Project Manager (Mining) - JHB

Agent: Yvette Rautenbach

  • In reporting to the Operations Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development of projects and the overall business strategy. In will be part of the company’s Project Steering Committee to ensure projects are executed to the highest standards along with the CEO, General Managers and Directors.


  • Company: Mining Company
  • Location: JHB
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2020
  • Industry: Mining
  • Nationality: South African
  • Salary: Neg. depending on exp. (EL/EU)
  • Qualifications: National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering / NQF 4 or 5 Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Lead and provide support to all aspects of Project Management including Design, Commercial/ Commissioning Management, Contracting and Construction
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives, improve and readjust project delivery methods and standards to ensure operation success
  • Stakeholder management
  • Make sure that corporate governance is implemented and adhered to
  • Evaluate potential deviation in trends with oversite to operational effectiveness
  • Create Project reports
  • Ensure Project Portfolios are kept up to date
  • Ensure company standards and policies are adhered to
  • Identify potential strategic partnerships
  • Work with the Director and General Managers to create the best practices and culture to better company standards and costs and to ensure targets are met
  • Maintain and create relationships to ensure the successful execution and completion of all projects
  • Ensure all projects are fused in a 2 year Budget Plan and a 5 year Business Plan, monitor expenditures and approve of budget plans, ensure all processes are being followed
  • Direct engineering and technical activities to ensure appropriate integration and coordination
  • Keep updated on new industry trends/ technology and implement them into company strategies
  • Create clear guidelines for decision making
  • Always maintain project objectives and monitor quality
  • Risk assessment and Health, Safety and Environment adherence
  • Manage control systems and financial performance of projects

Minimum Requirements

  • National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering / NQF 4 or 5 Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Project Management Professional certification (PMP)
  • Professional Certified Engineer or Professional Engineer with ECSA, MDP or EDP
  • Government Certification of Competency (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Medical Health Certificate
  • 7 - 10 years Engineering exp on a management Level
  • Exp. in Agile teams
  • Proficient in, JIRA, MS Excel
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

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