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Project Manager_Limpopo (PML-AP2018)

Entry Date: 21 Oct 2018
Expiry Date: 27 Oct 2018

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The HDA has the following fixed-term contract position:

Job Title: Project Manager (Limpopo)
Location: Region B (Limpopo)
Reference: PML-AP2018

Main Purpose: To manage all aspects of human settlements development projects of the HDA from inception up to close-out stage, that has been assigned and ensure delivery on time, within budget and to required specifications and quality.

Key Responsibility Areas:

Project planning:

• Monitor that the design of existing or new offices are in compliance to the standardised design of the HDA

• Coordinate refurbishment projects for new and existing offices

• Administer the maintenance of the security systems and schedule regular maintenance and testing to ensure response time in an emergency is adequate

• Coordinate and monitor the safe storage of excess furniture

• Manage the reception area to ensure the reception desk is sufficiently resourced at all times and that the image of the HDA is maintained

• 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.

• Management of housing and related services project budget

• Management of relationships with key stakeholders and community representatives

• Controlling and coordinating the projects:

o Scope

o Time

o Quality

o Budget

o Integration

o Human Resource Management

o Communication

o Risk and Procurement Management

• Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency identify successes, challenges and lessons from the project

• Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management

Project administration:
• Contribute to project related procurement including

• Drafting terms of reference o Providing input into procurement proposals

• Develop funding proposals

• Drafting, submission and presentation of housing and services project related management reports

Project planning, preparation and support:
• Develop, facilitate operations and Projects Portfolio Management Systems (PPMS). This implies a solid pipeline of projects sequenced and aligned to the MTEF period and ensuring project readiness and actual spending

• Work closely with municipalities, facilitate that projects plans are prepared for inclusion in the Annual Performance Plans and in line with allocations

• Prepare an annual report on addressing obstacles to project readiness

• Support the province and municipalities to manage delivery of prioritised project against the project pipeline and agreed project plans

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

• Manage risks and address issues as they arise Compliance Management

• Manage implementation of work within established policies, systems, procedures

• Manage risks and address issues as they arise Implement the HDA HR policies and procedures as required

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 or equivalent qualification in the built environment (Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, etc.)

• A relevant project management qualification (NQF 5 or 6)

• Registration as a Construction Project Manager or other recognised equivalent professional accreditation will be a recommendation

• Computer literacy (including Microsoft Projects package)

• Five years’ experience as a construction project manager

• Experience in housing construction and/or infrastructure-based project management

• Experience in the delivery and project management of affordable housing projects and infrastructure 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: 27 October 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: Sacha Meyerson 011 8835035


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.