DIRECTOR: INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT Directorate: Infrastructure Support

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 057 326 per annum (Level 13), (All-inclusive package). The package includes a basic salary (70% of package), and a flexible portion that may be structured in accordance with the rules for Senior Management Services (SMS).
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Agriculture
  • Reference REF NO: 3/2/1/2021/074
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Mr B Msomi Tel No: (012) 319 6521
  • Where to submit application
    Please ensure that you email your application to: [email protected] before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. Applications and supporting documents sent to email addresses that are not specified in the advertisement for the post that you are applying for will not be accepted. Failure to do this will result in the application being disqualified.
  • Notes
    NOTE: The requirements for appointment at Senior Management Service level include the successful completion of Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government. Applicants should therefore attach proof that they have registered for the Pre-entry Certificate, which can be accessed using the following link: Failure to do this will result in the application being disqualified. Shortlisted candidates must provide proof of successful completion of the course. No appointment will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Directive on the Implementation of Competency Based Assessments. The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and the successful candidate will have to undergo full security vetting. DALRRD may conduct reference checks which will include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates.The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract, sign an annual performance agreement and annually disclose her or his financial interests. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with. Applications: The reference number should be featured in the subject line in the application e-mail sent to the Department. DALRRD requests applicants to apply by submitting applications on the new Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the DPSA web site link: that should be accompanied by comprehensive CVs (previous experience must be expansively detailed) and copies of qualifications, service certificates to support senior management experience, driver’s licence and proof of registration with professional bodies were applicable, identification document and permanent residency/work permit. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resource. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation. As from 1 January 2021, applications received on the incorrect application form (Z83) will not be considered. All required information on Form Z83 must be provided. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant. Attachments to emailed applications must be limited to 10 megabytes and be as a PDF document.The DALRRD cannot be held responsible for server delays.Failure to submit the required documents will result in your application not being considered. If you apply for more than one post, submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates within three (3) months after the closing date of the post. If by then you have not been

Job Description

DUTIES: Professional advisory services in respect of engineering projects. Coordinate and manage the development of technical capacity required for projects. Manage the execution of all technical functions according to design plans. Ensure the sign off of all project engineering designs. Provide all aspects of technical advice. Assist with the implementation, control inspections and sign off project certificates. Monitoring and evaluate projects fostering improved client relations. Monitoring projects as an independent third party. Ensure that all existing norms and standards are adhered to. Report on project standards and compliance. Monitor activities across the province. Prioritise and develop standards for clients in a non-prescriptive manner. Identify and implement infrastructure needs. Seek economically viable infrastructure initiatives. Propose models of ownership and use of infrastructure initiatives. Work with the community to develop viable infrastructure models. Ensure food security via the development of infrastructure needs Ensure proactive use of resources applied to infrastructure development. Ensure food security through broader planned initiatives and commercial planning. Ensure plans are in line with national directives as determined by the Planning Commission. Obtain expert advice to boost food production by procuring the services of crop and animal specialists. Translate and apply commercial farming techniques to subsistence farming. Provide animal production practices to other Branches. Provide infrastructure input in terms of rainwater harvesting. Provide infrastructure inputs for veterinary services to allow for disease control. Manage the resources of the Directorate. Develop the operational plan for the Directorate and ensure implementation. Allocate and manage resources at functional levels to ensure the delivery on set targets for the Directorate. Develop solutions to technical challenges. Conduct financial planning and account for allocated budget. Ensure adherence to policy and statutory directives relevant to the functional terrain of the Directorate. Monitor, evaluate and report on the performance of the Directorate. Manage client relations. Ensure the management and development of human resources.

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