Block A, Riviera Office Park, 6-10 Riviera Road, Killarney, Johannesburg, 2193


Job Title: Project Manager (Western Cape) 

Entry Date: 11 Nov 2018
Expiry Date: 01 Dec 2018

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The HDA has the following three–years fixed–term contract position:

Job Title: Project Manager (Western Cape)
Location: Region A – Western Cape
Reference: YCH 001668

Main Purpose:
To manage all aspects of the human settlements development projects of the HDA, that has been allocated and to ensure delivery on time, within budget and to required specifications.

Key Responsibility Areas:

Strategic management:

• Participate in the management of the provincial office.
• Contribute as a manager to the overall effective functioning of the HDA assigned projects in the Province
• Ensure integration of the different functions within the regional office to ensure optimal delivery of the HDA mandate on assigned projects
• Ensure the alignment of projects to the broader HDA strategy and strategic intention

Project planning:

Prior to starting a project, conduct a comprehensive project planning process that includes delivery of:
o Comprehensive scope
o Resourcing plans
o Budget projection and evaluation
o Project delivery deadlines
o Risk evaluation matrix
• Present completed documents that identify and highlight potential:
o Risks
o Opportunities
o Challenges
• Define and deliver:
o Project scope
o Detailed project plan with project timeframes and deliverables, and associated communication documents
o Project budget

Project management:

• Secure appropriate resources of housing and related services to achieve project objectives
• Manage resources to deliver according to defined outputs and project plan deliverables
• Manage all site-based meetings
• Develop service level agreements and contracts (including standard professional contracts) for resources on the projects, specifically the professional teams and sub-contractors
• Monitor and manage the performance of professional teams and sub-contractors to ensure delivery as stated in the project plan
• Manage housing and related services project budget
• Manage relationships with key stakeholders and community representatives
• Control and coordinate the project:
o Scope
o Time
o Quality
o Integration
o Human Resource Management
• Communication

Project administrator:

• Contribute to project related procurement including
o Drafting terms of reference
o Providing input into procurement proposals
• Develop funding proposals
• Draft, submit and present housing and services project related management


• Develop and implement site inspection processes
• Ensure compliance with legal, contractual and safety requirements
• Ensure that onsite occupational Health and Safety requirements are met and complied with

People management:

• Select, assign, lead and manage people
• Set clear objectives for self and others and measure achievements against these objectives through implementation of the performance management system
• Build and manage relationships with staff members
• Manage and support staff development
• Develop and manage the implementation of succession plans for key individuals and critical positions
• Implement the HDA HR policies and procedures as required
• Manage risks and address issues as they arise

Compliance management:

• Manage implementation of work within established policies, systems, procedures, processes and practices
• Provide advice and assistance to others in order to ensure their compliance with policy and governance procedures
• Identify areas of non-compliance and implement corrective action

• A relevant degree in engineering or construction or equivalent in the built environment discipline
• A relevant project management qualification (NQF 5 or 6) or accreditation/registration
• Computer literacy
• Five years’ experience in a project manager role
• Experience in housing construction and/or infrastructure-based project management
• Experience in the delivery and project management of affordable housing projects is preferable

Please forward relevant CV (Clearly marked with the reference number of the position) in a Microsoft Word format to:

Should you not comply with the above requirements your application will NOT be considered.

Closing date for applications: 01 December 2018

CVs received after the closing date will NOT be considered. Kindly take note if you have not been contacted within fourteen (14) days of the closing date; please consider your application unsuccessful.

Enquiries: Thumeka Mtwentwe on 012 663 2087
Conditions of service: The HDA is an equal opportunity employer ● Appointments will be made in accordance with the HDA Employment Equity policy ● The HDA reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Please do not send certificates, diplomas or testimonials. We thank all applicants for their interest. Communication will be conducted with short-listed applicants only.