Five (5) year fixed-term performance-based contract. Market related Salary package

Purpose of the position: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), The successful candidate will lead and take full responsibility for the design and implementation of all the JDA’s development projects, as well as ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the required standards. He/she will be expected to develop and implement crosscutting systems and procedures, identify and manage all risks associated with project implementation, as well as ensure the efficient handover of all development projects to clients and stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and management support to the project teams
  • Lead and manage client and stakeholder relationships
  • Ensure that development projects are sufficiently resourced, both internally and externally
  • Review, implement and monitor the JDA Operations Manual to ensure industry best practices and legislative compliance
  • Lead contract management and dispute resolution
  • Ensure that Construction Regulations and Health and Safety requirements are uniformly and consistently applied on all development projects
  • Lead the implementation of an enterprise development programme for SMMEs in the construction industry
  • Ensure that the resourcing of projects with external service providers are done within the relevant legislative frameworks
  • Ensure prudent financial management of all projects
  • Ensure that best practice development principles are applied to all JDA developments projects

Education and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Built environment or equivalent
  • MBA will be an advantage. Registration with relevant professional body. Minimum of 10 years’ experience and 3 in a senior/executive management role in various industries. Extensive experience in capital project management and a record of success at senior level in achievement of operations and delivery of programmes with and through partnership in public, private and community sectors
  • Understanding of local, provincial and national government environment. Strong visionary with proven leadership qualities Demonstrable experience in financial management
  • Extensive knowledge of legislation, Acts, Bills, Regulations and amendments thereto, trends, theories and practices

Please email a detailed CV in MS Word format to:

Closing Date: 07 MAY 2021

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