Project Manager Job Opportunity

Posted on :

24 Jun, 2014

Category :

Project Management Jobs in South Africa

Contract until 31 March 2016
Chief Directorate: HIV /AIDS (Global Fund Project)

SALARY : R495 603 per annum, This inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic
salary, the states’ contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and
a flexible portion that may be structured i.t.o. the applicable rules.

CENTRE : Pretoria, HSRC Building


REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate recognised Degree/National Diploma PLUS a qualification in
Advanced Project Management PLUS a minimum of 3 years experience in
managing projects PLUS experience in using project management tools. A postgraduate
qualification in project management and registration with a 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. Planning
and coordination. Project and programme management. People management
and empowerment. Time management. Risk management. Presentation and
facilitation. Computer literacy. Contract management. Conflict management.
Stakeholder management. Communication (verbal and written). Capacity
building. Analytical. Quality Management. Leadership. Critical thinking and
problem-solving. Team work. Monitoring and evaluation. Attributes: Good
interpersonal relations. Ability to work under pressure. Innovative and creative.
Ability to work in a team and independently. Adaptability. 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 C Van Rooven Ms R Pooe Tel: (012) 312 7127 (012) 312 7832


APPLICATIONS : The Director General, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X901,
Pretoria, 0001, Physical Address: HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street


CLOSING DATE : 27 June 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 competence 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. Applicants must submit separate
application forms for each position they are applying for and clearly specify the
district they would like to be placed. In case of hand delivery, applicants must
register their employment application at the provincial office where they are
applying. 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.

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