City of Johannesburg | Officer: Strategic Urban Planner X3

City of Johannesburg | Officer: Strategic Urban Planner X3

Department: Development Planning

Branch: City Transformation and Spatial Planning

Designation: Officer: Strategic Urban Planner X3

Salary Range: R22 215.52 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)

Appointment requirements:

  • Grade 12 plus National Diploma in Town Planning, Regional Planning or related field is required at NQF Level 6
  • • 1-3 years experience in the field of town and regional planning,
  • • In-depth experience knowledge of areas of responsibility in Town Planning,
  • • Knowledge of the Local government sector as well as protocol processes at Local Government.
  • • Knowledge and understanding of applicable legislation regulation and policies.
  • • Must have a valid driver’s license (Code 8).

Primary function: To coordinate the planning, development, and management infrastructure within the City of Joburg and to ensure alignment with IDP and associated strategies by formulating and implementing the framework, policies, precinct plans, and development strategies if high complexity and the initiation of development projects and programs.

Key Performance Areas: Provide strategic direction/ guidance for spatial planning and City development. Oversee the formulation of spatial plans, frameworks, and development strategies. Develop tighter uniformity and synergy between the formulation of spatial plans, frameworks, and development strategies. Formulate precinct plans and Business Plans incorporation into budget processes. Assessment of precinct plans and frameworks undertaken by other departments or external parties. (Private developers, communities, and Provincial Government). Manage and coach staff in the Technical coordination Sub- Unit to ensure that all staff meets the department’s objectives in the line with broader organizational objectives and requirements. Manage and monitor assets and resources o the Directorate. Coordinate development and implementation efforts with internal and external development agencies and stakeholders. Practice good governance and management of risk,

Leading Competencies: Time Management and People Management.

Core Competencies: Computer literacy in MS Office packages, Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint. Research and Information Gathering. Excellent communication (verbal and written); interpersonal (diplomacy, problem-solving, negotiating, and conflict management skills).

This is employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to African Males and African Females, including people with disabilities.

Contact Person: Hilda Cooper

Tel No: 011 407 6579

Workplace: 158 Civic Boulevard, Metro Center

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