Technical Director
npaworldwide
Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa
6d ago

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

A vacant position exists in the Cape Town Office for a Technical Director / Regional Representative. The candidate will be part of the Infrastructure Business Unit (IBU) where the focus will be on Technical Excellence, Business Development, Efficient Marketing and Effective Management of the operations for the Infrastructure Business Unit in the Cape Town region

Job Specification :

1. Technical excellence of Business Unit :

  • Technical and business leadership and guidance
  • Lead project teams for complex projects for Business Unit (BU) within the region
  • Setting and maintaining high quality standards for design and delivery
  • Planning and co-ordination of project (including resource planning)
  • Providing technical review in area of expertise
  • Project close-out and Client review engagement
  • 2. Business Development :

  • Generate new work / business through marketing, business development and Client Contact
  • Maintain extensive solid contacts with existing Clients to create repeat business
  • Identify and pursue opportunities
  • Active participation in company marketing and publicity functions
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the market
  • Assist with or manage bids as required
  • 3. Strategy :

  • Manage external sub-consultants in line with the Company's policies
  • Exercise discretion line with Business Unit Strategy and Company policies
  • Comply with QMS requirements
  • 4. Commercial Performance :

  • Oversee financial performance of projects, identify problems and implement corrective procedures
  • Manage WIP
  • Control Invoicing and manage Debtors
  • 5. Human Capital :

  • Review and evaluate technical work through regular feedback and company performance
  • management processes

  • Providing mentorship, on-the-job training and related development opportunities to staff
  • Deepen technical competence through professional development
  • Instil and Uphold core values of Professionalism, Excellence and integrity
  • 6. Risk :

  • Client / Consultant Contractual agreements (knowledge and application)
  • Be aware of and mitigate against any commercial risk
  • Minimum of BSc Eng (Civil), an MSc or PhD will be advantageous
  • Pr Eng registered for at least 10 years
  • Minimum of 15 years post graduate experience in design of water, sanitation, roads and
  • stormwater infrastructure.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar management position with a minimum 10-15
  • subordinates.

  • Experience in Leading design teams; Contract Administration, Management and Project
  • Implementation

    Required Skills & Competencies :

  • Exceptional technical experience
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills
  • Excellent Attention to Detail
  • Pro-active, Driven & Results Focused
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of BSc Eng (Civil), an MSc or PhD will be advantageous
  • Pr Eng registered for at least 10 years
  • Minimum of 15 years post graduate experience in design of water, sanitation, roads and
  • stormwater infrastructure.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar management position with a minimum 10-15
  • Education :

    University - Master's Degree

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