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:

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