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WATER AND WASTE • SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: CLEANSING • OPERATIONAL PROGRAMMES MANAGEMENT UNIT

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL OFFICER: CLEANSING – OPERATIONAL PROGRAMMES MANAGEMENT UNIT

TCOE: SALARY COMMENCING FROM R840 607 – R1 140 489 PER ANNUM • REF NO: SWM 13//21 • CAPE TOWN CIVIC CENTRE

Requirements: 

  • A relevant degree or BTech qualification in Project Management, Built Environment, Environmental Management, Environmental or Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering/Sciences
  • A minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in project and programmes management related field at an appropriate level
  • Computer literacy in MS applications and SAP
  • A valid Code B or EB driver’s licence.

Key performance areas: 

  • Applying a substantial body of professional knowledge within a discipline or a specialised functional area
  • Initiating projects and programmes through the application of strategic and operational planning guidelines
  • Drafting of project and programme specifications and commenting on draft documents with regard to the entire Cleansing Branch projects and programmes
  • Undertaking and administration of the entire projects and programmes lifecycle
  • Chairing (chairperson) of the relevant Cleansing Branch committees that deal with the implementation of projects and programmes from time to time
  • Implementing a range of major and minor projects and programmes for Cleansing: Solid Waste Management
  • Reviewing of the Cleansing Branch projects and programmes specifications and standards, and making recommendations of new standards in order to keep with new technology and innovations
  • Undertaking accurate and responsible financial and other resource utilisation to execute required projects
  • Communicating with the internal Finance Department of Solid Waste for the requests of the budget adjustments and additional funding requests on current and new projects
  • Coordinating and facilitating meetings with management, internal and external stakeholders and fellow professionals
  • Drafting letters and reports to give information and resolve more complex queries or problems on projects and programmes
  • Analysing statistical data and formulating recommendations for line management consideration
  • Undertaking significant research in relation to solid waste management focusing on the cleansing aspects.

Please apply online at http://www.capetown.gov.za/careers (external applicants) or via the SAP Portal (internal applicants) unless otherwise stated.

Closing date: 4 June 2021

  • Please quote the reference number of the vacancy in all communications.
  • Certified copies of qualifications must be available on request.
  • Copies of supporting documents will not be returned.
  • Kindly note that applications will not be acknowledged in writing.
  • Visit our website at capetown.gov.za/careers
  • No late applications will be considered.
  • If no notification of appointment is received within three (3) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.