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


Project Manager (Subsidy - Gauteng)

Entry Date: 01 Jun 2018
Expiry Date: 09 Jun 2018

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

Project Manager: Subsidy

Location: Johannesburg

Reference: PM-Subsidy 2018

Main Purpose: To manage and coordinate beneficiaries’ subsidies, orderly allocation of units and registrations of title deeds.

Key Responsibility Areas:

Data management:

·Develop, implement and manage systems to control and monitor:

o Receipt of information and documents from contractors relating to beneficiaries

o Quality of information and data

o Sorting of documents and data that has been received

o Capture of information into various databases and spreadsheets

o Storage of documents and source data

o Tracking and resolving beneficiary queries

·Manage the quality of data that is captured into the database

·Manage the storage and safekeeping of source documents

·Manage duplication of source documents

·Manage the tracking and resolution of matters and queries arising from the helpdesk

·Design and implement database and spreadsheet formats


·Define reports to be sourced from databases and spreadsheets on which data is captured

·Access information and compile reports as required

·Collate periodic reports as required, including helpdesk queries and other operational requirements


·Liaise on outcomes from data collection and capturing with:

o Local / provincial government departments

o Contractors

o Community Liaison Officers (regarding beneficiary)

·Liaise with Project Team and other stakeholders, including but not limited to the Department of Human Settlements and Municipalities, regarding information that requires correction or updating from beneficiaries

  • Attend meetings as and when required

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


·A relevant post-matric certification preferably in law

·Competence in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

·Five to six years’ experience subsidised human settlements beneficiaries’ subsidies, transfers and registration of housing units

·Knowledge of human settlements policy and programmes

·Experience in the delivery of affordable housing projects is preferable

·A valid driver’s license and the willingness to travel and preferably own car

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: 09 June 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: Rita Manga (011 267 2920)


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.