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Jun 27, 2018

Senior Development Expert

  • Department of Water and Sanitation
  • Durban, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

POST 25/65 : SENIOR DEVELOPMENT EXPERT REF NO: 060718/25
Branch: Operational Integration Durban
SALARY : R281 418 per annum (Level 08)

REQUIREMENTS :
A National Diploma or Degree in Public Management / Developmental Studies /
Business Administration. One (1) to (3) three years management experience in a
Water Sector environment. Knowledge and understanding on Human Resource
Management Legislation, Policies, Practices and Procedures. Understanding of
Public Finance Management Act (PFMA).Knowledge and understanding of
Education and Training quality assurance processes and procedures.
Acquaintance with equal opportunities and affirmative action guidelines and laws.
Knowledge and understanding of administrative and clerical procedures and
systems. Good interpretation of departmental policies and procedures.
Understanding of governmental financial systems. Knowledge of learning and
teaching procedures and techniques. Framework for managing performance
information. Good knowledge of Integrated Water Sector matters. Problem solving
and analytical skills. Knowledge of People and diversity management. Client
orientation and customer focus. Good communication skills. Accountability and
ethical conduct. A valid driver’s licence (A certified copy must be attached).
Willingness to travel extensively, work irregular hours, and is proficient in English.
Knowledge of IsiZulu will be an added advantage. The candidate will be expected to possess excellent presentation, research, time management and project management skills.

DUTIES :
Assist with the coordination of activities of Water Sector through existing sector
partners. Maintain conceptualise and visual publications. Assist with the
development and implementation of Integrated Water Sector Monitoring and
Evaluation system and maintenance thereof. Implement policies and water sector
framework that will guide implementation of Water Services Development Planning
system (WSDP). Assist with conducting research on recent technology that can be
applied. We require a self-motivated, independent thinker that will be able to liaise
closely and provide support to various stakeholders including Traditional
Leadership, Farmers (commercial and emerging), Local Government, Industries
and other external institutions. The candidate must be able to identify key Water
Resource Management needs of stakeholders, develop business plans, project
proposals and effectively manage water for growth and development projects.
Assist in the establishment, co-ordination and management of the Catchment
Management Agency, Catchment Management Forums and Water User
Associations within the respective Water Management Areas. Advise on
government policies and legislation on all matters pertaining to Integrated Water
Resource Management. Provide support to resource underprivileged farmers and
Rain Water Harvesting Tanks for Food Production Programmes.

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION

APPLICATIONS :

Head Office (Pretoria): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X350,
Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and
Bosman Street, Pretoria. For attention: Ms LI Mabole

Central Operations (Pretoria): Please forward your applications quoting the
relevant reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, NWRI
Central Operations, Private Bag X273, Pretoria, 000, or hand deliver to 1st Floor,
Praetor Forum Building, 267 Van Der Walt Street, Pretoria. For attention: Mr KL
Manganyi

Potchefstroom/Moorivier /schoonsspruit: Please forward your application
quoting the Reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, The
Acting Area Manager, Po Box 2442, Potchefstroom, 2520. For attention: Ms M
Mokgosi

Standerton: Please forward your application quoting the reference number to the
Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X2021, 2430. For Attention: Ms
PN Myeni

Tugela Vaal: Please forward your application quoting the reference number to The
Area Manager The department of Water and Sanitation Private Bag X 1652
Bergville 3350 Or hand delivery to 01 kiepersol Avenue, Jagersrust 3354 the
address For Attention Motsepe.

Central Operations Bloemfontein / Gariep Dam: Please forward your application
Quoting the Reference number to The Department of Water and Sanitation Private
Bag 528 Bloemfontein 9300 Mr Steve For Attention Van der Westhuizen

Usutu River: Please forward your applications, quoting the reference number to
The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X1004, Amsterdam, 2375.
For Attention Ms KE Thomo.

Gauteng Regional Office (Pretoria): Please forward your application, quoting the
post reference number, to The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag
X995, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand delivered at 285 Francis Baard Street, Bothongo
Plaza East Building, 15th Floor, Pretoria. For Attention: Mr PS Nevhorwa

Uitkeer: Please forward your application, quoting the post reference number, to
the Department of Water and Sanitation, P.O. Box 5501, Walmer, Port Elizabeth,
6065 or Hand deliver at 50 Heugh Road, Lion Roars Office Park c/o 3rd Avenue
and Heugh Road, Walmer. For Attention: Mr S Madyungu

Durban: Please forward your applications, quoting the reference number to The,
Department of Water and Sanitation. P.O. Box 1018, Durban, 4000 or hand-deliver
to 88 Joe Slovo Street (previously Field Street), Southern Life Building, 9th Floor,
Durban For Attention: The Manager (Human Resources)

Lydenburg/Mpumalanga,/ Bronkhorstspruit/ Groblersdal: Please forward your
applications quoting the relevant reference number to: The Department of Water
and Sanitation, Private Bag X 11259, Mbombela 1200, or hand deliver to the
Department of Water and Sanitation at the reception ground floor, Prorom building,
Corner Brown & Paul Kruger Street, Mbombela. For Attention: Mr MJ Nzima

Limpopo: Please forward your applications, quoting the reference number to The
Department of Water and Sanitation. Private Bag X9506, Polokwane, 0700 or
hand-deliver to 49 Joubert Street, AZMO Place building, Polokwane, 0699. For
Attention: Mr MP Makgakga.

North West: Please forward your applications, quoting the reference number to
The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X5 Mmabatho 2735 or hand
deliver at Mega City Shopping Centre, Cnr. Dr. James Moroka Drive and Sekame
Road, Unit99 Ground Floor. For Attention: Mr. MJ Ntwe.

NOTE :
Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity document.

No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

If you have not heard from us within two (2) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Preference will be given to previously disadvantage groups. Successful applicants will be
required to undergo standard Government security clearance procedures including
verification of qualifications.

Should you be in a possession of a foreign qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation from South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

“All SMS 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” People with disabilities
are encouraged to apply for the posts.

People who are not employed by the Public Service Departments are welcomed to apply for posts.

The department reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Salary

R281 418 per annum

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