SMEC International Pty Ltd
Posted Job
over 2 years ago

Technical Manager/Specialist (Water & Environment)

SMEC is a multi-disciplinary International consulting firm and provider of comprehensive consulting and Project Management Services. SMEC is currently inviting applications for the following positions in its Southern Africa Regional office in Lusaka, Zambia.


Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Key Responsibilities

  • Use expertise to develop capacity, skills and proficiency within the W&E team.
  • Technical management of the Water & Environment team.
  • Adhere to corporate values, policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with W&E management team to identify opportunities, increase turnover and profitability.
  • Mentorship and capacity building of junior team members.
  • Management, administration and review of projects and deliverables.
  • Assisting teams to find technical solutions.
  • Review, prepare and/or manage preparation of project technical deliverables such as reports, designs, cost estimates, procurement documentation, bills/schedules of quantities and technical specifications.
  • Planning, preparation and delivery of technical and financial proposals.
  • Travel within Southern Africa as well as Africa on assignments.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience required

  • B.Eng. Civil Engineering (postgraduate qualification is preferable)
  • Registered with a relevant professional body.
  • Minimum 10 years’ post qualification experience in water/wastewater/drainage projects (preferably in a design office environment and with site management experience).
  • At least 10 years’ experience in assessment, analysis and process design of water and wastewater related projects.

Experience in the following will be an advantage:

  • Master planning and investigations.
  • Water and sanitation reticulation analysis and designs.
  • Preparation of procurement documentation – a specialist field of design would be an advantage.
  • CAD and/or GIS experience and training.
  • Construction administration/management.
  • Construction site experience.
  • Design experience in bulk water infrastructure such as water and wastewater treatment works, pipelines, reservoirs, pump stations, etc.
  • Experience in managing projects and teams from project inception to implementation, including design, preparation of specifications, procurement, supervision and commissioning.
  • Proposal preparation and tendering (providing technical as well as strategic input and managing proposal preparation & submission process).
  • The applicant must be proficient in technical report writing.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

How to Apply

Submit your CV to:

Application deadline
1 Sep
Email applications to

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