Director Technical Services

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Professional Services - Harare

Wanted is a Director Technical Services to join an organisation in the Professional Services sector in Harare . Candidates invited to apply.  

Salary: Not specified    Applications Received:  19    Job Posted: 2020-02-16 15:00:00    Job Deadline: 2020-03-17    Job Status: Placement



Years of Experience: 5

Job Description:

Main Duties:

  • Sets out strategic direction that co-ordinates rolling stock, plant equipment, infrastructure, vehicles, works and buildings maintenance functions.
  • Negotiates contracts for the financing of spares and capital equipment and liaises with other departments as necessary. Draws up and submits draft agreements to the General Manager for approval.
  • Sets performance targets and manages performance for the branches in the technical functions.
  • Advises the board on policy matters relating to technical issues.
  • Providing leadership in the overall development, execution and management of a cost effective assets acquisition, renewal, maintenance and strategy.
  • Supporting operational effectiveness through ensuring a high level of equipment availability.
  • Providing strategic direction, focus and best practice to the Engineering function and to continuously review and monitor practices.
  • Involvement in the strategic business planning and reviewing process


  • A degree in Engineering
  • Corporate membership of an Engineering Institution and be registered with the Engineering Council of Zimbabwe (ECZ) or similar body as a Professional Engineer
  • At least 10 years’ experience, of which at least 5 years should be at Senior Management level
  • Familiarity with railway operations is an added advantage
  • Ability to understand stakeholder needs and to follow relevant trends in the transport industry
  • A good understanding of procurement procedures and an appreciation of public sector procurement requirements will be an added advantage.

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