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OPEN VACANCIES 

1. Project Manager - Strategic Projects Unit: 5 Year Fixed Term Contract

GRADE 15 R492 600 - R556 018 (Total Cost to Company)

 

The Project Manager: Strategic Projects Unit will implement assigned infrastructure projects across the province, in line with external and internal funding provided. Manage consultants and contractors to ensure that projects are completed by applying project management principles which include quality, time frames, budget parameters, consultant and contractor service delivery agreements and any relevant and applicable legislation. They will also prepare individual project reports on status, expenditure, variations, delays, etc on the district projects to the Senior Manager: Implementation while ensuring that all risk related to assigned projects are mitigated.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Key Performance Areas will encompass:

 

Contract Management

 

  1. Management of consultants and contractors.

  2. Ensure that local SMMEs are utilised and exposed to methods and principles that promote their emergence in terms of CIDB Regulations.

  3. Apply use of local labour to its maximum benefit on projects.

  4. Apply appropriate project methodologies and disciplines.

  5. Identify contractual issues.

 

Stakeholders

 

  1. Interact regularly with relevant stakeholders                                                         

  2. Apply appropriate, continuous, and timeous communication with all stakeholders.

 

Reports

 

  1. Prepare individual project reports on status, expenditure, variations, delays, etc. on the district projects to the Senior Manager: Implementation.

 

Staff Supervision

 

  1. Supervise Interns

  2. Report on capacitation against criteria laid down by Professional Bodies.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Minimum B(Tech) or degree in Built Environment and registered with the relevant Professional

  2. 4 years post graduate experience in the built environment of which 2 years must be in public

sector project management.

Applications:

This is a 5-year fixed-term contract, and the successful candidate will be subjected to signing a performance contract. Candidates that meet the outlined requirements should submit their applications with a detailed CV with at least three contactable references, certified copies of educational qualifications and identity document. Background checks and verification of qualifications will be conducted on the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 8 weeks after the closing date of the advertisement, regard your application as unsuccessful.

 

In making these appointments, the ECDC reserves the right to apply the principles enshrined in the Employment Equity Act, its policies, and plans.

 

All submissions to be sent to:

Talent Consultant

Tel: 043 704 5783

Email: humanresources@ecdc.co.za

Closing date: 18 May 2022

2. Quantity Surveyor: 3 - YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT

GRADE 16 (Total Cost to Company)

To identify, conceptualise, and plan infrastructure projects to be implemented. To ensure market related project estimates and realistic cash flow projections. To coordinate different groups involved in the identified projects and maintaining relationships with those groups. To promote the use and development of emerging contractors and EPWP on projects.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Key Performance Areas will encompass:

 

Project Management

 

  1. In consultation with the General Manager Projects, approve specifications for projects identified for implementation.

  2. Report on project planning progress against predetermined milestones.

  3. Project planning using predetermined project scoping studies and planning processes.

  4. Apply appropriate project methodologies and disciplines.

 

Staff Supervision

 

  1. Supervises Interns

  2. Report on capacitation against criteria laid down by Professional Bodies.

 

Provincial Skills Development

 

  1. Promote the use and development of local SMMEs, and the utilisation of local labour on projects.

 

Financial Controls

 

  1. Oversee project planning undertaken by project managers to ensure proper specifications, market related estimates and realistic cash flow projections for planned projects.

  2. Compliance with Procurement Policies as approved by ECDC.

 

Stakeholder Management
 

  1. Manage stakeholder communication.                                                         

  2. Maintain appropriate, continuous, and timely communication with all stakeholders

  3. Facilitate in building effective partnerships with relevant stakeholders.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Minimum BTech or degree in Quantity Surveying and registered as a PrQS with the relevant Professional Body.

  2. 5 years post graduate experience in the built environment of which 2 years must be in public sector project management.

 

Applications:

This is a 3-year contract appointment, and the successful candidate will be subjected to signing a performance contract. Candidates that meet the outlined requirements should submit their applications with a detailed CV with at least three contactable references, certified copies of educational qualifications and identity document. Background checks and verification of qualifications will be conducted on the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 8 weeks after the closing date of the advertisement, regard your application as unsuccessful.

 

In making these appointments, the ECDC reserves the right to apply the principles enshrined in the Employment Equity Act, its policies, and plans.

 

All submissions to be sent to:

Talent Consultant

Tel: 043 704 5783

Email: humanresources@ecdc.co.za

Closing date: 18 May 2022

 

3. Specialist - Industrial Parks

GRADE 16 (Total Cost to Company)

The successful candidate will facilitate the development of industrial parks, direct trade and investment promotion efforts linked to the industrial parks. They will also provide oversight over the operations of the industrial parks and provide support to businesses within the industrial parks.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Key Performance Areas will encompass:

 

Industrial Parks Investment Promotion and Co-ordination

 

  • Work with Regional Offices and the Trade, Investment and Innovation Unit to develop a pipeline of investors for the Eastern Cape industrial parks.

  • Participate in trade and investment missions to promote opportunities related to industrial parks.

  • Engagements with key industries in the Eastern Cape to promote the industrial parks.

  • Oversee the reduction of red tape to secure investment in infrastructure at industrial parks.

 

Industrial Parks Operations Management

 

  • Develop and spearhead the approval of the ECDC industrial park operations management framework.

  • Work with Regional Offices to formulate and institute a system to deal with lease and investment enquiries and complaints relating to industrial parks.

  • Spearhead the development of industrial parks infrastructure, record any opportunities available for purposes of marketing the parks and responding to lease enquiries.

  • Oversee arrangements by the Asset Management function and Regional Offices regarding rates and municipal services.

  • Compile and distribute quality reports on industrial park management.

  • Initiate the publication of success stories as well as project specific brochures

Industrial Parks Development Planning

 

  • Work with the Properties unit to co-ordinate the development of masterplans for industrial parks.

  • Drive the formulation and approval of development frameworks and policies for industrial parks.

  • Influence provincial and national government policy for industrial parks.

  • Visit other industrial parks and SEZ's for purposes of benchmarking and best practice.

 

Industrial Parks Development Management

 

  • Spearhead the planning and management of parks infrastructure development projects.

  • Manage industrial parks related procurement processes for services other than those managed by the Properties business unit.

  • Spearhead resource allocation and mobilisation including budgeting and funding relations management for industrial parks development programmes.

 

 

Stakeholder Relations Management
 

Lead the:

  • Establishment and coordination of structures for industrial parks development.

  • Mobilise participation by local and district municipalities in industrial parks development and management processes.

  • Mobilise support and participation by communities and business in industrial parks development.

 

Policy Advocacy

 

  • Drive the development of an industrial specific incentive framework that incorporates national, provincial and local government.

  • Provide input on national and provincial industrial parks and SEZ policies.

  • Lobby for municipal rates and services-based incentives for industrial parks and SEZs

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in commerce or engineering.

  2. 5 years relevant work experience in project management/infrastructure development/facilities management at middle management or senior specialist level.

Applications:

  1. This is a 5-year contract appointment, and the successful candidate will be subjected to signing a performance contract.

  2. Candidates that meet the outlined requirements should submit their applications with a detailed CV with at least three contactable references, certified copies of educational qualifications and identity document.

  3. Background checks and verification of qualifications will be conducted on the shortlisted candidates.

  4. If you have not been contacted within 8 weeks after the closing date of the advertisement, regard your application as unsuccessful.

  5. In making these appointments, the ECDC reserves the right to apply the principles enshrined in the Employment Equity Act, its policies, and plans.

 

 

All submissions to be sent to:

Talent Consultant

Tel: 043 704 5783

Email: humanresources@ecdc.co.za

Closing date: 13 May 2022