Assistant Manager
Pretoria, Gauteng, ZA
14d ago
source : JobVine

A heavy minerals mining company is looking for an Assistant Manager, Engineering Projects to direct and co-ordinate operational aspects through project life cycles to ensure optimum performance according to LOM, business requirements, organisational objectives and sound engineering practice.

The ideal incumbent will have a relevant BTech or higher, Management Development Programme, GCC, ECSA and have been appointed in a 2.

13.1 position.Position details : Type : 12-month, fixed-term contractPrimary purpose : To direct and co-ordinate operational aspects through project life cycles to ensure optimum performance according to LOM, business requirements, organisational objectives and sound engineering practice.

Job description : The incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following : Asset ManagementEnsure availability, reliability and cost optimisation of assetsEnsure asset management alignment to business strategiesValue adding to business asset managementEnsure effective life cycle management of assets through application of PAM (Physical Asset Management) principles and RCM (Reliability Centred Management) principlesCompliance, Governance and AssuranceEstablish an effective methodology of business operations, communications and control whereby statutory compliance and appropriate mitigation of risk is achievedEnsures compliance to sound engineering standards to qualityDevelop operating procedures to align with business objectivesEnsure adherence to OHS Act / MHSA / SANS and compliance with company specific SHE policies and proceduresManage risk and monitor standardsCreate awareness and assume responsibility for SHE practicesFinancial ManagementPrepare and control operational budget, forecast and monitor expenditureDrive cost effectivenessCustomer and Client Relationship ManagementRepresent operations, maintenance and service departments in projectsProvide expert technical and operational support to project teams and operational teamsEffective People ManagementCompile and lead medium-

sized teams effectively to achieve goals (project based)Manage and evaluate performance of subordinates when applicableContribute to high performance teamsOperational ReadinessCoordinate commissioning, quality assurance processes as well as performance criteria testingConduct complex analysis of project systems and processesProvide technical inputs to the project team.

  • Provide inputs in designs, technical reviews, HAZOPS and other project related reviewsEnsure design for operability, maintainability and efficiencyProject ManagementEvaluate and complete projects with minimum risk, within allocated timeframes and according to specified budgetary requirementsManage projects with regard to processes, technology and equipmentManage project life cycleSafe and Healthy Work EnvironmentMaintain and ensure a healthy environment, safe operations and practices, ensuring compliance with all applicable SHEC policies and procedures in line with set standardsEncourage a culture that focuses on safety in all operationsTravel requirements : Travel between Pretoria / Matla / MpumalangaLocation (country, city) : South Africa, PretoriaJob Qualification & Experience : Qualifications : Relevant BEng or BTechManagement Development ProgrammeGovernment Certificate of Competence : EngineeringExperience : 8 years relevant experience in plant, production, operational and maintenance experience;
  • project management, design and development.Professional Status : Accreditation, Registration & Memberships : Engineering Council of SA Recommended / DesirablePsychometric Assessments Essential / MinimumLegal Appointments : MHS Act Regulation 2.

    13.3.1 (AME) Essential / MinimumCertificate of Fitness Essential / MinimumCompany


    A heavy minerals mining company

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