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General Manager - Industrial

Overall responsibility for meeting the targets of the Africa Industrial Services business line in the areas of commercial and QHSE performance.
? To provide functional expertise in all matters pertaining to Industrial Services.
? To manage all Industrial Services projects in line with company and client expectations.
? To drive performance of coordinators, project managers, business developers, engineers and staff.
? To ensure that all Industrial Services activities are safely executed in accordance with company Integrated Management System and its      policies, procedures and guidelines
? To agree short, medium and long term departmental strategic goals, annual budgets and business plan with Regional Directors.


Ensure that all Industrial Services work within Africa is executed and to a high quality in
accordance with company ISO and BBEE / Localisation Requirements.
Manage and lead the team to execute the Industrial Services business plan within Africa.

Overall responsibility for the development and execution of the strategy of the
Industrial Services business line in Africa.
Meet or exceed the budget for the Industrial Services business line in Africa.
Drive business development and sales within the business line
Liaise with key clients to ensure that their requirements are being met, and that
company is providing all services in a safe and professional manner.
Provide technical support to the Industrial Services business line as required.
Liaise with company support functions to ensure that client invoices are being paid on
time, suppliers are correctly managed, employees are accurately paid through payroll,
training and career development is undertaken, assets are being serviced and
Support the Industrial Services business line through audits, inspections, and continuous
Approval of procedures and specifications, including review and overall responsibility for
company Industrial Services related accreditations.
Establish and maintain relationships with OEM’s, regulators, suppliers and specialists as
Assist & oversee the preparation and review of bids, proposals and training courses.
Assist the management team with selection of staff as and when required.
Provide leadership by example in all safety and environmental aspects.
Support the integrated management system and business policies.
Develop clear understanding of the oil and gas, mining, petrochemical industries to
understand future work scopes, competitor strategies, areas of opportunity and areas of

Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety, and the Environment
Apply company and where appropriate, Client’s Health, Safety & Environment
Policies and Procedures
Ensure that all Quality and operational procedures as identified in company QA Manuals
are adhered to at all times
Maintain and embrace ownership of departmental policies and procedures


Degree level education or equivalent experience
10+ years Industrial services experience in the onshore and offshore oil, gas, minerals,
power and utilities industries.
Thorough understanding of national and international standards relating to the business
Track record for winning and successfully project managing Industrial Services Projects
to realise benefits for the organization.
Experienced with business travel within the African continent, preferably with experience
in the successful winning and execution of contracts in Africa.


Project Management qualification
Financial acumen
Hands on experience in any Industrial services activities, including high pressure water
jetting, fabrications, machining, chemical cleaning, heat exchange re-tubing, controlled
bolting, UHP & Abrasive blasting, painting, coatings, scaffolding, rope access and
pressure testing.

Required for position:
Good communicator
Works honestly and with respect for others
Ability to identify key issues facing the business line
Ability to identify and implement solutions to complex issues facing the business line
Diligent and thorough1
High standards of service delivery


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