Project Manager - GAS Detection Systems


Mindrocket Consulting


11 Jun 2019

Reference Number



Undisclosed cost to company


This position will be responsible for providing support with regards to GAS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS and FIXED GAS DETECTION SYSTEM project activities. The setup and implementation of a project management structure and process in South Africa within their scope of responsibility.


- Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan.
- Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan.
- Recording and managing project issues and escalating where necessary.
- Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary.
- Monitoring project progress and performance.
- Providing regular status reports to the relevant parties, during the project life cycle.
- Identify and ensure quality assurance procedures are met and followed.
- Compile Reports with respect to project status, issues, resources, changes, budgets and risks.
- Technical assistance/support
- Customer visits, plant evaluations (local and neighbouring countries, if required)
- Liaison and interaction with GMS and FGDS departments/sales team
- Manage and oversee installation and commissioning of FGDS and GMS projects
- Keep abreast of all legislation pertaining to GDS products relevant to the South and Southern African markets
- Adherence to all ISO processes and policies
- Adherence to all company policies (Global and Local)
- Installation and Service Management
- Effectively apply Company's processes and enforces it's project standards
- Co-ordinate the installation with other members of the project team
- Create and monitor the execution of the project plan
- Ensure project documents are complete and stored appropriately
- Create a database of lesson learnt from previous projects
- Travel to meet with the customer, as required, to provide and assist with site meetings and the development of site specific documentation.
- Complete site inspections
- Testing and commissioning management
- Co-ordinate and organize with the customer and the respective business manager the required tests and protocols as well as identify the authorized party to accomplish the testing and commissioning tasks.
- Identify the project testing & commissioning related costs to be included in the total project cost.
- Monitor and control the process of testing & commissioning and ensure the quality of the delivered service.

-Reports to Project Manager


- Matric- Technical / Engineering background
- Proven experience in a similar position
- Certified Project Manager or significant experience of Project Management in a similar industry
- Ability to think operationally while linking it to the strategic objective
- Strong Leadership qualities
- Experience working with AutoCAD
- MS Office tools, including MS Project
- Ability to draw and read technical drawings and/or specifications
- Process driven
- Open to new ideas and continuously striving to improve processes in order to achieve maximum potential within the working environment
- Ability to travel locally and internationally if required
- Good personal communication and inter-personal skills
- Presentable
- Be a team player
- Computer Literate
- Valid driver's license
- Ability to work extended hours if required
- Intercultural experience preferred
- Analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
- Ability to communicate in Business English
- Proven experience working with expense budgets when planning and quoting for Projects

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract




South Africa