Kingfisher Communication
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Project Manager (Electrical Engineering)
Posted date [2016-Nov-24] (ID: 56645)

Our client, a successful Power Management Company, is searching for a Project Manager  based in Wadeville, and reporting to the Operations Manager - Africa.

 Primary Function

  •  Establish a Project Management Function that will support the Estimation and Engineering teams to successfully estimate and execute Electrical Engineered Solutions Projects.
  • Actively be involved in the business development process as well as estimation process.
  • Use modern project management tools and techniques to execute projects related to the engineering, procurement, and construction of turn-key projects (electrical 60% of scope).
  • Deliver projects with a high degree of professionalism and safety, using his/her knowledge of electrical engineering, substation design, & construction safety.
  • Have full responsibility for his/her assigned projects and authority to complete them from inception to scope development, planning, execution, management of people and resources.
  • Have the discipline to create clear and achievable cost, quality, and schedule objectives and follow these objectives through to successful completion.
  • Provide technical leadership to the production, sales & service teams and all other stakeholder’s in the projects.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Essential Functions

  • Establish a Project Management Function that will support the Estimation and Engineering teams to successfully estimate and execute Electrical Engineered Solutions Projects.
  • Partake in business development actions to improve conversion rates on tenders.
  • Manage and maintain the commercial contracts with the company’s customers.
  • Estimates, prepares, submits, and manages change orders between customer and company.
  • Manage and communicate the scope of work and responsibilities between customers, employees, and suppliers / sub-contractors.
  • Establish and manage the contract(s) with vendors and subcontractors.
  • Plan, establish, maintain and regularly updates a project schedule on assigned projects.
  • Manage communication and distribute documentation between company and its customers
  • Monitor, report, and control costs on assigned projects within estimated project margin.
  • Report, forecast and present project financial activities to management.
  • Prepare, distribute, and follow through with project safety plan.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering  from an accredited Institution
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience managing electrical projects
  • Strong knowledge of project Management principles
  • Track record of successfully establishing a project management function
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills with the ability to be flexible to adjust to changing project conditions.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft products, AutoCAD, Visio)

What the company offers:

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic is really important for us
  • A Company Business System offering various tools for management and people development
  • Great promotional opportunities – the company encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

About the company

It is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. It provides energy-efficient solutions that help customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. It  has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries

Job Title Project Manager (Electrical Engineering)
Post Details
Posted By Kingfisher Communication Recruiters
Job Function Project Manager
Start Date
Location Wadeville
Phone No 0827790222
Email joan(at)
Region Location -> Johannesburg
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Engineering -> Electrical

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