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Design Project Manager (Dams & Hydropower)

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Africa
SalaryR2m – R1m
Job TypeTemporary
EducationBSc/BEng Civil
Experience10 years
ReferenceSC/170611/DPM/RD
Emailengineering.jobs(at)staffingprojects.co.za
Fax0867182241

Job Description

International Firm of Consulting Engineers requires the services of a Design Project Manager to join their Dams & Hydropower division in Kenya.

Primary Purpose of Position:

• The project manager will lead and manage a multi-disciplinary specialist team to achieve technical and financial delivery of SMEC’s dam hydropower and dam design projects.

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage all aspects of the design process from initial layout concept to full detailed design documentation

• Responsible for preparing designs (to the level specified in the project contract) for development of hydropower projects

• Manage the production of design documentation (design reports, drawings, contract specifications, bill of quantities etc.)

• Ensure compliance with the relevant design codes and standards as outlined in the contract and the national requirement

• Liaise with the client and their engineers as required, and attend meeting with client as required

• Represent the client in technical and contractual issues, and provide relevant expertise

• As required review studies, designs and records relevant to the project execution and contract administration

• Review the clients development program to ensure design works comply with the program and relevant standards to meet the clients and company’s criterions

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

• Civil or Hydropower degree/higher degree from accredited university/college,

• Minimum 10 years of practical experience in project management experience covering reconnaissance, investigation, planning, design and development of hydropower projects

• Strong experience in design of major infrastructure projects

• Highly adept in line managing other engineers

• Strong relationship management skills and business acumen

• A high level of contract appreciation

• Strong computer skills, strong writing and communication skills and work well in a team environment

• Ability to write effectively in English to furnish reports and to prepare business development materials including proposals

• An exposure to both internal funded projects and private development will be an advantage

• Good interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively within a culturally diverse and multi-disciplinary environment

• Professional delivery and appearance to ensure SMEC image is maintained

• Courteous and business orientated manner when communicating with stakeholders to foster and promote good working relations

• Co-operative and flexible work style to work in a team environment

• Willingness to learn new skills and acquire new knowledge

• Ability to apply new knowledge

• Ability to work under pressure

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to engineering.jobs@staffingprojects.co.za or fax to 086 718 2241. You can also contact Roxanne on 021 555 0432.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Mass Staffing Projects offers a R1000 for any candidate that is referred and placed through Mass Staffing Projects.

Mass Staffing Projects also offers a R1000 job spec fee for any referral that results in a placement through Hire Resolve. If your company is looking for any IT, Finance or Engineering staff, please email us at jobspec@staffing.co.za with the company name, a contact person and contact email or number of the person doing the hiring. We will keep the referral strictly confidential



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