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Electrical Operations Manager (Ref: 105)

Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Gauteng. Salary – market related – R1.5 mil

Purpose of the Role

This position is responsible for project acquisition (winning work), project management, financial management, delivery and technical execution of transmission & distribution projects including the management of staff within the group to ensure full utilization and achievement of milestones in the Johannesburg.

Key Responsibilities

  • Market development and proactive approach in developing work in the Renewable

Energy, and Transmission & Distribution markets and being aware of what projects

are likely to come up from clients – generating repeat business.

  • Develop business strategies for the function in the Gauteng in conjunction with the

Functional Group’s Business Plan and objectives.

  • Develop and maintain existing key client relationships, maintain client satisfaction.
  • Submission of EOIs and Proposals in line with the Instrument of Delegation and

provide input into large infrastructure pursuits as required.

  • Win and deliver projects for the function with assistance of the National Power and

Energy team.

  • Ensure projects within the function are completed on time and on budget.
  • Ensure appropriate technical standards, and Quality Assurance Management System

requirements are maintained on projects and proposals.

  • Review and approval of all functional deliverables for internal and external issue.
  • Development of staff, including keeping staff informed, providing suitable training,

suitable opportunities, planning career paths, maintaining professional ethics and

professional standards of behaviour.

  • Ensure documentation, reporting and communication is to the required quality.
  • Manage or be part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver project milestones.
  • Mentor and challenge graduates. Develop career path to specifically leading to

Professional Registration for staff.

  • Maintain professional development and remain abreast of advances in chosen

technical field.

  • Offer clients technical innovative solutions.
  • Participate as a technical resource in projects outside the region and support other

regions at a management level as and when required.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Development of key client base
  • Project delivery – achieving milestones
  • Driving technical excellence and innovation
  • New work won
  • Staff utilization
  • Cost effectiveness of projects and ability to work to financial budgets and targets
  • Integration into the National Power and Energy team
  • Understanding of operational and project contractual arrangements
  • Building cohesive, results-oriented teams for project delivery
  • Implementation of project management and company procedures
  • Quality of reports and project output

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree/higher degree from accredited university/college
  • Master of Engineering degree – Electrical will be added advantage
  • Minimum 15 years of practical experience in the (functional group) discipline
  • Professional Engineer ECSA registration Pr Eng/Tech Eng
  • Technical leadership skills in Transmission & Distribution systems designs
  • Project Management skills and experience in Renewable Energy, Transmission &

Distribution and Building Services projects

  • Maintaining a consistent and manageable workload
  • Develop and maintain key client relationships
  • Assist in development of Functional staff
  • Ensuring all projects are adequately resourced in terms of capabilities and


  • Experience in design using appropriate software, documentation and delivery of

major projects

  • Experience in management of large electrical design and supervision projects

involving teams of project staff

  • Experience in Government standards, codes and documentation
  • Knowledge of web-based project cost control and financial systems (e.g. BST)


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