Branch: Infrastructure Management
SALARY : R1 663 581 per annum (Level 15), consisting of a basic salary (70% of the total
remuneration package), State’s contribution to the Government Employees
Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion that may be
structured in terms of applicable rules and guidelines.
CENTRE : Pretoria Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : A Postgraduate Degree in Civil Engineering (NQF level 8) as recognised by
SAQA. At least eight (8) to ten (10) years proven experience in Senior
Management level. A Senior Management leadership programme certificate is
required. Pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of government
is required prior to the appointment. Civil Engineering experience with
specialisation in structural engineering, Experience in high level project
management. Must be able to demonstrate capacity to change. Knowledge
and experience of various water aspects. Experience within asset
management and in large scale infrastructure development. Experience in
consulting and stakeholder management. Knowledge and understanding of

Public Service Regulations and Promotion of Access to Information Act.
Knowledge and understanding of PFMA. Knowledge of business and
management principles, policy, and strategy development. Knowledge of
strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources. Good people and
diversity management. Understanding of the value chain and its impact on
demand management. Knowledge of scenario planning, infrastructure,
including development, operations, and maintenance. Knowledge and
understanding of socio-economic issues. Analytical thinking and good
development skills. Good strategic capability and leadership skills.
Programme, project, and financial management. Change and knowledge
management. Service Delivery Innovation (SDI). Problem solving and analysis.
People management and empowerment. Client orientation and customer
focus. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Accountability and ethical
DUTIES : Oversee the conceptualisation of water resource infrastructure projects.
Provide strategic direction and leadership in the operations and maintenance
of water resources infrastructure by managing and overseeing Water
Resources Infrastructure and maintenance. Managing the rehabilitation and
management of land associated with strategic infrastructure assets. Ensure the
provision of engineering services. The assurance of the design of civil structure
for mechanical and electrical components. The assurance of the design of
integrated environmental engineering solutions. Analysis of water availability
contained within infrastructure facilities. Oversee the construction of water and
sanitation infrastructure. Develop policies, strategies and systems that drive
strategic deliverables within the Branch. Overseeing the management of
financial- and human resources of the Branch: Infrastructure Management.
Providing leadership during the transition for the establishment of the planned
National Water Resource Infrastructure Agency (NWRIA). Note: This position
will be impacted upon through the establishment of the NWRIA whereby the
incumbent may be required to transfer to the Agency during the transition.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. C Greve Tel No: (012) 336 8402
APPLICATIONS : Pretoria (Head Office): Please forward your application quoting the relevant
reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag
X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Delta Continental Building, Corner of
Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria, 0001.
FOR ATTENTION : Recruitment and Selection Unit.

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