Project Manager

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Main Purpose:

Engineering, Construction and Supervision & Project Management of various CAPEX projects in the Downstream Oil & Gas Industry, which will consist of Retail Fuel Stations, Commercial and Terminal Projects. The projects will span from greenfield projects to minor maintenance/upgrade projects.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall Responsibility and Accountability for the successful execution of the projects within Budget and Schedule and to the satisfaction of Key Project Stakeholders.
  • Accountable for implementing Overall Project Quality Assurance (QA), Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) Policies and Procedures across all projects under his/her ambit.
  • Sets the Ethical Standards and exemplifies the standard throughout the projects.
  • Manage the Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of all projects under his/her ambit
  • Oversees Planning, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning in order to ensure completion of projects as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Project status reports; budget monitoring and trend tracking
  • Ensure that projects are well coordinated both on a Local and Regional level
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Manage Stakeholder expectations.
  • Frequent site visits
Project Engineering & Supervision
  • Preparation of conceptual scope of work and design in accordance with Puma Technical Standards, Industry Best Practice, International Standard and Local Regulations.
  • Preparation of Project Budgets.
  • Ensure that designs are fit for purpose and optimally design to ensure ease and safe Operations.
  • Constantly improving designs by implementing Value Engineering.
  • Ensure that stakeholders and end users are aligned with the scope of work.
  • Review and Supervise Engineering Consultants during the detail design phases
  • Reviews inspection reports and assists in resolution of field construction problems
  • Monitors engineering aspects of facility start-ups; ensures project start-up plans and required documentation are completed and coordinated with Operations and Maintenance Department personnel.
  • Review of engineering deliverables, redlining drawings.
  • Serves as liaison person with the Contractors regarding the design and construction.
  • Monitors engineering aspects of facility start-ups; ensures project start-up plans and required documentation are completed and coordinated with Operations and Maintenance Department personnel.
  • Review of engineering deliverables, redlining drawings
  • Effective communications between engineering, technical, construction, and project controls groups
Contract Management
  • Ensure that contracts are implemented on all projects.
  • Authorizes or recommends change orders
  • Assist in claims resolution;
  • Representative in construction contract dispute resolution meetings.
  • Accountable for the overall project schedule.
  • Prepare projects schedules and align with stakeholders
  • Updating of project schedules with actual progress.
  • Optimization of projects schedule
  • Co-ordination of project schedule between stakeholders
Stakeholder Management
  • Ensure that stakeholders are kept appraised with project progress and issues regularly.
  • Manage and accommodate stakeholder expectation.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
REQUIREMENTS Experience/Qualifications:
  • Degree in Civil Engineering with minimum 10 years varied construction experience.
  • Project Management Certificate/Diploma/Training
Skills :
  • Knowledge of the International Codes and Standards
  • Experience in working with a multi-disciplinary engineering team.
  • Ability to work remotely and autonomously.
  • Well rounded experience in project management with experience and exposure in the different areas of project management i.e. Planning, Contract Management, Risk, HSE, etc.
  • Experience in on-site construction and project management.
  • Knowledge of FIDIC & international contract frameworks
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Be a confident presenter able to communicate with a large range of audience types
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning and Organizational skills
  • Team player, leader and decision maker
  • MS Project – Intermediate
  • Excel – Intermediate
  • AutoCAD - Basic

Key Relationships and Department Overview:

  • Internal – Regional/Local Heads of Retail, Procurement, HSE, Legal, Finance, Country General Managers
  • External – Clients, Contractors, Consultants, Regulatory Authorities

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