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General Manager Hwange Power Station

Date Posted: Wednesday, 20 February 2013
Industry: Manufacturing, Production & Trades
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Hwange

Job Summary

This is a senior position reporting to the Managing Director. The key challenge in this position is the ability to harness the material, financial and human resources in order to produce reliable maximum electricity output levels. This will require the effective utilization of all the inputs, maintaining the plant and creating a work environment that will result in maximum manpower effectiveness.


Key Peformance Areas:

  • Directs plans and controls the Power Station operations and objectives in line with corporate objectives.
  • Establishes and promotes policies and plans for enhancing reliable energy delivery by the power station.
  • Prepares guidelines for development of Operations and Maintenance philosophies.
  • Compiles the capital expenditure budget for the power station
  • Develops guidelines for scheduling of major overhauls and statutory outages
  • Develops guidelines for the adoption of appropriate quality management systems.
  • Directs the development of new suppliers with favorable terms as well as providing guidelines for cost -effective procurement.
  • Interacts with the directors on the establishment of Production targets for the subsidiaries.
  • Plans and implements power generation improvement projects.
  • Develops systems for a sustainable harmonious industrial relations climate at the station.



Key Competences and Requirements:

  • A degree in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • At least 10 years working experience in a heavy plant environment with a minimum of 5 years at Senior Management level.
  • Professional Membership of a recognized engineering institution.
  • Core skills in budgeting and controls, resources utilization, and the ability to plan ahead.
  • Functional expertise in the process of electricity generation.
  • Outstanding capacity to lead people, build and develop teams and deliver the expected results.

Email: headhunters [at] zimbabwehumancapital.org

Closing date: 7 March 2013.


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