Available Position:

Senior Project Manager (Reference number: PJ001)

1.    Summary of Role

Talbot is a South African water solutions advisor and turnkey project implementation company with an international client base servicing the African market and beyond.

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join the business and support the leadership of the project execution portfolio. This will be a critical role in the growth and development of a core project design and execution team within our business and will report directly to our General Manager for the Projects Business Unit.

2.    How you will contribute

  • Project Execution
  • Project Design & Development
  • Client relationship management
  • Technical Capacity Development
  • Intellectual Property Development

3.    Travel Requirements

  • 30% of time (Regional & International)
  • Flexible working arrangements required

4.    Primary Responsibilities

  • Delivery of leadership and management of all Project Engineering aspects of EPCM and EPC projects, including project review and business implementation of lessons learnt
  • On-Site leadership and project execution of project
  • Interface/ interdependencies management for all aspects of project, on- as well as off-site
  • Accountable for delivery of project KPI’s and project management triangle
  • Deliver on all governance and compliance requirements for the project
  • Facilitate the change management aspects of the project
  • Accountability for S&H Management of project
  • Develop and maintain project documentation
  • Project Risk management
  • Relationship management of existing client portfolio and for past project owners
  • Technical Capacity Development
  • Intellectual Property Development

5.    Your technical Skills

  • BSc, BTech or BEng Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • ECSA Registration
  • 10-15 years’ experience in Project Management in EPC and EPCM multi-disciplinary industrial environments
  • Basic to Working knowledge of Civil and Electrical Engineering disciplines
  • Computer Literacy in relevant project  management packages
  • A post-graduate qualification in Project Management will be a distinct advantage
  • Sound knowledge of PMBOK
  • Sound knowledge of project contracting mechanisms e.g. JBCC, NEC, GCC, FIDIC and other
  • Sound knowledge of procurement mechanisms and tender development
  • Sound theoretical knowledge and technical ability for installation leadership of Water and Wastewater plant and equipment will be advantageous
  • General knowledge of engineering sciences and technology applications in the water and wastewater treatment fields will be advantageous
  • NEBOSH, SAMTRAC or similar SHE qualification(s) and a working knowledge of SHE and Quality assurance methodologies and practices
  • Proven track record in managing high performance professional teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and effective presentation skills
  • Proven ability to analyse complex problems, interpret operational needs and develop integrated, creative solutions

6.    Your Personal Attributes

  • Leadership capability & business acumen
  • Experience and capability to find a sound balance between time, cost, and quality management of project deliverables
  • Passion for, and commitment to, improving sustainability performance.
  • Decisive Issue resolution
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Innovative, creative thinking and ability to problem solve.
  • Enjoy diverse and challenging work environment
  • Self-motivated, driven and confident
  • Organized and efficient.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • A team player

7.    What drives Talbot

Talbot is an innovative and entrepreneurial business which aims to become a key player in the African water market. We are a well-aligned, enthusiastic and driven team and are able to respond rapidly to market opportunities which creates a diverse and rapidly changing work environment.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your CV to Human Resources with REFERENCE NUMBER PJ001 at hr@talbot.co.za before the close of business on the 31st January 2020. 

Please consider application unsuccessful if not contacted by 14th February 2020.

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your CV to Human Resources at hr@talbot.co.za before the close of business on the 31 January 2020.

Please consider your application unsuccessful if not contacted by 14 January 2020.

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Address (Head Office):
20 Pentrich Road
Masons Mill
Pietermaritzburg
3201

Contact Details:
T: +27 (0) 33 346 1444
E: talbot@talbot.co.za
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