Project Officer

DEPARTMENT: Human Settlements
BRANCH: Public Housing Programme
DESIGNATION: Project Officer
REMUNERATION: R25 422,17 pm (basic salary, excluding benefits)
LOCATION: Various Regions within the City of Johannesburg

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric/Grade 12 at NQF level 4 plus Diploma in Projects Management/Business
    Administration/Public Administration/Built environment sector (NQF level 6);
  • At least 1 – 3 years’ experience within Project Management/Business Administration/Public
    Administration/Built environment sector;
  • Valid driver’s license.

Primary Function:
Provide administrative and project support as well as Project Coordination on all and
or allocated housing development projects implemented by the Human Settlements
Department within the City of Johannesburg.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Participate in the identification and conceptualization of new housing projects
  • Assist and participate in the procurements of service providers in terms of the MFMA 2003
    in consultation with Group Strategic Supply Chain Management Unit (GSSCMU)
  • Monthly valuation and cash flow management
  • Coordinate and monitor projects within the unit of the PHP
  • To efficiently and effectively assist the operational assets and resources of the section cost
    effectively in accordance with the legislative framework of the City’s policies and
  • Provide quality reports on the functions and performance of the PHP section which are
    factual, accurate and complete, timely and contributes to and support the overall reporting

Leading Competencies:

  • Computer Literacy (Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel);
  • Good communication (verbal and written);
  • Conflict Management and Listening skills;
  • Coordinating, Presentation and listening skills required.

Core Competencies:

  • Basic Knowledge of Project Management and Business Administration;

“All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will be
considered. The City of Johannesburg applies the principles of employment
equity as per National legislation and policy guidelines and will consider
designated groups in line with these requirements. Preference will be given to
previously disadvantaged groups including those with disabilities.
Appointments will be made in accordance with the approved Employment
Equity Plan to promote its equitable representation in terms of race, gender and

Please take note that only online applications will be considered. Please apply
by using the following link below:


Contact Person: Nonjabulo Sibiya
Tel No: 011 061 3155/7975/8021


Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of
appointment/response is received within six (6) weeks of the closing date, they
must accept that their application was unsuccessful. By submitting your
application for a position at the City of Johannesburg, you are consenting that
the personal information submitted as part of your application may be used for
the purposes of the Recruitment and Selection and related process. In terms of
the Talent Acquisition Policy of the City of Johannesburg, you hereby consent
to the following risk checks should your application be shortlisted:

  • Credit Record,
  • CV validation,
  • Employment record verification,
  • Criminal check,
  • Identity validation.

All the best with all your applications.

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