Junior Project Manager

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Industrial Equipment Supplier, Kitwe, Copperbelt

This function aims to handle, structure, organize, follow up and develop the given After Sales mining project(s), and to elaborate new contracts fully complying with the Group Strategy, under the management of the Hub Manager or the Senior Project Manager.

Reporting Structure

Reporting To: Senior Project Manager
Supervision Of: Self
Interacts With: Project Team, Customers, Clients, Suppliers, Management

Job Description

Manage and follow up on given projects
Management, Structure and organize
Ensure the Contract commitments are respected toward the Client(s) while defending the Companies interests and strategy
To visit and follow up the teams on site on a regular basis ; Champion Follow up meeting on sites with the teams
Organize and hold Meetings on site
Elaborate and lead the project review meetings regarding their activities
To inform immediately regarding any risks or observed deviations related to one or all the given projects, elaborate and follow up the associated corrective action plans
Define and set up all human and material needs which are necessary to the right management of their project(s)
Develop a specific knowledge about the Komatsu products (parts, equipment, logistics, project team, training)
Elaborate, analyze and follow up the operational reporting of their given Project(s) in a very close relationship with their collaborators and their hierarchy;
Ensure proper handover with back-up
Develop and ensure a good level of relationships with their clients and suppliers
Analyze the needs and proposing accurate solutions by putting in place solutions consistent with a technical support including parts sales, services and training; Identify development opportunities and report them to their hierarchy (Operations project manager as functional and their n+1); elaborate an action plan to achieve them

Will be trained and will participate to the commercial studies lead by the project Engineers (sales) by giving all relevant information necessary to develop the technical offer; they will assist to the commercial negotiations.
Lead with their hierarchy the commercial discussions with their Client from the Contract perspective while complying to the rules of the Finance Dpt.
Participate to the selection and development of new relations with partners in order to subcontract all activities which would not be relevant toward the core business
Ensure the profit from the given projects (P&L) ;
Identify, follow up on actions leading to improvement of the margin of the different projects
Ensure the claims are achieved and the field campaigns are done with the OEMs/insurance/Client
Participate to the identification and mitigation of the risks related to their given project(s)
Will participate to the development, analyzing and follow up of the economical/financial reporting related to their given projects, based on a solid bilateral communication with their entitled finance controller
Will be trained to build, and defend their investment/funding requests related to their project(s) toward the Finance Dpt
Ensure their given teams on sites are fully compliant with the HSE system and policies
Behave as an example and fully comply at all times regarding safety rules
Organize in relation with their entitled HSE officer meetings and follow up on incidents
Responsible for the safety of their collaborators

Candidate Specification

Experience 3 years
Education Level Certificate Level
Qualifications Craft or advanced certificate in the related field
Software Good computer skills with knowledge in MS Word, Excel, Projects
Equipment Job and Industry related

Knowledge Of: Project Management, Planning and Organization
Skills To: Influence & convince; Initiative & proactive
Ability To: Be a Leader; Attitude, respect and understanding of their Client
Personality: Motivator, Leader, Organised


Industry: Industrial Equipment Supplier
Culture: Well established, professional
Gender Profile: Mixed
Age Profile: Between 24 and 40 years of age

Terms And Conditions

Employment: Permanent
Location: Kitwe, Zambia
Nationals Only: Yes
Remuneration: Negotiable

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