ensure efficiency.
Experience in the management of Client, Contractor, Sub-Contractor and Supplier relationships to ensure that the position and reputation of the Company is upheld.
Contractually strong, possessing sound knowledge of tenders and relevant legal agreements. Experience in ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001.
Be able to think on your feet, have excellent communication skills, ability to inspire confidence and infuse enthusiasm in a multi cultural team.
A strategic thinker who is able to facilitate decision making. You must be comfortable relating at all levels, inspire confidence and has experience at executive level to ensure efficient project delivery.
Client offers:
Expat package from GBP 150Kpa negotiable plus all expat benefits. Single or married status. Travel would be required. Opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful locations in South Africa.
Should you wish to be considered, please forward a full CV and Jacqui Tuck will liaise confidentially directly with you. Detail of Client and a full job description available to short listed candidates.