JDA CareersAre you an achievement-oriented individual with initiative and a commitment to give substance to our vision of building a more sustainable, inclusive future for all who live in the city of Johannesburg?

Why the JDA

The Johannesburg Development Agency plays an important role in the implementation of the city’s Growth and Development Strategy. As the City of Joburg’s Development Agency, the JDA is tasked with restructuring the space economy to give poor households better access to well-located accommodation, jobs and markets; optimise land use and energy consumption; and improve living standards and mobility for large numbers of people in well serviced and managed transit neighbourhoods.
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2024 Vacancies

PROJECT MANAGER X 3

April 16th, 2024|

This is a permanent employment contract.

Salary Package: R670 132.00 – R1 005 198.00 TCTC p.a. (including all benefits)

Purpose of position: The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of developments, ensuring coordination of budgets, staff and operational management. He/she will also ensure that goals and objectives of the developments are accomplished within specified timeframes, utilising specified resources, and to agreed performance levels, as well as according to JDA business goals and objectives. The Project Manager assumes full responsibility for the following aspects of the development: Feasibility detailed investigation, design and structuring, planning, implementation and commissioning. He/she will work exclusively for the JDA and will not be allowed to engage into activities which may constitute a conflict of interest.

Key responsibilities: As the driver of JDA developments, the Project Manager must deliver on the following and ensure success of developments by: • Managing Project Coordinators who are assigned to them • Managing external consultant teams in planning and construction phases of projects • Managing and  reconciling the budget(s) that he/she is responsible for and producing monthly and quarterly financial reports • Ensuring that the budget is spent within the financial year and anticipating any problems that may arise • Initiating, designing, implementing and commissioning projects • Securing engagement of a diverse range of stakeholders liaising with other municipal entities and departments as necessary • Developing and managing the development marketing strategy • Taking responsibility for procurement and contracting, including legal requirements such as B-BBEE and CIDB Managing the risks associated with development, including the performance of contractors, participation of stakeholders in Occupational Health and Safety, etc • Reporting on EPWP and OHASA as required • Ensuring that all information on developments and projects is correctly reflected on the JDA’s Development Information System • Enhancing the operational excellence of the JDA by pursuing best practice in all of the JDA’s activities and initiatives.

Education and experience: A degree/diploma in Civil Engineering / Built Environment or a relevant field • Experience in transportation engineering will be an advantage • Professional registered with Built Environment professional body will be advantageous • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a construction and/ or project management environment • Experience in the management of diverse development projects, preferably in an urban setting.

Please email a detailed CV in MS Word format to: promgr2024@jda.org.za

Closing date: 26 April 2024

 

Correspondence will be with short-listed candidates only. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Johannesburg Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer and position will be filled in line with its EE target

SPECIALIST: PERFORMANCE MONITORING AND EVALUATION

April 16th, 2024|

This is a permanent employment contract

Salary Package: R670 132.00 – R1 005 198.00 TCTC p.a. (including all benefits)

Purpose of the position: Reporting to the Manager: Strategy & Performance Monitoring the role will facilitate the development and implementation the M&E policies, processes, standards and guidelines to ensure effective institutional performance monitoring and evaluation reporting. To supervise the capturing of data pertaining to performance, monitoring and evaluation to ensure data integrity and accuracy.

Key responsibilities: Organisational Performance Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E): •Facilitate the development of the M&E strategic framework in consultation with the line manager • Review and Update the JDAs performance management framework • Provide technical advice and support in the design and delivery of the M&E activities to ensure rigorous methodologies are applied within the JDA• Strengthen the impact and outcome of M&E research and evaluation •Input into improvements in the JDAs overall planning process by reviewing evaluation recommendations and outcomes• Participate in the mid-year and annual review of business targets.

Data management processes: • Guide the collation and management tools to be implemented, and ensure tools are user friendly for stakeholders• Collaborate with IT to input into the design and implementation of a central M&E database to ensure efficiency and cost-effectiveness• Verify that the performance dashboard correctly reflects the organisational scorecard• Implement manual data system / dashboard and ensure information is updated regularly• Undertake accurate data analysis and reporting i.e. annual reporting, quarterly reports, sub-committee reports, etc• Ensure that M&E data is delivered on time and with high quality to internal and external stakeholders.

Performance information audits: • Facilitate the audit of performance information on a quarterly or annual basis •Coordinate all portfolio of evidence submitted to auditors •Respond to performance related audit queries raised in audit report •Provide input into responses to internal audit or Auditor General management findings pertaining to performance reporting •Coordinate the consolidation of required performance information for auditing •Follow up on action plans for performance targets that were previously not achieved •Ensure that M&E data quality is regularly assessed for constraints and limitations, and make recommendations to line manage.

Reporting: •Collate information and develop monthly, quarterly and annual reports on M&E outcomes, and performance of the monitoring & evaluation system •Assist the line manager administratively to compile and ensure the Quarterly & Annual Reports are completed on time and approved by board•Collate information to disseminate to the relevant structures

Education and experience required: Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Public Administration or similar (NQF Level 7). Honours / Post Graduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Public Administration or similar (NQF Level 8) will be advantageous • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Experience in the design and implementation of organisational M&E system within a public or private sector • Sound Knowledge in Knowledge of local government policies.

Please email a detailed CV in MS Word format to: stratperfspec@jda.org.za

Closing date: 26 April 2024

Correspondence will be with short-listed candidates only. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Johannesburg Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer and position will be filled in line with its EE target

Executive Support: Corporate Services

April 16th, 2024|

SALARY PACKAGE: R 316 233 – 474 408 p.a TCTC (including benefits)

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Reporting to the Executive Manager Corporate Services the role will provide administrative and secretarial support to the EM: Corporate Services, administer projects, activities of highly responsible and confidential nature and ensure the smooth running of the EMCS’s Office.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: The role will provide administrative and secretarial support in managing the diary of the, scheduling EMCS’s meetings, conference and teleconferences so that there is effective use of the EMCS’s time. Manage the entire administration for Office of the EMCS. Assist the EMCS in carrying out personal tasks. Screen incoming telephone calls, taking detailed messages, and attending to telephone queries on behalf of the EMCS. Manage e-mail correspondence on behalf of the EMCS.Prepare routine correspondence and compile data, statistics and other information. Prepare documents (memo’s, presentations, minutes, reports, etc.) for review and presentation at the relevant Committees including EXCO. Maintain an updated document management system to safeguard information and allow for retrieval of records, as and when required. Handle and coordinate all Projects related administration for the EMCS’s office.

Education and experience required:
• Minimum relevant Secretarial / Office Administration Diploma or Certificate (NQF Level 5) or equivalent.
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration will be advantageous.
• Minimum of 5 years’ secretarial or administrative experience for an Executive/Senior Management level position.

Please email a detailed CV in MS Word format to: execsupcs@jda.org.za

Closing date: 26 April 2024

Correspondence will be with short-listed candidates only. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Johannesburg Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer and position will be filled in line with its EE targets.

Employment Equity

The JDA is committed to the principles of equity, non-discrimination and diversity enshrined in the Constitution and the Employment Equity Act (1998) as amended. It aims to employ a diverse staff complement which is of a geographical representation of our society and create equal employment opportunities to all. The JDA’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan aims to advance and protect previously disadvantaged individuals by providing opportunities for career advancement, growth, training and development. The Executive Committee and Human Resources and Remuneration Committee provide regular input into the organisation’s employment equity, practices strategies direction and initiatives.

The JDA is committed to the principles of equity, non-discrimination and diversity enshrined in the Constitution and the Employment Equity Act (1998) as amended. It aims to employ a diverse staff complement which is of a geographical representation of our society and create equal employment opportunities to all.

The JDA’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan aims to advance and protect previously disadvantaged individuals by providing opportunities for career advancement, growth, training and development. The Executive Committee and Human Resources and Remuneration Committee provide regular input into the organisation’s employment equity, practices strategies direction and initiatives. The Employment Equity Plan was developed to promote an environment and culture that supports open communication, where everyone is encouraged to express their views without fear of being victimised, and to ensure fair and consistent application and implementation of all employment practices and procedures. Structures and resources have been put in place to coordinate and monitor employment equity implementation across the organisation. The JDA undertakes an annual review of its employment equity processes and general employment practices to inform the implementation of the Employment Equity Plan. The JDA plans its annual employment equity targets in terms of its Employment Equity Policy and reports to the Department of Labour in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act and within legislated timeframes.

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