Country Engineering Manager

roomDar es Salaam

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businessEngineering, Energy & Natural Resources


Lead the Engineering Team to provide the company with professional support in their field of expertise in a cost effective manner, ensuring that all operations are meeting Legal requirements and Group standards and deliver the Business Capex plans


  • Provides project management review, control, and approval over multiple areas of engineering, procurement, and construction work for all capital and assigned expense projects
  • Maintain and improve the standardized work process for effective project management, cost control, estimating and project scheduling to enable management of individual projects and overall portfolio performance.
  • Responsible for performance of monthly capital and project spend forecasting for projects.
  • Review project related reports, collect and publish departmental KPI reports, analyze trends for performance and report to and / or advise Distribution / Operation Managers and other department / Depots  managers as required.
  • Directly supervise project engineers and engineering projects.
  • Manage allocation of resources internally & externally to deliver projects as per Business requests.
  • Benchmark internal engineering deliveries to market best in class service/cost.
  • Leads and inspires the engineering team. Coach and mentor staff, including development of appropriate training programmes (together with HR).
  • Enables value adding project selection, completion and reporting. Contributes as an active member of Tanzania Distribution Management team to build a winning team.
  • Challenges and supports operational colleagues in OU to ensure compliance with legislation and all requirements of the HSSE MS and  Group standards in all operational activities
  • Manages resources allocated such that all facilities positively contribute to maximize value to the business activities in the Area.
  • Ensure cost effective delivery of engineering services through the use of fit-for-purpose standards, and practices.
  • Deliver Capex project targets on quality, budget, and schedule and construction safety.
  • Implement and embed in close co-operation with Depots Managers the D-Asset Management and D-GAME processes ensuring the Reliability and Integrity targets for each site (eg:  Tank & Pipeline Integrity programs).
  • To participate in the company structured networking of engineering teams in order to contribute to and bring back best practice sharing
  • Custodian of S&D CAPEX program, including project execution and close out and leadership for technical input to Investment Proposals
  • Lead the process for technical input to S&D Investment Proposals (and PIR)
  • Ensures proper staffing through attraction, coaching  and development of people, covering aspects like Competences, Performance Management and Recognition & Reward
  • Participates in Tender Board for major contract events
  • Participates in Contract Management Review process
  • Other: This position is an HSSE critical position. The incumbent is:

              - Member of the S&D Leadership Team and S&D crisis team

             - A frequent business driver (more than 7500 km/year)

            - A contract holder

Education and Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering


  • Seasoned professional engineer with proven Project management experience
  • Experience with Vivo Energy’s operations such as Supply & Distribution
  • Ability to deliver on time and against budget
  • HSSE experience
  • Ability to lead teams, to motivate and coach

Reporting To

Supply and Distribution Manager 




Engineering: 5 Years

Energy & Natural Resources: 5 Years