macdonald and company
macdonald and company

Senior Project Manager

  1. Permanent
  2. Durban
ZAR800000 - ZAR1100000 per annum
Our client is a leading player in the real estate services and project management business, with an excellent client base and track record of successful projects for internationally recognisable brands. They are currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager who will be based out of their headquarters in KwaZulu Natal. This entrepreneurial organisation is currently focusing their attention on project management services, but they do foresee the opportunity to pursue project development opportunities in the future too, and the Senior Project Manager should ideally be comfortable in Project Management and Development service offerings. 

This Durban based project manager with strong project delivery experience is required to lead Project Management Commissions on projects in South and Sub-Saharan Africa, taking responsibility for end-to-end service delivery, including the integration of all project activities and the management of the project teams. 

Key Responsibilities shall include but not be limited to:

•    To ensure that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards 
•    Working with clients to define project goals and to establish the overall success criteria for projects, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters 
•    Ensure the alignment of projects with the clients’ overall business goals 
•    Ensure that quality, safety, health and environment issues are properly managed and addressed according to the clients’ and company’s policies and procedures 
•    Develop project execution plans 
•    Advising on project resourcing requirements and the procurement of resources 
•    Co-ordinating, controlling and directing the activities of all staff and project team members to ensure the project success criteria are met 
•    Monitoring and advising upon project finances 
•    Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications 
•    Taking a leading role in interfacing with clients and other team members, at all project stages 

As this is a senior position within the business, you need a minimum of 8 years’ experience in delivering successful commercial real estate projects. To be considered for the role you should hold a BSc Construction Management, B.Eng, B.Arch (or similar) and be registered with a recognised professional body. Good knowledge of FIDIC and JBCC contracts is needed and the Senior Project Manager will be expected to travel to various sites in South and Sub-Saharan African when required.

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