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Senior Project Administrator

Wadeville, South Africa


Job Description

  • Maintain Project Controls and spreadsheets

  • Tracking of various Teams in terms of delivery & commitments of dates from receipt of orders received to completion.

  • Export Logistics documentation and Co-ordination

  • Monthly Reporting on financial performance of project including: profitability, project revenue, and cash flow.

  • Monitors, reports, and controls costs on assigned projects within estimated project margin

  • Reports, forecasts, and presents project financial activity to Project manager.

  • Project Office process creation & implementation.

  • Manages communication, and distributes documentation between Eaton and its customers

  • QC on Sales orders loaded, Physical and Soft copy Files

  • Sales order & Back orders maintenance on Syspro

  • Gate Review Process and follow ups

  • Customer survey Reports and Gate 4 Reviews, Project Close out Meetings(Post Mortem)

  • Updating of Project Schedules and Project Progress reports to customers.

  • Other duties and assistance required by supporting Engineering & Project Management as required.

  • Assist in ensuring variations to contracts are managed, submitted and followed through to submission and invoicing.

  • Scheduling of meetings and recording of decisions

  • Maintain solid organizational and time management skills

  • Reviewing of Project Contracts / PO’s / Commitments and reporting back and escalating where necessary

  • Assumes responsibility in following up with SCM, Sub-contractors and ensuring timeous delivery, regular follow ups and reporting

  • Further develop the Project Management Function that will support the Estimation and Engineering teams to successfully estimate and execute Electrical Engineered Solutions Projects.

  • Partake in business development actions to improve conversion rates on tenders.

  • Manages and communicates the scope of work & responsibilities between Eaton’s customers, Eaton’s employees, & Eaton’s suppliers / sub-contractors.

  • Establishes, and manages the contract(s) between Eaton and its vendors & subcontractors.

  • Manages communication, and distributes documentation between Eaton and its customers

  • Assist with Monitoring, reports, and controls costs on assigned projects within estimated project margin.

  • Assist with Reports, forecasts, and presents project financial activity to Eaton’s management.

  • Prepares, distributes, and follows through with project safety plan.


Minimum 5 years spent in managing electrical Product and Manufacturing projects
Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license
Strong knowledge of project Management principles

Effective written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills with the ability to be flexible to adjust to changing project conditions.

Proactive, self-driven and a good team player
Excellent interpersonal skills

Demonstrates ability to effectively interface with high level management

Strong computer skills (Microsoft products, AutoCAD, Visio)

Requires some Local travel.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Africa

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 063109