Aug 20, 2018

Deputy Director: Land Acquisition and Recapitalisation

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

Job Description

POST 33/35 : Deputy Director: Land Acquisition And Recapitalisation (REF NO: 3/2/1/2018/250)
Directorate: Strategic Land Acquisition
SALARY : R826 053 per annum (Level 12) (All inclusive package to be structured in
accordance with the rules for MMS)

Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma in Social Sciences or Economics or
equivalent qualification. 3 - 5 years relevant experience at management level. Job
related knowledge: Land Reform: Provision of Land and Assistance Act; Land
Reform (Land Tenants) Act; Agrarian transformation as well as key priorities of
government; Comprehensive Rural Development Programmes (CRDP);
Recapitalisation and Development Programmes; Relevant prescripts pertaining to
land reform and redistribution. Job related skills: People management; Strategic
thinking; Writing and communication; Strategic management. A valid driver’s
licence (code 08).

Manage the provision of land acquisition and warehousing services. Development
of regional strategy. Use Proactive Land Acquisition Strategy (PLAS) to acquire
land. Provide land to small holder farmers. Monitor implementation at the district.
Ensure conducting of area based plans. Manage the identification of movable and
immovable assets for acquisition by the state for beneficiaries. Ensure
development of service level agreements on leased assets with beneficiaries and
caretaker or service provider. Manage the process of valuation of immovable
assets. Manage the identification and facilitation of land reform strategic
institutional partnerships. Ensure assessment of company legal compliance for the
formation of institutional partnerships. Ensure assessment of the risk profile and
business plan of the strategic partners to determine the business compatibility
between the SP and beneficiaries. Provide district land acquisition services.
Manage the implementation on redistribution programmes. Manage the
implementation of land acquisition and development services. Manage the
identification and selection of potential recapitalisation projects. Conduct the
analysis and the selection of Comprehensive Rural Development Programme
(CRDP) projects based on agricultural assessment reports and development
needs. Profile selected projects to establish baseline information and recruit
suitable partners for the development of business plans. Prioritise selected
projects in accordance with the agricultural Land Holdings Policy Framework and
State land lease and Disposals policy. Implement recapitalisation project
procedures within the relevant policy and programme guidelines. Analyse and
assess recapitalisation business plans. Liaise with relevant stakeholders regarding
recapitalisation projects. Work together with commercial agricultural and private
farming sector to promote black economic empowerment. Create partnerships
between emerging and established farmers. Create linkages between agricultural
produce retailers and small farmers through procurement and contracting-out.
Monitor the maintenance of accurate and accessible recap project support
requirements. Facilitate the provision of mentorship strategic support to the black
emerging farmers. Facilitate the provision of Co-management arrangement, shareequity
arrangements and contract farming support on recapitalisation projects.
Manage human, financial and other resources of the Sub-Directorate. Manage and
supervise human resource of the Sub-Directorate. Manage and monitor finances
of the Sub-Directorate. Manage the procurement of items for the Sub-Directorate.
Ensure effective use of physical resources and equipment. Ensure effective
management of business risk and audit management plans.

APPLICATIONS : Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X01, Arcadia, 0007 or hand it delivered to: Suncardia Building, 6th floor, Cnr Steve Biko and Stanza Bopape
Street, Arcadia.

NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and Coloured, Indian 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.

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DRDLR has a dual applications system where applicants can apply online via the e-Recruitment System or manually submit a Z83 obtainable from any Public Service department that should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified (certification must not be older than 12 months) copies of qualifications, service certificates (in case of an OSD post), identification document and permanent residency/work permit.

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/attach those course certificates applicable to the post that you apply for.

Failure to submit the requested documents may result in your application not being considered.

If you manually apply for more than one post in the DRDLR, please submit a separate manual application form for each post.

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.


R826 053 per annum

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