Godisanang

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Our future is one of a true South African organization contributing to the growth of talent and staff within the South African climate.

Our business philosophy is premised upon the belief that employees are not merely people filling positions, but rather the critical building blocks of our clients’ business strategies, driving business growth and solving business issues.

We currently have 5 vacancies, but feel free to send us a message in the meantime if you have any questions or would like more information.

Permanent Senior Management position
Roodepoort, Gauteng
Undisclosed cost to company

Posted 10 May 2021 by Godisanang Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

About the position

Provide strategic and operational management and leadership in all aspects in respect to Core site development, build and upgrade projects and manage the maintenance of all core infrastructures nationally
To build and maintain technical facilities and provide the energy for the rest of the business to operate.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

3-year degree/diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Min 5 years’ experience is required
Manager track record of 5 years or more; with at least 3 years in relevant sector/ industry
Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
Training:
Courses in Engineering Management and Energy Efficiency preferred

POSITION OUTPUTS

Project Management and Delivery:

Ensure the planned core network architecture is implemented in the appropriate timeframe meeting business requirements, including all infrastructure at switching sites, e.g. MSS, HLR, MGW, GGSN, SGSN, BSC, RNC, routers, VAS platforms and associated mechanical and electrical equipment
Ensure sufficient preparation for long lead time activity such as deployment of new switching sites
Provide input into the project management framework and ensure its application to all core implementation projects
Manage equipment orders and distribution to sites, with all the required approvals, for build or upgrades by the Access and Support departments
Ensure new build forecasting, i.e. to consolidate new build requirements (E2E requirement)
Supervise site design and development (E2E requirement)
Ensure end-to-end Core implementation/installation, i.e. manage all the Core related functions/task:
Ensure initiation of technical process for execution (e.g. liaise with switch engineers)
Supervise verification of bill of material (based on RFP in design phase) and confirmation of order of equipment and services
Manage provision of necessary physical space
Manage execution of site construction/assembling
Ensure physical installation
Supervise acceptance of vendor installations
Ensure system (infrastructure and software) is ready for integration
Ensure sign-off
Ensure end-to-end Core integration, i.e. manage all the Core related functions/task:
Ensure performance of final tests and acceptance procedures
Ensure cut-over to live network (e.g. in collaboration with Vendors)
Ensure sign-off
Ensure effective management of all Technical facilities maintenance
Provide high level fault resolution related to regional Technical Facilities
Ensure management, i.e. re-dimensioning, providing and implementation, of existing DC power plants, generators, UPS and Rotary Power plants and other electrical systems
Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements along with relevant environmental and quality standards
Ensure compliance with health and safety policies and practice
Ensure suitable risk management practices are in place for switch sites and core implementation projects
Ensure appropriate technical specifications, policies and guidelines are provided and utilised for all core implementation
Ensure implementation documentation is sufficiently detailed and up to date to ensure business continuity.
Supervisory / Leadership / Managerial Tasks:

Engineering Services:
Ensure switching site and associated engineering services capacity is available to meet planned growth requirements
Ensure appropriate management resources are in place for the planning, design, implementation, management, maintenance and support of all core network mechanical and electrical services
Approve systems to guarantee the availability and ongoing operation of all core network mechanical and electrical services
Core & IP Implementation:
Ensure end-to-end (centrally driven) implementation and integration is successful
Ensure appropriate management resources are in place for the implementation of all Core & IP network infrastructure including BSC’s, RNC’s and any other network elements located at switching sites
Approve systems to ensure the quality of all Core & IP implementation meets agreed standards
Communication and co-ordination:
Resolve roadblocks as necessary for effective and timely implementation of the core network
Ensure alignment between switching site physical space and engineering services and the core equipment requirements
Summarise and report on progress and issues relating to core implementation
Ensure engineering services and Core & IP implementation are sufficiently factored into overall network strategy and plans
Manage core implementation contractor and supplier relationships to achieve project and ongoing business requirements
Mange interface with stakeholders within NWG and outside NWG (e.g. Finance, Procurement, Legal, Logistics etc.)
Co-ordinate and lead the resources responsible for the implementation of the core network, including all infrastructure at switching sites
Financial Management:

Forecast, plan, develop and review switching site implementation and operational budgets in line with the company financial requirements
Drive the optimisation of costs associated with implementation and operation of switching sites
Track and manage overall capital and operational expenditure related to switching sites
Identify cost efficiencies and best practice related to switching site costs
Report on progress for switching site cost efficiency initiatives
Delegate the appropriate financial authority to ensure efficient financial management of switching site implementation and operational activity
Liaise with Finance to resolve delays in procurement approval and payment systems relating to core implementation
Project Management:

Develop and drive the execution of agreed projects
Drive the implementation, tracking, monitoring and compliance of Projects
Contract management in line with Procurement Policies
Co-ordinate project reporting
Ensure effective implementation of the integrated project management model
Risk management
Business Analysis:

Perform Business Analysis in line with the methodology and guidelines
Identify ways to fine tune policies, processes and systems in line with changing work practices
Determine, document, and review requirements for projects within the scope of the value stream or impacting processes and systems
Design, analyse and document workflow and make appropriate recommendations that will positively impact operational effectiveness
Identify Business Improvement and Optimisation opportunities that will result in improvement of process performance
Ensure that benchmarking is conducted with other companies and organizations within and outside the industry.
Construct business cases for initiations proposed by the business. Research and consider best practice, local conditions, trends, as well as competitor activity
Identify and implement innovative ways to use minimum resources to achieve maximum outputs

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Permanent Management position
Roodepoort, Gauteng
Undisclosed cost to company

Posted 10 May 2021 by Godisanang Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

About the position

To direct the overall support on all regional Technical Infrastructure i.e., switch implementation projects, mechanical & electrical systems. (HVAC, UPS, BMS, Access, CCTV, Fire, Generators etc.)
To translate the strategic intent for maintenance of all regional Technical Infrastructure facilities. (Data/Switches and BTS) and the deployment of cross functional regional Technical Infrastructure projects.
To periodically review Technical Infrastructure processes and procedures and compare with emerging best practices.
Support business resilience requirements and continuity plans for all technical facilities
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Degree or National Diploma in light current engineering, telecommunications or a related field.
5 years’ experience in a telecoms or IT environment. At least three years’ experience in leading or managing technical task teams or in a supervisory role.
Training:
Current Telecommunications Technology Training

POSITION OUTPUTS

Interact with different business units to ensure completion of Technical Infrastructure projects.
Manage the entire M&E equipment lifecycle from Preventive, Corrective and Predictive maintenance until retirement of the asset.
Ensure Technical Infrastructure projects are relevant and address business objectives.
Develop and delivery Operational budgets (R300mn pa) to maintain world class facilities
Identify and mitigate any business risk that could impact business continuity through
Influence and cooperate with planning and deployment teams to delivery best in class facilities
Strategic Input:

Responsible for overall approach and strategy for developing, maintaining and optimizing processes, policies and procedures in operations
Develop annual network operations plans during budget cycle look at industry requirements, changes and adapting to changing operating environment
Ensure effective monitoring mechanisms to track the implementation of strategy
Cooperate with the company insurers to ensure successful audits of facilities to reduce risk profile through world class operating practices
Delivery required inputs to engineering teams in an effort to save operating costs through innovation and best practice
Operational Delivery:

Day to day operating procedures to be driven like but not limited to facilities:
Access controls
Security procedures
Planned work procedures
Maintenance contract governance and HQ and regional level
Provide support and coordinate with all regional facilities staff and specialists
Maintenance routines for HVAC systems, generators, building maintenance, HT and LT power systems and
Bill payment verification with all utilities like municipalities and ESKOM for power supply to all facilities
Fuel management procedures and cost controls for all national facilities
Contractor Control:

Drive compliance for all contractors entering or working on the company equipment / premises are conversant and comply with the company processes, procedures and indemnities, having undergone the necessary layout and understanding of the workplace and completed the required documentation.
Define and assist in setting the standards with regards to security.
Ensure implementation of routine maintenance schedules.
Contract Management:

Management of all national and regional contracts and ensure that all national and regional contracts / agreements are scoped, delivered, and maintained through required governance procedures
Management of all national and regional contracts and ensure that all national and regional contracts / agreements are incorporated, authorised and recorded.
Setup weekly and monthly governance meeting with all vendors, suppliers, regional staff, and all role players to ensure sufficient contract management
Monitor contractual OPEX budget spend and report back on any challenges
Ensure all contracts is listed and log on Aperture
Up to date listing of all contracts in the region w.r.t status and time frames.
Ensure all current copies of contracts are on hand at the regional office.
Track duration of contracts and 3 monthly warning expiries.
Ensure contractors is familiar with the scope of works and implementation as per contract / quotation / SOW.
Maintenance:

Setup, control and monitor routine, procedure & processes for all Technical Infrastructure equipment.
Ensure an effective maintenance program is set in place and coordinated on Aperture.
Ensure the buildings maintenance is kept at a high standard by enforcing procedures, processes and routines at the Switches and BTS sites.
Design and manage operating procedures and maintenance plans for all electrical systems and equipment installation
Provide high level fault resolution related to regional Technical Infrastructure facilities
Drive and manage re-dimensioning and providing of upgrades to existing electrical and mechanical systems
Drive and manage re-dimensioning and implementing of existing DC power plants, generators, UPS and Rotary Power plants and other electrical systems
Drive and manage re-dimensioning and implementing of existing AHU, Dry Coolers, Chiller plants and other mechanical systems
Oversee procurement of Mobile facilities (incl. standby and dropdown generators)
Audit Switches every 3 months ensuring all measures, processes and procedures is adhered too.
Financial:

Maintenance and repairs are conducted both cost and time efficiently.
Maintenance contract programs are completed within budget allocations.
Ensure all requisitions are processed for specified contracts and order numbers processed.
Manage Capex and Opex (R300mn) budget related to Regional Technical Infrastructure.
Carry out budget control and compilation within Technical Infrastructure guidelines
Assist to forecast, plan, develop and review switching site implementation and operational budgets in line with the company financial requirements
Continuously drive the optimisation of costs associated with implementation and operations
Liaise with Finance to resolve delays in procurement approval and payment systems relating to Regional Technical Infrastructure
Customer:

Physical assets are 100% available, reliable, and operable as required.
Support and co-operate with the relevant business units.
Ensure that all site documentation is produced with a high level of intergrity and quality.
Co-ordinate and facilitate progress status reporting on all projects impacting on the operation of a Technical Infrastructure facility.
Communication and co-ordination:

Manage alignment between switching site physical space and Technical Infrastructure Services and the core equipment requirements
Summarise and report on progress and issues relating to Technical Infrastructure services
Ensure Technical Infrastructure Services is sufficiently factored in to overall network strategy and plans
Interface with stakeholders within NWG and outside NWG (e.g. Finance, Procurement, Legal, Logistics)
Interface with contractors and suppliers
Compliance:

Assets comply with appropriate statutory (OHS Act) requirements and standards (SABS, ISO, TUVit, Uptime Institute & PCI-DSS). Deviations must be reported immediately.
Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements along with relevant environmental and quality standards.
Ensure compliance with health and safety policies and practice
Ensure suitable risk management practices are in place for Technical Infrastructure Facilities and Network Deployment projects
Ensure appropriate technical specifications, policies and guidelines are provided and utilised for all Network Deployment.
Ensure implementation documentation is sufficiently detailed and up to date to ensure business continuity
Project Delivery:

Develop and drive the execution of agreed projects
Drive the implementation, tracking, monitoring and compliance of Projects
Contract management in line with Procurement Policies
Co-ordinate project reporting
Ensure effective implementation of the integrated project management model
Ensure the planned infrastructure roadmap is implemented in the appropriate timeframe meeting business requirements
Ensures risk assessments and the effects of specific requirements on other infrastructure technologies and provide heat maps
Ensure the planned infrastructure roadmap is implemented in the appropriate timeframe meeting business requirements, including all IS
infrastructure at Data Centres, Regional Hub sites and Global sites.
Manage all company Hosted Services Implementation / upgrades and commissioning projects
Manage MSP’s though regular governance meetings on delivery and performance
Business Analysis:

Perform Business Analysis in line with the methodology and guidelines
Identify ways to fine tune policies, processes and systems in line with changing work practices
Determine, document, and review requirements for projects within the scope of the value stream or impacting processes and systems
Design, analyse and document workflow and make appropriate recommendations that will positively impact operational effectiveness
Identify Business Improvement and Optimisation opportunities that will result in improvement of process performance
Ensure that benchmarking is conducted with other companies and organizations within and outside the industry.
Construct business cases for initiations proposed by the business. Research and consider best practice, local conditions, trends, as well as competitor activity
Identify and implement innovative ways to use minimum resources to achieve maximum output

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Permanent Management position
Roodepoort, Gauteng
Undisclosed cost to company

Posted 10 May 2021 by Godisanang Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

About the position

Manage site build, upgrade and render high level support on all Technical facilities relating to Technical Infrastructure Operations.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

3-year degree/diploma in mechanical engineering
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a area of specialisation; with experience in supervising/managing others
Experience working in a medium to large organization
Technology Competences:
Knowledge of Technical and GSM knowledge, incl. MSS, HLR, MGW, GGSN, SGSN, BSC, RNC, routers and VAS platforms
Knowledge of the Telecommunication / cellular Industry
Project Management knowledge or experience
Good all-round Technical knowledge
Good all-round General Management knowledge
Training:
Courses in Engineering Management and Energy Efficiency preferred

POSITION OUTPUTS

Manage implementation of all mechanical, electrical and switch equipment at Technical sites in the appropriate timeframe meeting business requirements
Provide sufficient preparation for long lead time activity such as deployment of new Technical sites
Manage equipment orders and distribution to sites, with all the required approvals, for build or upgrades by the Access and Support departments
Participate in new build forecasting, i.e. to consolidate new build requirements (E2E requirement)
Manage site design and development (E2E requirement)
Mange initiation of Technical process for execution (e.g. liaise with switch engineers)
Manage bill of material (based on RFP in design phase) and confirmation of order of equipment and services
Provide necessary physical space
Execute site construction/assembling w.r.t. Mechanical and Electrical
Execute physical installation
Authorise acceptance of vendor installations (upgrades or new work) related to Engineering Services
Ensure ready-for-integration infrastructure
Ensure Technical site and associated engineering services capacity is available to meet planned growth requirements
Ensure appropriate management resources are in place for the planning, design, implementation, management, maintenance and support of all core network mechanical and electrical services
Financial Management:

Manage Capex and Opex budget related to Technical services
Carry out budget control and compilation within Technical guidelines
Assist to forecast, plan, develop and review Technical site implementation and operational budgets in line with the company financial requirements
Continuously drive the optimisation of costs associated with implementation and operation
Liaise with Finance to resolve delays in procurement approval and payment systems relating to Technical Services
Project Management:

Develop and drive the execution of agreed projects
Drive the implementation, tracking, monitoring and compliance of Projects
Contract management in line with Procurement Policies
Co-ordinate project reporting
Ensure effective implementation of the integrated project management model
Risk management
Business Analysis:

Perform Business Analysis in line with the methodology and guidelines
Identify ways to fine tune policies, processes and systems in line with changing work practices
Determine, document, and review requirements for projects within the scope of the value stream or impacting processes and systems
Design, analyse and document workflow and make appropriate recommendations that will positively impact operational effectiveness
Identify Business Improvement and Optimisation opportunities that will result in improvement of process performance
Ensure that benchmarking is conducted with other companies and organizations within and outside the industry.
Construct business cases for initiations proposed by the business. Research and consider best practice, local conditions, trends, as well as competitor activity
Identify and implement innovative ways to use minimum resources to achieve maximum outputs

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Permanent Intermediate EE position
Melrose, Gauteng
Undisclosed cost to company

Posted 10 May 2021 by Godisanang Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

About the position

To maintain the organisation’s systems and website by ensuring that they are running optimally and are updated.
To scope and manage software development and integration projects with 3rd party systems and to ensure that software projects meet the requirements.
Ensure that system processes are adjusted according to the organisation’s requirements.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

Relevant tertiary qualification
Linux (LPI1), Microsoft, VMWare certification advantageous
2 years of working Linux experience
AWS, Azure, Virtualization experience
Minimum 2 years working experience in HTML & PHP
Experience in content management systems (CMS)
Knowledge of coding languages (e.g. Java, JavaScript, Python) and frameworks/systems
2 years’ experience as a Software Developer, Software Engineer, or similar role
Experience with databases and Object-Relational Mapping frameworks

POSITION OUTPUTS

Systems Administration:

Control user access/rights to systems.
Maintain highest level of security to systems.
Perform systems maintenance, upgrades and backups.
Support users with any system related problems.
Proactively monitor system performance and uptime.
Liaise with vendors and other provider for quotes and support.
Fulfil Tier 1 support across all systems.
Provide Advanced support and training input for internal purposes to customer care, sales, finance
System Development:

Gather system and integration requirements to build a BRS/FRS.
Formulate solution based on requirements.
Assesses and gathers API information.
Upload GIS data/coverage maps into platforms where required.
Brief software vendors and 3rd party on solutions required.
Present a proof of concept.
Conduct User acceptance testing.
Implement new system or solution.
Perform occasional updates on systems to accommodate new processes and requirements.
Database administration:
Perform bulk data uploads into systems where required.
Provide solutions to fix data integrity/errors once identified.
Document all development work undertaken.
Web Development:

Maintain, update, and troubleshoot organization’s websites.
Review or update web page content or links, using appropriate tools.
Perform user testing or usage analyses to determine web sites’ effectiveness or usability.
Assist and support the Marketing team to implement marketing plans.
Collaborate with web developers to create and operate internal and external web sites, or to manage projects, such as e-marketing campaigns.
Application of SEO (search engine optimization).
Project Management:

Provide high level project plan for system/software/web projects that you are running.
Track progress of projects.
Miscellaneous & General:

Perform any other work-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned from time-to-time by management.

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Permanent Intermediate Position

Kempton Park, Gauteng

Undisclosed cost to company

Posted 23 March 2021 by Godisanang Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

About the position

Responsible for identifying and executing projects, by:
Identifying opportunities to improve, replace or remove equipment, systems, or processes
Drafting project scope and applying for funds,
Executing of projects, managing of contractors and adherence to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and legal requirements.
Implementing and improving the current preventative and predictive maintenance strategies.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Grade 12
Trade test completed as a fitter (Red Seal)
Higher Certificate (At least 5 years employed as Technician) or
National Diploma (At least 4 years employed as Technician) or
B-Tech (At least 3 years employed as Technician)
At least 3 years’ experience as a Technician in a Chemical Manufacturing plant
Experience on problem solving of pump related problems (crucial)
Experience in Condition based monitoring (advantageous)

POSITION PURPOSE

Day to day maintenance:

Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance in a specific portion of the larger Mechanical maintenance team.
A Works coordinator with a team of Fitters and Handyman will report into this position.
The implementation and improvement of Preventative and Predictive maintenance strategies will be one of the key objectives of this role.
Review of maintenance schedules, analysing failure modes and implementing corrective and long-term solutions.
Preventative and Predictive maintenance to ensure optimal plant availability
Make use of condition-based monitoring techniques to identify and prevent breakdowns
Root cause analysis of breakdowns.
Close out improvement actions and give feedback to stakeholders.
Spares management.
Reduce redundant spars in store and identify additional critical spares to be added to the inventory.
Schedule reviews to ensure we are complying with industry and OEM specifications with regards to specification and intervals.
Visually manage critical focus areas to ensure team alignment.
Participate in planning meetings to encourage team alignment and correct focus
Budgets:

Management of the maintenance budget for this section of the team will be the responsibility of this position.
Deviations from the approved budget should be reported and mitigated.
Manage the budget for the specific area of responsibility
Assess the top financial losses in terms of the area of responsibility and mitigate
Standards & Legal Compliance:

Implement and comply with all relevant legal requirements and standards.
Identify gaps where specific standards or training is required.
Projects:

Identifying and executing of projects
Track progress of projects, cost and changes to scope.
Generate progress reports and communicate to all stakeholders
Management of external contractors
Follow the MOC procedure when required
Participate in Hazop studies
Safety:

Report and mitigate any unsafe condition, unsafe act and incidents
Formally close out any incident actions assigned to this role
Perform risk-based inspections
Assist Works Co-ordinators to generate and improve Works Instructions
Ensure compliance to all legal and safety requirement as specified by the OHS act and other standards and procedures
People:

Ensure that all the required training records are in place
Enable to the team to perform their functions through support and problem solving
Find a good balance in the team by enforcing discipline, but also through encouragement and motivation.
World Class Manufacturing:

Drive a culture of World Class Manufacturing within the maintenance department to ensure sustainable production with reliable available equipment
SHERQ Responsibilities:

Related SHERQ responsibilities

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