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


Project Administrator (KZN)

Entry Date: 05 Feb 2018
Expiry Date: 11 Feb 2018

The Housing Development Agency (HDA) is a national public sector development agency that acquires and prepares land as well as develop the land and project manage the development of housing and human settlements. We carry out our activities in partnership with a range of stakeholders including national, provincial and local government and municipalities, as well as with communities, developers, financiers and other affected parties. Established in 2009, the Agency was established by an Act of Parliament in 2008 and is accountable through its Board to the Minister of Human Settlements. For more information about the HDA, please visit our website:

The HDA has the following three-year fixed-term contract position:

Project Administrator (x3 posts) Location: Durban (KZN) Reference: JFB PA (KZN) 2018

Main Purpose: To provide effective site coordination and communication support to facilitate and enable the effective take-over and handover of sites.

Key Responsibility Areas:

Meeting Management:
Project Coordination:
Unit Handover / Takeover:
Please forward relevant CV in a Microsoft Word format to (Clearly marked with the reference number of the position). Should you not comply with the above requirements your application will NOT be considered.

  • Arrange and facilitate all site / technical and allocation meetings
  • Arrange and facilitate relationship meetings between the contractors and beneficiaries in matters relating to rectifying defects
  • Arrange and facilitate all meetings that lead to the successful completion of the project
  • Plan and coordinate inspections as per the Clerk of Works projections
  • Coordinate the collection and collation of project documentation
  • Coordinate the collection and collation of subsidy documentation from the contractors
  • Implement Project Managers communication plan
  • Coordinate on site activities of donor programmes
  • Coordinate and assist in the collation of all project documentation from contractors
  • Arrange and coordinate the takeover of units, keys, certificates etc
  • Arrange and coordinate handover of units, keys, certificates etc
  • Coordinate training of residents
  • Coordinate all installations of technical items after beneficiary handover.
  • Manage relationships between contractors and beneficiaries relating to rectification of defects
  • Grade 12 or similar qualification
  • Diploma certificate or similar in related field
  • Competent in MS Project, Outlook, Excel intermediate and Word intermediate
  • two-three years’ experience in a similar role

Closing date for applications: 11 February 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: John Brouckaert - 011 267 2920

Conditions of service: The HDA is an equal opportunity employer ● Appointments will be made in accordance with the HDA EE policy ● The HDA reserves the right not to make an appointment.