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Project Manager - Kusile (Witbank)

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:49:00 PM
  • 2865036
  • Job Function: Project Management
  • Business Segment: Power Steam Power Systems
Location(s): South Africa; Johannesburg

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
By delegation from the Project Director, manage a dedicated scope of work of the allocated project.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Application of the Project Execution Strategy for the scope of work allocated, to deliver the project within the contract specification, program, budget, quality and EHS targets and cash targets
  • Co-ordination of all activities for the allocated scope including engineering, procurement and logistics, erection and commissioning
  • Manage the allocated project in order to achieve the project goals and objectives
  • Perform proper risks and opportunities management
  • Initiate and execute gate reviews as appropriate
  • Define most effective claim strategies towards clients, partners, subcontractors, vendors
  • Perform negotiations with clients, partners and/or subcontractors/vendors
  • Prepare and perform Project Reviews as requested
  • Liaise with Project office
  • Liaise with other Businesses
  • Develop and maintain corresponding relationships with clients, partners and main subcontractors/vendors to ensure smooth operation of projects and smooth dispute resolution
  • Establish, implement and maintain operating standards to ensure quality project results and customer satisfaction,
  • Capture return of experience and best practices
  • Provide input to project people performance reviews to functions
  • Ensure that proper resources are allocated within the project team or hire extra resources to fill the gaps
  • Resolution of claims and concessions to/from customers, consortium partners, contractors and sub-suppliers for the allocated scope of work
  • Development and evolution of the overall project schedule (plan) for the allocated scope of work updating of the schedule to reflect progress and using the schedule to optimise work and resolve problems
  • Application of project specific procedures, work instructions, project quality and EHS plans
  • Application of the Steam Plants Management System to the Project,
  • Undertaking any other tasks as instructed/requested by the Project Director


    • Degree in Engineering and/or Business Management
    • 8 years of experience in the Power industry with at least an experience in one of the following
    • activities: engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, project management of large/complex projects

      Desired Characteristics:

      • Strong planning, organizing and priority setting skills
      • Broad technical and commercial knowledge covering multiple disciplines
      • Excellent knowledge of planning control principle

        Locations: South Africa; Johannesburg
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