Department of public works jobs


The Department of Public
Works is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer.
The intention is to promote
representativity in the Public
Service through the filling of
these posts and with persons
whose appointment will
promote representativity, will
receive preference.

NOTE: An indication by
candidates in this regard
will facilitate the processing of applications. If no
suitable candidates from the unrepresented groups
can be recruited, candidates from the represented
groups will be considered. People with disabilities are
encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted
on a signed Form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service department and must be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV, recently certifi ed (within 6 months)
copies of qualifi cations (matric certifi cate, certifi cates of
qualifi cations), a valid Driver’s Licence (where required)
and an Identifi cation Document. Applications not
complying with the above will be disqualifi ed. Should
you not have heard from us within the next months,
please regard your application as unsuccessful. Note:
It is the responsibility of all applicants to ensure that
foreign and other qualifi cations are evaluated by SAQA.
Recognition of prior learning will only be considered
on submission of proof by candidates. Kindly note
that appointment will be subject to verifi cation of
qualifi cations and a security clearance. Faxed, e-mailed
or late applications will NOT be accepted. People with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NOTE: All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a
compulsory technical or competency-based exercise
that intends to test the relevant technical elements
of the job as part of the interview process.  Following
the technical exercise and the interview the selection
panel will identify candidates to undergo the generic
management competency assessments and successful
candidate to sign a performance agreement and be
subjected to security clearance.


Ref No: 2020/162

SALARY: All-inclusive salary package of R1 251 183.00 per
annum (Total package to be structured in accordance
with the rules of the Senior Management Services)
CENTRE: Head Office (Pretoria)

Note: All short-listed candidates will be subjected to a
compulsory competency-based assessment as part of
the interview process. It will be expected of the successful
candidate to undergo a competency assessment and
sign a performance agreement and be subjected to
security clearance.

REQUIREMENTS: Undergraduate qualifi cation
(NQF level 7) in Town Planning, Quantity Surveying,
Architecture, and Construction successful completion of
the certifi cate of entry into senior management services
in the public service as off ered by the national school of
government. Management experience as a professional
Town Planner, Quantity Surveyor, Architect, Construction
Project Manager or Civil Engineer with extensive
managerial experience in the built environment, 5 years’
experience at a Senior Management level, Relevant
professional council registration with at least 10 years’
applied post-registration experience in relevant afore-
mentioned disciplines, Proven property development
skills of 5 years is a prerequisite. SKILLS: Programme
and project management, Financial management,
Sound analytical, Strategic planning, Legal compliance,
Management, Interpersonal, Communication, Report
writing and presentation, Computer literacy, Valid
driver’s licence. KNOWLEDGE: Proper understanding
of Spatial and Land Use Management Environment,
Experience in property development, economics and
financial feasibilities will be an added advantage,
Understanding of Government Development Plans
and Programmes, Knowledge of governance and
administration prescripts of government.

DUTIES: The main purpose of the position is to
strategically plan and develop integrated precincts
in urban and rural areas for improved government
accommodation and enhanced service delivery in close
collaboration with relevant spheres of government.
The incumbent will be responsible for:

engagement to ensure alignment to IDPS and SDFS for
integrated development. Developing and packaging
project solutions from planning to inception phase and
programme managing precinct delivery. Providing
strategic leadership in enhancing the planning for
accommodation as per GIAMA Framework and
developing and implementing policies and guidelines
to support precinct development. Developing and
managing all strategic plans as well as business plans
deliverables of the Division. Managing all personnel
and professionals in the Division ensuring optimum

Applications must be submitted electronical via email