Executive Project Manager (Capital Projects)

Thursday, 13 June, 2019
Chantel Mouton     0745844866

Our client is a niche market manufacturing company located in the Helderberg area of the Western Cape and is looking for an Executive Project Manager (Capital Projects).  The suitable incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day management of capital investment type projects within a matrix organization.

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Lead the team of approx. 10 project managers for all capital investment and plant engineering project portfolio
  • Managing designated project portfolio with regards to schedule, cost and scope with the focus on maintaining accountability throughout the project portfolio for funds allocation, schedule and scope changes
  • Driving decision-making to ensure the projects move forward, minimizing delays and setbacks
  • Keeping project stakeholders informed on progress and aligned throughout the course of the projects providing timely communication to stakeholders
  • Monitoring and ensuring adherence to legal requirements, policies, procedures and other RDM standards to ensure safe project execution
  • Support in the development of systems and maintain records that provide for the proper evaluation, control and documentation of projects
  • Perform financial analysis, including the preparation of project budgets
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with internal and external customers
  • Coaching and mentoring of Project Managers
  • Compiling inputs for the subsequent annual budgets
  • Taking part in the strategic planning of Capital Project annual portfolio
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of the Project Management function at RDM

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum B-Eng/B-Tech Project Management or relevant NQF 7 equivalent qualification
  • Min 7-years extensive Project Management experience, and 5-years on Portfolio Management level
  • Engineering or technical background - added advantage
  • PMP Certification or relevant Project Management Qualification - added advantage
  • MS Projects and MS Project server - Excellent knowledge
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, MS Projects & Power Point)
  • Excellent communication, planning, organizing and presentation skills (verbal & written)
  • Fully bilingual in Afrikaans & English
  • Good interpersonal, facilitation and conflict management skills
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and attention to detail

Salary:      Highly negotiable depending on experience

Applications to be sent to chantel@spencerrogers.co.za by end of day on Thursday, 14th June 2019.  Please apply with an updated MS Word/PDF CV with suitable profile photo.

(Please note that we experience high volumes of candidates responding to our advertised vacancies. This makes it impossible for us to reply to each applicant individually. Should you not hear from us within a two week period after applying, please consider your application unsuccessful)