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Executive Manager: Planning & Development

Executive Manager: Planning & Development
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:
•   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 planning
     and implementation stages.
•   Formulate and review policies, supply agreements and the general conditions of water supply.
•   Support the business development function of Amatola Water to increase sales and contribute
     towards the viability and growth of the organisation.
Key Performance Areas will include, but will not be limited to, the following:
•   Infrastructure planning and design
•   Project management
•   Water Resources management
•   Environmental management
•   Scientific Services management
•   Institutional and social development
•   Marketing and business development support
•   Employee Management
Other requirements:
•   Planning and Project management experience
•   Relationship building 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