Project Management Unit Manager

Amahlathi Local Municipality - Stutterheim, Eastern Cape

Contract | Municipality

Closing date yi 17 ka July 2020


  • B. Tech; BSc Eng. Or B. Eng in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification;
  • Professional registration or in the process of such registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa as a Professional Engineer or Technologist [must at the time of application be at least registered as candidate Engineer/Technologist & proof of registration must be attached to the CV];
  • Minimum of 3 years’ management experience in this field in general;
  • Contract and project management experience;
  • Competency in NQF Level 5 labour intensive construction;
  • Good communication & staff management skills are essential;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Professional software;
  • Proficiency in isi-Xhosa language & Local Government experience will be an added advantage;
  • A qualification relating to the National Treasury Competency Requirements for Senior Officials e.g. CPMD/MFMP/ELMDP will be an added advantage;
  • A valid code 8 driver’s license is a prerequisite.


  • Head the Project Management Unit (PMU);
  • Reporting direct to the Director: Engineering Service;
  • Responsible to manage and execute all Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) and Capital Projects;
  • Manage construction of projects and serve as a principle agent for projects;
  • Monitor progress and finances regarding escalation and reasons thereof;
  • Manage service providers and consultants e.g. Architects and contractors;
  • Certify approval for quality and payment purposes;
  • Verify and sign off bill of quantities and project implementation plans;
  • Address contractual matters and report monthly regarding progress challenges;
  • Compare actual expenditure versus budget and any other duties attached to the post.

Additional Information

  • Interested persons should fill the application forms that are available at the Amahlathi Offices and website
  • The covering letter and the detailed CVs must be attached to the application forms together with certified copies of relevant certificates including ID, Drivers licence and submitted.
  • For enquiries please contact Ms. B. Mbelwana / T. Ndlamhlaba at (043) 492 1268
  • Closing Date: 17th July 2020 @ 15h30
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and if you are not contacted within 30 days after the closing date, you may regard your application as unsuccessful.
  • It must be noted that Amahlathi Local Municipality reserves the right not to appoint in this position.
  • No faxed, e-mailed, incomplete and late application will be considered.
  • Canvassing with Councillors and whoever, is not permitted and proof thereof will result in disqualification.
  • Amahlathi Local Municipality is an equal opportunity employer and thus in terms of its approved Employment Equity Plan, persons from previously disadvantaged groups will be given preference.

Salary Scale

  • R498 991.00 – R647 719.00 per annum excluding benefits
  • TASK Grade 16
  • A 5-year Fixed Employment Contract

Fringe Benefits

  • Membership of Medical Aid, Pension, Provident or Retirement Fund;
  • Annual Leave, in accordance with the standard leaves regulations;
  • 13th Cheque after completion of one-year service;
  • Housing Subsidy scheme subject to certain conditions;
  • Study bursary and incentive scheme subject to certain conditions.

Application Form

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  • Deliver at: Amahlathi Local Municipality, Corporate Services Department, 14 Long Street, Stutterheim
  • Post applications to: Private Bag X 4002, STUTTERHEIM, 4930
Lomsebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 30 ka June 2020