CHIEF ENGINEER GRADE A

Water and Sanitation
  • Post Date: Mar 7, 2022
  • Apply Before : Mar 18, 2022
  • Salary: $1,058,469.00 - $1,210,251.00 / Annual
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Job Details

  • Offered Salary R1 058 469 - R1 210 251 per annum, (all-inclusive OSD salary package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Research, science & technology
  • Reference 180322/03
  • Centre Pretoria (Head Office)
  • Enquiries
    Ms P Moodley Tel No: 012 336 6929
  • Where to submit application
    APPLICATIONS : Head Office (Pretoria): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria. FOR ATTENTION : Ms L Mabole.
  • Notes
    Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitations website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications, identity document and a valid driver’s license (where applicable) which need not be certified when applying for a post. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. All required information on Form Z83 must be provided. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant. No late, applications will be accepted. A SAQA evaluation certificate must accompany foreign qualification/s. Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates pertaining to Senior Management Services (SMS) posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment and a pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of government is required prior to the appointment. (Individuals who have completed the course already, and who are therefore in possession of a certificate are welcome to submit such, however, it is not required that an applicant submit such when applying for the post prior to the closing date. The link for the completion of the course for the certificate for the pre-entry into SMS can be found on http://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry- programme/. Candidates will be required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police clearance certificate from country of origin. The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996) the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within two (2) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets. This appointment will be made on the minimum notch of the salary range, however, a higher notch within the salary range of Grade A will be considered based in relation to the provisions of the Public Service Regulation 2016, i.e. provision of the candidate’s current salary advice.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : An Engineering Degree (B Eng / BSc Eng) or relevant qualification. Six (6) years post qualification experience. Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer. (Proof of registration must be attached). A valid driver’s license (Attach a copy). Registration with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) as a Professional Construction Project Manager (Pr. CPM) or PMP Certification would be beneficial. (Proof must be attached). Experience in the planning, design and construction of water resources infrastructure projects. Extensive experience in project management especially in the project management of large infrastructure projects. An understanding of the complete project life cycle from initial planning stages through to completion. Contract management experience. A detailed understanding of construction procurement processes. Experience in financial planning and financial management. Knowledge of project risk analysis and risk management. The ability to relate with associated professional fields in a multi-disciplinary team. Additional studies in Water Resources Engineering as recommended. High-level communication skills (verbal and written). Conflict management, contract dispute resolution and negotiation skills. Problem-solving and analysis skills. Computer proficiency (such as MS Office, MS Projects, etc). Must be able to work independently, be self-motivated, responsible and reliable. DUTIES : To manage and oversee all aspects of project implementation. Coordinate the implementation of a portfolio of mega-projects. Coordinate water users, institutions and stakeholders’ input for decision-making on infrastructure projects. Manage the technical, environmental, contractual, risk, social and financial aspects of infrastructure development projects. Promote the Department’s interests in projects implemented by external bodies. Ensure compliance with technical standards, legal requirements, timeframes and approved budgets during the implementation of water resource infrastructure projects. Ensure compliance with technical standards, legal requirements, timeframes and approved budgets during the implementation of water resource infrastructure projects. Ensure the coordination and management of contracts with service providers on projects to ensure effective project implementation. Ensure the coordination of management of both external and internal stakeholders on the infrastructure projects. Knowledgeable of construction law contracts such as GCC and FIDIC. Detailed knowledge of Treasury Regulations, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). Manage the process commissioning of the infrastructure and takeover by the Operations Unit. Provide leadership and direction on projects. Manage Human Resources and budgets allocated on projects to ensure efficient and effective project implementation. Promote transformation. Promote a culture of innovation and performance.

Water and Sanitation
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, 285 Francis Baard Street, Bothongo Plaza East, 0001 View on Map
  • Apply Before : Mar 18, 2022
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