04 Kikuyu Road, Sunninghill, Johannesburg, 2157


Project Manager: Engineer

Entry Date: 02 Dec 2022
Expiry Date: 11 Dec 2022

The Housing Development Agency (HDA) is a national public sector development agency that inter alia has the mandate to identify, acquire, prepare and develop suitable land for human settlements. The agency also undertakes the programme and project management for development of housing and human settlements. The HDA carries out its functions in partnership with a range of stakeholders including national, provincial and local government and municipalities, as well as with communities, developers and financiers. 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: www.thehda.co.za.

Follow us on Twitter @The_HDA and on Facebook: TheHDA.

The HDA has the following fixed term contract position:

Project Manager: Engineer

Location: Free State - Bloemfontein

Reporting Line: Development Manager

Ref: HDA PME 2022

Main Purpose: To define, manage and monitor the HDA Engineering, infrastructure, and project technical support to the province as well as capture or develop support products and tools, lessons learnt and good practices.

Key Performance Areas:

Project Development:

Develop and maintain the programme

Align programme to HDA strategic direction, policy, and plans

Take into account and accommodate sector development and changes in the programme approach and strategy tailored for specific service offering to organs of stat

Programme Support and Services to Clients:

Develop project plans to ensure achievement of agreed services

Define project feasibility factors, resourcing requirements and project deliverables and time frames

Develop project plans in line with HDA project service offering

Develop appropriate terms of reference for appointment of project resources

Implement appropriate procurement practices to ensure appointment of required project resources in line with project timeframes.

Reporting in terms of service to client

Accommodate any changes and/or specific related client request as part of programme offering.

Programme Resource Management and Alignment

Procure required project resources by meeting the requirements of HDA SCM policy

Monitor performance and provide feedback to identified resources on performance

Ensure alignment of external resources to project, regional and internal capacity support on the programme

Programme Budgeting and Financial Management

Develop project/programme budgets in line with agreed feasibilities and available funding

Monitor project expenditure against budget and project deliverables

Address any project budget variance

Provide feedback and input to overall HDA budget

Develop Support Tools, Products, Lessons Learnt and Best Practice

Identify project design, planning, implementation, management and monitoring best practices that emerge from HDA projects and programmes interventions

Identify and develop possible support tools and product and opportunities

Identify and develop opportunities to enhance and improve any existing support tools and products

Review best practices developed and amend to accurately reflect lesson learnt

Integrate lesson learnt into new project design, planning, implementation, management, and monitoring methodologies.


Registration with relevant professional body

Civil Engineering Degree or equivalent

Project and programme management qualification required

At least 5 years’ experience in government programmes and human settlement / housing programmes and policies required

Excellent understanding and at least 5 years’ working experience in a PFMA/MFMA and public entities environment

At least 5 years’ experience in related construction sector and role players in the sector

Willing to travel extensively

Computer literate


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

Word format to recruit11@phakipersonnel.co.za

Remuneration Scale: R807 700- R1 050 000 per annum (all-inclusive package)

Kindly note that should you not receive a response within 21 days please consider your application unsuccessful.

Conditions of service: The HDA is an equal opportunity employer ●Appointments will be made in accordance with the HDA EE policy and preference will be given to people with disability and females ●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.

Closing date for applications is 11 December 2022

For enquires please contact Rebecca Hatlane on 011 941 1953