General Manager: Infrastructure

Parks Division: Infrastructure & Special Projects Unit

South African National Parks (SANParks) invites applications for a fixed-term contract position for 5 (five) years from suitably qualified and experienced persons to manage and coordinate SANParks Infrastructure Programme. This position will report to the General Manager: Infrastructure & Special Projects for the management of the infrastructure & green energy programmes, ensuring compliance with legislation and reporting requirements through the development of the relevant infrastructure plans for the organisation.




  • A recognised Degree in any of the built environment disciplines (Construction Management, Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering or Project Management).
  • Registration with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) or applicable councils as a Professional Construction Project Manager/ Quantity Surveyor/Civil Engineer/Architect is a requirement.
  • Ten years of infrastructure management experience, including relevant programme and project management in the built environment on a strategic and organisational level.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Framework for Infrastructure Delivery Procurement Management, and other relevant legislation.
  • Experience in policy and infrastructure planning.
  • A valid Code EB driver’s license and Microsoft Office software competency


  • Coordinate strategic planning of SANParks Infrastructure Portfolio for project prioritisation and implementation.
  • Implement requirements of Framework for Infrastructure Delivery and Procurement Management (FIDPM) and Infrastructure Reporting Model (IRM)
  • Programme management of Infrastructure- and green Energy Programmes for SANParks.
  • Programme planning and implementation over the MTEF and Annual Budget timeframes.
  • Development of project proposals, business plans and project implementation plans.
  • Financial and budget management inclusive of audits and reporting.
  • Strategic procurement management and form of contract development.
  • Compile policies and Standard Operating Procedures for capital and maintenance processes.
  • Management dispute processes
  • Administration and data management to meet reporting requirements.
  • Preparation of reports to management and funders.
  • Liaison with funders and role-players.

Please Note

  • If you do not receive any response from us within 21 days, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • SANParks subscribes and is committed to the principles of employment equity & equal opportunities, and appointments will be made in terms of SANParks Employment Equity Policy.
  • Please quote the name of the position applying for on the email subject line.


R 992 827.93 – R 1,627,762.74

Paterson Grade


How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should forward their applications accompanied by the required documentation listed below to the following:

Jacqueline Jacobus

Documents Required

  • Cover letter stating the position clearly
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copies of qualifications
  • Certified copy of ID document

Closing Date

14 December 2023

All the best with your applications

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