JOB VACANCIES IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM

JOB VACANCIES IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT

DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND LAND REFORM

 APPLICATIONS                       :           Online               applications               can                be               submitted               on https://drdlr.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse.aspx. Kindly note that technical support is available from Graylink, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17.00 @ 086 137 0202 should you experience any difficulties with your online application.

CLOSING DATE                      :           22 February 2019 at 16:00

NOTE                                         :           DRDLR has a dual applications system where applicants can apply online via the e-Recruitment System or manually submit a Z83 obtainable from any Public Service department that should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified (certification must not be older than 12 months) copies of qualifications, service certificates (in case of an OSD post), identification document and permanent residency/work permit. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where a driver’s licence is a requirement in a non-Occupational Specific Dispensation (OSD) post. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. It would be appreciated if you can only upload/attach those course certificates applicable to the post that you apply for. Failure to submit the requested documents may result in your application not being considered. If you manually apply for more than one post in the DRDLR, please submit a separate manual application form for each post. All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents or Non-SA Citizens with a valid work permit. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and competency assessments at a time, date and place as determined by DRDLR. The Department reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security screening and appointment is subject to positive security clearance outcome. Applicants must declare any/pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered post the interview the application will not be considered for the post and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated.

MANAGEMENT ECHELON

 POST 05/33                              :           DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL: LAND TENURE AND ADMINISTRATION REF

NO: 3/2/1/2019/058

Branch: Land Tenure and Administration

This is a re-advertisement. Candidates that applied previously need not re-apply as their applications will still be considered.

 

SALARY                                    :           R1 446 378 per annum (Level 15) (All inclusive package to be structured in

accordance with the rules for SMS)

CENTRE                                   :           Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                    :           Bachelor Degree in Law or Social Sciences (NQF level 7) and post graduate

qualification (NQF level 8). 8 – 10 years’ experience at a senior managerial level in the implementation of land reform policies or related field, Senior Management generic functions, Policy and legislative development. Job related knowledge: Understanding of agrarian transformation as well as key priorities of government. Understanding of Comprehensive Rural Development Programmes. Knowledge of Transformation of Certain Rural Areas Act. Job related skills: Strategic planning skills. Financial management skills. Project management skills. People management skills. Communication skills. Presentation skills. Report writing skills. A valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES                                     :           Ensure development of Tenure  Reform, Land  Administration  and  Land  Rights

Policies, procedures and products. Develop Land Rights Policies, Systems and products. Ensure the registration and management of Land Holding Institutions (CPI). Develop Communal Tenure Security Policies, Systems and Products. Oversee provision of property management and advisory support services. Manage and provide state land information. Provide property management and

 

Policy development services. Provide property research and immovable asset management support. Oversee provision of programme support and service delivery coordination services. Provide Land Tenure and Land Administration Information, Risk and Compliance Management Services. Provide program management and service delivery coordination services. Provide Land Tenure and Administration programme and administrative support services. Ensure provision property management support services at Provincial and District level. Administer and provide property holdings and disposals services. Administer and provide lease administration support. Ensure implementation tenure reform and land rights products at Provincial and District. Provide land tenure rights implementation support. Provide communal land rights support. Provide communal property holdings establishment support. Ensure effective and efficient application of resources for the Branch. Establish and maintain appropriate systems (analytical tools, information systems, projections of cost behavior) and Policies to ensure effective and efficient management of resources. Ensure accurate forecasting, budgeting and allocation of financial resource within the Branch. Ensure effective management of external contractors and suppliers within the Branch. Ensure effective capacity management within the Branch to ensure sustained service delivery. Ensure the development and implementation of a skills development strategy within the Branch in conjunction with human resources. Ensure effective talent management within the Branch (attraction, retention, development) in conjunction with human resources. Ensure effective and compliant implementation of performance management within the Branch in conjunction with human resources. Ensure effective management of grievances, discipline and terminations within the Branch in conjunction with human resources. Manage strategic, business and operational plans of the branch.

APPLICATIONS                       :           Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or

hand it delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria.

NOTE                                         :           Appointment is subject to a positive security clearance and the signing of a

performance agreement. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

 

OTHER POSTS

 

POST 05/34                              :           DEPUTY DIRECTOR: LAND ACQUISITION AND RECAPITALISATION REF

NO: 3/2/1/2019/046

Directorate: Strategic Land Acquisition

This is a re-advertisement; Applicants who applied previously must re-apply.

 

SALARY                                    :           R826 503 per annum (Level 12) (All inclusive package to be structured in

accordance with the rules for MMS)

CENTRE                                   :           Western Cape (Cape Winelands/Overberg)

REQUIREMENTS                    :           Bachelor’s         Degree/National        Diploma         in         Agriculture/Agricultural

Economics/Economics. 3 – 5 years’ management experience in the agricultural or related field. Job related knowledge: Land Reform: Provision of Land and Assistance Act, Land Reform (Land Tenants) Act, Agrarian Transformation as well as Key Priorities of Government, Comprehensive Rural Development Programmes (CRDP), Recapitalisation and Development Programme, Relevant prescripts pertaining to land reform and Redistribution. Job related skills: People Management, Strategic thinking, Communication (written and verbal), Strategic Management. A valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES                                     :           Manage    the   provision   of   Land   Acquisition    and   Warehousing   Services.

Development of Regional Strategy. Use Proactive Land Acquisition Strategy (PLAS) to acquire land. Provide land to small holder farmers. Monitor implementation at the District. Ensure conducting of area based plans. Manage

 

the identification of movable and immovable assets for acquisition by the state for beneficiaries. Ensure development of Service Level Agreements on leased assets with beneficiaries and caretaker or service provider. Manage the process of valuation of immovable assets. Manage the identification and facilitation of Land Reform Strategic Institutional Partnerships. Ensure assessment of company legal compliance for the formation of Institutional Partnerships. Ensure assessment of the Risk Profile and Business Plan of the strategic partners (SP) to determine the business compatibility between the SP and the beneficiaries. Provide District Land Acquisition Services. Manage the implementation of Redistribution Programmes. Manage the implementation of redistribution programmes. Manage the implementation of Land Acquisition and Development Services. Manage the identification and selection of potential Recapitalisation Projects. Conduct the analysis and selection of CRDP Projects based on Agricultural Assessment reports and development needs. Profile selected projects to establish baseline information and recruit suitable partners for the development of Business Plans. Prioritise selected projects in accordance with the Agricultural Land Holdings Policy Framework and State Land Disposal Policy. Implement recapitalisation project procedures within the relevant policy and programme guidelines. Analyse and assess Recapitalisation Business Plans. Liaise with relevant stakeholders regarding Recapitalisation Projects. Work together with commercial agricultural and private farming sector to promote black economic empowerment. Create partnerships between emerging and established farmers. Create linkages between agricultural produce retailers and small farmers through procurement and “contracting-out”. Monitor the maintenance of accurate and accessible recapitalisation project support requirements. Facilitate the provision of mentorship strategic support to the Black Emerging Farmers. Facilitate the provision of co- management arrangement, share-equity arrangements and contract farming support on recapitalisation projects. Manage and supervise human resource of the Sub-Directorate. Manage and monitor finances of the Sub-Directorate. Manage the procurement of items for the Sub-Directorate. Ensure effective use of physical resources and equipment. Ensure effective management of Business Risk and Audit Management Plans.

APPLICATIONS                       :           Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X10, 7705, Mowbray, or

Hand delivered at 1st floor No. 14 Long Street, Cape Town, 8001.

NOTE                                         :           African, Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Indian and White females

and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

POST 05/35                              :           CONTROL        GEOGRAPHICAL        INFORMATION        SCIENCES       (GISC) TECHNOLOGIST REF NO: 3/2/1/2019/047

Directorate: Spatial Information Services

 

SALARY                                    :           R714 393 per annum (Salary in accordance with the OSD for Engineers)

CENTRE                                   :           Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                    :           3 – 4 years’ GISc Degree or relate Bachelor Degree. 6 years’ post qualification

GISc Technologist experience. Compulsory registration with South African Geomatics Council (SAGC). Job related knowledge: Programme and Project Management, Legal and Operational Compliance, Systems Maintenance, Geo- Database design and analysis, Research and Development, Creating high performance organisational culture, Technical report writing, Accountability. Job related skills: Organise, Process Knowledge, Systems maintenance, Geographical Information System mobile devices operating, Advanced Computer Literacy, Interaction, Communication. A valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES                                     :           Design,  plan  and  perform  advanced  GISc  analysis  to  address organisational

strategic objective. Undertake spatial modelling. Facilitate the collection and capturing of spatial data from various formats and source. Ensure the publishing of metadata. Coordinate the design, development and creation of geospatial databases. Conduct analysis and visualisation of data to meet the stated requirements. Manage and implement image processes and procedures. Undertake operational and project requirement. Maintain Geographic Information Services unit effectiveness. Develop and manage spatial information applications within organisational process. Provide access to spatial information and Geographic Information Services to all clients in the department. Develop training

 

manual for end users on skills regarding to GISc. Ensure interoperability between systems to maximise efficiency. Publish data into a web based Geographical Information System to provide geographical information through the internet. Ensure easy access to spatial information at all times. Document Geographical Information System processes. Provide stakeholder management services. Manage and implement knowledge sharing initiatives e.g. short-term assignments and secondments within and across operations, in support of individual development plans, operational requirements and return on investment. Monitor the exchange and protection of information between operations and individuals to ensure effective knowledge management according to departmental objectives. Provide Geographical Information System implementation support. Support Geographical Information System and technical systems audit. Support the systems requirements analysis. Participate in cost benefit analysis exercises. Facilitate the development of process models and workflow diagrams. Ensure implementation of Geographical Information System Standards. Support draft Terms of Reference for Geographical Information System projects. Manage maps production and customise to meet client needs accordingly. Conduct research. Research, investigate and advice on new Geographical Information System technologies. Advise on research viability and feasibility. Recommend and compile appropriate plan to respond to the research problem. Develop new methods/technologies for solving spatial data problems. Research and implement new Geographical Information System standards. Financial Management. Management of funds to meet the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) objectives within the GISc environment/services. Allocate, control and monitor expenditure according to budget to ensure efficient cash flow management. Manage the operational capital project profile for the operational to ensure effective resourcing according to organisational needs and objectives. Facilitate the compilation of innovation proposals to ensure validity and adherence to organisational principles. People Management. Manage the development, motivation and utilisation of human resources for the discipline to ensure competent knowledge base. Manage subordinates key performance areas by setting and monitoring performance standards and taking actions to correct deviations to achieve Departmental objectives.

APPLICATIONS                       :           Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or

hand it delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria.

NOTE                                         :           Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured, Indian and White

females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

POST 05/36                              :           PROFESSIONAL     QUANTITY      SURVEYOR     (GRADE     A-C)     REF     NO:

3/2/1/2019/048

Directorate: Rural Infrastructure Development

This is a re-advertisement; Applicants who applied previously need not re-apply as their applications will be considered

 

SALARY                                    :           R585 366 per annum (The salary in accordance with the OSD for Engineers)

CENTRE                                   :           Northern Cape (Kimberley)

REQUIREMENTS                    :           A Degree in Quantity Surveying or relevant qualification. Compulsory registration

with the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) as Professional Quantity Surveyor. 3 years’ Quantity Surveying experience Job related knowledge: Programme and project management, Quantity Surveying principles and methodologies, Engineering design and analysis, Research and development, Computer-aided engineering applications, Legal compliance, Technical report writing and consulting, Creating a high performance culture, Professional judgment and networking. Job related skills: Decision making, Team leadership, Analytical, Creativity, Self-management, Financial Management, Customer focus and responsiveness, Communication, Computer literacy, Planning and organising, Conflict management, Problem solving and analysis, People management. A valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES                                     :           Perform   quantity   surveying   activities   on   buildings,   structures   or facilities.

Coordinate professional teams on all aspects regarding quantity surveying. Develop cost effective solutions according to standards. Ensure adherence to

 

quantity determination standards. Provide quantity surveying advice and technical support in the evaluation of cost. Ensure the adoption of technical and quality strategies. Develop quantity surveying related Policies, methods and practices. Provide solutions on non-compliance on quantity determination. Review the cost determinations of projects and estimates accomplished by building designers and or sub-professional personnel. Ensure adherence to the requirements of professional registration. Mentor, train and develop Candidate Quantity Surveyors and related technical and administrative personnel to promote architectural principles and good practice. Supervise quantity surveying work and processes. Administer Performance Management and Development. Manage resources and prepare and consolidate inputs for the facilitation of resource utilisation. Ensure adherence to regulations and procedures for procurement and personnel administration. Monitor and control expenditure. Report on expenditure and service delivery. Regular research and development to keep up with new technologies and procedures. Research/literature studies on engineering technology to improve expertise. Liaise with relevant bodies/councils on quantity surveying related matters.

APPLICATIONS                       :           Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X5007, Kimberley, 8302

or hand it delivered to: 6th floor, New Public Building, Knight and Stead Street, Kimberley, 8302.

NOTE                                         :           African, Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured, Indian and White

females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

POST 05/37                              :           PROFESSIONAL TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNER REF NO: 3/2/1/2019/056

Directorate: Spatial Planning and Land Use Management

 

SALARY                                    :           R585 366 per annum (The salary in accordance with the OSD for Engineers)

CENTRE                                   :           Gauteng (Pretoria)

REQUIREMENTS                    :           B Degree in Urban/Town and Regional Planning or relevant qualification. 3 years’

post qualification in Town and Regional Planning experience. Compulsory registration and must be in good standing with The South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN) as a Professional Town and Regional Planner on appointment. Job related knowledge: Programme and Project Management, Town and Regional principles and methodologies, Research and Development, Computer-aided applications, Town and Regional knowledge of legal compliance, Creating high performance culture, Technical consulting. Job related skills: Analytical, Creativity, Self-management, Communication, Computer Literacy, Attention to detail. A valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES                                     :           Ensure the application of town and regional planning principles in land

development. Facilitate and provide technical assistance to professional teams on all aspects regarding town and regional planning projects. Ensure adherence to legal requirements. Coordinate, evaluate and monitor the implementation of development in compliance with applicable legislation and town and regional planning standards and guidelines. Ensure the compilation and adoption of technical and planning standards, norms and guidelines. Formulate, interpret and implement planning legislation, guidelines, policies and regulations. Facilitate site clearance in terms of project execution plans and manage site clearance standards as agreed with project managers. Plan and design to ensure sustainable human settlement. Compile of Spatial Development Frameworks (SDF) (as part of the Integrated Development Plan processes). Compile guidelines and evaluate Land Use Management Schemes (LUMS). Provide spatial planning and land use management services in liaison with National Office. Provide support to the implementation of tools, systems, guidelines, policies, programmes and legislations for spatial planning and land use management at a Provincial level. Provide development planning support to departmental programmes and rural development at the Provincial level. Render planning support and advice to the Departmental programmes. Provide support to the development of spatial plans at Provincial and Municipal level. Conduct research and development. Continuous professional development to keep up with new technologies and procedures. Research/literature studies on town and regional planning technology to improve expertise. Liaise with relevant bodies/councils on Town and Regional planning related matters.

 

APPLICATIONS                       :           Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X09, Hatfield, 0028 or hand

it delivered to: Sancardia Building, 6th floor, Cnr Steve Biko and Stanza Bopape Street, Arcadia, 0007.

NOTE                                         :           Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured and Indian females and

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

POST 05/38                              :           ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATION REF NO: 3/2/1/2019/049

Office of the Surveyor General

 

SALARY                                    :           R356 289 per annum (Level 09)

CENTRE                                   :           Western Cape (Cape Town)

REQUIREMENTS                    :           National    Diploma    in    Public    Administration/Public   Management/Business

Management. 3 year’s experience in supervisory level in the administration environment. Job related knowledge: Basic Accounting System (BAS), Personnel and Salary Administration System (PERSAL), Payroll Accounting System (PASTEL) and Logistics Information System (LOGIS), Relevant procurement legislation and statutory provisions, Human Resource Management, Finance, Supply Chain Management and Asset, Delegation and instructions, Performance management and monitoring, Government decision making processes, Programme setting process, Understanding of the management information and Formal Reporting System, Internal Control Systems and Risk Management, Project management principles and tools. Job related skills: Project Management, Team Management, Interpersonal Relations, Budget forecasting, Computer literacy, Resource planning, Problem solving and decision making, Business, Communication, Ability to interpret directives, Accounting and financial, Organing and planning. A valid driver’s licence. The Ability to work efficiently and effectively at all times. Ability to work under pressure. Ability adhere to deadlines.

DUTIES                                     :           Manage human resource services and administration. Facilitate the recruitment

process. Coordinate service benefits. Ensure the Performance Management System is in place. Facilitate training and development. Facilitate Employee Health and Wellness Programme. Coordinate labour relation services. Manage supply chain management services. Coordinate the development of Demand Management Plan. Facilitate the acquisition process. Coordinate the logistics in the office of the Surveyor-General. Coordinate transport and traveling arrangements. Render asset management services. Render financial management and advisory support services. Facilitate the budget of the office of the Surveyor-General. Ensure the collection of revenue. Approve payments of sundries. Manage and facilitates management services and support. Conduct office allocation. Coordinates security to the Office of Surveyor- General. Ensure cleanliness of the offices.

APPLICATIONS                       :           Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X10, 7705, Mowbray, or

Hand delivered at 1st floor No. 14 Long Street, Cape Town, 8001.

NOTE                                         :           African, Indian and White males and African, Coloured and Indian females and

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

POST 05/39                              :           CANDIDATE GISC TECHNICIAN REF NO: 3/2/1/2019/057

Directorate: Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Services

 

SALARY                                    :           R253 026 per annum (Salary in accordance with the OSD for Engineers) (Fixed

term contract)

CENTRE                                   :           Gauteng (Pretoria)

REQUIREMENTS                    :           Diploma  in  Geographical  Information  Systems  (GISc),  Cartography  (NQF6).

Registration with South African Geomatics Council (SAGC) as a GISc Technician in training is compulsory upon appointment. Job related knowledge: Geo-database implementation, Understanding of GISc applications and spatial data, Theory, principles, and practices of GISc, GISc standards, GISc software applications, GISc software customisations, Basic understanding of technologies such as Global Positioning System (GPS), Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Projections, Principles of Cartography. Job related skills: Problem solving and analysis, Decision making, Team work, Analytical, Creativity, Self-management, Customer   service,    Communication    and    Interpersonal    relations, Advance

 

Computer Literacy, Planning, Organising and Execution, Language Proficiency. A valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES                                     :           Perform GISc activities to improve spatial decision making for problem solving.

Capture and clean spatial data from various formats and sources. Source spatial information from various data custodians. Advise on coordinate systems and projections. Provide inputs in the maintenance spatial database. Acquire skills in development and implement relational/object orientated databases. Produce customised maps to meet client’s needs. Undertake spatial analysis with regards to GISc projects. Provide geographical support to internal and external stake holders. Maintain GISc unit effectiveness. Maintain GISc tools. Compile content for web publishing. Capture metadata. Update GISc software and renewal of licenses. Document GISc processes. Conduct research and development. Keep up with developments in geo-spatial industry. Participate in relevant GISc Forum.

APPLICATIONS                       :           Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X09, Hatfield, 0028 or hand

it delivered to: Sancardia Building, 6th floor, Cnr Steve Biko and Stanza Bopape Street, Arcadia, 0007.

NOTE                                         :           African, Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured, Indian and White

females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.