Role Description : Urgently looking for a Project Manager for a 6 months contract position. Automation - Randburg or RusenburgThe successful candidate will be responsible for successfully planning, controlling and managing project deliverables to ensure that customer needs and RA business requirements are met from order receipt through to final acceptance.
Manage the efforts of team members and third party vendors. Manage the integration and / or development and delivery of deliverables directly to the customer, or in support of a major enterprise-
wide project. Manage commercial, technical and risk aspects of full scope of project / s and responsible to provide related feedback to business on a monthly basis.
OverviewExtensive experience with direct customer contactAble to work and co-ordinate in a team environmentTypically possesses application or technology knowledge relevant to assigned business or geographyMust be able to work in a stressful environment where constructive feedback from others is encouragedMust have excellent conflict / negotiation resolution skillsMust be available and willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays to meet customer project commitmentsMust perform duties in the office or outside the office as part of a project teamMust be able and willing to travel and work at customer sites, including industrial plants, ships, etc.
which require climbing, working in confined spaces and other unusual work environmentsResponsible for the preparation and presentation of quotes, sales proposals, and contracts to the customer in compliance with company policies and standards, obtaining the appropriated approvalsConsult with other functions on issues like pricing, product specification, warranties and product adaptation to ensure that we provide the appropriate business and technical solution to the customer needsFunctional participate in development of business team strategic planPerforms all aspects of project management functionsManages execution of assigned projects within margin targetsManages and reports all resource demand and financial aspects of assigned projects apply complex and advanced project management and scheduling techniquesServes as champion for the value of project management conceptsLeadershipLeads effort of project personnel on complex projectsCoaches and mentors less-
experienced engineers assigned to projectsLeads project teams typically employing up to 30 engineers professionals and coordinates activities with support teams and other capabilities lead internal project process improvement effortsInterpersonalResponsible for resource scheduling to meet project plan requirementsNegotiates and prepares change orders with curstomersServes as the primary interface with customers for assigned projectsSupports and environment conducive to successful team interactionMust have excellent negotiation and influencing skillsSkills and Experience : Required education : Project management qualificationBSc Engineering or Equivalent qualification will be advantageousExcellent English language verbal and writtenExperience required for Professional Level : Industry application knowledge is a pre-
requisiteConversant with MS Project and all MS software products Excel, Access, Word, etcTypically 3-5 years experience in a systems, software, process automation or application engineering capacity3 5 years of proven documented project management experience