Walter Venter

Walter Venter

Director Fluor South Africa Ltd

Walter Venter has over 30 years’ experience in business development, project management and project controls of capital projects for the process plant, biochemical, and power industry.

He is currently business development manager responsible for energy and chemicals projects in Sub-Saharan Africa that includes South Africa. Venter has served the company in numerous roles from project manager to being senior cost and scheduling engineer responsible for project controls and estimating of various projects. He has extensive local and African experience, and has recently been responsible for business development and sales for various projects in Africa. He has also been responsible for initial local contractor selection and engagement for new projects in West and East African countries.

Venter is an accomplished speaker and has given presentations on local content at conferences in South Africa, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

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Wednesday 06/11/2019

From 14:00 To 15:00

11/06/2019 14:00 11/06/2019 15:00 Suppliers’ Perspective on Effective Contracting Approaches to Increasing Local Content Delivery and Impact. The ability for Governments and energy companies to effectively leverage their supply chains is key to delivering on local content and economic development expectations. In this session, we invite suppliers to discuss what worked and didn’t work in the context of contracting and local content delivery. Key questions to be addressed in this session include:
  • What advice and lessons learned can suppliers offer to Government and energy companies in terms of effective contracting strategies and approaches to local content delivery - both in terms of worked well and what didn’t?
  • What specific initiatives did government and / or energy companies do which were particularly effective in helping suppliers prepare for delivering on local content expectations?
  • Does local content delivery always come at a financial cost and if so, are there ways to reduce this cost, can anything be done about it?
  • Will suppliers deliver on LC ambitions regardless of whether it’s built into Government hard, legal requirements, the ITT, and the contract itself?
  • What quantitative and qualitative ways can we measure and report on impact beyond just $ spend?
African Local Content Forum

African Local Content Forum

"Suppliers’ Perspective on Effective Contracting Approaches to Increasing Local Content Delivery and Impact. "

Kjell Garvik Peter Boon Qi Chong Wei Walter Venter
Time and date

Wednesday 06/11/2019

From 14:00 To 15:00

11/06/2019 14:00 11/06/2019 15:00 Suppliers’ Perspective on Effective Contracting Approaches to Increasing Local Content Delivery and Impact. The ability for Governments and energy companies to effectively leverage their supply chains is key to delivering on local content and economic development expectations. In this session, we invite suppliers to discuss what worked and didn’t work in the context of contracting and local content delivery. Key questions to be addressed in this session include:
  • What advice and lessons learned can suppliers offer to Government and energy companies in terms of effective contracting strategies and approaches to local content delivery - both in terms of worked well and what didn’t?
  • What specific initiatives did government and / or energy companies do which were particularly effective in helping suppliers prepare for delivering on local content expectations?
  • Does local content delivery always come at a financial cost and if so, are there ways to reduce this cost, can anything be done about it?
  • Will suppliers deliver on LC ambitions regardless of whether it’s built into Government hard, legal requirements, the ITT, and the contract itself?
  • What quantitative and qualitative ways can we measure and report on impact beyond just $ spend?
African Local Content Forum
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African Local Content Forum

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