This is a permanent employment contract.

SALARY PACKAGE: R1 051 876.00 – R1 577 814.00 TCTC (including benefits)

Purpose of the Position: Reporting to the Executive Manager: Project Implementation, the role will lead and direct the implementation of all the JDA’s development projects, ensuring that projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the required standards.

Key performance areas: • Ensure that all development projects are designed and implemented on time, within budget and that all best practice development principles are applied to all JDA developments • Provide leadership and management support to the project implementation teams • Lead and manage client stakeholder relationships • Lead, implement and monitor a performance management system for the project implementation teams • Ensure that development projects are sufficiently resourced, both internally and externally • Lead contract management and dispute resolution • Ensure that Construction Regulations and Health and Safety requirements are uniformly and consistently applied to all development projects • Implement an enterprise development programme for SMMEs in projects • Ensure prudent financial management of all projects • Appoint, develop and evaluate staff and take corrective actions to address under/non-performance • Coach, mentor and guide staff to ensure that approved audit objectives are met and that adequate coverage is achieved • Identify and manage risks in all area of responsibility.

Education and experience required: • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or diploma in a Built Environment as Quantity Surveying, Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent • Professional Construction Project Management registration with a professional body • Professional Engineering Technologist or Professional Engineer • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience with management of diverse development and construction projects preferably in an urban setting • Extensive experience in planning and management of infrastructure, and a record of success at senior level in achievement of operations and delivery of programmes with and through partners in public, private and community sectors • Sound knowledge of financial management of infrastructure programmes • Sound knowledge of best practices within the construction industry, legal environment including supply chain management, CIDB, Construction Contract regulations Best Practices • Sound knowledge of the MFMA • Knowledge of Corporate Governance • Advanced MS Office and Report writing skills • Valid driver’s license.

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