Senior Consultant: Engineering Project Manager

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Rustenburg
  • Salary: R 700 - R 800 per hour

 Senior Consultant: Engineering Project Manager  –  Job Description


We are looking for a Senior consultant with experience in Engineering Project Management. The successful candidate will be working one or more projects servicing some of the company’s clients. Successful candidates must be willing to travel and be adaptable to changing environments involved in the consulting field.


  • Engineering Degree (Mechanical, Mining, Process, C&I or similar)
  • Project Management Qualification (i.e., PMP, MBA or similar)
  • 15+ years’ experience in related field
  • 8+ years’ experience in a Project Management Role
  • Experience within the mining sector


  • Manage multiple multi-disciplinary projects according to client methodology
  • Conduct all front-end-loading activities of projects, i.e., scoping, budgeting/costing and scheduling in conjunction with responsible engineers
  • Prepare and present project support documentation for approval by Client’s Capital Investment Committee
  • Oversee and expedite all project procurement activities
  • Conduct all project control (Scope, Cost and Schedule) activities
  • Manage the project execution activities, risks and issues
  • Oversee all project handover and close-out activities to final user/client
  • Project risk management in a controlled environment
  • Project integration and change management
  • Quality management
  • Procurement procedures
  • Conflict management and negotiations


  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
  • Business knowledge: Good understanding of the organization and the business domain or sector within which
  • it operates
  • Systems Analysis: Understanding how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and
  • the environment will affect outcomes
  • Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Deductive Reasoning: The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
  • Inductive Reasoning: The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes
  • finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events)
  • Excellent communication skills: Ability to engage with high-level stakeholders, both verbal and non-verbal
  • Further interpersonal skills needed include:
  • Flexibility and adaptability (crucial to consulting environment)
  • Organizational and leadership abilities
  • Influencing and motivating
  • Decision making
  • Building trust and long-term relationships with stakeholders

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