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


Project Manager: North West

Entry Date: 18 Feb 2018
Expiry Date: 24 Feb 2018

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

Project Manager: North West

Location: Johannesburg

Reference: PM-NW2018

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

Key Responsibility Areas:

Project planning:

Prior to starting a project, conduct a comprehensive project planning process that includes delivery of:

o Project feasibility

o Project readiness

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 time frames 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.

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

o Procurement Management

Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans

Develop and implement risk management plans and strategies for housing and related services projects

Complete and present post implementation review to senior management and project teams to 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

o 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


Ensure adherence to quality in the delivery of housing infrastructure

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 Human Resources 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 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. A computer literacy – including Microsoft Projects. 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: 24 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: Karabo Moerane – 010 5909422


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.