are you waiting for new job in south Africa? multi vacancies are available in the Department of agriculture, land reform and rural development.

  • Deadline: 04 November 2022
  • SALARY : R1 269 951 per annum
  • ENQUIRIES : Ms N Moyo Tel: (012) 312 9673
  • Reference: 3/2/1/2022/612



The role of a rural development and infrastructure manager is to monitor and manage the progress of programs and projects, recommend ways to improve delivery, and work with teams to package projects for all identified locations. In this role, you will also be responsible for facilitating the process of risk reduction measures to ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet quality standards.

As a monitor for the Comprehensive Rural Development Programme (CRDP), you will be responsible for visiting sites to observe and report on the progress of rural development and infrastructure projects. In addition to identifying risks and implementing measures to reduce them, you will also be responsible for initiating, managing and monitoring project specifications and bid documents aligned with the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB). Furthermore, you will be in charge of managing rural development and infrastructure budget allocations.

It is recommended that a monthly review report of infrastructure expenditure is conducted for the region. This will help to coordinate, facilitate and mobilize stakeholders for technical support in the identified areas. Furthermore, facilitating project planning and implementation with public and private sector organizations will help to ensure the success of the projects.


The Pre-entry Certificate for SMS is a nationally recognized qualification that successful applicants must possess in order to be considered for this role. In addition to the Grade 12 Certificate and Bachelor’s Degree in the Built Environment Professions, applicants must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience at senior managerial level in-built Environment, with specific job-related knowledge in project management, budgetary planning, expenditure reporting, monitoring and evaluation, and infrastructure planning and implementation.

Strategic planning, human resource planning, financial management and job-related skills such as planning and organizing, team management, interpersonal skills, budget forecasting, computer literacy, negotiating, problem solving and decision making, and communication skills (verbal and written) are all important for product managers. A valid driver’s license is also essential.


Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and readvertise the post at any time in the future.


The application must include only completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the DPSA web site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation report (only when shortlisted).

The requirements for appointment at SMS level include the successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by the NSG. Prior to appointment, a candidate would be required to complete the Nyukela Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services as endorsed by DPSA which is an online course, endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entry-programme/ No appointment will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof. 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.

DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DALRRD through the filling of posts. The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks. The successful candidate will be subjected to undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct reference checks which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates. Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated.


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