Our client, a Water Mining company is recruiting a hands-on Project Manager (Construction), for a project in Naboomspruit, Limpopo.
It entails the completion of a partially built wastewater treatment plant, pipeline & associated pump stations. Scope includes civil, mechanical, electrical & instrumentation works. Contract conditions are FIDIC (Red). Contract value greater is than R170m.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or related engineering degree/diploma.
  • Project Management Professional course or certification. (PMP or CAPM).
  • Min 10 years’ experience in large scale EPC infrastructure projects as a project manager.
  • In depth FIDIC suite knowledge.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Projects, Word, Excel, Buildsmart/Candy and other relevant software platforms.


  • Responsible for the Projects Account, Compiling of Application for Payment for the Main Works, Variation Order Applications for Payment, Claims Application for Payment.
  • Commercial Management, commercial issues related to Claims under Extension of Time, Labour relation agreements, Force Majeure etc.
  • Commercial Management of contractual requirements.
  • Project Control Manager, managing the Controls of Cost, Resources, Procurement, Quality, planning of overall activities.
  • Progress report and risk report.
  • Submit and attend Health and safety monthly report meetings.
  • Submit and attend quality report meetings.
  • Respond to Engineer/Employer’s agent communication.
  • Submissions of notifications and queries.
  • Motivation and Submissions of Contract Claims /additional work.
  • Submit request for quote.
  • Submit request for information.
  • Attend commercial meetings with the Engineer/Employer’s agent.
  • Attend daily, weekly and monthly progress meetings.
  • Participate in value engineering sessions as necessary to reduce cost.
  • Submitting monthly claims and invoicing.
  • Prepare monthly cost reports.
  • Prepare and issue cash flow projections to the Engineer as well as internally.
  • Prepare monthly procurement schedule.
  • Approve orders.
  • Approve and appoint sub-contractors.
  • Draft SLA contracts with sub-contractors.
  • Approve sub-contractors progress claims.
  • Manage site office personnel.
  • Manage sub-contractors & labour relations.
  • Establish and oversee project close out documentation and processes through to completion.
  • Negotiate, resolve and close out any outstanding change orders, quality issues or disputes.
  • Process and track any final invoices, payment applications, retention payments, etc.
  • Prepare and submit final project accounting and budget.


  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Proven track record in delivering high-quality programs/projects.
  • Able to display exceptionally strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Able to develop and maintain long-term relationships with all members of the team.
  • Ability to present to senior management to motivate approvals.
  • Passionate about solving complex challenges within aggressive timelines.
  • A motivated self-starter with a positive attitude.
  • High level of personal integrity.
  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment.

Desired Skills:

  • civil engineer
  • construction
  • project manager

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