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Candidate Construction Project Manager

Western Cape Government

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Job Title:
Candidate Construction Project Manager: Professional and Project Management Services
Department Human Settlements
Salary level OSD

Ms PN Mayisela at (021) 483 2854

Job Purpose:
The Department of Human Settlements, Western Cape Government is seeking the services of three (3) qualified Candidate Construction Project Managers to manage and coordinate all aspects of projects as well as administrative support under the supervision of a Chief Construction Project Manager to Departmental Projects. These three (3) positions are based in Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements:
An Honours degree in the Built Environment field of study (eg BSc Eng); OR one of the following Built Environment field qualifications with relevant experience: B Tech qualification with a minimum of one (1) year experience; National higher diploma with a minimum of eighteen months experience; National Diploma with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience; A valid driving licence; Registration with SACPCMP as a Candidate Construction Project Manager is compulsory upon appointment.


Key Performance:
Areas Manage and coordinate all aspects of projects under the supervision of a Construction Project Manager; Project planning, implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation in line with project management methodology; Project accounting and financial management; Report project progress to Construction Project Manager; Office administration; Provide inputs to Construction Project Manager with tender administration; Research and development; Keep up with new technologies and procedures.

Knowledge of the following: Project management principles and methodologies; Legal compliance; Research and development; Computer-aided engineering applications; Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape; Project management skills; Proven problem and analysis skills; Ability to work within specific timeframes; Ability to interpret relevant engineering legislation/policies/prescripts, standards and procedures; Ability to draft complex technical reports, memorandums and submissions.
Remuneration All-inclusive salary package of R 585 366 per annum (As prescribed by OSD)

Note on remuneration:
Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.