Available Position:

Senior Project Manager

1.    Summary of Role


Talbot & Talbot is a rapidly growing water risk advisory and solutions consultancy and turnkey project implementation company. 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
  • Business Development
  • 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
  • Participation in new Business Development to source, develop, and secure new business
  • Technical Capacity Development
  • Intellectual Property Development


5.    Your technical Skills
  • BSc, BTech or BEng Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Basic to Working knowledge of Civil and Electrical Engineering disciplines
  • A post-graduate qualification in Project Management will be a distinct advantage
  • ECSA Registration
  • 15 years’ experience in Project Management in EPC and EPCM multi-disciplinary industrial environments
  • Computer Literacy in relevant project and business management packages
  • NEBOSH, SAMTRAC or similar SHE qualification(s).
  • Sound knowledge of the PMBOK knowledge area
  • Sound knowledge of JBCC, NEC, GCC, FIDIC and other relevant suites of building contracts
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of SHE and Quality assurance methodologies and practices
  • Project Engineering and Project Management Skills
  • 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

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 Zanele Makhathini at hr@talbot.co.za before the close of business on the 15 February 2019.

Please consider your application unsuccessful if not contacted by 28 February 2019.

View All Openings

Get In Contact With Us