Jun 11, 2018

Project Coordinator: Pre-Settlement

  • Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • Witbank, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

POST 23/19 : Project Coordinator: Pre-Settlement (Ref No: 3/2/1/2018/189)
Directorate: Operational Management
SALARY : R417 552 per annum (Level 10)
CENTRE : Mpumalanga (Witbank)

Bachelor’s Degree/National diploma in Development Studies/Agricultural Studies/Social Science. 3-5 years experience in restitution or land reform environment. Job related knowledge: Project management; Research methods and techniques; Community facilitation; Understand and interpret valuation reports for escalation; Land reform prescripts and policies. Job related skills: Presentation; Communication; Facilitation; Project and people management; Research; Analytical; Interpersonal relations; Report writing. A valid driver’s licence (code 08). Willingness to travel, to spend extended periods in the field and work irregular hours.

Validate restitution claims. Conduct oral and archival research. Conduct site inspection process (Mapping). Homestead identification. Partaking in analysis of aerial photograph report. Facilitate where there are overlapping land claims. Separation of tenants, beneficial of occupation and registered land rights. Negotiate the settlement of claims. Conduct option exercise with claimants. Identify claims for historical valuation for offers. Package chosen options report and sign off. Settle the claims. Conduct verification process. Analysis of family tree. Signed off of completed name verification report. Draft section 42D submission. Finalise claims. Conduct in loco-inspection. Produce in loco-inspection report. Assist in closing of commitment register. Clearance of suspense account. Payment of beneficiaries.

Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X11305, Nelspruit, 1200 or hand it delivered to: Bell Towers, 18 Bell Street, Nelspruit, 1200

NOTE : African, Coloured and White males and African, Coloured and White females and
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


DRDLR is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

It is our intention to promote representivity in DRDLR through the filling of posts.

We reserve the right not to fill a position.

DRDLR has a dual system where Applicants can apply online via the eRecruitment System or manually submitting a Z83.

Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

It would be appreciated if you can only upload those course certificates applicable to the post that you apply for.

All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents or Non-SA Citizens with a valid work permit.

Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and competency assessments at a time, date and place as determined by DRDLR.

The Department reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security screening and appointment is subject to positive security clearance outcome.

Applicants must declare any/pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them.

Should this be uncovered post the interview the application will not be considered for the post and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated.


R417 552 per annum

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