Senior Consultant (Mid-Senior Level)
ERM Group, Inc
Johannesburg
6d ago

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE To support the successful technical delivery of ERM projects by : Being a strong technical focal point supporting technical delivery of site characterisation and remediation projects for clients in the Oil & Gas sector Managing contaminated land and remediation projects Ensure the on time delivery of profitable projects (i.

e. within budget) Preparation of winning proposals Supervising project team(s) and coaching and mentoring more junior staff on particularly technical aspects of projects Understanding the interrelationships between ERM practices and policies and how these are applied within the company’s business model Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with ERM clients Supporting client relationships through ERM’s Key Account Management program Collaborating with your colleagues within the African BU and across other global business units CORE EXPECTATIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES Personal Leadership Understand and be an advocate of the business units commercial and client development strategy Provide robust and detailed technical support to deliver projects to Oil & Gas sector clients Participate / lead (as appropriate) internal technical forums and external professional associations Make use of effective working relationships within the business unit and participate in global practice communities to ensure strong network of resources Ensure prevailing authorisation and administrative processes, policies and practices are communicated and followed (e.

g. Health and Safety, expenses, expenditure, travel, etc.) Remain up to date with the relevant technical developments in the market and client industry Share expertise and knowledge within the Business Unit and or global practice area Define actions and utilize resources to achieve project tasks or objectives Measure and evaluate work of project teams to ensure goals are aligned to achieve the desired project results and favourable client outcome, and that work is delivered in a technically robust way Recognise project critical actions and identify underlying issues / risks prior to reaching problem stage Understand and use ERM’s risk management tools like PLAN, PiC / PM reviews and Go / No Go process Understand how work of the project team and or practice community contributes to the ERM’s success Collaborate across regions and global practice communities People Leadership and Development Communicate clearly with peers, colleagues, clients, sub-

contractors, as applicable, to ensure understanding and alignment around overall project goals and objectives, and across multiple projects as required Understand and adhere to all aspects of the PIC PM model for project management Supervise project team members at all levels to ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget and promote their development in all aspect of role Take responsibility for resolving people issues arising from project delivery and providing feedback on their performance and making recommendations for training, escalating any performance / resourcing / training issues to the relevant line manager or PIC / PM as appropriate Cascade practice and technical knowledge internally and externally, both formally and informally Monitor and ensure all safe working policies and practices are followed by self and those supervising Act as a mentor and / or encourage other employees to improve and develop individual skills Understand the resource mix / requirements needed on a project or project element, work to identify and recommend project team members Client Relationships and Business Opportunities Develop effective internal and external client relationships across boundaries and levels Understand and clearly communicate the attitudes, interests, views, needs of the team, clients, management team and other stakeholders Negotiate effectively within the team and clients resulting in win-

win situations Understand client’s desired outcomes and work collaboratively to ensure deliverables meet quality standards.

Ensure you have a thorough understanding of clients technical requirements, and be the technical focal point for project teams for a select group of Oil & Gas sector clients Develop an understanding of any relevant business development, key client, innovation and diversification and other market driven initiatives / project working groups and participate in these activities on a supervised basis Communicate how ERMs products and services benefit clients and learn how to identify potential repeat and or new business from existing or new clients Business Results and Performance Culture Understand overall client objectives for the project, and support the technical delivery of projects to the meet client goals including providing technical support to other project teams Contribute to projects, as assigned, undertaking research, analysis, report drafting, and supervising in accordance with the project goals Manage projects accurately, on time and to budget including elements such as : scope and delivery requirements, KPIs, budgeting, resourcing planning, coordinating field and other technical work, and managing health and safety and risk aspects Communicate to project team(s) how practice area goals, processes and requirements are integrated in the business unit, regional and global practice vision, values, processes and procedures Contribute to the project manpower resource requirements thought knowledge of the career framework and related expectations at each level, assisting in team selection and or hiring as required Use ERM financial management tools and metrics to ensure that projects being managed are continually monitored and imbalances (e.

  • g. budget variances) are identified and redressed in accordance with relevant ERM policies and practices Coordinate the appropriate business administration aspects of the ERM business model including but not limited to : the accurate completion of timesheets and reports;
  • compilation, filing and archiving of project documentation; and updating of relevant internal systems (e.g. Salesforce, GMS and Minerva) Undertake any other duties that may be required from time to time.

    Practice Specific Individual KPI and Balanced Scorecard details will be discussed and agreed with your line manager and HR.

    The above is a general description of duties likely to be performed, and may be changed depending on market trends and business unit requirements.

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION A reasonable amount of local and international travel may be required on a project basis

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