Project Manager post at Sasol South Africa

DEADLINE: 13 January 2023


Single point accountable person to deliver on agreed projects in the Sasolburg portfolio.  The candidate will be responsible to plan, align and execute the projects by agreeing and implementing  the best execution strateg.  He or she must be able to demonstrate that a minimum technology solution and and  a minimum execution solution is developed through Agile thinking. The candidate must ensure that the business intent of a project is met by leading, managing, facilitating and co-ordinating multi disciplinary resources across the different Business Development and Implementation phases (Feasibility, Basic development, Execution, Start-up and Close-out).

    Identify stakeholders and reporting requirements
  • Ensure accurate and timeous reporting
  • Ensure overall project compliance to execution plan (SHE, Quality, Cost & Schedule)
  • Ensure overall project compliance to legal and corporate governance and procedures
  • Develop and implementation of project execution strategies & plans    
  • Develop estimates and ensure cost control 
  • Ensure effective integrated risk management
  • Ensure implementation of comprehensive change management processes
  • Ensure complete and up to date project administration
  • Manage SHERQ requirements on projects;  Manage project within BD&I, PMBOK, OHSAct and NEC3 boundaries
  • Accountable to deliver on all 11 knowledge areas as described in Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • – Project Integration Management; Project Scope Management;  Project Time Management; Project Cost Management; Project Quality Management; Project Human Resource Management; Project Communications Management; Project Risk Management; Project Procurement Management; Project Stakeholders Management; SHE management
  • Understand the business drivers on projects
  • Effectively lead the project team to deliver on project objectives
  • Create an environment of teamwork, trust and collaboration
  • Live the Sasol values
  • Alignment across team members, contractors, suppliers, plant owner, internal & external stakeholders & interfaces
  • Management of internal and external stakeholders / supplier relationships and contracts
  • Manage different contracting strategies, i.e. LSTK, EPC, EPCm, Alliances etc. 
  • Manage different execution strategies (EC partnership vs competitive bidding))

Experience in capital project delivery, with specific knowledge / experience in:

 conceptual, basic & detail engineering, project controls management; construction management, supply chain and NEC experience

B Degree Engineering

11+ years’ experience



  • People Leadership – Inspirational                                                     
  • People Leadership – Builds Talent                                                     
  • Partnership Leadership – Influential                                                   
  • Partnership Leadership – Collaborative                                             
  • Business Leadership – Business – Focused                                     
  • Business Leadership – Results-Focused                                           
  • Strategic Leadership – Sets Direction                                               
  • Strategic Leadership – Drives Competitive Edge                           
  • Self Mastery                                                                                        

Functional / Technical

  • Inter-discipline alignment on projects                                                 
  • Project Management Conflict Resolution                                          
  • Project Management and Execution Plan Development                   
  • Project Organization Planning and Management                              
  • Project Team Management                                                                
  • Project Management                                                                         
  • Project management principles and concepts                                   
  • Project Management system application                                          
  • Risk Management Control and Governance                                      
  • Assurance Governance and Compliance                                           
  • Reporting                                                                                            
  • Staff and Resource Management Control and Execution                 
  • Integrated project risk management                                                
  • Project progress management                                                          
  • Project quality management                                                               


Embed and drive an Aspirational Culture:

  • Results-driven (focus on exceptional results, drive business, drive One Sasol)
  • Inspiring, visionary (sells a clear and compelling picture of the future)
  • Caring, nurturing (provide meaningful work, environment of personal fulfillment, nurture, care, coach)
  • Values-driven (lead by example, authentic, create trust, transparent)
  • People focused (people want to be included and to matter; people-centric)
  • Innovation and growth (growth and learning mindset)
  • Empowering and encouraging (creates clarity and ownership, provides recognition / acknowledgment)
  • Humble (on their own learning path, constantly growing, vulnerable)
  • Visible, accessible, engaging (communicate well, listen well)
  • Creates teamwork

Click here to apply for the Project Manager post at Sasol South Africa

Click here to apply for the Project Manager post at Sasol South Africa



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