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Commercial Manager (Electrical)

Company WSP Africa
Reference # WSP/MED/LEP/04/2020
Published 10/02/2020
Contract Type Contract
2 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Lephalale / Ellisras, Limpopo, South Africa
Introduction

THE COMPANY:

WSP is one of the most diverse consulting firms in Africa. To further our strategic business execution plan, we are seeking leaders that share our guiding principles – we value our people and our reputation; we are locally dedicated with international scale; we are future-focused and challenge the status quo; we foster collaboration in everything we do and we have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable. We are committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment.

Job Functions Construction,Project Management
Industries Construction
Specification

KEY ROLE:

The role requires knowledge and understanding of all aspects of construction and commercial management from a contractor’s perspective as well as from the FIDIC Engineer perspective, to include but not limited to an understanding of contracts, risk, health & safety, progress planning, partnering, cost control and reporting methodologies.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The primary responsibility of the role is to administer all commercial and contractual matters relating to a specific element(s) of the Medupi Power Station, South Africa.

•Ensure commercial processes and procedures are adhered to
•Develop a team spirit with team members
•Set clear commercial objectives and cascade to the commercial team for the implementation of the commercial strategy
•All Commercial correspondence and meeting records from the Contractor are reviewed and responded to accordingly
•Develop and encourage direct staff to take responsibility for sections of the Project
•Ensure Employer's insurance and safety department are advise of any incidents
•Identify commercial risks & opportunities, manage them through to conclusion to minimise Employer's liability
•Develop an effective interface with the finance function
•Value large and complex variations and claims expeditiously
•Co-ordinate the management of claims to ensure responses are provided in a timely manner
•Ensure accurate records are maintained
•Fulfil any other task that can be reasonably within the contemplation of the role


HEALTH AND SAFETY

•Role model standards for SHEQ performance and behaviour consistent with the company’s health, safety, environmental and quality vision and policies by influencing those around you
•Contributing to the identification of SHEQ risks and driving processes to achieve Zero Harm
•Embracing, displaying and promoting the company values and ensuring a safe working environment is maintained at all times

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal Contacts
•QS
•Cost Engineer
•APPM’s
•Planner
•Employer

External Contacts
•Contractors Commercial and Project Team

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

•Degree in Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering or equivalent
•Membership of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or South African equivalent
•Minimum of 8 years of commercial management experience

KEY COMPETENCIES AND GENERIC SKILLS:

•Strong Quantity Surveying background with some experience of managing a team of commercial professionals
•Good understanding of contractual law
•Technical knowledgeable in commercial, contract and risk management
•Exposure to large engineering and construction projects
•Good communication and interpersonal skills
•Ability to resolve problems independently and operate efficiently under pressure


Job Closing Date 18/02/2020
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