We are hiring a Project Manager in our Sustainable Buildings Team in Linbro Park, Johannesburg.

The Project Manager role is critical to achieve the Sustainable Buildings business objectives. The Project Manager will lead the execution of projects ensuring optimized planning, execution, forecasting and reporting whilst ensuring individual project deliverables are in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards, schedule, safety requirements and customer expectations.

Role responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the execution of projects, ensuring that all related activities are performed in accordance with the Sustainable Buildings policy, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial targets and schedule commitments
  • Establishing the project execution approach, and overseeing project hand-over, execution planning and monitoring and control activities for both internal and external resources to accomplish all project goals
  • Defining all project plan documents in relation to scope, budget, schedule, and risk management.
  • Monitoring each stage of project implementation to ensure harmonization and best practices in terms of production and testing, cost control, resource efficiency, risk management and health, safety and the environment
  • Identifying, analyzing and addressing project risks, with the regular sharing of lessons learnt.
  • Coordinating contract negotiation and claims with customers, in collaboration with the Sales team, Supply Chain, Fianance and Legal functions
  • Oversee team development and standardized process development to continually improve effectiveness of project and production teams
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, acting as the key contact for the internal R&D team and the end customer as an escalation point for project issues
  • Managing all aspects of the project to agreed-upon customer requirements, ensuring all technical, safety, quality and financial targets are met, and relevant guidelines are followed
  • Driving the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and acknowledgement by the customer

Role Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering or equivalent would be an advantage
  • PMP certified or equivalent is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years in Project Management of electrical system integration projects
  • Experience in the Energy &/ Building Development industry
  • Proven knowledge, skills and experience to lead all project execution activities in the area of responsibility
  • Knowledge of project management processes and tools, e.g MS Office, MS Project, e.g.
  • Proven record of Portfolio management of multiple projects with differing complexities and nuances simultaneously
  • Experience in the management and leadership of a team of professionals in particular where project team members are geographically dispersed
  • Good Techno-commercial capabilities
  • Result oriented and strong leadership skills
  • Valid Driver's licence

About Rubicon

Rubicon Group is a vertically-integrated, sustainable technology group, providing end-to-end products, services, and software solutions in the fields of:

  • Renewable energy
  • Energy storage
  • E-Mobility
  • Smart building and smart retail technology
  • Power solutions; and
  • Industrial technology

These are some of the fastest growing and most exciting sectors of the global economy, and present our staff with multiple personal and professional development opportunities.

Rubicon’s extensive customer base consists of corporate and retail clients, and include large, blue-chip multinational retail groups, property developers, and EPC customers in the renewable energy sector. Our supplier and commercial partners include leading global manufacturers and some of the best-known local brands. The group employs approximately 500 people, and is head-quartered in Cape Town, South Africa, but operates throughout Southern Africa and in the UK. We are backed by two of the largest private investment groups in South Africa.

More information on the group can be found at:

Group website: https://group.rubiconsa.com/

E-commerce website: https://shop.rubiconsa.com/