Programme Manager: Infrastructure Planning and Development will report to the Programme Director: SEZ and will be expected to execute the following tasks:
Plan and direct a comprehensive SEZ operational services programme covering improvements and maintenance of all roads, water and wastewater facilities, solid waste, electricityt and related facilities
Conduct engineering assessments, review and provide engineering methods and technical expertise to the management and consultants.
Provide Civil Engineering Technical inputs into the planning and design of all capital and major infrastructure projects and overseeing the construction of all major infrastructure projects.
Process all land-use and development proposals for approval.
Ensure the development, re-zoning and sub-division applications, building permits and other similar applications are processed thoroughly and timeously.
Serve as a professional liaison to the Project Executive to the municipalities, Provincial departments and community, including developers, partners, organizations and neighboring municipalities.
Direct and oversee environmental planning process for the proposed SEZ.
Develop implement and monitor the proposed SEZ policies, procedures and standards to guide and direct engineering, planning and operational activities and staff and ensure full compliance with legislative and regulatory compliance.
Prepare budgets, authorize and monitor expenditure to ensure they remain within the approved budget parameters, and recommend changes to budgets when required.
Delivery of the land as required for development in line with all regulatory framework requirements (e.g. town planning, EIAs, etc) and the approved programme and budget.
Ensure compliance with all necessary processes to facilitate attainment of bulk allocation/development rights required for the land within the approved programme and budget.
Provide support for the appointment of the required professional service providers’ teams for the compilation of the integrated master development plan and construction programme, based on the organizational strategy, business plan and budget.
Management of all professional service providers’ teams required for the planning, design and delivery of the integrated master development plan and the required infrastructure in line with the business plan and budget.
Provide technical support on all processes for alternative funding approvals such as PPP to ensure appropriate infrastructure funding, delivery and uptake as per the integrated master development plan.
Provide technical advice and/or support to ensure attainment of the approved infrastructure uptake to enable attainment of required occupancy levels and returns on investments.
Complete conceptual analysis on potential projects (preliminary feasibility studies).
Completed and approved detailed feasibility studies & integrated Business Plans/Business Cases documented for prospective projects.
Manage transaction finalization, including development of implementation plans.
Availability of Economic Impact studies at every key milestone of the project life cycle.
Identify project related risks and recommend/define appropriate measures to mitigate risk
Continuous monitoring of projects performance.
Desired Experience & Qualification
QUALIFICATION AND COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
Post Graduate Degree in Civil Engineering, Planning or related field plus at least 7 -10 years’ experience in a Senior Management position/Project Management
Registered with either ECSA, SACPCMP, PMI or any relevant Built Environment Professional Body.
Ability and experienced in managing complex infrastructure projects
Ability to make high-level business presentations and decisions.
Knowledge of strategic projects development and implementation
Knowledge of PFMA
Considerable knowledge of project management engineering, planning and development legislation policies and regulatory requirements
Working knowledge of computer software, engineering and planning programmes and the MS Office environment
Ability to interpret bylaws, resolutions, contracts, official records and related documents and prepare draft materials when required
Applications must be accompanied by:
Certified copies of qualifications, and
Certified copy of an identity document.
Package & Remuneration
Three Years Fixed-Term Contract with Three Months’ Probation, Grade D5,
Salary R1 400 00 Total Cost Of Employment Per Annum