Posted on :
30 Oct, 2014
30 Oct, 2014
Department of Social Development Vacancies
PROJECT MANAGER: FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY PROGRAMME 3 POSTS
Three-year fixed term contract
Branch: Integrated Development
SALARY : R532 278 per annum This inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may be structured i.t.o. the applicable rules.
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification PLUS a qualification
in Advanced Project Management PLUS three years experience in managing
Projects and experience in using project management tools. Post-graduate
qualification in project management and registration with the relevant project
management professional body will be an added advantage. Knowledge of the
relevant Public Service Legislation. Knowledge of the project management
discipline and life cycle (PMBOK, PRINCE2). Knowledge of project management
techniques and tools. Competencies needed: Financial management skills.
Planning and coordination skills. Project and programme management skills.
People management and empowerment skills. Time management skills. Risk
management skills. Presentation and facilitation skills. Computer literacy.
Contract management skills. Conflict management skills. Stakeholder
management skills. Communication (written and verbal) skills. Capacity Building
skills. Analytical skills. Quality management skills. Leadership skills. Critical
thinking and problem-solving skills. Teamwork. Monitoring and evaluation skills.
Attributes: Good interpersonal relations. Ability to work under pressure. Ability to
work in a team and independently. Innovative and creative. Adptability.
Independent thinker. Cost Consciousness. Honesty and integrity. Influencing.
DUTIES : Key Responsibilities: Develop project scope and executable project plans in
collaboration with responsible managers. Support departmental managers in
implementing appropriate project management tools and methodologies,
processes and standards to ensure uniformity when executing projects. Facilitate
and coordinate the implementation of allocated projects from initiation to closure.
Compile and present project progress and close-out reports. Ensure quality
project deliverables in line with the project plans. Identify and address emerging
project risk ensuring project success.
ENQUIRIES : Mr P Netshipale Tel: (012) 312-7662/7556
APPLICATIONS : The Director General, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X901,
Pretoria, 0001, Physical Address: HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street
FOR ATTENTION : Ms E de Waal
CLOSING DATE : 7 November 2014
NOTE : A curriculum vitae with a detailed description of duties, the names of two
referees, certified copies of qualifications and identity document must accompany
your signed application for employment (Z83). Shortlisted candidates for SMS
posts will be required to undergo competency assessment. The successful
candidate will sign an annual performance agreement, complete a financial
disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. If the
candidate is applying for an OSD post, certificates of service must be attached to
the CV. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents will
result in your application not being considered. Personnel suitability checks will
be conducted on short listed candidates and the appointment is subject to
positive outcomes of the checks. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months after the
closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. “The Department of Social Development supports persons with