AECOM Associate Director - Hydropower & Dams in Gauteng, South Africa
South Africa - Gauteng, Gauteng
Function of the position:
To lead the Hydropower and Dam Sector for the successful delivery of consulting engineering projects and to ensure sustainable business growth.
Provides technical leadership for a specialty and is considered to be a fully capable professional in their field.
Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields. Makes decisions independently on technical problems and methods, and represents the organization in conferences.
Resolves important questions and plans and coordinates work.
Requires the use of advanced techniques and the modifications and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines.
The knowledge and expertise required for this level of work usually result from progressive experience.
Supervision and guidance relate largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.
Receives direction on unusual conditions and developments.
P&L management of Dams and Hydropower Sector
Forecasting of revenue and expenditure
Management of project invoicing
Management of accounts receivable
Responsible to manage and lead the Hydropower and Dams team
Personnel performance management
Develop and ensure good team morale and spirit
Utilization forecasting and team management
Personnel skill assessment and development
Successful completion of projects
Quality management according to the company procedures
Mentoring and guidance of project managers in a project director role
Engagement of potential and existing clients on future projects
Business Opportunity management
Opportunity risk assessment
Souring of partners for opportunities
Bid cost estimation
Hydropower and Dam Engineering lead
Mentoring of project team
Approval and sign-off of designs
Review of design/study reports
At least 15 years’ experience in hydropower/dams and general water engineering
Fluent in English (Ability to speak/write French will be an added benefit)
Management experience of teams of 10 people or more
Project management experience of projects with a revenue of R 30 Million or more
Bachelor in Civil/Mechanical Engineering (Master’s degree will be preferred)
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Civil
Business Line Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country South Africa
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 254857BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.