Operations Manager (Energy / Substations / Grid / Engineering / PM) – Gauteng, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. 300 03 RR

Reference Number: 300 03 RR

Job Description:

Our client is seeking an Operations Manager who will be managing the power grid business units for dynamic order, revenue growth with ever increasing cash flow. Furthermore, the incumbent will be responsible for coordinating with external and internal service providers in order to achieve the budgeted, profitable growth targets for the business unit.


  • Developing and managing of business processes.
  • Preparing key information for quotations to customers; design development and release; product group performance budgeting and forecasting; asset management and coordination of customer inspections, tests and deliveries.
  • Managing of the business portfolio including design developments, offerings, and customizations in coordination with BU Management or Global Product Group Management and Technology Management.
  • Developing and implementing of Strategic Business Plans for the Local Product Groups including.
  • Assessing market sizes and potential throughout the Africa region.
  • Determining factory capacity, capital investment and product technology needs; and forecasting future financial performance.
  • Developing and managing customer relationship and project management services that assure smooth execution of orders from time of order quotation.
  • Including order handling and scheduling; design development and release to manufacturing, management of customer tests and inspections; and shipment of product to customer sites.
  • Providing the prime interface between the factory and the customer for order and project management.
  • Asset management including net working capital and cash flow for the operating unit.
  • Leading and directing cost of poor-quality improvement efforts for the operating unit. This includes analysing margin slippages, warranty claims, internal quality issues and areas of process inefficiency.
  • Living company core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • 10—15 years’ experience as a business, marketing or sales or project manager.
  • Proven operations management experience desired.
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or business management.
  • Understanding of Transmission and Distribution (substations and power grids)
  • Experience in international business and project management
  • Proven experience across African energy markets
  • Experienced use of Microsoft applications.
  • Management of diverse functions including sales, marketing, engineering and factory operations.
  • Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required.
  • South African nationals are encouraged to apply.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Management level option
  • Competitive package

If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Sheree Scheepers at sscheepers@camining.com

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Sheree Scheepers

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining

CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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