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Project Manager - Strategic Projects Unit

Project Manager - Strategic Projects Unit :
Job Summary

The Project Manager: Strategic Projects Unit will implement assigned infrastructure projects across the province, in line with external and internal funding provided. Manage consultants and contractors to ensure that projects are completed by applying project management principles which include quality, time frames, budget parameters, consultant and contractor service delivery agreements and any relevant and applicable legislation. They will also prepare individual project reports on status, expenditure, variations, delays, etc on the district projects to the Senior Manager: Implementation while ensuring that all risk related to assigned projects are mitigated.

Duties and Responsibilities

Contract Management
Management of consultants and contractors.
Ensure that local SMMEs are utilised and exposed to methods and principles that promote their emergence in terms of CIDB Regulations.
Apply use of local labour to its maximum benefit on projects.
Apply appropriate project methodologies and disciplines.
Identify contractual issues.

Stakeholders
Interact regularly with relevant stakeholders
Apply appropriate, continuous, and timeous communication with all stakeholders.

Reports
Prepare individual project reports on status, expenditure, variations, delays, etc. on the district projects to the Senior Manager: Implementation.

Staff Supervision
Supervise Interns
Report on capacitation against criteria laid down by Professional Bodies.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum B(Tech) or degree in Built Environment and registered with the relevant Professional
4 years post graduate experience in the built environment of which 2 years must be in public sector project management.

How to Apply

This is a 5-year fixed-term contract, and the successful candidate will be subjected to signing a performance contract. Candidates that meet the outlined requirements should submit their applications with a detailed CV with at least three contactable references, certified copies of educational qualifications and identity document. Background checks and verification of qualifications will be conducted on the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 8 weeks after the closing date of the advertisement, regard your application as unsuccessful.
In making these appointments, the ECDC reserves the right to apply the principles enshrined in the Employment Equity Act, its policies, and plans.

All submissions to be sent to:

Talent Consultant
Tel: 043 704 5783

Email: [email protected]
Closing date: 18 May 2022