Associate Director - Hydropower and Dams

Gauteng Permanent
  • Multinational Engineering Organization
  • More than 50,000 employees globally

About Our Client

Our client is a multinational engineering organisation with operations across the globe and roughly 50,000 employees globally. The company was formed by bringing together design and engineering to create and industry leading firm focused on building a better world.

Job Description

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Civil/Mechanical Engineering (Master's degree will be preferred)
  • Professionally Registered



Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 15 years' experience in hydropower/dams and general water engineering
  • Fluent in English (Ability to speak/write French will be an added benefit)
  • Management experience of teams of 10 people or more
  • Project management experience of projects with a revenue of R 30 Million or more



Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical leadership for a specialty and is considered to be a fully capable professional in their field
  • Resolves important questions and plans and coordinates work
  • Requires the use of advanced techniques and the modifications and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines
  • The knowledge and expertise required for this level of work usually result from progressive experience
  • Supervision and guidance relate largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters
  • Receives direction on unusual conditions and developments
  • P&L management of Dams and Hydropower Sector
  • Forecasting of revenue and expenditure
  • Budget planning
  • Management of project invoicing
  • Management of accounts receivable
  • Strategic Planning
  • Responsible to manage and lead the Hydropower and Dams team
  • Personnel performance management
  • Develop and ensure good team morale and spirit
  • Utilization forecasting and team management
  • Personnel skill assessment and development
  • Successful completion of projects
  • Quality management according to the company procedures
  • Mentoring and guidance of project managers in a project director role
  • Engagement of potential and existing clients on future projects
  • Business Opportunity management
  • Opportunity risk assessment
  • Proposal management
  • Sourcing of partners for opportunities
  • Bid cost estimation
  • Hydropower and Dam Engineering lead
  • Mentoring of project team
  • Approval and sign-off of designs
  • Review of design/study reports

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have strong academic qualifications and experience in managing people. He/She must be an open and clear communicator, being able to operate at a high level in a fast paced environment.

What's on Offer

This is an opportunity to join a global organisation with operations and opportunities to advance within this market. A competitive remuneration package with associated/industry related benefits.

Contact
Jaco Bester
Quote job ref
JN-052022-5618485
Phone number
+27 11 303 8300

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Subsector
General Management
Industry
Energy & Natural Resources
Location
Gauteng
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Jaco Bester
Consultant phone
+27 11 303 8300
Job reference
JN-052022-5618485