DIRECTOR: PROJECT MANAGEMENT: DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM

CLOSING DATE : 24 May 2019 at 16:00

REF NO: 3/2/1/2019/142

SALARY : R1 005 063 per annum (Level 13) (All-inclusive package to be structured in accordance with the rules for SMS)

CENTRE : Pretoria

Directorate: Project Management Office

REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in Project Management/Public Administration or Management (NQF 7) and membership certificate of a Project Management Association. 5 years’ of experience at middle/senior management level. Job related knowledge: Understanding of the Public Financial Management Act, Treasury Regulations and relevant Government Policies and Regulations, Division of Revenue Act, Effective management of Supply Chain Management 56 processes as well as Asset Management, Management, training and motivation of employees and performance evaluation, Expenditure reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation, Strategic planning, Human Resource Management. Job related skills: Project Management, Computer literacy, Problem solving and decision making, Sound analytical, Communication, Presentation, Interpersonal Relations, The ability to work independently, In a team and under pressure, Provide leadership in project management related matters, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Strategic Management abilities, Networking, Budget forecasting, Time Management. A valid driver’s license/Learners driver’s license.

DUTIES : Ensure proper reporting and accountability for the Branch in line with project progress against the operational plan. Ensure proper reporting and accountability for projects in the Branch. Ensure monthly reporting on Annual Project Plan targets and recommend corrective measures. Be the liaison between the Branch and the Chief Directorate: Monitoring and Evaluation. Establish the Rapid Response Unit to assist Provincial Offices in the facilitation of difficult and controversial claims. Establishment of the Joint Coordinating Committee for the monitoring of the development aspects or restoration claims settled and to be settled in terms of Memorandum of Understanding, and Service Level Agreements per District. Establish bi-laterals with the various Government Departments, District Councils, Municipalities and development stakeholders in terms or Rural Economic Transformation Model. Ensure that the grant funding that has been approved for developmental purposes are effectively utilised. Represent the Chief Land Claims Commissioner on National Structures like the National Land Allocation and Recapitalisation Control Committee and Quality Control Committee. Ensure that the project management Policy is adhered to within the Branch and the necessary training is rolled out. Assist with the liaison for the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding at a political level. Ensure that Service Level Agreements with all stakeholders are concluded. Establish and chair bi-monthly meetings with Provincial Project Management Units. Develop and implementation of training programme. Provide ongoing Enterprise Performance Management live user support. Be the liaison between the Branch and the Enterprise Project Management Office. Represent the Commission on various National Structures like the Enterprise Project Management Office Governance Board and other Fora. Provide progress reports on all claims both pre and post settlement. Ensure the development and implementation of an Electronic Approved System for the Restoration of Land Rights. Assist with the development of the system. Ensure that the system is rolled out. Provide support to users. Provide project management support to all the Provinces. Development of Project Management Principals for Restitution. Roll out project management training to Provinces. Provide support to Provinces. Provide support in updating and maintaining the Branch Enterprise Project Management Office Frameworks. Ensure integrity of information.

 ENQUIRIES : Mr M Pilane Tel No: (012) 407 4451

APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or hand it delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria.

NOTE : Appointment is subject to a positive security clearance and the signing of a performance agreement. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.