November 21, 2022

CHIEF PROFESSIONAL SURVEYOR (GRADE A – B)

CENTRE : Limpopo (Polokwane)

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and 4-years
Bachelor of Science Degree in Survey / Geomatics. Minimum of 6 years post
qualification survey experience required. Compulsory registration with South
African Geomatics Council (SAGC) as a Professional Surveyor on
appointment. Compulsory registration with South African Geomatics Council
(SAGC) as a Professional Surveyor to perform cadastral surveys. Job related
knowledge: Programme and project management. Survey, legal and
operational compliance, Survey operational communication, Process
knowledge and skills, Maintenance skills and knowledge, Mobile equipment
operating skills, Survey design and analysis knowledge, Research and
development, Computer-aided survey applications, Creating high performance
culture, Technical consulting and Survey and professional judgement. Job
related skills: Strategic capability and leadership skills, Problem solving
analysis skills, Decision making skills, Team leadership skills, Creativity skills,
Customer focus and responsiveness skills, Communication skills, Computer
skills, People management skills, Planning and organising skills, Conflict
management skills, Negotiation skills and Change management. A valid
driver’s licence.

DUTIES : Design, plan and perform surveys to solve practical survey problems
(challenges), improve efficiency and enhance safety. Manage projects on the
application of new and existing survey technologies. Manage and plan surveys
of a varied and complex nature. Develop cost effective solutions and approve
surveys according to prescribed requirements / standards. Promote safety in
line with statutory and regulatory requirements. Evaluate existing technical
manuals, standard drawings and procedure to incorporate new technology.
Provide expert advisory and support services. Coordinate and develop tender
specifications. Maintain survey operational effectiveness. Manage the
execution of maintenance strategy through the provision of appropriate
structures, systems and resources. Set survey maintenance standards,
specifications and service levels according to organisational objectives.
Monitor maintenance efficiencies according to organisational goals to direct or
redirect survey services. Governance. Allocate, control, monitor and report on
all resources. Compile risk logs and manages significant risk according to
sound risk management practice and organisational requirements. Provide
technical consulting services for the operation on survey related matters to
minimise possible survey risks. Manage and implement knowledge sharing
initiatives e.g short-term assignments and secondments within and across
operations, in support of individual development plans, operational
requirements and return on investment. Monitor the exchange and protection
of information between operations and individuals to ensure effective
knowledge management according to departmental objectives. Financial
management. Ensure the availability of and management of funds to meet the
Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) objectives within the survey
environment / services. Manage the operational capital project portfolio for the
operation to ensure effective resourcing according to organisational needs and
objectives. Manage the commercial value add of the discipline related
programmes and projects. Facilitate the compilation of innovation proposals to
ensure validity and adherence to organisational principles. Allocate, control
and monitor expenditure according to budget to ensure efficient cash flow
management. People management. Manage the development, motivation and
utilisation of human resources for the discipline to ensure competent
knowledge base for the continued success of the survey services according to
the organisational needs and requirements. Manage subordinates’ key9
performance areas by setting and monitoring performance standards and
taking actions to correct deviations to achieve departmental objectives.

ENQUIRIES : Ms M Kekana Tel No: (012) 326 8050
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X9312, Polokwane, 0700
or hand delivered to: 61 Biccard street, Polokwane, 0700.
NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White Males and Coloured, Indian and White
Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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