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Ingenieur Chef de Projet , Central Africa

ABC Contracting fait partie du groupe Ogepar (voir www.ogepar.com).

ABC Contracting est une société en pleine croissance dont les activités principales sont :

• Contracting / Gestion de projet : grands projets d’infrastructures en Afrique Centrale et de l’Ouest. Etude, gestion & réalisation de projets clé sur porte, principalement dans les domaines de l'énergie, de la distribution MT et BT, des centrales hydroélectriques, et du contrôle-commande.

• Centrale d'achat : pour les besoins de nos filiales en Afrique (achats techniques - secteurs principaux : électricité -production et distribution-, matériaux de construction, eau -traitement et distribution-, matériels roulants et outillages).

• Opérations de trading : achat-revente et transport d'équipements pour des tiers, en collaboration avec les forces commerciales de nos filiales en Afrique..


Dans le cadre du développement de nos activités, nous recherchons un/une

INGENIEUR CHEF DE PROJET EXPATRIE (Afrique)

Vous serez en charge de la gestion complète de nos activités sur un même site (multi-projets), pour la partie locale des projets depuis la commande jusqu’à la fin des réalisations sur site.
Véritable moteur du projet, tant du point de vue technique qu’organisationnel, vous serez également le point focal du client final.

Vous possédez de par votre formation (ingénieur civil ou industriel) les bases techniques nécessaires à l’étude et à l’exécution des projets. De plus, votre expérience professionnelle vous permet de réaliser la planification et le suivi des coûts inhérents aux projets.

Les domaines d'activité principaux pour les projets (et autres activités) sont :
• Distribution d'électricité : réseaux moyenne et haute tension, réseaux basse tension, postes de transformation, postes de distribution.
• Production d'électricité, hydroélectricité.
• Réhabilitation de centrales existantes (démontage, sablage, peinture, remontage)
• Travaux de Génie-Civil

Taille moyenne des projets :
• de 3 à 20M€ par projet

Tâches principales
• Chef de projets opérationnel
• Organisation
• Gestion du personnel (entre 30 et 100 personnes)
• Participation aux réunions avec le client
• Gestion du planning à moyen et long terme
• Suivi financier du projet
• Suivi des Achats et de la logistique
• Relais technique entre le client et le back office en Belgique
• Prospection commerciale et participation aux chiffrages des nouveaux projets dans le pays
Aptitudes
• Connaissances techniques / Ingénieur civil ou industriel (turbines, électricité, électromécanique, Génie-Civil)
• Connaissance des turbines et des centrales hydroélectriques est un atout
• Initiative
• Orientation client
• Orientation sécurité et qualité
• Capacités rédactionnelles (utilisation de l’outil informatique) et organisationnelles
• Fédérateur, moteur du projet (Leadership, gestion d’équipe et esprit d’initiative)
• Orienté résultat (planning et budget) -esprit entrepreneurial
• Organisation, gestion multiple (multi projets et multi tâches), rigueur, exhaustivité
• Contacts locaux et suivi à distance
• Français

Dans le cas où vous vous reconnaissez dans le descriptif ci-dessus, et que vous avez l’envie de rejoindre une société et un groupe en pleine croissance pour lui apporter votre expérience et votre dynamisme, merci d’envoyer par email votre CV et votre lettre de motivation à l’attention de Mr Nicolas SCHIFFLERS, Administrateur Délégué de ABC Contracting à l’adresse suivante : n.schifflers@abccontracting.be.

Votre candidature sera traitée en toute discrétion dans les plus brefs délais.

Are you interested in becoming an 'Ingenieur Chef de Projet'? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Oct 15, 2021
Senior Resident Engineer in Kenya , Kenya

For our client, a global civil engineering company, we are recruiting a Senior Resident Engineer in Kenya, who can hit the ground running.

REPORTS TO
Project Director / Functional Manager

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• To manage all the on site technical duties.
• Consult the contractor regarding technical aspects.
• Manage all the requests for information from the site.
• Monitoring of quality the works.
• Monitoring of construction programme, including budgets and cash flows.
• Drafting site instructions.
• Chair site and technical meetings.
• Consult with HSE responsible manager and other third parties.
• Approve drawings from the contractor.
• Improve maintenance and operation manuals.
• Closing out the project, including finalizing reports.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
• Giving high quality and timely responses to technical questions from the contractor.
• Managing technical difficulties experienced on site.
• Identifying discrepancies in the contract.
• Ensuring compliance with Environmental Management Programme.
• Ensuring compliance with the Construction Regulations.
• Making sure all the work is done according to the Kenyan Engineering Code of Conduct.
• Successful works completion and operation.
• Handover on completion.
• Utilize the resources in optimal form.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• Engineering Degree.
• Registered Professional Engineer.
• 20 years relevant experience in large dam and hydropower projects.
• 10 years relevant experience in the supervision of engineering projects, which include large diameter tunnels.
• Construction management experience.
• Experience with projects in Africa.
• Being able to work with modern project management techniques.
• Must be fully articulate in English. Kishwahili will be an advantage.

Are you interested in becoming a Senior Resident Engineer in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Oct 02, 2020
Resident Dam Engineer in Kenya , Kenya

For our client, a global civil engineering company, we are recruiting a Resident Dam Engineer in Kenya, who can hit the ground running.

REPORTS TO
Senior Resident Engineer / Project Director / Functional Manager

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Managing the infrastructure technical duties on site.
• Consult the contractor regarding technical aspects.
• Manage all the requests for information from the site.
• Monitoring of quality the works.
• Monitoring of construction programme.
• Drafting site instructions.
• Documenting backup documentation.
• Consult with HSE responsible manager and other third parties.
• Review all tests both on and off site.
• Review drawings from the contractor.
• Improve maintenance and operation manuals.
• Closing out the project.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
• Giving high quality and timely responses to technical questions.
• Managing technical difficulties experienced on site.
• Making sure all the work is done according to the Kenyan Engineering Code of Conduct.
• Utilize the resources in optimal form
• Successful works completion and operation
• Handover on completion

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• Engineering Degree.
• Registered Professional Engineer.
• 15 years relevant experience in large dam and hydropower projects.
• Experience with projects in Africa.
• Must be fully articulate in English. Kishwahili will be an advantage.

Are you interested in becoming a Resident Dam Engineer in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Oct 02, 2020
Project Director in Ghana , Ghana

The Project Director, is a first member of the project implementation team for the port project and serves as a strategic partner and advisor to the client’s management and Director – Global Investments, and shall be responsible for the successful delivery of the project concession, the transaction and partnership structure, the relevant approval processes and then the successful implementation of the project after taking handover of the concession area including but not limited to construction, financial, operational, administrative and customer creation and service.
The Project Director position will liaise with the Director – Global Investments on matters pertaining to stakeholder management with respect to the concession negotiations, signing and approval processes, partnership structures, concession area handover, construction tender and management, community relations, and political sensitivities that may or will impact the successful delivery of the project concession and its post-handover implementation. Based on the candidate, his experience and his delivery during the early phase of the project implementation process, the position has an opportunity to morph into one of the top roles at the operating organization including possibly CEO, CFO, COO or similar.

THE CANDIDATE:
 A high-caliber Head of Project Delivery with substantial prior accomplishments in successfully leading concession negotiations and securing, approval processes and initiatives leading to the successful achievement of a valid concession agreement leading on to concession area handover, construction implementation and the ultimate operationalization of the project.
 An engaging and focused leader who leverages best practice management skills to maximize team performance.
 An individual that is highly adaptive and can excel in a dynamic environment.
 Exercises a credible and value-creating style of business partnering.
 Driven, grounded and progressive person who is robust and hands-on.
 Commercial acumen coupled with analytical and strategic thinking capacity.
 Understanding of financial concepts, financial models and hands-on with the financial implications of the project implementation processes.
 Stakeholder management experience and dealing with senior authorities, bureaucrats and ministry level individuals.
 Experience with offshore services port industry (or in other words, oil and gas port services industry) is an advantage.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES AND BEHAVIORS
 Minimum of fifteen plus (15+) years of relevant and applicable professional experience.
 Extensive experience working as a Project Implementation and/or Business Development Manager and successfully managing high-value projects with “Marine Construction”.
 Experience with managing FIDIC contracts.
 Good understanding of business operations (business acumen) including project management
 skills.
 Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
 Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, public speaking, presentations and managing through influence. Must have exceptional skills in building interpersonal relationships, including high degree of tact, diplomacy and ability to influence.
 Strong bias for action and ability to energize others to work toward the achievement of
 organizational goals and objectives.
 Strong relationship management skills including negotiations and conflict resolution capabilities
 Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with key stakeholders and colleagues.
 Ability to identify potential risks and corrective actions. Sound analytical and reasoning skills – focus on “root cause” identification and remediation and/or mitigation.
 Significant experience writing effective reports which clearly and concisely describe risk assessment; reports are easily accessible to the technical and non-technical professional.
 Fluency in English Language (written & spoken) is essential.

All applicants are required to submit to a complete background check and medical examination as a condition of employment. Only candidates that have successfully passed both checks will be eligible for employment.

If you’re interested in the position of Project Director apply through the apply button.


Expiring: Nov 28, 2019
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Ethiopia , Ethiopia

Employment Type: Full time
Duration: 3 years with possible extension
Immediate Supervisor: Director, Operations

About African Bamboo
African Bamboo is a pioneer technology, distribution, manufacturing, and forestry group focused on the development and commercialization of a fundamentally new application of bamboo based products from Africa into hardwood timber and polymer substituting products such as natural fiber composites (NFC), bamboo plastic composite (BPC), medium density fiber-boards (MDF), oriented strand boards (OSB), particle board (PB), bamboo plywood and more. Our business model centers on creating a high performance product that substitutes plastics or hardwood timber and is environmentally friendly over their full life cycle. All our products will be made from abundantly available, fast growing, and renewable bamboo resource with durability and performance parameters exceeding the relevant European or International norms and standards.

Job Profile
The CFO provides financial advice and support to the executive management team of African Bamboo (AB) to enable sound business decisions, and understanding of the cash flowing through and out of the AB’s business by ensuring financial practices are in line with international standards (IFRS) and all statutory legislation and regulations.

The CFO is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company. S/he is responsible for the development of a financial strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

The CFO directly assists the Director, Operations on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding.


Description of Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Primarily
1.1 Develop financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements; identifying monetary resources; developing action plans.
1.2 Develop organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement.
1.3 Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
1.4 Train and develop the finance team to be able to apply and execute financial policy and accounting procedure manual of African Bamboo in an efficient manner.
1.5 Initiate review of financial policy and Accounting procedures in light of computer system application & dynamism.
African Bamboo BV | Kingsfordweg 151 | 1043 GR Amsterdam, Netherlands | +31 204 91 91 91 | info@african-bamboo.com | www.african-bamboo.com
1.6 Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization
1.7 Ensure that all information required for the purpose of auditing is available and institutionalizes the resultant Management comments.
1.8 Administer budgets of African Bamboo and analyzes variances accordingly.
1.9 Introduce cost accumulation mechanisms whereby to determine prices of service products with due consideration of market value.
1.10 Produce reports on the utilization fund channeled to African Bamboo from donors & partners in line with prior agreement
1.11 Prepare operational and risk reports for management analysis.
1.12 Ensure the finance team is effectively managed and with an emphasis on empowerment, accountability, continuous improvement, productivity and goal attainment.
1.13 Evaluate the performance of the finance team fairly & rationally and identify and develop potential successors.
1.14 Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with all partners that have direct or indirect financial stake.
1.15 Exchange financial information and align financial activities with AB’s holding company in Netherlands


Description of Major Duties and Responsibilities:

key Activities
1. Financial System
1.1 Validate the accounting system rollout
1.2 Establish IFRS compliant monthly reporting system
1.3 Establish IFRS compliant vouchering system
1.4 Establish IFRS compliant financial records index, files, & folders

2. Consolidated Financial Statements
2.1 Prepare AB BV and AB Plc annual statement
2.2. Prepare AB BV and AB Plc financial statement for each business unit
2.3. Prepare AB financial summary on the basis of source of Fund: Equity, Debt
2.4. Prepare AB financial summary on the basis total Assets, total equity, total liability
2.5. Prepare monthly cash flow
2.6. Actual vs. Forecast Capital Expenditure
2.7. Actual vs. Forecast Operation Expenditure
2.8 Business Development Target Report by business units (KPI)
2.9 Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization
2.10 Financial support of shareholding structure by Business units (operating companies), holding company and the Plc
2.11 Financial support of commercial contracts

3. Financial Model and Accounting System Alignment
3.1 Undertake Charts of Accounts (current) Alignment with Business model for the 4 operating units (Factory, Forestry, Distribution and IP)

4. Manual (Standard Operating Procedures)
4.1 Prepare the standard systems for Procurement and Assets in order to control registration & handling of properties towards safeguarding the interest of African Bamboo.
4.2 Validate the standard systems for Finance and HR in order to control registration & handling of properties towards safeguarding the interest of African Bamboo.
African Bamboo BV | Kingsfordweg 151 | 1043 GR Amsterdam, Netherlands | +31 204 91 91 91 | info@african-bamboo.com | www.african-bamboo.com
4.3 Train and develop the finance team to be able to apply and execute financial policy and accounting procedure manual of African Bamboo in an efficient manner.
4.4 Initiate review of financial policy and Accounting procedures in light of computer system application & dynamism.
4.5 Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization

5. Due Diligence Readiness
5.1 Undertake Audited financial statements for each of the Company, with the auditor’s opinion and all footnotes.
5.2 Undertake Un-audited financial statements for each of the Company for the most recent month or quarter end.
5.3 Preparatory Q&A
5.4 Defend due diligence

6. Company Formation
6.1 Support formation of
 Holding companies
 Operating companies
6.2 Tax memo on consequence of planned company structure:
 Holding companies
 Operating companies
6.3 Tax memo on double taxation treaty applications between Netherlands and Ethiopia
6.4 Trading

Required qualification and experience
 B.A/M.A in Accounting and Finance or Business Administration. Preference will be given to candidates with an MBA in Finance, and IFRS certification.
 5 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years at leadership position.
 Strong problem solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job
 Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Stress resilient and flexible
 Experience in the international scenario, especially in import/export business
 Special Training: Peachtree, Computer skill is essential

African Bamboo is an equal opportunity employer; qualified women are encouraged to apply.

Are you interested in becoming a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Ethiopia? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Oct 03, 2019
Country Business Development Manager , Ivory Coast

Our client produces, processes and distributes glass for the construction sector.

Role / Job
Background: in line with the Division strategy to expand its geographical footprint, our client is looking for a Country Business Development Manager to take the lead of the market development in Ivory Coast and Senegal.

Goal
1. Build an in depth understanding of the countries glass market and business environment
2. Promote the company's products on the local and regional market (architects, general constructors, distributors, etc.) and establish the brand as a leading glass player.
3. Develop high level contacts with local key stakeholders.
4. Together with the management, envision the company's next steps of development in the area.

Location: Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Scope: Ivory-Coast & Senegal

Mission: The Country Business Development Manager will be in charge of
• In depth glass market understanding including trends, economic indicators, direct and indirect customers, supply chain, logistics, product range, market prices,
• Business strategy propositions including value proposition, business model and logistic,
• Promotion of the company's products & support to architects, general constructors, distributors, processors, etc.,
• Cooperation with the company's agent and commercial office in Europe whenever necessary,
• Development of a broad and relevant network of local contacts, including key decision makers,
• Organization of exploration missions for the company's members in his area of responsibility,
• Functional report to the Strategy Office in Belgium, with regular reporting, exchange & alignment.

Requirements
The candidate must have a solid entrepreneurial profile with strong commercial skills in BtoB environments, and ideally have a relevant experience in the construction industry and a proven experience in developing business in French-speaking West-Africa. He is able to manage his daily work in a very autonomous and proactive way, while easily detecting situations where approval by management is required. He ensures the Compliances Rules and maintains a high quality service and brand image at all levels of his activity. Creative, ambitious, comfortable with uncertainty, he is a highly trustable and reliable person. Skilled at building partnerships, and politically savvy, he is able to initiate long term business relationships.

Profile
• Master Degree in Engineering/Business/other to be evaluated.
• Minimum 4 years of relevant experience (ideally in a similar job).
• Relevant background in BtoB environment (ideally construction industry, ideally sales or marketing).
• Proven experience in developing business in French-speaking west-Africa.
• Sales & marketing oriented, strong commercial skills and ability to compile business proposals.
• Result-driven with excellent communication & networking skills.
• Trustworthy and reliable, good work ethic.
• Fast learner/dynamic/agile/self-started and ambitious.
• Fluent in French and in English, any other language is a plus.
• Valid driver license.
• Willingness to travel all over his area of responsibility.

We offer
• A key “initiator” role in the new representative office in a vibrant region, which offers amazing opportunities in the coming years.
• Autonomy on the daily work with strong support from the European HQ whenever needed.
• The opportunity to make the function and role growing along with the business strategy.
• Attractive package.
• Extensive glass training in Europe.
• Personal development & learnings opportunities.

Are you interested in becoming a Country Business Development Manager in Côte D'Ivoire? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jul 25, 2019

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