Civil & Structural Manager


V & A Waterfront


05 Sep 2017

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The role will report to the Executive Manager: Operations

Purpose: Planning, coordinating, managing and directing of all maintenance activities and operations for the civil, structural, bulk services, roads and building fabric within the V&A Waterfront precinct.


- Relevant Engineering Degree/ T4 Diploma in Civil or Structural Engineering
- Professional registration with ECSA or eligibility to register with ECSA desirable
- 5 to 8 years work experience of which at least 3 years was at management level
- Knowledge of relevant legislation, i.e. OHS Act LR Act, SANS building regulations
- Project management experience
- Experience in managing of contracts and SLAs
- Financial experience in compiling and managing of CAPEX and OPEX budgets
- Planning, organizational and analytical skills, decision making and problem solving
- Accurate with high attention to detail
- Verbal and written communication skills across levels of the business
- Assertive personality
- Sound knowledge of people management
- Computer literacy in the Microsoft Office Suite of applications
- Unendorsed Code 8 driver's license
- Ability to work under pressure/to deadlines


- Civil and structural input, advice and coordination to operations strategy
- Repairs and maintenance, planned maintenance, CAPEX budgeting and financial control
- Compilation monthly management, cost variation and status reports
- Management of civils and structures staff, consulting engineers and/or contractors
- Review of consultants designs ensuring project delivery in terms of quality and cost
- Management and direction of contractor/s responsible for repairs and maintenance, planned maintenance and/or CAPEX
- Development, implementation, coordination of preventative maintenance plan
- Management of breakdown and outage plan, ensuring tenant trade despite failures
- Inspection of maritime assets such as quay walls, dredging, floating jetties and bridges
- Assist with major events through infrastructure erection and provision of services
- Review and approval of event structures, i.e. tents, stages and scaffolding in terms of legislation
- Collection, analysis and risk assessment in terms of weather and sea data
- Water quality surveys, marine basin growth studies, and pollution control measures
- Reviews proposals and plans against town planning guidelines.

Correspondence will be made with shortlisted candidates only.

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract




V&A Waterfront
Western Cape
South Africa