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Executive Manager: Operations

Executive Manager: Operations
5 year performance
Based contract appointment
Based at Head Office (Grade P)
Minimum Qualifications:
•   Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
•   Professional Engineering Registration (PR.Eng) with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA).
Preferable Qualifications:
•   Higher degree or diploma/certificate in engineering management, PMP, MBA, MBL or equivalent.
•   Registration with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions
Minimum Experience:
•   10 years’ experience in infrastructure management of which 5 years should be at an executive
      management level.
Preferable Experience:
•   Experience in the water environment including operations; water plant design/upgrades or process
     control related to purification works.
Reporting to the Chief Executive, the appointee will, as part of the executive team:
•   Be accountable for efficient and cost effective bulk portable water production and distribution and
     bulk sewerage treatment and disposal, and associated infrastructure asset management and
     operations to ensure the achievement of service and quality standards.
•   Assist the Board of Amatola Water to realise its strategic objectives to ensure that the organisation is
     financially viable.
•   Keep abreast of developments related to institutional arrangements and technical practices.
•   Manage and coordinate the operational and capital budgeting processes throughout the operational
•   Formulate and review policies, supply agreements and the general conditions of water supply.
Key Performance Areas will include, but will not be limited to, the following:
•   Strategy development and implementation   
•   Manage operations of the department 
•   Oversee the implementation of operations management value added processes
•   Compile reports and action findings
•   Risk management and internal control
•   Departmental  Management
Other requirements:
•   Statistical Quality Control and Project Management experience
•   Leadership and people management skills
•   Multi-disciplinary engineering knowledge (mechanical, electrical and civil)
•   Good communication and interpersonal relations skills
•   In depth knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act
•   Sound financial management and problem solving skills
•   Good knowledge of working in a political environment
•   Computer literacy, i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint
•   Valid unendorsed driver’s license