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
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:
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:
Define and deliver:
o Project scope
o Detailed project plan with project time frames and deliverables, and associated communication documents
o Project budget
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 Human Resource Management
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.