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


Provincial Manager: North West

Entry Date: 29 Jul 2018
Expiry Date: 04 Aug 2018

The HDA has the following permanent position:

Provincial Manager: North West

Location: Gauteng

Reference: AP-PMNW-2018

Main Purpose of Job: To plan and manage the delivery of a provincial programme in line with the agreements and service delivery standards set out by the HDA.

Key Responsibility Area

Strategic management

· Provide required and relevant information, insights and influence to the Regional strategic planning process

· Participate in finalising the strategic plan and vision

· Define targets and strategies for teams to implement in support of the achievement of the Regional strategic objectives

· Participate in the development of provincial operational plans to facilitate achievement of the overall HDA strategy

Contract management (management of Medium Term Operational Plan (MTOPs) and other Service Level Agreements (SLAs))

Manage the development of operational plans and capacity requirements to implement contracted work in terms of HDA strategy

Manage optimal utilisation and mobilisation of resources across other organs of state (province, municipalities and other public bodies)

Work within the agreed protocol/agreements with the provinces or local authorities

Support and advise functionaries in respect to their operations and interface with the province/ municipalities and ensure coordination across the functionaries

Stakeholder engagement and consultations

Network with relevant role-players and make appropriate contact with public sector organisations

Identify and explore possible new work opportunities with partners in the province and existing clients

Align work opportunities to the HDA strategy as well as role and function of Provincial office

Gather relevant information (key decision-making processes, strategic choices and timing of priorities)

Promote the HDA function, mandate and role through delivering presentations and representing the HDA as well as addressing queries on the HDA services offering

Consult with the relevant public sector bodies to identify areas of mandate alignment (to inform the structuring of operational programmes and plans)

Establish processes to ensure full, end-to-end coordination between all involved parties

Troubleshoot and unblock issues affecting execution of the HDA work and services

Provincial programme management

Manage overall support to ensure the effective functioning of the HDA services in the province

Establish clear, written and explicit work processes and procedures and set up systems and methodologies to monitor the execution and performance of work of all staff

Review work processes and recommend corrective actions/improvements enhancing the performance and effectiveness of the Programme

Manage control of quality and quantity of work performed, guide the team and carry the overall responsibility for the task fulfilment as per the operational plan

Manage that the operation support plan and programme for the work includes and addresses:

o Detailed Project Plans and necessary and satisfactory project procedures are established to direct all project work in order to maintain timely execution and quality of work.

o Results are compiled, documented and forwarded to in required format, quantity and quality, and ensure timely and correct presentation and explanation of results.

o Risks are proactively managed;

o Progress review and coordination meetings are held regularly with key project team members, and other project stakeholders

o Progress is diligently monitored and that bottlenecks and related issues are proactively tracked

o Costs are properly and orderly tracked, and maintained within approved project budgets

o Project schedules are followed and deadlines are met

Financial management

Develop the budget required for programmes within the province

Manage expenditure against budget

Manage procurement in line with the relevant policies and procedures

Address any anomalies in spend and budget

Report on financial performance of the programme

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’s HR 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

At least ten years’ experience including five years in senior management experience in the human settlements environment

Knowledge of legislation and policies regulating the human settlement sector and the intergovernmental relations environment

Knowledge, insight and experience of the public sector human settlement environment

Ability and willingness to travel

A valid driver’s license

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: 4 August 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 011 883-5035


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.