Executive Search Status:



Nature of Business:

Managing Director, Engineering Business of Major Construction Group
Construction and Engineering

Company Background:

Major group.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chairman, the Managing Director will have responsibility and authority for the effective leadership and profitable management of the company so as to ensure that the goals, growth and profit targets are met or exceeded.

Key areas of activity:

  • Ensuring that planning and implementation, on time delivery and within budget targets are achieved
  • Motivating, mentoring and guiding the team to their full potential
  • Creating an ethos of excellence, safety and desire for continuous improvement and success in the business

Key Attributes Required:

  • Bachelor of Science (Mechanical) Engineering
  • At least ten years experience in a senior general management position in a contracting company or at a project director level with full profit and loss responsibility
  • Major project management experience
  • Track record of success in a highly competitive environment handling projects in excess of R500 million in value
  • The hands on experience and capability to be able to step in and handle a project management role if required
  • Useful to have had a power or petro-chemical background
  • Experience of building, developing and leading a high calibre team
  • A track record of project and business delivery to the highest safety and quality standards
  • A sound knowledge of budgeting and project cost control