Construction Project Manager (grade A-c)

SALARY : R 637 875 R 977 883 per annum, Grade A-C (OSD as prescribed).
CENTRE : Department of Human Settlements, Western Cape Government
CLOSING DATE : 13 October 2017

National higher diploma (Built Environment field) with a minimum of 4 years and six months certified experience/ or BTech (Built Environment field) with a minimum of 4 years certified managerial experience.
Honours degree in any Built Environment registration with the SACPCMP as a Professional Construction Project Manager.
Recommendation: Proven working knowledge with experience of: Housing Development Act, Construction Industries Development Board (CIDB) guidelines, National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) guidelines, Planning and Environmental regulatory requirements.
Competencies: Planning and Environmental regulatory requirements.
Experience in relevant public service legislation, policies, regulations, guidelines.
working knowledge in project management principles and methodologies, experience in building and construction legislation and standards.
knowledge in contract law, contract management and contract administration.
experience in Huma Settlement and Local Government delivery issues.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and report writing skills in at least two official languages of the Western Cape, Proven computer literacy skills in MS Office packages.
Excellent programme and project 74 management skills, Excellent research and development skills, Excellent technical report writing skills.
ability to liaise with personnel, general public and stakeholder/clients, ability to work independently and in a team.
Ability to work irregular hours as required, ability to work within specific timeframes, be innovative, pragmatic, creative, committed, assertive, self-management, motivated and diplomatic.

Plan, manage and coordinate all aspects of subsidized Human Settlement Development Implementation within the Region under the supervision of the Chief Engineer: Analyse and evaluate funding applications, prepare relevant funding reports ensuring full compliance with relevant policies, Project pipeline planning, project planning implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation in line with project management methodology and policy, Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements subject to the approval of the Chief Engineer.
Identify resources needed, assign individual responsibilities and procure as required in accordance with relevant policy.
Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope of work.
Apply QMS on projects and manage implementation thereof.
Effective apply project management methodology and enforce project standards to minimize risk on projects.
Assist in determining business plan outputs and work towards achieving them.
Evaluation of project funding applications applicable to Human Settlement implementation programmes (Human Settlement development Grant and Urban Settlement Development Grant), and report findings with recommendations.
Compilation, evaluation and recommendation of tender specifications applicable to relevant provincial projects.
ensure through evaluation that planning and design is done according to sound engineering principles and according to norms and standards as well as codes of practice and the National Housing Code.
Provide support and advice to municipalities on matters relating to Human Settlement implementation.
Plan and develop new housing and infrastructure projects to be implemented by the Provincial Department of Human Settlements.
Oversee construction and on-going monitoring and evaluation of projects planned and implemented by the Provincial Department of Human Settlements.
Oversee budget planning and control in line with project pipelines and the human settlement chapter of integrated Development Plans.
compile logs and managing significant risk according to sound risk management practice and organizational requirements.
Project Accounting and Financial Management: Manage project budget and resources in consultation with Chief Engineer, Monitor project expenditure and ensure full compliance in accordance with relevant policy, Provide inputs, compile and implement the operational plan as derived from the Annual Performance Plan (APP), Manage the budget for the Sub-Directorate: Cape Winelands District in accordance with legislative frameworks regulating public finances.
Office Administration: Provide inputs to Chief Engineer with tender administration, Ensure that correct tender and procurement procedures are adhered to in component, Serve as interface with the Supply Chain Management component in the Department, Ensure that full and proper records of all tender and procurement processes of the relevant projects are kept in accordance with prescribed norms and standards.
Research and Development: Keep up with new technologies and procedures, Research/literature on new developments on project management methodologies, Liaise with relevant bodies/councils on project and construction management, Provide support to the Chief Engineer in the collection of data and execution of research.
People Management: Function as supervisor of subordinates, Monitor and coach subordinates, Manage the discipline of subordinates, Manage the workload of subordinates.

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