Engen: Travel & Entertainment Expense Supervisor




Job Title: Travel & Entertainment Expense Supervisor
Department: Financial Services
Job Type: Permanent
Location - Town / City: CTO
Location - Province: Western Cape
Location - Country: South Africa

Key Purpose: To oversee the support of the TE&E, Travellers, Company Card Holders & Recurring Charges administrative function. Maintain and implement enhancements and cost savings to the relevant Systems within own area with the objectives of ensuring the completeness and accuracy of all accounting records, adherance to Company Policies as well as SARS Compliance.

Key Responsibilities:
- Creditor Management
- Business Controls and Governance
- Business Process Improvement
- Systems and Processes
- Customer and Stakeholder Management
- Customer Service Delivery
- Talent Management

Specific Outcomes:
- Vendors paid as per contractual terms
- Actively Managing Late Payments
- Actively Managing Duplicate Payments
- Strict adherence to business procedures, controls and policies
- Monitor team delivery and performance in line with SLA's
- Co-ordinate the audit of TE&E with internal and external auditors
- Identify areas for potential improvement and escalate to FSSC Procure to Pay Manager
- Conduct periodic review of key business processes against best practices
- Drive required changes to support business improvement processes/initiatives
- Identify possible system enhancements and communicate these to the FSSC Procure to Pay Manager
- Understand and manage Travel systems, vendor payment and reconciliation processes
- Review reconciliations
- Drive the resolution of issues
- Engage internal and external customers and stakeholders on service/delivery needs
- Ensure related SLA's in place and adhered to
- Manage relations with relevant stakeholders in a culturally aware and sensitive manner
- Engage with customers/stakeholders in a customer centric manner in order to deliver outstanding service and support
- Staff Performance Management
- Manage team delivery
- Facilitate knowledge and skills transfer within the team
- Foster team building
- Coach and mentor team

Education & Experience:
Required BComm.
Mandatory operational Accounts Payable and Speciaist SAP – MM/FI experience required
Desired operational Business Acumen and Management Experience

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
Knowledge
- Good knowledge of accounting practices and principles
- Travel Administration
- SAP FI Knowledge
- Computer Literate (MS Office)
- Knowledge of Engen's Travel & Entertainment Policies

Skills
- Planning and Organising
- Communication skills - written and verbal
- Analytical and report writing skills
- Problem solving skills

Attributes
- Attention to detail
- High level of concern for quality and accuracy
- Problem solving
- Able to liaise with people at all levels
- Structured and organised
- Responsive
- Customer service oriented

Important Information:
1. The appointment will be made in line with Engen’s Employment Equity Strategy.
2. All applications must be submitted to the contact person/numbers provided & in the manner requested.
3. If not submitted by the closing date, your application will automatically not be considered.
4. Engen does not guarantee that you will be called for an interview or appointed by virtue of your application.
5. Engen reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Engen: Instrument Engineer Reliability




Job Title: Instrument Engineer Reliability
Department: Operations
Job Type: Permanent
Location - Town / City: Durban
Location - Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Location - Country: South Africa

Key Purpose: To optimize and drive implementation of Refinery reliability programs to ensure sustainable and optimum plant availability/ reliability and integrity

Key Responsibilities:
- Finance
- Business Processes
- Customer
- People Management

Specific Outcomes:
- CAPEX Input
- Opex Input
- Project Management
- Refinery Reliability Programs development/ Optimisation
- Manage and Implement Reliability Maintenance Initiatives
- Incident Investigations Lead
- Reliability Performance Reporting
- Co-ordinated Reliability Threat Mitigation
- TA Support
- Approve Monthly Reliability Report
- Asset Life Study project Client representative
- Operations and Discipline Teams Knowledge transfer
- RCA failure investigation
- Develop People in Core functional capabilities for Reliability Management
- Performance Management
- Talent Management
- Coaching and mentoring
- Teamwork Fostering

Education & Experience:
- BSc. Electronic Engineering/ Bachelor of Technology Degree: Instrumentation and Control
- 4-6 Years Petrochemical Experience
- Reliability Engineering within Petrochemical industry (Advantageous

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
- Basic knowledge of refinery processes and economics (budgeting and cost control).
- Working knowledge and experience of: instrumentation design; operation and maintenance; industry best practices in reliability and maintenance technology; safety rules and regulations; Logic programming; process control (boilers, heaters, compressors, etc).
- In-depth knowledge of: reliability engineering methods; the distributed control systems; the fail safe control/emergency shutdown systems/PLC; engineering standards and codes.
- Computer literacy.
- Programming ability (CL, Visual Basic, PLC Logic) and proficiency in the use of commercial and proprietary application software.
- Sound leadership, presentation, problem solving, decision making, technical writing and communication (verbal, written and listening) skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and extended hours

Important Information:
1. All applications must be submitted to the contact details provided and in the manner requested.
2. If not submitted by the closing date, applications will automatically not be considered.
3. Engen does not guarantee that you will be called for an interview or appointed by virtue of your application.
4. Engen reserves the right not to make an appointment.
5. Engen’s approved Employment Equity plans and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Engen: Creditors Controller




Job Title: Creditors Controller
Department: Financial Services
Job Type: Contractor - External
Location - Town / City: CTO
Location - Province: Western Cape
Location - Country: South Africa

Key Purpose: Ensure that the right amount is paid to the right Transhipping and Key Account Vendors within the agreed terms of contract supported by the right documentation, and that policies and procedures are adhered to

Key Responsibilities:
- Finance
- Business Processes
- Customer
- Talent Management
- Other

Specific Outcomes:
- Physical invoice receipt and attestation
- Document archival
- Scanning of invoices
- Process Transhipping, EDI/ERS and Key Account Vendor
invoices
- Process ad hoc vendor invoices
- Process credit notes
- Process rejected invoices
- Reconcile vendor accounts and ensure that financial
accounts are updated and statements are current
- Determine payment amount to key vendors based on
reconciliation
- Ensure accuracy of accruals and that discrepancies are
highlighted to management
- Handle all internal and external queries regarding
transhipping, accomodation and key account vendors
- Provide guidance and support to all relevant parties /
stakeholders
- Action resolution of exceptions within relevant timelines
- Ensure Job Family/Divisional alignment with customer and
stakeholder strategy and policy
- Engage internal and external customers and stakeholders
on service/delivery needs
-Ensure related SLA's in place and adhered to
-Manage relations with relevant stakeholders in a culturally
aware and sensitive manner
- Engage and consult with all stakeholders to determine
timelines
- Engage with customers/stakeholders in a customer centric
manner in order to deliver outstanding service and support
- Ensure compliance to HR policies and procedures
- Feedback on performance deliverables contract
- Identify development areas and take initiative to close gaps
- Manage workload/time to enable execution of IDP
- Facilitate knowledge and skills transfer within the Job Family
- Engage in team building activities
- Foster team spirit

Education & Experience:
Matric and or equivalent
Must have operational experience in the following areas:
Business Acumen
Industry Experience (Oil&Gas)
Accounting Experience
Accounts Payable
SAP Knowledge

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
Knowledge / Skills & Attributes:
- Very good knowledge of SAP system, especially relating to
the Accounts Payable function (Invoice Verification process)
- Very good understanding of the policies and procedures
with regards to the Accounts
- Payable function
- Sound knowledge of accounting procedures and company
policies
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Excellent accounting knowledge
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Analytical ability
- Clear understanding of customer services in a supportive
role
- Professional telephone mannerism

Important Information:
1. The appointment will be made in line with Engen’s Employment Equity Strategy.
2. All applications must be submitted to the contact person/numbers provided & in the manner requested.
3. If not submitted by the closing date, your application will automatically not be considered.
4. Engen does not guarantee that you will be called for an interview or appointed by virtue of your application.
5. Engen reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Multichoice: Systems Integration Test Analyst




Job Title: Systems Integration Test Analyst
Company: MultiChoice
Location - Country: South Africa
Location - Province: Gauteng
Location - Town / City: Randburg

Job Type: Permanent
Equity Status: African and Coloured candidates
Number of Positions: 1
Special Requirements:

Context:
- Work on predominantly high impact and complex system tasks.
- Involved with diverse technologies
- Deadline driven environment
- Project and deadline driven processes
- Integration between various external parties

Customers:
- Lead Test Analyst
- Decoder Validation Manager
- BTD Engineers
- Development Manager
- Project managers
- Systems Integration Technical Lead
- Development Lead
- STB Manufacturers
- Middleware Software suppliers
- Field Trial lead

Outputs:
- Test Case execution
- Assist in the assurance and test strategy.
- Assist in the Implementation of test processes and procedures.
- Perform tests according to technology defined standards, and report variations
- Plan and Execute system integration testing, both scripted and unscripted.
- Assist the Lead Test Analyst in the prioritization and reporting of defects in line with the Development and Systems Integration process and procedures.
- Produce and report test results and statistics on a periodic and ad-hoc basis. .
- Implement system testing quality standards in alignment with the overall test strategy
- Create and maintain test scripts/procedures
- Run automated and manual test scripts/procedures.
- Escalate exceptions to the Lead Test Analyst and Project Manager.
- Aid and assist other test and project team members.
- Attend regular status meetings as required with the testing and project teams

Education & Experience:
- Relevant Diploma engineering or IT qualification required
- Practical understanding of digital TV broadcast and receiver technologies.
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in a consumer electronic or software testing environment.
- Exposure to software development and test processes would be advantageous
- Experience with test and defect tracking tools.
- Computer literate.
- Experience with automated testing would be advantageous.
- Generate proper Test documentation and Test reports

Competencies:
- Good attention to detail
- Good organizational and planning skills
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Analytical thinking
- Anticipates & predicts problems & risks
- Deadline driven
- Team orientated
- Assertiveness

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Multichoice: VOD Coordinator




Job Title: VOD Coordinator
Company: MultiChoice
Location - Country: South Africa
Location - Province: Gauteng
Location - Town / City: Randburg

Job Type: Permanent
Equity Status: African and Coloured candidates
Number of Positions: 1
Special Requirements:

Context:
SuperSport Media Solutions seeks to appoint a Video On Demand (VOD) Coordinator on a permanent basis. The position is based at our Randburg offices, reporting to the Head: VOD Operations

Customers:
- SuperSport
- M-Net channels
- DSTV Digital Media
- MultiChoice
- Don’t Look Down
- External customers

Outputs:
- Coordinating of multiple projects within VOD Operations
- Research & Development of new VOD Technology as well as providing the necessary documentation and feedback associated
- Monitor progress of projects within different departments within VOD Operations
- Provide necessary feedback to managers of other departments regarding the progress of projects
- Receiving information from project managers and formulating it into a proper implementation plan.
- Conducting investigations into areas of concern and deriving solutions to enhance efficiency
- Provide weekly statistics as well as incident reports to Head of VOD Operations
- Training of staff and providing the relevant information and support
- Help with the documentation for all VOD Operations departments and managers
- Enhance workflows and help with the necessary modifications to SOP’s

Education & Experience:
- Diploma in IT or Equivalent
Exposure 5-6 years multimedia environment, (consider 4 -5 yrs experience).
2 – 3 years Project implementation experience
Experience in coordination of multiple projects
- Workflow analysis and process enhancement
- Strong technical skills
- Understanding of VOD Operations systems, software related
- Understand of DStv’s VOD platforms and how they are scheduled
- Knowledge and understanding of VOD Operations systems and workflows across all platforms
- Understanding of Multimedia Principles

Competencies:
- Excellent communication skills
- Functional/Technical skills
- Problem solving
- Strategic thinking
- Ability to achieve results in a high stress and changing environment
- Priority setting

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Multichoice: Field Trial Analyst




Job Title: Field Trial Analyst
Company: MultiChoice
Location - Country: South Africa
Location - Province: Gauteng
Location - Town / City: Randburg

Job Type: Permanent
Equity Status: African, Coloured and Indian candidates
Number of Positions: 1
Special Requirements:

Context:
- Leading edge, rapidly developing technology
- Dynamic ever changing environment
- Complex products and standards
- Research and recommendations
- Interface to technology partners
- Deadline driven
- Customer focus

Customers:
- UEC
- Pace
- Irdeto
- TeleIdea
- OpenTV
Internal customers
- Multichoice BTD Product Managers
- Project Managers
- Quality Assurance team
- System Integration team
- BTD Infield Decoder Support team
- Field Services

Outputs:
- Execution of field trial activities as determined by the field trial strategy and field trial processes
- Configuration management of engineering and customer field trial software
- Key conversion and/or upgrading of decoders to prepare for field trial activities
- Technical investigation of issues reported by field trialists
- Logging of reported field trial defects for resolution by decoder hardware and/or software vendors
- Executive information maintenance on field trialists, field trial decoders, home equipment setup and other peripherals
- Providing support to the BTD Infield Decoder Support team

Education & Experience:
- Technical Qualification/ Bsc Degree
- Minimum 2 years applicable experience
- Basic knowledge of decoders & peripherals, home networking and interconnectivity
- Basic understanding of consumer electronics and home networking trends
- Pay TV industry, specifically MCA Broadcasting, Broadcast infrastructure & value chain
- PC literacy: At least mid-level competency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook
Project Management skills are beneficial

Competencies:
- Ability to work under pressure
- Analytical thinking
- Problem analysis and solving skills
- Customer orientated
- Communication (written and verbal)
- Presentation skills
- Strong Interpersonal skills
- Initiative
- Self-motivated

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Toyota: Manager: Exports Administation Support




Job Title: Manager: Exports Administration Support
Reporting To: Manager
Number of Positions: 1
Location - Country: South Africa
Location - Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Location - Town / City: Durban

Job Description:
The incumbent of this position will fulfil the necessary requirements within the Exports Department to meet objectives with regards to coordination, preparation & distribution of Exports Executive Management reports, coordination & preparation of distributor agreements & contracts, and the coordination of distributor support & training.

Key Job Functions:
Monthly & Quarterly Executive (Exco) packages
Monthly Exports Obeya
Deliver agreed/signed distributor agreements
Bi-monthly meetings with key distributors (e.g. TTAF)
PADAC coordination & support
Deliver & kaizen African distributor training programs, with TALA
Coordination of Distributor Visits
Adhoc Exports administration support

Qualifications and Experience:
NQF6(360 credits) – With Business Administration / Commercial
3-5 years experience in a business administration role or equivalent role(s)
Export/Import experience will be an advantage
Excellent administration skills
Excellent verbal & written skills
Excellent computer literacy (MS Office mandatory)
Above average attention to detail
Good people skills
Able to demonstrate strong Communication & Presentation Skills
Competencies: Planning on short to mid-term initiatives (Planning, Organising, Execution)
Prioritization and allocation of resources
Appropriate judgement and problem solving (Accuracy & attention to detail)
Appropriate evaluation and feedback.
Teamwork/establishment of framework and systems.
Perseverance and assertiveness (Tenacity, Resilience, Perseverance)
Innovative Ideas (Initiative in regard to continuous improvement)
Decision Making
Planned Development
Integrity

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Murray & Roberts: Project Engineer




Business Name: Murray & Roberts Projects
Job Title: Project Engineer
Location: Bedfordview
Nature of Employment: Full Time Employee

Notes:
Please note that:
1. The Recruiter may amend, delete or expire jobs at any time without notification.
2. Murray & Roberts Projects reserves the right not to proceed with filling the position.
3. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview.
4. If you do not receive any feedback on your application within 4 weeks from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Job Summary:
Murray & Roberts Water invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Project Engineer reporting to the Engineering Manager.

The Project Engineer plays a key supporting role in supporting the Project Manager to ensure the efficient and effective day-to-day execution of assigned projects. This includes support in planning, communicating, organizing, implementing, and tracking of the project from concept to project signoff.

The project engineer shall be responsible for co-ordinating and monitoring technical activities in accordance with contract conditions, budget and time constraints to ensure customer satisfaction. The Project Engineer will also undertake project engineering activities to support the delivery of work packages as well as ensuring effective communication and coordination between all disciplines and all other project participants.

While on a project, the Project Engineer will report to the Project Manager, who is ultimately responsible for both the deliverable and effective execution of overall projects.

Although the Project Engineer will be based at Bedfordview, there will be a requirement to work on site. Initial project will be based in Ghana for a 3 - 4 month period.

KPI's include:
- Deliver engineered packages to comply to the overall project budget, schedule and quality standard.
- Manage change / variations in a manner that enhances gross profits on projects.
- Continuously look ahead and anticipate and mitigate upcoming project risks or take advantage of project opportunities.
- Ensure that projects are executed in accordance with the relevant M&R corporate policies, procedures and governance requirements.
- Management and functional reporting as and when required.

Preference will be given to suitably qualified EE candidates.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Organizing, planning and scheduling activities / packages to comply with the overall project schedule.
2. Develop appropriate engineering specifications.
3. Obtain quotations and provide cost estimates.
4. Manage subcontractor / vendor packages from issuing of orders to installation and commissioning on site to ensure delivery within the overall project schedule.
5. Coordinating transport and deliveries to site including carnage and lifting requirements on site.
6. Generate and manage quality control plans to ensure that quality standards are achieved.
7. Ensure that all work is completed on time and to the specified quality standard.
8. Client liaison on progress reporting and problem solving.
9. Assisting the project team to generate and price Variation Orders.
10. Identify and secure external expertise as and when required.
11. Produce internal & external project progress reports in accordance with agreed contents and at agreed intervals.
12. Ensure that projects are executed in accordance with the entities project / engineering management procedures and methodologies.
13. Carry out other ad hoc tasks as required or as appropriate for the needs of the entity.

Key Requirements:
Experience:
- At least 5 years related work experience as a project engineer within the engineering industry.
- Good knowledge of relevant markets and the engineering industry. Exposure to the water treatment environment / projects will be an advantage.
- Demonstrated experience of engineering and executing projects within a process plant or water treatment environment.

Attributes:
- Strong leadership qualities.
- Effective problem solving skills.
- Capacity to handle pressure.
- Well developed communication, negotiation, relationship building and interpersonal skills.
- Strong persuasive, influencing and conflict resolution skills.
- Systematic / methodical approach to work.
- Ability to plan and organize a team effort.

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Murray & Roberts: Mine Overseer




Business Name: Murray & Roberts Cementation
Job Title: Mine Overseer
Location: Pretoria
Nature of Employment: Full Time Employee

Notes:
The company will provide remuneration and benefits relevant and appropriate to the position. Preference will be given to Historically Disadvantaged South African (HDSA) candidates. Applications only open to South African Citizens / Permanent Residents.

Job Summary:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacancy of Mine Overseer at Cullinan in Gauteng, 40km South East from Pretoria. The successful candidate will report directly to the Project Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
Achieving operational targets and individual growth in a safe and healthy work environment
Managing and coordinating the following:
Mining process planning, preparing and breaking predetermined blocks of ground, efficiently and safely
Delivering quality ore to the ore pass as agreed
Review and introduce mining best practices to enhance performance efficiencies over long term
Negotiate with Logistics Department - source and supply determined material to operations
Alignment of operational performances both in stope and development to the overall Operational Area plans
Contribute to the effective management of the Operational Area Conducting all assigned work in a satisfactory and competent manner
Effective administration of necessary system

Key Requirements:
6 years experience from obtaining a blasting certificate
1-2 years acting as Mine Overseer
Working in an underground mining environment
Extensive experience of Trackless mining and HPE

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Ackermans: Buyer’s Assistant




Job Title: Buyer's Assistant (Ackermans Home)
Department: Merchandise – Buying
Brand: Ackermans
Reporting To Position: Manager
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Number of Positions: 1

Location - Town / City: Kuilsriver Cape Town
Location - Province: Western Cape
Location - Country: South Africa

Job Purpose:
Our Ackermans Home Business unit is looking for a resilient, confident and hard-working team player to provide effective and accurate administrative and general assistance to the Buyer of the above-mentioned department in their respective areas of responsibilities.

Our ideal candidate will be an excellent administrator with the high energy levels & the necessary passion required for a fast paced, exciting and dynamic retail environment.

Qualifications:
- A Grade12/Matric certificate is an essential requirement.
- Previous experience (preferably 2 years) in an Administrative or Buyer’s Assistant role (preferably in a Retail/Buying environment).
- A relevant tertiary qualification in Administration or related field, would be a definite advantage.
- Proficiency in the latest Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is essential.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
- Has the ability to:
o Assess problems and make decisions
o Communicate effectively both within, as well as outside the Company
o Build and maintain relationships
o Be resilient and maintain high levels of drive and initiative under pressure
o Positively influence others
o Be resourceful
o Prioritise
o Work independently, as well as be a team player
o Be proactive
o Be deadline driven
o Be flexible and adapt to change
o Be assertive
- Has sound planning, organizing and time management skills
- Is fast and accurate with regards to processing and checking detail
- Has a strong service, detail and learning orientation
- Has high energy levels to cope with constant pressure
- Has a strong sense of integrity
- Is reliable
- Is emotionally mature
- Is able to be “hands on” when the buyer is travelling

Key Responsibilities:
- Providing general assistance to your Buyer with:
o Business plans
o Preparation for all merchandise related activities that require product to be pulled, sorted, ordered and hanged (i.e. range reviews, post-seasonal meetings, supplier meetings, comp shops, red seal reviews etc.)
o Dealing with supplier queries
o Answering phones when the Buyer is out/travelling
o Projects
o Preparation for tendering processes
o All other general administration
- Executing all administration relating to the procurement process to ensure on-time delivery as per the critical path dates/deadlines
- Communicating effectively with all relevant role players
- Capturing and monitoring all purchase orders
- Continuously updating all systems with the required information
- Updating and assisting with style cards and sample management
- Effectively communicating and following up internally on:
o Fabric approvals
o Fit & sealed/assessed samples
o Marketing samples
o Packaging updates/innovations
- Effectively communicating and following up with all relevant external role players/key relationships such as
o Suppliers
o Agents
o GPS

Other: Kindly note that this position is not considered the ideal route towards a career in Buying. Should you be interested in pursuing a career in Buying, please register you CV on our career website so that you can keep yourself informed should opportunities on our Trainee Buyer Program become available.

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!