Senior Infrastructure Development Specialist - Water


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

The Senior Infrastructure Development Specialist - Water will be responsible for planning, developing and executing projects/programmes in water supply, sanitation and rural/urban/municipal infrastructure development and management, and relevant sector governance reforms for the identified district.

Key Measures:
1. % of infrastructure plan submissions appraised
2. Water & Sanitation Infrastructure Programme Management Plans developed for the District
3. % of business cases drafted for water and sanitation infrastructure projects / programmes
4. % of Water & Sanitation 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 Built Environment or Civil Engineering
2. Registered with the relevant professional council/board as a Built Environment / Engineering professional (PrEng or PRTechEng)
3. Public sector management and/or related experience in the delivery and oversight of water and sanitation infrastructure projects/programmes at a senior level (10 - 15 years)
4. 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
5. Extensive work experience-across multiple areas of local government (approximately 5 -8 years) (Past experience operating at a senior specialist level)
6. Demonstrated ability to manage large scale water and sanitation infrastructure projects / programmes
7. Fully computer literate with sound knowledge of MS office
8. Demonstrated ability to interact confidently with diverse stakeholders and clients

Desirable Requirements:
1. Project Management Qualification