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Project Delivery and Support Manager
Major Listed Mining Organisation

Company Background:

The Mining Group is listed on the JSE and has annual revenues in excess of R8 billion.

Position Summary:

As the custodian of project excellence in the organisation, assume responsibility for: 

  • Providing strategic project control inputs to the organisation's business strategy and plan of the project division
  • Executing and delivery of projects
  • Establishing and maintaining business relationships and alliances that are strategic to the execution of projects
  • Developing and ensuring adherence to the organisation's policies and procedures and Strategic Project Office methodologies, guidelines, and practices
  • Overseeing the development and maintenance of program/project controls tools, techniques, methodologies, processes, and procedures
  • Managing the integration of the organisation's project controls tools with corporate financial, procurement, quality, and reporting systems
  • Establishing communication plans and roll out strategies for implementation and continuous improvement of processes, based on metrics and feedback from Strategic Project Office members
  • Coordinating the development of the annual program/project budget
  • Ensuring consistent application of an effective project management methodology and tools across the business
  • Mentoring and developing Junior Project Managers

 Key Attributes Required: 

  • A graduate with a four year engineering degree
  • A post graduate qualification in business or project management would be an added advantage
  • 10 to 12 years post-qualifying experience, including at least 8 years project management experience as a member of the executive team managing large/mega and complex projects
  • An in-depth understanding of the use and application of business information and reporting systems
  • Knowledge of the strategic and operational issues of large/mega and complex mining projects
  • Strong knowledge in the use and application of project control systems and tools
  • Thorough knowledge of project management principles and practices
  • Experience in mentoring and developing junior project managers