Enshrine Placements Secunda, South Africa
Jun 19, 2018Permanent
Would working for one of Fortune Magazine’s joint winners of “the world’s most admired companies to work for in the category of Engineering and Construction” be of interest? Our client, a well-known provider of professional technical and construction services with revenues of nearly $10 billion, has an opportunity for an Engineering Manager – Capital Projects. You will have single point accountability for the Technical Track and related aspects to achieve the project objectives. The successful incumbent will hold a BTech, MTech, BSc Engineering or BEng and have over twelve years Petrochemical experience. Job Description Ensure alignment of people’s thinking and total engineering effort through all the phases Project framing (including scope optimisation and obtaining agreement on aspects from stakeholders). Facilitate the development of an integrated engineering discipline plan and ensure execution aimed at passing gate 3 and gate 4 readiness reviews and subsequent execution phase, through to successful commissioning and beneficial operation. Facilitate the development of an integrated engineering quality plan for each BD&I model phase. Define end-of-job (EOJ) documentation requirements and ensure compliance. Compile and manage scope of facility Obtain agreement at framing meeting of outline scope of facilities. Contract scope with all stakeholders. Review cost estimate and cost contingencies and obtain stakeholder agreement. Manage scope, obtain stakeholder agreement on scope changes and best solutions for changes. Consult on capital cost risk assessment and agree estimating and risk contingencies. Scope optimisation, including application of value improvement practices (VIP’s). Compile engineering execution plan (EEP) Team mobilisation / demobilization. Jointly with PM facilitate a kick off meeting and contract roles, tasks, execution strategy, objectives, ground rules, per phase per discipline. Develop a communication policy and plan. Sanction an assumptions document and clarify assumptions with engineering team. Agree VIP plan with various stakeholders. Draft overall engineering quality plan. Define technical risk management plan. Reach agreement on EEP with stakeholders. Manage assumptions. Compile scope of services and evaluate bids Present and obtain agreement with PM and Business tracks on contracting packages. Contract technical deliverables for specific packages amongst relevant stakeholders. Present technical conclusions at combined bidder selection meeting and present recommendations. Compile and agree on vendors and bidders’ lists. Manage and mitigate technical risk Pro-active evaluation of project activities on a continual basis to enable effective and ongoing risk mitigation. Contract risk management approach with business owner. Contract integrated technical risk plan with project management team (PMT) and other stakeholders. Jointly with project manager (PM) get approval from steering committee of integrated risk plan. Identify, quantify, assess and mitigate new technical risk factors. Manage the definition and implementation of quality requirements per project phase Contract quality requirements with PMT and business owner. Facilitate agreement of a quality plan per engineering discipline, including hold points for implementation for each BD&I phase. Facilitate implementation of engineering quality plan. Agree project engineering specifications with engineering disciplines and business owner. Facilitate clarification and alignment of all parties on technical requirements/specifications, including suppliers and external stakeholders. Team management and leadership Selection of appropriate team members to for a knowledgeable and coherent team. Build and continuously maintain team harmony, effectiveness, alignment, continuity. Make input in team member performance agreement and evaluation. Ensure effective communication between team members, contractor/suppliers, other internal and external stakeholders. Labour relations. Coaching and mentoring. Purpose of Role/Role Intent Leverage the understanding of team, customers, suppliers, internal and external stakeholders to improve project results. Maintain and build relationships which are on a high standard of trust driving respect, openness and credibility. Conduct appropriate assessments to measure internal customer satisfaction and ensure continuous improvement plans are in place. Build win-win relationships with customers, suppliers, stakeholders and networks. Maintain and develop internal and external functional networks that contributes directly to results. Allow tracking/auditing of performance. Realise the business intent of a project by leading, facilitating and coordinating multi-disciplinary technical, SHE (safety, health, environment) and engineering track activities across the total BD&I (business development and integration) process, from pre-feasibility (gate 2) through feasibility, basic development, execution and start-up to evaluation (gate 7). Ensure overall project technical quality and conformance to plan (scope, budget & schedule). Ensure Technical Track governance and legal compliance (clarification, alignment, audits & inspections). Management of external stakeholders/supplier relationships and contracts. Integration, management and coordination of Technical Track activities, team members, contractors, suppliers, plant owner, internal & external stakeholders & interfaces with other tracks. Compilation & management of Scope of Facilities (i.e. interpretation of business needs, definition, facility breakdown structure. Value improvement practices, change management, alignment across team members, contractors, suppliers, plant owner, internal & external stakeholders & interfaces with other tracks). Compilation of Scope of Service (i.e. definition, work breakdown structure, contracting strategy, bid evaluations, management). Technical Track quality management (philosophy, facilitation & compilation of ETQP [engineering track quality plan], agreed project engineering specifications, deviation and concession management, assumption management, end-of-job documentation, etc.) Technical Track risk management (risk management strategy & philosophy, identification, assessment, analysis, preventive & corrective actions, reporting, etc.) Engineering Execution Plan (engineering execution strategy, plan, do, review, integration with PEP [project execution plan], resources, etc.) Technical innovation and optimisation (VIP facilitation and implementation, scope optimisation, agreed project engineering specifications, optimal integration into existing facilities, etc.) Ensure setting and upholding of sound engineering & maintenance practices and procedures. Ensure ISO and SHEQ policies and procedures are conformed to. Ensure compliances with relevance legistation / municipalities (e.g. waste material handling, building plans). Country: South AfricaLocation: Secunda Job Qualification & Experience: BTech, MTech, BSc (Engineering) or BEng. Master’s in Project or Engineering Management. Business qualification (advantageous). Minimum 12 + years’ relevant industry experience, with exposure to multi-disciplinary project management and execution as well as detail engineering and applicable training and development. Company Description: Our client is a well-known provider of professional technical and construction services.