Aug 20, 2018

Professional Construction Project Manager

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

Job Description

Directorate: Rural Infrastructure Development
SALARY : R679 338 per annum (Salary in accordance with the ODS for Engineers)

Honours Degree in the Built Environment field with a minimum of 3 years’
experience. B-Tech (Built environment field) with a minimum of 4 years managerial
experience. National Higher Diploma (Built environment field) with a minimum of 4
years’ and six months certified experience. Compulsory registration with
SACPCMP as a Professional Construction Project Manager on appointment. Job
related knowledge: Programme and project management; Project principles and
methodologies; Research and development; Computer aided engineering
applications; Legal compliance; Technical report writing; Creating high
performance culture; Professional judgment. Job related skills: Decision making;
Team leadership; Analytical; Creativity; Self-management; Financial management;
Customer focus and responsiveness; Communication; Computer literacy;
Planning and organizing; Conflict management; Problem solving; People
management. A valid driver’s license.

Manage and co-ordinate all aspects of projects. Guide the project planning,
implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation in line with project
management methodology. Create and execute project work plans and revise as
appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identify resources needed
and assign individual responsibilities. Manage day to day operational aspects of a
project and scope. Effectively apply methodology and enforce project standard to
minimise risk on Projects. Manage human capital development. Ensure training
and development of technicians, technologists and candidate engineers to
promote skills/knowledge transfer and adherences to sound engineering principles
and code of practice. Supervise the engineering work and processes. Administer
performance management and development. Manage office administration tasks
and budget planning. Provide inputs to other professionals with tender
administration. Liaise and interact with service providers, client and management.
Contribute to the human resources and related activities. Maintain record
management systems and architectural library and utilize resources allocated
effectively. Conduct research and development on new developments on new
technologies and systems. Keep up with new technologies and procedure.
Research/literature on new developments on project management methodologies.
Liaise with relevant bodies/councils on project management.

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 : Coloured and Indian males and African, 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.

Online applications can be submitted on

Kindly note that technical support is available from Graylink, should you experience any difficulties with your online application.

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.


R679 338 per annum

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