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Project Manager (2 Posts)

Mhlathuze Water

Established in 1980, Mhlathuze Water is a public regional water service provider and a leading water utility. The organisation is committed to national and world-class service delivery standards.

Project Manager (2 Posts)


REF: TS/2019/02


An excellent opportunity exists for two experienced professionals to fulfil the role of: Project Manager, on a fixed term contract basis of two years, at our Head Office in Alton, Richards Bay. The overall purpose of this job is to plan and manage all aspects relating to Projects in terms of the Project Management cycle indicators.

Key performance areas: • Plan and manage projects undertaken by Mhlathuze Water • Ensure that all bid processes are followed in terms of the appointment of service providers • Responsible for budget estimates, establishment of project budget and projected cash flow • Ensure responsible and appropriate expenditure of budgeted funds during project life cycle • Liaise with all project team members, role players and stakeholders involved with the project • Approve accounts and reports submitted by the service providers contracted to the project • Report on project progress against key performance areas • Compile comprehensive terms of reference for service providers • Assist with the development of departmental guidelines, policies and procedures.

Requirements: • B.Sc. (Civil Engineering) with a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience or B.Tech (Civil Engineering) with 7 years’ relevant experience • Registration with ECSA as Pr. Engineer orPr. Technologist will be advantageous • Project Management in the Water Sector will be preferred • Sound knowledge of project planning and implementation of projects infrastructure • Public Sector procurement experience and understanding of applicable legislation • Excellent report writing skills and the use of technology and people management • Conflict resolution, contracts management and negotiation skills • Computer literate, proficient in the use of MS Office • Able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines • Ability to drive long distances and in rough terrain • Excellent financial acumen and the ability to manage project budgets and expenditure • Code B driver’s licence • Fluency in isiZulu.

Applications for the above positions, including a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, copies of qualifications, proof of identification and details of recent contactable referees, must be sent to the HR Officer, at Mhlathuze Water, Private Bag X1047, RICHARDS BAY, 3900; or to by no later than 13h00, on the 06 December 2019 quoting the reference as indicated.

Mhlathuze Water reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised. The appointment will be made in line with the requirements of our employment equity plan and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 30days of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful.

Mhlathuze Water would never require job seekers to pay money when applying for positions in the organisation.