Government Printing Works
  • Post Date: Mar 7, 2022
  • Apply Before : Mar 22, 2022
  • Salary: $882,042.00 - $882,042.00 / Annual
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Job Details

  • Offered Salary R882 042 per annum (Level 12), (all-inclusive package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry public-service
  • Reference REF NO: GPW22/09
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Mr HV Ngobeni Tel. (012) 748-6390
  • Where to submit application
    The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria
  • Notes
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Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : A NQF 7 or a relevant qualification in Industrial Engineering, Costing, Business Administration as recognised by SAQA. 5- 7 years’ experience. 4 years’ experience in printing estimation or related functions. 2 years middle management experience. Travelling may be required. Extended working hours may be required. Ability to communicate with all levels of management. Good computer literacy. DUTIES : Compute cost factors and prepare estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organising, and scheduling work, and determining cost effectiveness. Predict the future cost of products. Ensure expenses are tracked through the life of the job ticket. Confer with management, clients, contractors, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates. Assess the cost effectiveness of products or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops. Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures. Ensure to conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or to effect cost reduction. Analyse blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labour estimates. Ensure preparation of cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project. Oversee the review and updating of estimates after production. Ensure quality control and reduction of wastage. Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues. Manage compliance with all company policies and procedures. Complete required monthly reports. Manage the development, motivation and utilization of human resources to ensure competent knowledge base for the continued success of the department according to organizational needs and requirements. Continuous individual development to keep up with new technologies and procedures

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