Project Director (Strategic Projects) X6 Jobs in Transnet Vacancies 2023 | Apply For Jobs in Port of Ngqura


  • Hiring Organisation: Transnet Careers
  • Vacant Position: Project Director (Strategic Projects) X6
  • Job Location: Port of Ngqura, Eastern Cape
  • Required Qualification: Relevant Qualification
  • Salary: R 195000.00-465000.00 Yearly
  • Last Date: 31/03/2023

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Job Description:

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Operating Division : Transnet NPA

Position Title : Project Director (Strategic Projects) X6

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Proj Del Unit

Location : Various Locations

Reporting To : Executive Manager, Project Delivery Unit

Grade Level : C

Reference Number : 10286994

Position Purpose:

Project Director, reporting to the Executive Manager Project Delivery Unit is accountable for

ensuring the efficient and effective delivery of projects / programme.

role has the overall accountability for the following:

o The scope, cost, schedule, and quality on all the phases of the programme or project(s).

o Providing routine and regular feedback to the Project Sponsors, Executive Manager

Project Delivery Unit and Execution Team on progress, issues or areas of concern.

o Decision making and coordinating overall needs and direction in liaison with the Executive

Manager Project Delivery Unit

o Reviewing the performance on projects and programme regularly with the Executive

Manager Project Delivery Unit and the project team as necessary.

o Assists with major issues, problems and policy conflicts; removes obstacles; is active in


planning the scope; approves scope changes, signs off major deliverables; and signs off

on approvals to proceed to each succeeding project phase as per the PLP process

o Fulfilling the role of direct liaison officer with the Transnet Division Customers and

Stakeholders in support of Senior Management, Regulator & Government interactions.

Position outputs:

3.1 Providing leadership to Project and interface with relevant departmental heads of Engineering.

and Capital Governance and Controls

3.2 Ensuring that the project(s) are executed safely and in compliance with all regulatory

requirements, company policies, standing instructions and safe working procedures.

3.3 Developing an appropriate organisation structure for execution of the project, identifying

functions necessary, selecting appropriately experienced and enthusiastic personnel for

specific positions and delegating responsibilities. Identifying part-time team members

3.4 Ensuring that the projects are executed in compliance with all regulatory requirements,

company policies, standing instructions and working procedures.

3.5 Setting goals and objectives, identifying priorities, clearly communicating these to team.

members and appropriate other parties, providing leadership in their implementation.

Motivating, ensuring commitment, and building a results-oriented team focused on achieving.

the optimum outcome for Transnet.

3.6 Maintaining a relationship with the client at a senior executive level.

3.7 Maintaining and displaying clear “ownership” and accountability for delivery of the projects.

business outcomes.

3.8 Recommending and implementing corrective strategies where needed to best meet

Transnet’s overall project objectives.

3.9 Ensuring adherence to the project’s authorised Scope of Work, monitoring scope status and

advising the client accordingly.

3.10 Defining and delegating the projects roles and assigning levels of approval and authority

3.11 Being responsible for communication with the client, particularly regarding requests for

changes and modifications. Ensuring contractual commitments regarding deliverables are


3.12 Reviewing and approving the monthly project progress report prepared for the client and / or

for distribution to other parties.

3.13 Signing third party procurement contracts within the approved delegated framework limits as

the Client.

3.14 Supporting staff development and skills transfer.

3.15 Ensuring adherence to the project’s / programme’s scope of work, monitoring scope status.
and advising the client accordingly.

3.16 Monitoring performance of relevant role players to ensure SLA’s obligations are adhered to.

3.17 Managing finance in accordance with policies, procedures, and legal requirements.

3.18 Securing resource requirements to ensure deliverables are met in accordance to targets.

3.19 Managing Human Resources actions according to policies, procedures and legal


Qualifications & Experience:

Qualifications & Experience:

  • B-Tech or BSc Eng. or Equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree (Civil, Mech or
Equivalent) is required.

  • PMP Certification or Equivalent PM

Certification or SACPCMP (PrCPM)
registration is required.


  • Master’s Degree in Management or

Engineering or Equivalent is an added

  • 12 years’ experience in an infrastructure

development/ project management environment.
Standard Job Requirements:

  • Driver’s license code 08
  • Travel as required and approved

Requirement of Trust and Honesty in the
handling of Finances as per the National Credit
Act Amendment 19Competencies:

Knowledge & Competencies:

  • Extensive applied knowledge of all

relevant legislations and regulations for
the built environment.

  • Applied knowledge of applicable industry

related regulatory frameworks and
legislation, e.g. for port, rail, freight, pipeline, etc.

  • Extensive applied knowledge of

Infrastructure Planning frameworks, practices and governments

  • Applied knowledge of leadership and people management practices and applicable frameworks (including labour


Skills Required:

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Risk management
  • Change Agent,
  • Presentation skills
  • Systematic and logical thinking

Engineering Skills
(Built Environment, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical)
Strategic planning
Regulatory and Acts
Project development and management
Infrastructure asset management
Technical decision making

People skills
Stakeholder engagement
Risk management
Financial/ cost management

Strategic Thinking
Commercial Awareness
Inspiring People
Leading Change
Embracing Diversity
Lead Business


Decision Making
Business Acumen
Communicating Effectively
Collaborating and Networking
Service Orientated
Persuading and Influencing
Safety Practice
Risk Management
Learning and Applying Expertise
Vigour & Personal Drive

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