Senior Infrastructure Development Specialist - Electricity


Our client an implementing agent for government development projects in SA is looking for a Senior Infrastructure Development Specialist - Electricity

The Senior Infrastructure Development Specialist - Electricity who will be responsible for planning, developing and executing projects/programmes in electricity supply for the identified district.

Key Measures:
1. % of infrastructure plan submissions appraised
2. Electricity Infrastructure Programme Management Plans developed for the District
3. % of business cases drafted for electricity infrastructure projects / programmes
4. % of Electricity Infrastructure Programme Implementation Plans by Implementing Agents review and approved
5. No. of project / programme execution plans approved and implemented

Minimum Requirements:
1. Bachelor’s degree/NQF 7 in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent
2. Certificate of Compliance as per Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, Electrical Installation Regulation 7 (Electrical Engineer`s Certificate of Competency)
3. Registered as an Electrical Engineer at a recognized Professional body
4. Public sector management and/or related experience in the delivery and oversight of electricity infrastructure projects/programmes at a senior level (10 - 15 years)
5. Demonstrated knowledge of the Engineering Profession Act, Architectural Profession Act, Quantity Surveying Profession Act, Expanded Public Works Programme, Local Government Building Regulations (where applicable), Occupational Health & Safety Act, Provincial Land Administration Legislation, Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations Act, Intergovernmental Framework and the PFMA
6. Extensive work experience-across multiple areas of local government (approximately 5 -8 years) (Past experience operating at a senior specialist level)
7. Demonstrated ability to manage large scale electricity infrastructure projects / programmes
8. Fully computer literate with sound knowledge of MS office
9. Demonstrated ability to interact confidently with diverse stakeholders and clients

Desirable Requirements:
1. Project Management Qualification