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Jobs: Basic Education March 2016

Please visit the Department of Education’s website at www.education.gov.za or the Department of Public Service and Administration vacancy circulars at www.dpsa.gov.za for the comprehensive advertisements which include all requirements, attributes and duties of the posts. NB: Candidates will be required to undergo a competency test and will be subjected to a security clearance. Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications.

Please forward your application, quoting the reference number, to: Ms M Thubane, Department of Basic Education, Private Bag X895, Pretoria 0001 or hand deliver to Sol Plaatje House, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed applicants.

Closing date: 18 March 2016. Late/faxed/e-mailed applications will not be considered.
Enquiries: Ms M Thubane, tel. (012) 357-3297

Branch: ASIDI

ASIDI Programme Director
Contract type: Fixed term: 3 years
Salary: All-inclusive remuneration package of R1 042 500 per annum (Ref. 125249/3)

Primary task: Team Leader and Programme Management The Programme Director for the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Development Initiative (ASIDI) is accountable to the Head of Infrastructure of the Department of Basic Education. The primary objective of the ASIDI Programme Director is to act as the central coordinator and manager of all the activities associated with the ASIDI Programme, including managing the members of the ASIDI Project Team and to ensure speedy and successful delivery of all the identified and duly approved projects under the ASIDI Programme. In pursuit of this primary objective, the ASIDI Programme Director would be required to possess the following:

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in the built environment (eg Engineer, Architect or Quantity Surveyor)
  • Postgraduate degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage • At least 15 years’ experience in being active in the relevant professional field
  • Membership of a Professional Body for the relevant area of expertise • Registration as a Professional Practitioner with the relevant Professional Body
  • Qualification as a Professional Project/Programme Manager with either PMP, PRINCE2 or MSc in Project/Programme Management
  • Proven experience and track record of managing and leading project teams.

Director: Engineering Planning Services
Contract type: Fixed term: 3 years
Salary: All-inclusive remuneration package of R864 177 per annum (Ref. 125249/2)

The Director: Engineering Planning Services is accountable to the Head of Infrastructure of the Department of Basic Education. The primary objective of the Director: Engineering Planning Services is to provide assistance on strategic planning processes of the Infrastructure Branch of the Department of Basic Education on matters pertaining to the provision of education infrastructure including providing technical guidance on the ASIDI Projects and other infrastructure projects that are affected by the School Rationalisation Process. In pursuit of this objective, the Director: Engineering Planning Services would be required to possess the following:

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in the Built Environment (eg Engineer, Architect or Quantity Surveyor)
  • A postgraduate degree in a relevant field of study • At least 10 years’ experience in being active in the relevant professional field
  • Membership of a Professional Body for the relevant area of expertise • Registration as a Professional Practitioner with the relevant Professional Body
  • Qualification as a Professional Project Manager with either PMP, PRINCE2 or MSc in Project Management
  • Experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams • Proven track record in strategy development.

ASIDI Project Manager
Contract type: Fixed term: 3 years
Salary: All-inclusive remuneration package of R864 177 per annum (Ref. 125249/4)

The Project Manager for the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Development Initiative (ASIDI) reports to the ASIDI Programme Director and is accountable to the Head of Infrastructure of the Department of Basic Education.

The primary objective of the ASIDI Project Manager is to ensure effective management of various Implementing Agents that are appointed to the ASIDI Programme and to ensure speedy and successful implementation of all the projects assigned to him/her under the ASIDI Programme. In pursuit of this primary objective, the ASIDI Project Manager would be required to possess the following:

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in the built environment (eg Engineer, Architect or Quantity Surveyor)
  • At least 10 years’ experience in being active in the relevant professional field
  • Membership of a Professional Body for the relevant area of expertise
  • Registration as a Professional Practitioner with the relevant Professional Body
  • Qualification as a Professional Project Manager with either PMP, PRINCE2 or MSc in Project Management
  • Proven track record in effectively managing a number of infrastructure projects simultaneously
  • Proven track record in managing project teams.
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