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  • Posted: Nov 20, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 6, 2020
  • South32 is a globally diversified metals and mining company with a high quality, well maintained portfolio and highly talented people with strong commercial, technical, industry and in-country experience. We are committed to making a difference from the ground up. We do this by developing high quality natural resources in a way that improves people’...
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    Project Planner & Scheduler - Hillside Richards Bay (Internal/External)


    • To provide specialist advice and executes tasks in the development and monitoring of plans and schedules baselines, activity completion and identification of trends and corrective/preventative actions to influence on time delivery and project objectives.


    • Serious contenders will have a Completed N6 National Diploma in Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Civil Engineering / Process Engineering) OR Completed National Diploma (includes completed 1-year Practical Training) in Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Civil Engineering / Process Engineering) with a minimum of 3 years' experience in the heavy industry
    • 2 years and more experience in Capital Project Management is essential;
    • 3 Year and more experience in scheduling and executing medium to large operational projects within a budget and schedule is essential;
    • 2 years and more experience working with a large contractor workforce for the construction of the projects is essential;
    • 2 years and more experience working on Microsoft Projects, Advanced Microsoft excel, Project managemt tools is essential;
    • 2 years and more experience in the compiling of monthly/weekly reports on project portfolios in line with project governance is essential.


    • Develops summary and detailed scheduled for a Hillside Capital portfolio by involving the project Engineers;
    • Develops baseline schedules and monitor/analyse current schedule against established baseline;
    • Develops schedule range model for schedule range/risk and preparing of schedule range/risk report;
    • Reviews and provides constructive feedback on contractor schedules and report;
    • Identifies activities or sequencing of activities that are material and critical to the project and plant area and effectively communicates these to the appropriate members of the project team;
    • Monitors critical path activities on a regular basis and provides updates including possible mitigation efforts that must be undertaken to minimise impacts;
    • Develops planned progress curves and analyse monthly progress;
    • Validates ongoing implementation of project planning and scheduling to optimise the schedule in response to varying project conditions especially plant readiness;
    • Monitor & control integrity of the project systems; update and ensure that the S32 CPS (Capital Portfolio System) is up to date with correct information for monthly reporting to the Global Project Governance team;
    • Integrates contractor schedules in to an overall program/project schedule and provides monthly updates against baseline;
    • Provides input of projects as well as programs into the development of the Capex Business plan;
    • Work closely with the Project Execution Superintendent and Finance Specialist to monitor/control capital expenditure governance.

    (Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups)

    Applications close 6 December 2020 at 17H00.

    South32 is a distinctive business with a leading presence in the global market. Our operations span multiple continents and offer an excellent platform for those seeking to fast-track their career. Join our dynamic business and become part of the South32 Group.

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    Interested and qualified? Go to South32 on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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