Authentix Zambia
Posted Job
about 2 years ago

Associate Program Manager

The Associate Project Operations Manager, will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the fuel marking program opportunity in Zambia.

Job Purpose

  • The person will interface on a daily basis with our Project Manager and/or Client as required and will be responsible for maintaining client satisfaction by ensuring that contractual obligations are met.
  • The position will require substantial travel within Zambia and occasionally internationally for training purposes.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • The essential functions listed below are representative of the functions that must be performed in order to satisfactorily fulfill the purpose of this job.
  • Additional functions and duties may be assumed or assigned from time to time.
  • Manage day to day relationships with the Project manager, the client and local partners by building and maintaining a good working relationship through regular communication with key stakeholders.
  • Travel inside Zambia, the region and the occasional international travel to meet the objectives of the business.
  • Deliver company maintenance programs to ensure reliability and availability objectives are met
  • Train local partner and client personnel as required
  • Manage inventory levels of spares for instrumentation and equipment.
  • Order spares as is required to ensure minimum levels of spares are held in country
  • Ensure regular audits are conducted in order to collect and report key data to write reports for internal and external use.
  • Organize, manage and control the Authentix Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) required for implementation and ongoing operations.
  • Monitor and analyze the marking and testing results on a daily basis
  • Interface with the Project Management Office and other internal departments as required to facilitate effective communications.
  • Proactively monitor the performance of the deployed solution, report to stakeholders and take corrective action if necessary.
  • Communicate project progress, timelines, status, schedules, risks, issues, and resolutions to stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate principles, values and policies
  • Comply with health and safety policies and quality system
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities [education, certification, experience, general skills)
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Graduate degree, preferable in Chemistry, related science, or business
  • Ability to exercise complex analytical skills and to make decisions based on established company guidelines
  • Effective leadership and management
  • Organization, drafting, implementation and enforcement of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Project management and service delivery expertise
  • Ability to manage Customer and partner relationships
  • Effective organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload effectively
  • Knowledge of procedures, standards and application of validation and Knowledge and applications of safety procedures (e.g. COSHH)
  • Proficiency in the use of all Microsoft programs with a specific requirement of intermediate to advanced skills in the use of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Effective communicator

Special Requirements [Travel %, language, etc.]

  • Advanced language skills in English (written and verbal).
  • Experience working directly in fuels distribution including operations, logistics or auditing.
  • Experience with other downstream Oil & Gas activities including terminal administration or additive operations

How to Apply

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