Projects Executive at British American Tobacco

On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
Exciting Career Opportunity
Vacancy: Projects Executive
We are hiring! We have an exciting opportunity within our Operations Function

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Green Lead Threshing (GLT) Plant Engineer, the Projects Executive is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing all projects on time and in full.

Key Deliverables
  • Manage project designs, technical details and follow up on approvals.
  • Ensure scope of works are done, reviewed and submitted on time
  • Ensure satisfactory execution and completion of projects within agreed budget, agreed time schedules and to agreed specification
  • Compile, submit status, highlight reports and conduct project implementation reviews
  • Inspect and coordinate building maintenance, civil works in the GLT site.
  • Supervision of technical contractors and service contracts.
  • Overall responsibility (technical) for the site in terms of technical standards, alignment with Regional/ Global operations and compliance with local legal obligations
  • Ensure all projects drawings are correct, archived to required BAT standards.
  • Engagement with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered in time in full.
  • Ensure timely completion of all contractors work orders and correct invoicing.
  • Identify gaps, opportunities in existing GLT infrastructure and appraise management accordingly.
  • Maintenance and upkeep of Leaf plant roads and buildings.
  • Ensure all statutory inspections for buildings and equipment are carried out.
  • Innovate and develop an environment which seeks continuous improvement.
Essential requirements
  • A degree in mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a mechanical/plant Engineer
  • Experience of Project Management using Prince2 methodology 
  • Experience in contract – management and good negotiation skills
  • Knowledge and experience in AutoCAD, ArchiCAD
Desirable requirements
  • High degree of assertiveness, self-motivation and discipline.
  • Good reporting skills and presentation.
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Ability to take clear decisions in different and difficult situations and a high degree of innovation.
To Apply

Candidates should go to to apply online

British American Tobacco is an equal opportunity employer.
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