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Strategic Project Manager Opportunity

Posted on :

31 Mar, 2014

Category :

Project Management Jobs in South Africa

Key Purpose

To provide professional project management services to the International Business Division through planning, implementation, the effective utilization of project management principles, thereby contributing to the International Business Division delivering on its strategic objectives, sustainability and profitability targets.


Key Responsibilities Customer Support
•Business solution management; Project management; Process Management

•IBD strategy and budget principles; People and relationship management; Service group contribution; Affiliate operations skills development

Continuous Improvement
•Technology exploitation; Cost effective service deliver; Customer Service

Specific Outcomes

Project Budget Management
*Administer budget spend actual vs planned
*Annual input into IBDs Planned Projects CAPEX /OPEX business plan/budget


Project Management
*Conduct scoping of potential projects
*Compile business case with financial justification and present for approval
*Provide project requirements i.e. resources, CAPEX, OPEX for prospective/projected projects
*To implement and manage projects on behalf of the project office, in line with agreed methodologies and standards
Legislative Compliance Management
*To ensure that all projects meets the relevant legislative requirements of the various International Business affiliate countries
Process Control
*Ensure adherence to Engen’s approved project methodology/system
*Regular updating of information to reflect on dashboards


Stakeholder Management
*Continuous engagement and consultations with Project Consultants and Contractors,
*Continuous engagement and consultations with IBD Construction and Engineering team
*Ongoing engagement and consultations with Local Authorities and relevant Government Ministries
*Ongoing engagement with relevant local Affiliate stakeholders
Ongoing interaction with IBD CTO stakeholders


HSEQ Compliance
*ZETO Rule Compliance
*STOP Compliance
*Risk Assessment Compliance
*Comply to Environmental regulations
*Conduct one HSEQ/Standards Audit per affiliate visit


Education & Experience

•Minimum a Bachelor’s Degree (Project Management)
•5 years operations / project management experience
•Engineering experience (preferred)
•Financial modelling (preferred)


Knowledge, Skills & Attributes An in depth knowledge of:
•Project Management
•Business Operations
•Petroleum Industry Experience.
•Affiliate Experience
•Financial Experience
•Planning and Strategy
•Advanced Computer literacy.
•Strong analytical problem solving skills.
•Good planning skills.
•Negotiating skills.
•Conflict management skills.
•Excellent communicating skills (verbal, written and presentation).
•Interpersonal skills.
•Strong Administration orientation


Important Information

1. The appointment will be made in line with Engen’s Employment Equity Strategy.
2. All applications must be submitted to the contact person/numbers provided & in the manner requested.
3. If not submitted by the closing date, your application will automatically not be considered.
4. Engen does not guarantee that you will be called for an interview or appointed by virtue of your application.
5. Engen reserves the right not to make an appointment.


How to Apply

Click here to apply online

Job Title Strategic Project Manager
Department International Business Development
Job Type Permanent
Location – Town / City Cape Town
Location – Province Western Cape
Location – Country South Africa

Close Date: 2014/04/07


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