Senior Project Manager
Date of vacancy:
28 February 2021
To be Negotiated
Work Type:
Project-Based Contract (30 months)
Gaborone -Botswana
The Senior Project Manager will take ultimate responsibility for the execution and delivery of the construction of a large civil engineering project comprising of large diameter pipelines, reservoirs, pump stations and water treatment works. He will report directly to the top managements of the company and will be managing a large construction team comprising of engineers, technologists, construction managers, site agents, construction staff, support staff and administration staff.
• Ensuring that project is constructed technically correct, cost effectively and delivered on time in accordance to the designs and specification and quality requirements.
• Communicating and coordination across departments and managers to ensure on time delivery targets and coat targets are achieved.
• Ensuring that the site has the necessary manpower, competence, skills, knowledge, plant and tooling required in order to achieve production targets.
• Resolve technical issues with construction team to develop and implement preventative measures to avoid re-occurrences.
• Ensure company compliance with relevant engineering statutory regulations
• Implementation of risk management system. Identification and mitigation of risks.
• Management oversight of quality management systems and price of non-conformance. Ensure accurate record keeping.
• Work in an integrated manner with the design team in South Africa on design matters
• Coordinating with the procurement department to ensure that material and sub-contractors are procured cost effectively and suitable to meet construction requirements.
• Take ultimate responsibility for the financial viability of the project.
• The role carries direct managerial responsibility for the contract managers assigned to you.
• BEng or BTech in Civil Engineering
• Professional Technical Registration with the Applicable Overseeing Authority as an Engineer or Technologist is compulsory (ECSA and/or ERB)
• Project Management Qualifications and Registration with SACPCMP and ACPM will be advantageous
• 18 + years’ experience after graduation of which 5 + years of site experience in similar positions
• Proficiency in Microsoft Projects and other Microsoft Office programs

• Strong leadership capabilities supported by excellent people skills
• In-depth knowledge of construction methods in the field of large civil engineering projects involving large diameter pipelines
• In-depth understanding of the commercial functioning of a civil engineering construction company including procurement processes and timeous identification of profit and loss situations
• Target driven individual
• Ability to deliver required results while work under continuous pressure in remote locations

If you are not contacted as a short-listed candidate within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Candidates are requested to submit a CV together with copies of certificates/driver’s license (no original certificates). Applications that are received without copies of required documentation will not be considered.

Closing Date
Closing Date: 01 April 2021

Completed applications can be hand- delivered or e-mailed to the recruitment email address below by the indicated closing date.

To careers@southzambezi.com

South Zambezi Engineering Services is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less favorable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability.