• Job Vacancies at Aveng - 6 positions

  • Posted on: 22 December, 2017 Deadline: 17 January, 2018
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  • Over 125 years Aveng has evolved in character, capacity and reach. Its origins lie in modest construction projects but Aveng now boasts expertise in steel, engineering, manufacturing, mining, concessions, public infrastructure and water treatment. This South African consortium continues to make its mark across the globe. With a strong presence in southern Africa, Australia and the Middle East the company possesses diverse construction, infrastructure and engineering expertise through its various subsidiaries.

    Human Resources - Intern

     

    Job description

    Role Sunmmary

    The incumbent will be responsible for the administrative functionality and attends to the implementation of procedures, applications, systems and controls to facilitate the supporting, updating, circulation and maintenance of information from / to the regions with regards to various activities in the Human Resources Department.

    Minimum Requirements ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Human Resources Diploma or degree
    • Computer literate

    Experience

    No working experience required

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Provide Human Resources Administration and Support function to line management and employees
    • Assist with the maintenance of accurate and logical record keeping and filing
    • Assist with the co-ordination and facilitation of recruitment and selection processes
    • Assist with training and development co-ordination and administration
    • Assist in co-ordination of Industrial Relations matters
    • Provides an administrative function to the team function including diary management, report writing, presentation development, minute taking and coordination of allocated projects
    • Works closely with business leaders to identify issues and opportunities and the people implications
    • Assist in the implementation of Human Resource initiatives

    Knowledge Skills & Abilities Willingness to develop the following

    • Principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection and Training and Development practices
    • Display up-to-date in-depth knowledge of Human Resource practices, processes and systems as well as extensive understanding of the company’s business and operations
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • To build and maintain effective relationships at all levels within the organisation
    • Meticulous, detailed, well-organised and able to work independently to meet deadlines
    • To develop high level of integrity and able to work with confidential and sensitive information
    • To abreast and up-to-date with Human Resource trends, legislative changes and industry wide development

    Behavioural Competencies

    Adhere to principles and values – Aveng DNA

    • Build interpersonal tolerance and teamwork practices
    • High level of Enthusiasm and results driven
    • Manage criticism and maintain momentum
    • Maintaining of a high level of Integrity
    • Projection of a professional image
    • Deal effectively with change
    • Maintaining effective relationships
    • Analytical thinking
    • Effective time management skills
    • Accurate and reliable
    • Good communication skills
    • Attention to detail

    Sales Consultant - (Process Control and Instrumentation )

     

    Job description

    Role summary

    The incumbent will be responsible for the Sales of Cross Divisional Products and Solutions within Automation and Control Solutions. This function is responsible for the creation and maintenance of sustainable customer relationships.

    Minimum Requirements ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Grade 12
    • N3 preferably with Process Instrumentation, where N3 is a minimum requirement
    • Industrial Trade Test in Instrumentation (advantageous)

    Experience

    • Sales experience required
    • Two years industry experience
    • Process Plant Knowledge (advantageous)
    • Drivers Licence Required

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Pursue new customers
    • Follow sales strategies in alignment with SPI methodology
    • Face to face consultative selling
    • Monthly sales forecast report for day to day sales
    • Execute defined sales strategies to win and meet sales budget
    • Consult with internal support structures for engineering solutions to assist customers
    • Gather data required for sizing and selection, refer to sales support and internal resources for solutions
    • Present product presentations and demonstrations
    • Follow up on quoted opportunities
    • Provide win / loss reasons in customer relationship management system
    • Administer sales quotes register
    • Provide effective after-sales service to customers
    • Create and maintain relationships with new stakeholders
    • Gather customer information to identify new opportunities

    Knowledge Skills & Abilities

    • MS Office Suite
    • Customer Service Orientation
    • Effective Time Management
    • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
    • Execute tasks effectively
    • Analyse issues and solve problems

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Enthusiastically productive
    • Produce and maintain effective business results
    • Sharing Functional Expertise
    • Maintain focus and self-control
    • Maintaining effective relationships
    • Self-directed learning approach

    Debtors Clerk

     

    Job description

    Role Summary

    The incumbent will be responsible for working within the administration, accounting and finance function as well as being responsible for the management of all aspects of debtor’s control, including debtor’s information, debtors control, invoicing, receipting, collections, general ledger entries and reporting.

    Minimum Requirements ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Matric/Grade 12 (Essential)
    • Diploma in Credit Management (Preferable)

    Experience

    • 5 Years related work experience
    • SAP experience is a must.
    • Must have excellent MS Office skills

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Ensuring effective implementation of debtors control and management processes
    • Should be able to handle a book of R1 to R100 Million or more
    • Ensure that recons and all other relevant information are sent to customers on a monthly basis
    • Handle all debtors’ queries professionally
    • Offer fast, friendly and efficient service to internal team members and external staff
    • Assure that a good credit history is maintained by collecting timeously and accurately
    • Responsible for accurate bank reconciliation processes to the general ledger
    • Ensures accurate and timeous issuing of invoices, receipts and account statements
    • Facilitation of accurate and timeous reporting and audit processes
    • Responsible for the facilitation and maintenance of effective internal and external customer relations (debtors)

    Knowledge Skills & Abilities

    • The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense
    • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong
    • The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem
    • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
    • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
    • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand
    • Should be able to handle pressure and work in an open plan environment

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Adhere to principles and values
    • Apply good governance principles
    • Enthusiastically productive
    • Maintaining effective relationships
    • Take responsibility and make things happen
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills



    Junior Engineer

     

    Job description

    Job Summary

    Statement Aveng Mining offers services across the mining value chain, from shaft sinking, underground development, contract mining and open cut mining, to construction of mine infrastructure. The operating group's experience spans a broad range of commodities and it has worked successfully in remote and difficult locations.
    The incumbent will be responsible for vertical shaft sinking.

    Minimum Requirements ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Grade 12
    • Electrical or Mechanical Engineer Diploma / Degree
    • Government Certificate of Competence

    Experience

    • 3 or more years’ experience in a mining environment as a Government Certificate of Competence mining Engineer
    • Shaft Sinking experience will be advantage

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Required to hold the legal responsibility as per the 2.13.3.2 legal appointment for the whole sinking operation.
    • This includes Shaft sinking, underground, tailing facilities, electrical reticulation and projects. (Surface infrastructure)
    • Work with subject matter experts to create, review and process drawings and other submittals that are required to document the construction process
    • Establish, monitor, communicate and maintain project schedules
    • Proactively identify issues that could lead to problems and facilitate solutions
    • Develop an understanding of how to maintain and require compliance with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project to prevent rework and delays
    • Participate in managing activities that are related to project closeout to ensure timely completion
    • Assist with the evaluation of projects for constructability and value-engineer cost savings
    • Develop and implement maintenance systems
    • Develop and implement safety procedures, standards and systems
    • Ensure all contractors operate safely and in accordance with the designs, instructions, relevant standards and COP’s

    Knowledge Skills & Abilities

    • Clear understanding of shaft sinking operations
    • Attention to detail
    • Awareness of Health and Safety

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Adaptability / Flexibility
    • Performance driven
    • Willing to work extended hours
    • Reliable

    Proposals Manager (Automation Control)

     

    Job description

    The incumbent will be responsible for the management of the Proposals Department, and provide strategic and tactical guidance as well as commercial input and innovative differentiation on all proposals. Overall responsibility is preparing and responding to client request for quotations/proposals for systems business. As part of the proposal preparation, this function is responsible for assisting in the growth of the business by pro-actively building relationships with clients, understanding their requirements and completing the entire sales support activity by submitting professional quotes/proposals – ensure best practice pursuits process is implemented.

    Minimum Requirements ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • National Diploma Engineering – Control / Instrumentation is preferable (Minimum)
    • Contract Law Qualification (Advantageous)

    Experience

    • 5 years related experience in Proposals / Automation Control
    • 5 years management experience (advantageous).
    • 5 years contracting experience (NEC, FIDIC etc) (advantageous)

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Manage tender / proposal preparation and submission by staff in area
    • Manage the preparation of quotations and tenders for timeous submission to prescribed standards by staff in the area
    • Manage / lead tender discussions, both internally and with clients
    • Developing pricing strategies and negotiating with suppliers
    • Review client specification documents and together with proposal team designs a cost-effective solution that Automation and Control Solutions can provide at a reasonable profit, which meets the customer’s needs and wants, at a price that provides high value for the customer
    • Manage and take responsibility of the entire proposal development process lifecycle. Setup Bid / No Bid meeting with sales consultant and Project Executive. Manage and create Roles and Responsibilities that will be ultimately responsible for any deliverable in a Proposal with support from other departments
    • Create opportunity on Maximizer and allocate to sales lead, as well as register the projects on PATT – Emerson
    • Accompany sales lead to site for any/all Tender site clarification meetings to ensure that Proposals department obtains all information required to bid
    • Making contact with the end user to obtain clarification on any technical matters with regards to any proposal
    • Preparation of BOM (Bill of Material) that include derive IO Count for the complete bill including all hardware, software, PC’s, cabinet requirements, Engineering & PM Scope, Training and all / any third party buyouts. Obtain pricing from EET and highlight scope of work to other departments (Cabinets, engineering, training etc)
    • Provide system architecture drawing of solution proposed
    • Complete Delegation of Authority (DOA) for Emerson to approve any discounts
    • Prepare Commercial and Technically compliant proposal document highlighting Executive summary, Technical Solutions, Scope of Work, assumptions / exclusions, Technical product overview and Engineering deliverables, Technical and Commercial Compliance schedules against client RFQ and all client returnable are submitted
    • Ensuring that proposals technically and commercially are reviewed and signed off by Proposals Manager / Managing Director depending on value prior to submission to client
    • Complete Risk review with Management prior to submission of any Proposal. Understand and prepare risk schedules and mitigation plans
    • Apply best practice bid management techniques and tools to enhance bid planning
    • Apply proper 3rd party proposal evaluation criteria and supplier selection methods
    • Read and understand contract clauses and key clauses in order to mitigate any possible risk to the business
    • Manage the preparation and presentation of quality and professional proposal documents through the appointed staff in the business area
    • Be able to converse with clients and customers on products as and when needed in the capacity of a subject matter expert
    • Manage and support the staff in preparation of responses on technical, commercial and SHEQ submissions
    • Extract data from CRM Tool in order to compile reporting information relating to critical deliverables for the area, in the business unit
    • Financial forecasting and budgetary preparation for financial year in advance and reporting on any variance to this, each month, retrospectively.
    • Ensure adherence to Financial Costing Policies and Procedures in accordance with products and services offered by the business
    • Resolve Customer complaints
    • Prepare Regular Sales Reports for Line Managers
    • Monitor and manage, through appointed staff, realised order numbers with customer base
    • Manage the interfacing with Projects & Engineering during project handover (initiation, costing, risks and issues to be aware, etc) to ensure successful project execution and maintaining of good customer relationships
    • Share Product Knowledge and Marketing Information
    • Provide client feedback on life of equipment and life cycle recommendations
    • People Management of all staff in the area on all matters linked to Performance Management standards
    • Manage and drive high productivity levels through cost-effective lean tendering processes
    • Share with client’s lifecycle issues such as upgrading and migration of products
    • Protect Company assets

    Knowledge Skills & Abilities

    • Process Control Systems
    • Must have sound working knowledge on MS Office.
    • Be able to apply their sales ability as well as their technical ability.
    • Able to expedite and update the customer at all times.
    • Must be self-disciplined

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Results Orientation
    • Adaptable to change
    • Ability to manage time and outputs in relation to priorities
    • Self-Managed
    • Show Initiative
    • Encourage Commitment

    Senior Estimator - Structural, Mechanical and Piping (SMP)

     

    Job description

    Job Summary

    The incumbent will be responsible to estimate and manage the costing process and lead the tender price submission.

    Minimum Requirements ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

    Relevant tertiary qualification e.g. NHD, BSc, B-Tech Construction Management, Quantity Surveying and/or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

    Experience

    • Minimum 6 years Structural, Mechanical and Piping (SMP) work estimating experience (other jobs that prepared you for this)
    • Operational exposure to costing financial aspects to projects

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Receive and review enquiries
    • Attend sites visits and undertake investigations, compile a list of all competitors and other interested parties
    • Ensure timeous collection, assessment and analysis of tender documentation, tenders and proposals
    • Prepare and present tenders for finalisation and tender Exco meetings, amend tender cost rates at post finalization stage by making relevant adjustments
    • Compiling submissions and ensure the timeous delivery of a fully compliant / competitive submission and analysis of tender results
    • Responsible for the accurate and timeous implementation and pricing of bill of quantities
    • Responsible for the quantification of materials needed, listing of subcontractors portions and issuing of specifications and drawings
    • Ensure speedy resolution of anomalies’ in suppliers and subcontractors quotations and / or qualifications and for obtaining quotation through consultation with relevant stakeholders
    • Preparation of a detailed competitor adjudication regarding project specific tenders and assess the competitiveness of the tender by analysing tender results
    • Responsible for the scheduling of work to be executed in accordance with Client requirements in conjunction with the planning staff
    • Review material and labour requirements. Responsible for the provision of an effective estimating function by preparing estimating analysis of projects, conduct special studies, prepare estimates for management purposes, liaise with relevant professional team/s for the interpretation of specifications, drawings etc.
    • Recommend construction and engineering methodology by careful examination of the tender documentation including the project as a whole, the conditions of the contract, specifications and drawings, site conditions etc.
    • Responsible for maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders by liaising with clients, potential clients and consulting engineers and being the brand ambassador
    • Ensure timeous estimation of unit cost rates for projects on tender. Assessment of individual billed items, calculation of labour rates, materials and plant contents
    • Ensure all cost and estimating processes are aligned to the company SHE policies and procedures. To assess preventative strategies and build costs into tender estimates
    • Ensure all cost and estimating processes are aligned to the company Quality policies, requirements and procedures. To assess preventative strategies and build costs into tender estimates
    • Ensure that the Welding Manager checks the welding requirements
    • Ensure the training and empowering junior team members on tendering methodology and procedures

    Knowledge Skills & Abilities

    • Knowledge of application of the full tendering process cycle
    • Understanding of commercial matters, affecting tenders and projects
    • Contract law knowledge
    • Excellent negotiating skills
    • Computer skills: MS Office Suite and other relevant computer software packages e.g. CCS

    Behavioural Competencies

    • Build and maintain effective relationship
    • Drive financial optimization
    • Effective establishment of teams and department
    • Making effective decisions and leverage opportunities to drive achievement objectives
    • Upholding ethics and values, integrity and equal opportunities
    • Incorporating new approaches in key change initiative

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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