Eskom post


Project and Operations Manager – Ghana Rural Electrification Project
Thengashep
Johannesburg, Gauteng

Job details
Salary
R60 000 – R80 000 a month
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Benefits
Pulled from the full job description
5 Return economy class airfares to South Africa per annum will be paid by the company.
Qualifications
Experience:Project/operations management, 10 years (Preferred)
Electrical Engineering – Power Distribution related, 10 years (Preferred)
Education:Bachelors (Preferred)

Full Job Description
PROJECT /OPERATIONS MANAGER
GHANA RURAL ELECTRIFICATION CONTRACT
A major EPCM contractor to the Government of Ghana seeks to employ the services of a qualified and experienced Electrical Engineer (preferably Eskom or ex: Eskom) with extensive Linesman experience. This responsible project management role is to execute an expected contract for the construction and installation of 11.5kV and 34.5 kV medium voltage overhead networks including the installation of pole mounted transformer sub-stations and single/three phase service connections.
Role and Responsibilities
· To Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
· Managing the Supply Chain to a remote site in Ghana
· Managing sub-contractors, electrical engineers, in-house installers and assets
· Ensuring quality construction standards are adhered to and contractors strictly comply to technical drawings and specifications
· To use experience in similar projects to improve performance, safety and installation processes
· Managing progress and the submission/reporting on all aspects of the contract including submission of as-built drawings
· Coordinate internal and external resources in the execution of the project
· Ensure the project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
· Ensure resource availability and allocation
· Measure and control project performance
· Manage stakeholder relationships
· Manage project costs and risks
· Manage project documentation
· Track project performance
· Perform all related duties assigned by management
· Liaising with and reporting as required to all stake holders
Qualifications and Education Requirements
The candidate should have the necessary experience and technical ability to manage the project. Detailed technical knowledge and experience with the construction methods of 11.5Kv/33.5Kv networks is imperative. The candidate should be highly organised, self-motivated, proficient in administration, pay attention to detail, be computer literate (Excel/Word/Outlook/Project Management) be experienced in managing and controlling a large sub-contractor workforce in the installation of materials in the rural electrification space. Working in remote isolated areas of Ghana is a pre-requisite and the candidate should be prepared to travel and be away from home – 8 weeks on, 2 weeks off.
Salary Level
The starting remuneration package would be in the region of R60,000 – R80,000 per month, excluding any performance bonuses based on KPI’s. Housing will be provided. 5 Return economy class airfares to South Africa per annum will be paid by the company.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Salary: R60,000.00 to R80,000.00 /month
Experience:
Project/operations management: 10 years (Preferred)
Electrical Engineering – Power Distribution related: 10 years (Preferred)
Education:
Bachelors (Preferred)
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