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Senior Project Manager, Pr. CPM/ PMP/ BEng. Mech/ DBA Project Management, Ref: 943474

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  • Posted 7 years ago

Ref: 943474

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)
Other Formal Qualification: BEng. Mechanical (Stellenbosch University)
Professional Registration: Pr. CPM (SACPCMP), PMP
Annual Package Range: R2.1 mil - R2.5 mil
Total years experience: 30 Years

Current/recent job title: Senior Project Manager

Discipline: Project Management
Qualifications & Memberships: BEng. Mechanical (Stellenbosch University), Project Management, Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), Pr. CPM (SACPCMP), PMP).
Years of experience range: 15 years Power Plant; 10 years mining & materials Handling.
Annual package range: R2.1 mil – R2.5 mil.
Gender: Male. Ethnicity: Caucasian/White. Nationality: South African.
Experience: Extensive experience in Senior Management Positions within the Power Generation, Mining, Industrial and Materials Handling environment.
Functional proficiency: Project Controls, Human Relations, Industrial Relations, Scheduling, Cost, Contractors and Commercial (legal) Requirements.

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: Afrikaans, English

Designation: Project Management Consultant

Highest qualification type: Post doctoral degree

University: Stellenbosch University

Company size: ‘501 – 1000

Division: Programme / Project Management

Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head

Gender:                                    Male

Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

Nationality:                              South African

Highest Formal Qualification:  Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Project Management), BEng. Mechanical

Current / most recent job title?

Senior Project Manager

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Responsible and accountable for the direction, management and coordination of projects. Ensure effective project operations and the achievement of the project requirements to the satisfaction of the Client and Stakeholder’s Expectations.

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Contract Management, Financial Management, Programme and Scheduling, Cost Control, Human Resources, Communication, Risk Management, Procurement, Construction, Earned Value Management, External Project, Social and Environmental Requirements, Document Management.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

A multi-discipline project director with global project experience and proven ability to manage projects in the Power, Mining and Industrial Industries. To create a motivated natural ability to identify and cultivate key personnel. Committed Accomplishment driven to achieve project excellence.

Ideal business title: 

Senior Project Manager, General Manager, Project Director

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Direct, Manage and Co-ordinate the Account Project Business Unit, ensure effective operations and achievements of the organisation’s objectives in accordance with Policies & Procedure, in adherence to the appropriate standards, specifications, project requirements, clients / customer satisfaction and stakeholders expectations.

Skill area of competence:

Contract; Commercial; Financial; Engineering; Management

Career summary:

15 years Power Plant; 10 years mining & materials Handling


Successfully completed $124 mil Natural Gas Power Plant in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, on time, quality and cost, to project specifications. Commissioning, plant start-up and testing of 2 (two) natural gas units.


Management of personnel and systems, lead by example, create positive relationships with the client, service providers and stakeholders expectations. Maintain Company and Corporate Governance, Team Building and upliftment of Personnel, participate in social and welfare initiatives.


Set expectations higher than personnel can achieve at times
Repetitive tasks
Tedious tasks

What do you absolutely love doing?

To Project Manage an International New Technology Project

Ideal company (culture and values):

A Company that has an established culture based on high values and integrity.

Where would you like to be in the next 5 to 10 years: 

To leave behind a legacy of contributing to the upliftment of people especially in project management.

Motivation to move (please select): International opportunity

Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.


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