Assistant Director: Physical Planning (

REF NO: DHET 19/10/2017)
SALARY : R417 552 per annum (Level 10)
CENTRE : Pretoria
CLOSING DATE : 17 November 2017

as at least 5 years relevant experience.
A qualification in the built environment will be an added advantage.
The candidate must have some related experience in working with infrastructure projects at any level, good analytical skills, a sound knowledge of the South African higher education sector, and be able to think strategically and communicate well (written and verbal) with both internal and external stakeholders.
Computer literacy and the ability to work with large amounts of data is a key requirement.

Assist with the assessment of new infrastructure project plans for approval by the Minister to ensure cost effectiveness and value for money, including the development and maintenance of the Macro Infrastructure Planning Framework.
Assess annual infrastructure progress reports submitted by universities to ensure effective and appropriate use of infrastructure funds.
Draft submissions to the DG/Minister for the approval and amendment of project plans and release of earmarked funds.
Draft Ministerial submissions for alienation and long term lease of property in terms of the HE Act.
Support the Student Housing Infrastructure Programme and all tasks related to the university specific projects and capturing of student housing data.
Arrange and participate in infrastructure site visits for monitoring purposes and compile reports for audit purposes to ensure effective use of earmarked funds and Ad hoc logistics/administrative tasks including, providing technical support to Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Council (PICC) on Strategic Infrastructure Projects (SIP14) quarterly reporting.