Business Unit Leader: Structural (Buildings) - Pietermaritzburg

A vacancy exists in the Buildings and Structures Sector for a Business Unit Leader: Structural Services to commence duties in the Msunduzi (Pietermaritzburg) office as soon as possible

Main responsibilities

  • Provision of strategic guidance for the structural service line

  • Responsible for sound financial management of the service line

  • Business development responsibilities

  • Financial, Quality and Utilization management of the team in accordance with the relevant company procedures

  • Training and mentoring of young engineers and technicians

  • Approve designs and documentation for the technical unit

  • Overseeing projects from inception to close-out

  • Be responsible for technical management of structural designs done by the region

  • Preparation of structural designs and specifications

  • Contract administration, construction monitoring and liaison with project team

  • Manage HR related functions in conjunction with the HR department

Minimum qualifications, skills, experience

  • BSc Civil Engineering degree 

  • Pr Eng registration with ECSA,

  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in the field of building services  of which 2 must be in management

  • Project management experience

  • Knowledge of building and construction regulations

  • Business Development experience is essential

Behavioural competencies

  • Pro-active, innovative thinker

  • Independent worker, self-motivated

  • Ability to motivate and lead a team

  • Organized and goal driven

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