Operations Manager Job Opportunity

Posted on :

11 Apr, 2014

Category :

Management Jobs in South Africa

Internal and External applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacancy in the
Strategic Human Capital Division of Rand Water

OPERATIONS MANAGER
(O-Band)

 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

Accountable for the development and implementation of strategies, plans and processes to support the
strategic goals of the division and managing its operations.
PRIMARY DUTIES:
 Develop needs assessment and create an institutional design, processes with appropriate delivery methods
 Responsible for all programmes run by the Division, including collaboration programmes
 Contribute to the development and implementation of the department’s strategies, policies and procedures.
 Oversee the training and development function
 Ensure full installation of all training facilities, resources and equipment
 Keep abreast of legislation impacting the Division’s objectives
 Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of organization’s vision, mission and strategic objectives.
 Support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and departmental planning.
 Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions.
 Ensure compliance to the quality management system.
 Ensure an effective and efficient oversight on financial requirements (Opex, Capex, Supplementary, etc).
 Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence.
 Drive initiatives that contribute to long-term operational excellence.
 Project Management
 Partnership and client management
 Providing Customer satisfaction whilst keeping costs within budget limits

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
 Relevant Bachelor’s degree,
 5 years’ experience in a management capacity.
 Computer literacy with extensive SAP experience.
 Strong leadership experience.
 A management qualification will be an added advantage.

 

COMPETENCY PROFILE:
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS ATTITUDE
 Good understanding of general management
 People management
 Good financial knowledge
 Relevant legislation
 Relevant RW policies & procedures
 Knowledge and application of OHSACT and regulations
 Knowledge and application of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and safety systems
 Knowledge of control systems and applications
 Project management
 HR processes and procedures
 Analytical skills
 Problem solving skills
 Strong leadership
 Communication skills (verbal and written)
 Networking skills
 Report writing skills
 Conflict resolution skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
 Computer skills
 Emotional maturity
 Performance and Deadline Driven
 Team orientated
Customer Service orientation
 Ability to work under pressure
 Strategic thinking
 Attention to detail
 Team player

In making the final selection, consideration will be given to achieving
Rand Water’s Employment Equity Objectives.

Should you not receive correspondence from Rand Water within 30 days from the closing date,
please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO HUMAN RESOURCES – SITE.

E-MAIL: [email protected]
CLOSING DATE: 22 April 2014
NOTICE NUMBER: 3392

 

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