Feb 21, 2019

Built Environment Professional

  • Development Action Group
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

DAG seeks to employ a Built Environment Professional to be based in Cape Town.

Start date: As soon as possible

The position will be a one-year contract with a three months’ probation period or by mutual agreement.


Lead and manage project planning and implementation of affordable rental housing projects through micro-developers through the Contractor and Developer Academy (CDA)
Lead and manage contractor support programme for emerging contractors and builders through the CDA
Lobby and advocate for the CDA approach on national platforms
Monitor and evaluate, with support from DAG team
Assist in documentation and write up for case study relating to contractor support
Attend any national or international forum as requested by DAG


Relevant degree or Technikon diploma e.g. Urban Planning, Architecture, Social Sciences, Social Development, Development Studies, Geography, Law
Appropriate experience may be considered in place of a degree or diploma
Minimum of three years’ experience in project management and construction in the housing and urban development sector
Proven knowledge and awareness of issues relating to housing, land access and poverty
Knowledge of government

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of three referees and a motivation letter , hand deliver at 101 Lower Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

The Development Action Group (DAG) is a leading nonprofit, non-governmental organisation. DAG’s mission is to create, implement and support community-centred developments in order to address economic, social and spatial imbalances.

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