South Africa


Published 19/05/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
Founded in 1912, Fraser Alexander has grown from humble beginnings to become a key player in the South African mining industry and in selected global locations.

Fraser Alexander is a leading supplier of Mining services which include: Minerals Processing, Construction and Tailings. A solid and well respected brand in the mining services area is looking to attract key talents to add to its existing pool of highly sought after professionals.
Job Functions Senior Management
Industries Construction
This role support of the GM responsible for the Business Unit to ensure efficient management of project sites in a specific area to achieve contractual objectives within FAC. This position manages the effective deployment of all resources in line with the benefit of the site e.g. staff, labour, plant and materials.

Contract Planning

Manage the actuals (re-tendering) to improve on the tender profit.

Evaluate and manage areas of risk

Contract Management

Start-up meeting within 14 days of the contract being awarded. All relevant support functions must be present.

Before anyone goes to site outside of SA this procedure must be in place and available on site for everyone to see,

Plan to be in place by the site agent in conjunction with the Senior Contracts Manager (who provides input and signs off on the plan).

On a monthly basis reviews actual vs budgeted expenditure.

Staff Management

Be honest and sincere in dealing with the client representative.

Ensure that a process for upward communication is established through regular meetings with Management team on the site, staff meetings and meetings with hourly paid employees (as appropriate).

Marketing/Business Development

Quality of work to be well within the specified requirements.

Relationship with client to be positive; handle any disputes in a positive and professional manner.

Collect relevant information from site and hand this to Estimating for use in future projects.

To be part of the team to secure additional business to the value of R50 million turnover per annum.

In networking to recognize opportunities and pass these onto the Commercial director/MD as appropriate.

Commercial Management

Identifying the risks and opportunities and documents at the re-tender stages.

Fully understand the various contracts “Rights and obligations, specifications and payments terms.

Ensure all the relevant business unit commercial procedures are identified, understood and implemented.

Ensure payment is received in terms of contract and Sub-Contractor as per agreements.

Business Unit Management

Takes share of fiduciary and good governance responsibility for the BU

Accurately identifies and assesses risks for the BU and alerts colleagues in management

Provides constructive input into the tactical and business planning of the BU

Active involvement in the day to day leadership of the BU

Business Development and Bid Winning

Provides reliable market intelligence to the appropriate BU Business Development Co-Ordinator

Provides accurate customer and competitor feedback to Operations Director, MD or fellow Senior Contract Managers as applicable.


BSc Degree in Engineering studies or an equivalent qualification

Management/Business related qualification will be advantageous


10 - 15 Years applicable experience will be required


Strong leadership skills

Strong negotiation skills

Financial and budgeting control skills

People management and motivational skills

Mentoring and Coaching skills

Good communication, conflict handling and interpersonal skills

Project Management skills

Excellent networking skills

Good performance management and general skills
Job Closing Date 24/05/2020
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