Branch: Informal Settlements Upgrading and Emergency Housing
(Re-Advertisement: This is a re-advertisement. Candidates who previously
applied are encouraged to re-apply
SALARY : R1 590 747 per annum (Level 15), all-inclusive salary package
CENTRE : Pretoria

Applicants should be in possession of Matric /Grade 12. Relevant
Undergraduate qualification/ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (NQF level 7 as
recognized by SAQA) and a relevant post graduate qualification (NQF 8 as
recognized by SAQA) in Town/ urban and Regional Planning or related fields/
Construction Management/ Housing other relevant fields of study. Extensive
working experience (At least 8 – 10 years’ experience at a senior management
level) related to property management, evaluate compliance with applicable
legislation and regulations, ability to draft or familiarity with the human
settlement sector. Extensive Knowledge of applicable legislation, policies,
procedures, prescripts, and practices in the affordable, rental and social
housing environment. Expert knowledge of operations and project
management with an ability to implement programmes and projects timeously.
Advanced strategic planning and financial management will be an added
advantage. Good communication (written and verbal) and negotiation skills.
Pre-Entry Certificate for the Senior Management Services is compulsory.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Provide
leadership and oversight on the development of informal settlements upgrade
policies, strategies, and plans. Overseeing the upgrading of informal
settlements and the provision of temporary housing in emergency situations
and relief during disasters. Provide leadership and oversight on development
of a framework to direct the development of credible business plans for informal
settlements upgrading. Provide leadership and oversight on framework or
guidelines for the assessment of upgrading plans and credibility of business
plans. Ensure the coordination of provincial and municipal business plans and
aligned to the national informal settlement business plan. Ensure the alignment
of the business planning framework with e-system and digitalization of
business plans national, provincially, metros and municipalities.

Ms M Thusi Tel No: (012) 444-9013
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be forwarded to

10 February 2023 at 16h00

It will be expected from the selected candidates to be available for the
interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department of
Human Settlements. Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted
once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive
outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification
verification and criminal records. If you apply for more than one position in the
Department, please submit separate application forms for each post.
Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service department and must be accompanied by a detailed CV only.
Shortlisted Candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or
before the day of interview/s as directed by the Human Resources
Representative. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications
evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. SMS/ MMS
posts: Please note that the all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a
basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employee’s Fund and
a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules. As of 1st July 2006, all new
appointments in the public service have to be part of the Government
Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a Government
Medical Subsidy. SMS posts: 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; The
competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. If you have
not been contacted within four (4) months after the closing date of this
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The
Department of Human Settlements reserves the right to cancel the filling/ not
to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process