November 21, 2022

SENIOR PROJECT OFFICER: PRE-SETTLEMENT MANAGEMENT

CENTRE : Gauteng (Pretoria)

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National
Diploma / Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Law / Agriculture / Development
Studies / Social Science. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Land Restitution
environment. Job related knowledge: Knowledge of Restitution of Land Rights
Act, Knowledge of Land Reform, Knowledge of Rural Development and
Knowledge of African languages spoken in the Province. Job related skills:
Sound communication skills, Negotiation skills, Excellent report writing skills,
Computer literacy, Project management skills and Good networking skills.
Initiative, ability to take responsibility and meet deadlines. Ability to produce
report on a word processor. Ability to facilitate community meetings. Ability to
draft terms of reference for service providers. Ability to manage consultants.
Willingness to travel, to spend extended periods in the field and work irregular
hours. Ability to work under pressure. A valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES : Investigate and validate restitution claims. Gather oral and documentary
evidence. Compile research reports and gazette land claims. Verify the
beneficiaries of lodged claims. Compile family tree and gather supporting
documents. Compile verification reports. Negotiate the settlement of claims.
Conduct options from the claimants. Conduct resolutions of the claims. Prepare
Terms of Reference for valuation and Office of the Valuer-General (OVG)
recommendations. Compile spreadsheet for valuations. Conduct deeds
research for properties. Facilitate the finalisations of lodged claims. Compile
offers from OVG recommendations. Compile Section 42D on approved offers.
Engage with stakeholders and manage land claim enquiries. Respond to all
enquiries (Ministerial, Chief Director, Director-General, Chief Land Claims
Commissioner, Premier). Respond to Presidentials.

ENQUIRIES : Ms N Duiker Tel No: (012) 337 3658

APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X09 Hatfield, 0028 or
hand delivered to: Suncardia building, 6 th floor, 524 Corner Stanza Bopape and
Steve Biko Street, Arcadia, 0083 for the attention of Human Resource
Management.

NOTE : Coloured, Indian and White Males and Coloured, Indian and White Females
and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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