COEGA Development Corporation

  • Social Links:


View all the latest COEGA Development Corporation vacancies here. On this page you will find all the latest job openings for 2022. Interested candidates can find the latest jobs and apply online.

About the Department

Welcome to the COEGA Development Corporation vacancies page. On this page you will find all the latest open job opportunities available.

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) is the global award-winning state-owned company (SOC) mandated to develop and operate the 9 003ha Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in terms of the SEZ Act 16 of 2014. ‘Coega’, as it is commonly referred to, was established in 1999, with its headquarters located in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan area in the Eastern Cape Province. It is the home of legends, including the late statesman, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.  The CDC’s executive authority is the Eastern Cape Provincial Government, under the Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT).

Coega’s vision is to be the leading catalyst for championing socio-economic development through providing a competitive investment location, facilitating holistic infrastructure, and value-adding commercial business solutions. Coega’s main product offering comprises: the Coega SEZ including the Nelson Mandela Bay Logistics Park where Volkswagen South Africa is situated and providing Tier 1 services; commercial business solutions – Coega Human Capital Solutions, Coega Corporate Travel, 3-star Vulindlela Accommodation and Conference Centre, and business consulting solutions; and project management services – infrastructure development and facilities management as implementing agent for government departments such as the Departments of Health, Basic Education, Social Development, and the National Department of Public Works, to mention a few, with a total projects portfolio of R2 billion per annum.

The Coega SEZ is specifically designed along the cluster model, linking related industries and their supply chains in close proximity to one another to maximise efficiency and minimise turnaround times. The SEZ is ISO certified in quality, health and safety, environmental, as well as Integrated ICT management systems. It is demarcated into 14 Zones focusing on key sectors: metals/metallurgical, automotive, business process outsourcing (BPO), chemicals, agro-processing and aquaculture, logistics, trade solutions, training and development, energy and maritime. The Coega SEZ is South Africa’s number one, leading prime industrial zone as well as the preferred investment destination in Africa for local and international companies seeking a transhipment hub, gateway to African and world markets. Currently, Coega has 45 operational investors, with an investment value of R11.579 billion private sector investment and R9.53 billion foreign direct investment. In line with its mandate, the CDC achieved 112 974 jobs and trained more than 100 000 people since its inception in 1999 – thus celebrating 20 years this year. The biggest investors at Coega include the R3.5 billion 342MW Dedisa Peaking Power Plant and the R11 billion BAIC – SA’s Vehicle Manufacturing Plant (SKD).

CDC is an implementing agent (IA) for government departments, utilising its expertise in infrastructure development and facilities management to provide project management and supply chain management capacity in order to fast-track the implementation of the country’s infrastructure development programme. Some of the government departments assisting in this area include the: Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal Departments of Education, National Department of Public Works, Eastern Cape Department of Health and National Department of Basic Education, among others.

Latest News

A Strategic Approach to Finding Your Next Job

Try to resist the edge to apply for just any and job in your field that gets posted. Streamline your search by mostly applying for jobs that you have adequate experience and qualifications for. This will increase your chances of securing interviews significantly.

How to Prepare for a Virtual Interview

Telephonic and online interviews are gaining popularity as companies adopt stricter health and safety protocols. Some companies will only invite you for an in-person interview if you make it to the final round. This means if you want a chance of securing a job, you will need to master online interviews.

How to Compile your CV in 2022

Gone are the olden days where writing a CV was a copy and paste of your roles and responsibilities, employers want to know your value proposition, how will you help and improve them, they would like to see the results of what you have previously achieved, they don’t want to be stuck with the wrong person for the job.

Join SA Gov Jobs

Login or Join SA Gov Jobs to view job details, and get access to other free awesome features, like Resume Management, Online Job Applications, Profile Building, Job Notifications, Job Matching, electronic Z83 Management and other great features.