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

JOB VACANCY

Town Planner (Mpumalanga_02)

Entry Date: 28 Feb 2018
Expiry Date: 08 Feb 2018

The HDA has the following three-year contract position:

Town Planner

Location: Mpumalanga Reference: MIH-MP-03-2018

Main Purpose: To identify, assess and research appropriate land for the HDA and manage the ensuing land use management processes.

Key Responsibility Areas: Land and property identification: • Implement systems, policies and procedures for addressing all potential land and property opportunities • Identify appropriate land and properties for the HDA: • Research opportunities related to land • Identify suitable land for acquisition • Assess land in line with the HDA criteria and strategy • Develop comprehensive feasibility assessment of the land • Make recommendations on appropriateness of land • Engage with stakeholders around pre-identified land: • Research development potential/ viability • Assess the land in line with the HDA criteria and strategy • Develop comprehensive feasibility assessment of the land • Make recommendations on appropriateness of land • Engage with stakeholders with property opportunities: • Research the viability of the land and the proposed property opportunity • Assess the opportunity in line with the HDA criteria and strategy • Develop comprehensive feasibility assessment of the land • Make recommendations on appropriateness of land • Land sustainability assessment • Assess land potential in terms of the approved pre-acquisition feasibility model in relation to geophysical parameters: • Implement the pre-acquisition feasibility model for all potential land transactions • Undertake land suitability assessment and identification within the scope of sustainable human settlements development • Develop and maintain periodic registers on land suitable for human settlements development • Develop reports with recommendations detailing the outcome of the assessments and feasibilities • Development planning • Verify documents received against contract checklist • Follow-up on outstanding contracts and all relevant documentation • Report on contracts that are about to expire and action taken • Update contract register • Safekeeping ad filing of contracts • Draft standard contracts for approval • Loading of approved contracts on ACCPAC • Bid committees administration • Undertake development feasibility to identify and model the appropriate land use and development options for HDA land portfolio • Manage and fulfil the processing of land use management procedures relating to HDA potential or acquired land and properties including: • Commission Environmental Impact Assessments • Undertake and manage rezoning of land • Initiate, commission and manage surveying processes of identified land • Prepare and present applications to secure town planning approval in line with the legislative environment • General administration • Implement procurement policies and procedures • Implement financial policies and procedures with regard to invoicing and payment of service providers • Manage service level agreements of appointed service providers • Develop and submit appropriate reports • Participate in meeting as required.

Requirements: • A relevant degree in the Built Environment, Urban Development and/or Town Planning environment is required • Experience in GIS or related spatial information systems is required • A minimum of six years’ experience in the built environment is required • Experience in the human settlements environment will be an added advantage • Be prepared, willing and able to travel extensively, so a code 8 (B) drivers’ license is essential.

Please forward relevant CV (Clearly marked with the reference number of the position) in a Microsoft Word format to hda.cv@mihrecruitment.co.za.

Should you not comply with the above requirements your application will NOT be considered.

Closing date for applications: 08 March 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: Noxolo Phohleli/Wandile Mhlanga 011 6562863
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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.