Your assignment

  • Location: Madagascar
  • Duration: 1 year

Your main responsibilities

We're looking for a Project Lead (M/F) to join and to support the teams of our client, a major player in the mining industry. He/She will be responsible for the management of the entire project. In addition, he/she will also be in charge of managing the project coordinators, quality assurance and quality control, as well as subcontractors, throughout the life cycle of the project.

He/she is responsible for leading each project with a clearly defined strategy and at the same time interfacing with all stakeholders (client, contractors, management, other departments).

The missions will be :

Project Development Leading

  • Lead the entire project within the strategies, budget and timeline in a clear documentation prior to senior management/CAPEX committee official approval
  • Define and identify all deliverables and work packages related to the Project prior to senior management official approval
  • Lead the tendering process with SCM department support including scope of work, tendering package delivery, clarifications and technical bid evaluation
  • Lead technical bid evaluation related to each tendering, with the support from other parties, such as Engineering, QA/QC and HS
  • Lead the cost estimation within all budget approval and cost schedule prior to senior management/CAPEX committee official approval
  • Coordinate with all key stakeholders (engineering, supply chain management, Maintenance, operations, QA/QC specialist, end user)
  • Prepare and define all project risks and appropriate mitigation

Project Execution

  • Lead an entire team or complete program
  • Manage safety performance/incidents on his/her projects
  • Manage execution strategy and timeline for the project achievement
  • Ensure that the project progress stick to the commitment to the CAPEX Committee
  • Assign and ensure that the right supervision (project coordinators or consultants) related to the project scope is in place and coordination with operation / client is managed properly Manage all the teams assigned to the projects such as Project coordinators, HS and contractors
  • Manage the project budget including the Cost Performance Index (CPI), forecast and accruals within contingencies
  • Manage cost schedule and project forecast and accrual
  • Manage all change(s) related to the project from the beginning to the end
  • Escalate any issues/incident to the PEX Management
  • Participate in contract elaboration and negotiation
  • Execute the project following the approved project booklet
  • Safely manage the construction process for various packages and contracts as relevant to the Project(s)
  • Organize weekly meeting with Client and/or other stakeholders
  • Report the project to senior management/other stakeholders
    Execute entire closure and sign off of the project within punch list completion and complete documentation

CAPEX Committee

  • Present his/her project to CAPEX Committee
  • Present his program to Senior management/shareholder representative if required
  • Manage execution strategy and timeline for the project achievement

Your background

Education :

  • An Engineering degree (civil, mechanical, E/I) or equivalent from a recognized University
  • Complementary training certification (certificate of completion COC) in project management

Skills :

  • Fluency in English, Fluency in french is a strong asset
  • Successful position in a project groups will be an asset
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong technical knowledge in related engineering (electrical/instrumentation/mechanical or civil/structural)
  • Previous experience in Project/Construction Engineering/Management in heavy industries/mining/oil & gas
  • Strong in MS Office/MS project Advanced Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience in project management including reporting, quality control, budgets and cost control, and administration
  • Strong leadership with a capability to manage and deliver a project

      Experience :

      • At least 5-8 years of experience as a "Project Lead II" in the industrial world on complex chemical, hydrometallurgical or refinery projects. Preference is given to candidates with previous experience in projects valued at $15 million USD.
      • More than 10 years of experience in contractor/subcontractor construction coordination/supervision.
      • More than 5 years of successful experience in shutdown activities.

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