Senior Project Manager/Engineer – Infrastructure

Posted on :

20 Dec, 2013

Category :

Project Management Jobs in South Africa

Primary Objectives

Manage and coordinate multidiscipline engineering activities to ensure projects are executed in a safe, efficient, cost effective and timely manner.
Manage and coordinate infrastructure development planning activities to ensure efficient planning interventions for client development requirements.
Act as primary technical coordination interface with client to ensure that the client’s expectations are matched to technical requirements, design, engineering and construction deliverables throughput.
Ensure the project conforms to the client’s approved Basis of Design and all applicable regulatory and code requirements.


Specific Accountabilities

HSE Management

Maintains HSE focus within the team to ensure OHSE requirements included in design and procurement.
Assist in developing, communicating, implementing and regularly review systems, strategies, standards and processes
Client Relationships

Maintains and builds healthy client relationships.
Proactively resolves performance, scope and schedule issues with the Client as they arise.
Identifies, documents, communicates and meets the client’s requirements
Commercial Management

Effectively manages assigned budgets within WorleyParsons’ total scope.
Scope Management

Compliance with WorleyParsons project management process (WPMP).
Compliance with requirements of each applicable client services contract – project charter.
Effective change control process application.


Time Management

Contributes to the development of overall project schedule.
Supervises work in accordance with the approved base-line schedule
Cost Control

Monitors cost aspects of the project within direct control to forecast final costs, identifies trends and takes action to avoid cost overruns.
Quality Management

Contributes to compliance with WorleyParsons policies and procedures.
Demonstrate strong working knowledge of WorleyParsons engineering and procurement systems and procedures.
Team Management

Focuses team on achievement of milestones and other key project objectives.
Supervises project team members, including external specialists and contractors
Coordinates, listens to the team, discusses the issues, resolves problems and directs activities to remove roadblocks and achieve objectives.

Communications Management

Regularly provides clear reports to stakeholders.
Effective communication with the design team and third parties.
Accurate, timely and effective reporting to the project sponsor.


Risk Management

Monitors the mitigation of all identified risks and opportunities.


Design Management

Sets clear objectives to the design team, including achieving productivity and budget targets.
Ensures design team aware of, and complies with, applicable regulations and codes.
Manages inter-discipline interfaces effectively.


Procurement/Subcontracts Management

Assesses procurement processes throughout the project to ensure goods meet specification, are delivered on time and are within budget.

Essential Skills/Experience

Understands how the business delivers value to shareholders, what drives profitability and growth
3 to 5 years project engineering experience on smaller projects with associated commercial and contractual experience
Proven experience in leading a discipline design group and manage others in changing project environments
Demonstrate people management skills such as leadership, team, interpersonal, coaching, mentoring and supervisory skills. Must be able to build, motivate, develop and manage an effective team.
Excellent customer focus and able to consistently meet WorleyParsons and its clients’ needs


Matching Indicators

Relevant bachelors/ technology degree or equivalent qualification and/ or with a minimum of 4 years relevant industry experience in Civil structures, Asset Management, Bulk Services design or Master Planning.
Eligible for certification as Qualified Project Practitioner (Pr CPM or PMP) or Engineering Practitioner or equivalent


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