South Africa

Contract Manager (P11, Electrical)

Company WSP Africa
Reference # WSP/MED/LEP/03/2020
Published 10/02/2020
Contract Type Contract
2 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Lephalale / Ellisras, Limpopo, South Africa


WSP is one of the most diverse consulting firms in Africa. To further our strategic business execution plan, we are seeking leaders that share our guiding principles – we value our people and our reputation; we are locally dedicated with international scale; we are future-focused and challenge the status quo; we foster collaboration in everything we do and we have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable. We are committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment.

Job Functions Coordinator,Project Management
Industries Construction


The role requires knowledge and understanding of all aspects of construction and commercial management from a contractor’s perspective as well as from the FIDIC Engineer perspective, to include but not limited to an understanding of contracts, risk, health & safety, progress planning, partnering, cost control and reporting methodologies.


The primary responsibility of the role is to manage the administration of a works packages in connection with all commercial, contractual and performance matters relating to a specific element(s) of the Medupi Power Station, South Africa utilizing the FIDIC form of Contract.

•Fulfil the role of the Package Engineers Representative as defined within the Contract
•Monitor as defined within the Contract the Contractors Health and Safety performance against the Contracts specific requirements
•Monitor as defined within the Contract Contractors Quality performance against the Contracts specific requirements
•Monitor, as defined within the Contract Contractors, progress against the Projects defined targets
•Ensure as defined within the Contract commercial processes and procedures are adhered to
•Manage the set commercial package objectives and cascade to the team
•Identify commercial risks and opportunities and manage them through to conclusion to minimize Employer’s liability
•Develop and encourage direct staff to take responsibility for sections of the Project
•Develop a team spirit with team members
•Fulfil any other task that can be reasonably within the contemplation of the role


•Role model standards for SHEQ performance and behaviour consistent with the company’s health, safety, environmental and quality vision and policies by influencing those around you
•Contributing to the identification of SHEQ risks and driving processes to achieve Zero Harm
•Embracing, displaying and promoting the company values and ensuring a safe working environment is maintained at all times


Internal Contacts
•Commercial Managers
•QS/Cost Engineer’s
•Quality Control
•Employers Engineering Team

External Contacts
•Employers representative
•Employers finance, planning and risk management services
•Contractor’s Representative and Commercial team


•Degree in a construction-related discipline
•Membership of a Professional Institution
•Minimum of 15 years Contract Management experience; with at least 10 years at a leadership level in a contracting company or as an employer’s Resident Engineer
•Experience in managing major contracts


•Good understanding of the FIDIC contract conditions
•Technical knowledgeable in commercial, contract and risk management
•Exposure to large engineering and construction projects preferably in the Power or major Infrastructure Sector
•Outstanding communication, leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop proactive and professional working relationships within an integrated team
•Ability to resolve problems independently and operate efficiently under pressure
•Demonstrated ability to drive change through the organization and proven track record of leading multi-discipline commercial teams

Job Closing Date 18/02/2020
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