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Project Manager – JHB needed at Gilbarco Veeder Root

Job title : Project Manager – JHB

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : April 05, 2024

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PURPOSE OF POSITION

 GVR is in the market leader in downstream petroleum segment. We play major role in value chain of Fuel Management Solutions, like fuel dispensers, mobile Bowsers, Fuel station automation, Automatic Level and flow meters and many more. Spread across all the MEA with Project and service network.

We are carrying of multi geography rollout of these projects, and we are looking for highly experienced project managers who has worked in similar environment and especially the mining sector.

This position is responsible for end-to-end and on-time delivery of large-scale fuel management system projects; Solutions spanning design, requirements, contract development, estimating, engineering development, verification, system integration, and into installation and deployment. Provide managerial leadership to a Project team.

The incumbent will serve as Project Manager for major projects with responsibility for the overall justification, design, management, control, execution, and closeout of assigned projects.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project planning and co-ordination with customer & internal teams on overall and weekly basis.
  • Assemble and manage a project team of internal and external professionals.
  • Monitor and review the workload of PDS Managers.
  • Operating Visual Project Management techniques in daily practice.
  • Daily management and monitoring, reporting of important milestones to keep close control.
  • Risk management by Issue Tracking, mitigation actions.
  • Create and evaluate project reporting; provide timely and accurate project status reporting to internal and external parties.
  • Coordinate with Global Product Management & Global Engineering for signoff on project scope.
  • Develop a Master Project Plan with detailed Weekly action plan, detailing the resource and time committed for the assigned project.
  • Complete all technical integration evaluation of various elements forming an end-to-end solution.
  • Define clear product and solutions specifications and drive gap analysis / estimating of work content.
  • Develop Functional Specifications and Change Notices.
  • Act as the Program Technical Customer Interface.
  • Oversee the entire project life-cycle and manage cross-functional team from project initiation to production release and roll out.
  • Day to Day management of program team personnel and communication with key stakeholders.
  • Develop and manage program schedule ensuring on time delivery of agreed to milestones and deliverables.
  • Plan, organize, lead and control the progress of the assigned projects as per the customer requirements.
  • Manage project budget and Produce detailed cost breakdowns for all work & task.
  • Responsible on Project P&L.
  • Responsible for Projects signoffs and Pos.
  • Responsible of change requests.
  • Working as part of a team, manage resource requirements and utilization, keep up to date trackers of project roll-out activity from initial plan through to invoice.
  • Develop the Cost targets as per the Business Plan and in line with the Business requirements.
  • Investigate and negotiate change proposals with relevant stakeholders.
  • Periodic Monitoring of projects to ensure that milestones and performance indicators are met as per the agreed time frame.
  • Direct and coordinate the development of strategies to evaluate the effectiveness of implemented project outcomes and provide advice on remedial action.
  • Manage the expenditure of project budgets and prepare associated financial summary reports for members of the steering committee and functional leaders.
  • Conduct Alpha and Beta Trials in Field for Product validation process.
  • Responsible for ensuring the Activities right from Project Initiation to Project Launch.
  • Prepare project status reports and other reports required as per project management methodologies of FBS

 DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY

As per Board-approved PMO and as necessary for functions outside the PMO.

As delegated by the Managing Director, when necessary.

POSITION RELATIONSHIPS

Internal               

  • With field teams, Logistics, supply chain teams, AR team 
  • Cross functional team of Product Platforms 

MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE (INDICATORS)

  • Delivery to Plan (on time / on cost job completion)
  • Risk management
  • Change control effectiveness
  • Evidence of ownership of issues and the resolution of problems 
  • Quality of communication & reporting 

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Education/achievements   

  • Degree in IT, Electronics, Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical
  • PMP or equivalent project management certification
  • Degree in Electrical

 Experience/Knowledge        

  •  5- 10 years on hand on project management equivalent combination of experience in an advisory and/or engineering supervisory capacity required               

Specific Skills

  • Technical project management skills or well-developed business analyst experience              

Potential Skills 

  • Domain (Preferred Industry) Mining and Industrial, Petroleum Downstream, Process automation. 
  • Strong organization with proven leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform duties under deadline pressure in a fast-paced, high volume environment.
  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service.
  • Experience with gate process and agile methodology.
  • Proven sensitiveness of commercial issues and consequences of actions.
  • Distributed & multi-cultural team management experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
  • English Speaking            

ROLE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES & BEHAVIOURS

  • Customer Obsessed
  • Build extraordinary Teams
  • Deliver results
  • Adaptable

 Competency Descriptors

Customer Obsessed      

  • Solicits voice of the customer and drives actions to improve customer experience
  • Holds others accountable for meeting customer needs
  • Addresses gaps in the team’s ability to meet emerging customer needs
  • Continuously improves processes to be more aligned with the customers

Inspiring              

  • Thinks beyond the day-to-day, taking a long-term, big-picture view of the business. 
  • Clarifies the organization’s vision and strategy to the team, and ensures that efforts are prioritized to support them
  • Leads the team to pursue possibilities that will create sustainable value

Build extraordinary Teams  

  • Nurtures and develops promising ideas through prototyping and experimentation 
  • Challenges others to develop breakthrough solutions
  • Ensures that varied perspectives are included in the process of innovation
  • Encourages others to address challenges in new and better ways

Courageous       

  • Builds energy and optimism in others in support of Our Shared Purpose 
  • Communicates the vision of the organization in a way that others can relate to and buy into
  • Helps others envision a greater sense of what is possible for the organization’s future
  • Ensures that others understand how their efforts and contributions make a positive difference

Deliver results  

  • Builds a cohesive team that drives the goals and success of the organization.
  • Communicates clear goals and roles to team members
  • Builds a team that has the right mix of skills and leverages the strengths of individual members Celebrates team accomplishments

Adaptable          

  • Coaches people on how to take a stand in the face of adversity when they believe in something Confronts tough organizational issues and disagreements 
  • Delivers difficult messages directly
  • Demonstrates the courage to say ñnoî when necessary

Innovative for Impact    

  • Sets high expectations and leads others to achieve results through VBS 
  • Leads others to persist despite setbacks or obstacles Creates a sense of urgency in the team to deliver on time, high quality results with an unwavering commitment to our values and standards of conduct
  • Drives a track record of continuous improvement and sustainability

Strategic             

  • Leads experimentation as a way to find the best solution 
  • Shares lessons learned from both successes and failures
  • Creates opportunities for self and others to try new things
  • Applies the lessons from different experiences to new situations

Lead with VBS   

  • Establish VBS credibility through demonstrating the ability to leading Kaizen events 
  • Coaches leaders on how to use VBS to address business challenges and opportunities,
  • including selecting the appropriate tool and how to apply to generate results
  • Builds VBS expertise of the team, establishing and growing capable VBSL support and
  • VBS Champion resources that can support the team
  • Willing to seek out subject matter experts in the area of VBS in order to build capability within the organization

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