October 23, 2022

DIRECTOR: PLANNIN

CENTRE : Department of Human Settlements


REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate 3-year B-degree/ Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or higher
qualification as recognised by SAQA; A minimum of 6 years relevant middle-
management experience in a town and regional planning working environment;
A valid driving licence, or alternative mode of transport for people with
disabilities. Completion of Certificate for entry into the SMS (Senior
Management Service) upon appointment. Note: A requirement for appointment
at Director Level is the successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-
entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government. This is
a Public Service specific training programme which is applicable for
appointments at SMS level. Recommendation: Post-graduation qualification;
Professional registration with relevant bodies. Competencies: Extensive
knowledge and understanding of the National and Provincial Housing Act,
Western Cape Housing Development Act, National Housing Code, guidelines
and other related housing policies and prescripts; Proven knowledge of the
following: Integrated human settlement planning; Planning and environmental
regulatory requirements; Human Settlement, Local Government and
Stakeholder Management; Built environment; Municipal Spatial Development
Frameworks and 5-year Human Settlement Plans on municipal level procurement and tendering process; GISc Systems and the management of
spatial databases; Development, Strategy Management and strategy
monitoring and review processes; Core competencies: Strategic Capability and
leadership; People Management and Empowerment; Programme and Project
Management; Financial Management and Change Management; Skills:
Excellent leadership skills with specific reference to the ability to display
thought leadership in complex applications; Information technology;
Collaborative Relationship building; Planning; Organising; Dispute resolution.


DUTIES : Facilitate provincial human settlement forward planning; Facilitate the
development of implementable human settlement plans with the IDP of
municipalities; Manage GISc support; Coordinate and manage the integration
of the Informal Settlements policy into provincial and municipal planning;
Strategic Management; Financial Management; People Management.


ENQUIRIES : Ms. K August Tel No: (021) 483 2591
APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your
application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or
https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co

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