ESKOM | Head of Department X3

ESKOM | Head of Department X3

(Engineering, Mobile Plant, Bulk Material Handling) (Rosherville) ERI


Position: Head of DepartmentVacancy type: Internal

Task Grade: M18

Area of Specialization: To provide strategic leadership and support the operations and maintenance group by effectively applying the necessary skills various initiatives while making sure that agreed operational and financial targets are met and exceeded.

Department: Operations & Maintenance – Zones

Business Unit: Bulk Materiel Services

Location: South Africa (Gauteng)

Reference Number: ERI 0011497

Closing Date: 06/04/2021

Minimum Requirements

• BEng Degree (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical) coupled with post-graduate management qualification
• GCC for factories and Professional Registration will be an added advantage


• 5 – 10 years in a Middle Management position spent in the operations and maintenance environment of a medium-size engineering

Skills and Competencies

• Communication and Engagement
• Relationship building and customer relation management
• Resources management
Computer literate


• Strategic business planning
• Finance management
• Project management
• Maintenance engineering strategic
• Bulk material services infrastructure
• Operations management
• ISO 9001, OSO 18001, ISO 14001
• OHS Act


• Leadership
• Political savvy
• Uphold good value
• Team player
• Open-minded
• Disciplined

Key Responsibilities
• Operations and Maintenance
• Human Capital Management
• Stakeholder Management
• Health and Safety, Environment, Risk and Quality Compliance and Improvement
• Revenue Acquisition and Recognition
• Strategic Business Planning and Support to Bulk Material Services

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”
Eskom is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. In accordance with the employment equity plan of Eskom and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups.  Eskom reserves the right not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised.  Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.”

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