Applicants must possess a Grade 12 Certificate and Bachelor’s Degree / National Diploma in Agriculture / Development Studies / Social Science / Law.
Project Coordinator: Pre-Settlement Management Post at the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development- APPLY!
Directorate: Operational Management
SALARY: R527 298 per annum (Level
CENTRE: Eastern Cape (East London)
Applicants must possess a Grade 12 Certificate and Bachelor’s Degree / National Diploma in Agriculture / Development Studies / Social Science / Law. Minimum experience of three years in Restitution or Land Restitution. Job related knowledge:
Development management including strategic management, research methods, community facilitation, understanding and interpreting business plans. A thorough understanding of land reform and development issues. The following skills are required for the position: Project management skills, negotiation skills, contract management skills, leadership skills, computer literacy, and communication skills. The ability to draft terms of reference for service providers.
The ability to manage consultants. A valid driver’s license. The ability to travel, spend extended periods in the field, and work irregular hours.
Coordination of land claims, categorizing them by local municipality. Engaging municipalities on claims to be settled. Validating land claims. Conducting oral and archival research. Conducting site inspection process (Mapping). Identifying homesteads.
Participating in aerial photo analysis. Facilitating where land claims overlap. Facilitating separation of tenants, beneficial occupations, and registered land rights. Verifying lodged claims. Conducting in loco inspections. Produce in loco inspection report.
Help close commitment register. Coordinate clearing of suspense account. Manage beneficiaries’ payments. Negotiate settlements. Conduct option exercises with claimants. Identify claims that need to be valued by the Office of the Valuer General.
Escalate historical valuations for offers. Package options report and sign off. Settlement. Conduct verification process. Conduct family tree analysis. Signname verification report. Draft Section 42D submission.
Ms A van Vuuren Tel No: (043) 701 8127 or Ms A Kili Tel No: (043) 7018135
Applications can be mailed to PO Box 1716, East London, 5200, or hand delivered during office hours to Corner Moore Coutts Street, Ocean Terrace View, Block H, Quigney, East London, 5200
Applications are encouraged from Indian and White males, African, Coloured, Indian and White females, and persons with disabilities.
Applicants must submit a completed and signed Z83 Form, available from any Public Service Department or from the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) website link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ as well as a detailed Curriculum Vitae.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit Certified copies of their Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate, the highest required qualifications, and their driver’s license to Human Resources on or before the interview date. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
Failure to do so may result in your application being disqualified. Once shortlisted, the applicant must provide proof that all foreign qualifications have been evaluated by SAQA.
If you wish to apply for more than one post, please submit separate applications for each post that you wish to apply for. Late applications will not be considered. Please note that the Department will not acknowledge applications due to the large number of applications it anticipates receiving. Applicants who are not contacted within three months of the advertisement closing are deemed unsuccessful.
In the event that, during the recruitment process, a moratorium is imposed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by a process such as restructuring or reorganization of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and re-advertise the post at any time in the future.
The Department is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. The Department is committed to promoting representation in DALRRD through the filling of posts.
The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend assessments and interviews at a time and date determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will undergo Personnel Suitability Checks. Successful candidates will undergo security vetting. As part of the reference check, DALRRD may examine social media profiles of shortlisted candidates.
Candidates must disclose any pending criminal, disciplinary, or other allegations or investigations against them. Upon discovering this during or after the interview, the application will not be considered, and should the person be appointed, the appointment will be terminated.
In addition to signing an employment contract and a performance agreement with the Department, the successful candidate will be subject to the positive results of the security clearance process. It is mandatory that applicants declare any conflicts or perceived conflicts of interest, and disclose their affiliations with boards or directorships.
Closing Date:19 May 2023