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ROADS AND TRAFFIC VACANCIES

Small expanding Black owned firm has the following vacancies in Pretoria:

Senior Roads Engineer/Technologist

PrEng/PrTech min. 10 years exp. Geometric and stormwater design of urban and national roads, production of drawings, specifications, bill of quantities, contract documentation and contract administration. Must be familiar with SANRAL standards. Any exp. in pavement design and road rehabilitation will be added advantage.

Senior Traffic Engineer/Technologist

PrEng/PrTech min. 10 years exp. Highway capacity analysis, traffic microsimulation (interchanges), TIA’s, traffic signal design, etc. Must have traffic analysis exp. on SANRAL projects. Good report writing skills. Any exp. in road safety audits will be added advantage.

Traffic Engineer/Technologist

BSc/BTech min. 3 years exp. Undertake traffic studies such as TIA’s, STA’s, parking studies, etc.


Email comprehensive cv’s to: vacancies2017@mweb.co.za

 

GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE

The Southern African Development Community Groundwater Management Institute (SADC-GMI) is a newly established regional center of excellence on groundwater hosted by the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa on behalf of and under the strategic guidance of the SADC Secretariat, Directorate of Infrastructure and Services – Water Division, in Gaborone, Botswana.

SADC-GMI (www.sadc-gmi.org) based in Bloemfontein South Africa, has three exciting vacancies available:

Senior Groundwater Specialist


To provide technical support to the Director of the SADC-GMI and SADC Member States to coordinate and facilitate the design and implementation of (research, development, capacity building etc.) programmes in line with the strategic mandate of the GMI.
This post requires high level technical understanding of groundwater management. The Incumbent reports to and is accountable to the SADC-GMI Director.
Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Supporting the SADC-GMI Director in the development and operation of the SADC-GMI
  • Developing and overseeing projects, programmes, courses and other activities to move forward groundwater management in the SADC region
  • Providing strategic support with regard to policy direction, including alignment of operations to strategic outputs and assisting with the interpretation of the mandate of the SADC-GMI into strategic objectives
  • Driving capacity building and groundwater management programmes of the SADC-GMI in line with the strategic business plan
  • Serving on the senior management team of SADC-GMI to set policy, define objectives, developing marketing and operational plans
    Assisting in the collection and analysis of groundwater related data as well as the creation and operation of databases and knowledge management platforms
  • Initiating, managing and supervising the SADC-GMI’s technical groundwater projects and programmes
  • Drafting terms of reference and funding proposals for research projects and programmes
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with SADC member representatives and relevant institutions, and establishing the reputation of the SADC-GMI
  • Liaising with international, SADC based organizations and governments on capacity building and support initiatives

The ideal Senior Groundwater Specialist must meet the following criteria:

  • A Masters or PhD. level degree in groundwater, hydrogeology, geohydrology, natural resource management, water resources or related field
  • At least 10 years of working experience in groundwater or natural resources management or related fields with recognized technical expertise
  • Experience with work and travel in SADC member states is an asset
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS office programs (MS Excel/MS Word/MS Project)
  • Excellent knowledge of English (writing, reading and speaking)
  • Fluency in SADC Languages (French, or Portuguese) is desirable

Communications and M&E Specialist

The incumbent will be responsible for outreach, awareness raising, dialogue and advocacy work; monitoring and reporting of SADC-GMI activities as well as managing the access and exchange of information and knowledge using ICT, print, audio and visual media. S/he will report directly to the Director of SADC-GMI.
Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Supporting the Director of the SADC-GMI with the day-to-day running of the Communication and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) functions supported in the SADC-GMI Articles of Association and its Business Plan.
  • Ensuring that the M&E framework is aligned to the Results Framework and indicators of the GEF-5 focal area for International Waters, the CIWA multi-donor Trust-fund, and the World Bank’s core indicators
  • Supporting the SADC-GMI Director in organising the multi-stakeholder mid-term review and preparation of the completion report upon project closing
  • Assisting the Senior Groundwater Specialist in the collection, assessment and integration of the available deliverables of the predecessor Groundwater Drought Management Programme (GDMP) (includes research reports and data, mapping, communication materials, website, and groundwater monitoring tools and IT-equipment) into the SADC-GMI activities
  • Building a platform and networks of cooperation and knowledge-sharing, connecting stakeholders such as experts, decision-makers, and representatives from groundwater-dependent sectors as well as international groundwater agencies
  • Serving as key expert for awareness raising, knowledge management and communication involving the critical activities to inform, engage and maintain dialogue with key stakeholders at all levels through implementing a graphic profile and communication activities, running an updated SADC-GMI website, disseminating information and knowledge and developing online learning platforms
  • Building the capacity of SADC-GMI staff and key stakeholders in the development, implementation and use of the communication, ICT and monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Supporting the SADC-GMI Director and the entire team in the production of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and adhoc reports as necessary
    The ideal Communications and M&E Specialist must meet the following criteria:
  • At least a degree level qualification with majors in communications and monitoring & evaluation, or related disciplines with key qualifications in these relevant fields;
  • At least 10 years of working experience in related fields performing core functions in institutional/project communications as well as monitoring and evaluation using various methods including the print, visual and ICT applications;
  • Previous working experience in the water sector within sub-Saharan Africa and particularly in the SADC region is an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge or ability to work on the development and operation of computer based databases and learning platforms is critical;
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS office programs (MS Access/Excel/Project);
  • Knowledge of specific Monitoring & Evaluation software applications is an advantage;
  • Excellent knowledge of English (writing, reading and speaking)
  • Fluency in the other SADC Languages (French, or Portuguese) is desirable
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Procurement and Grants Officer

The Procurement and Grants Officer will support the SADC-GMI staff on delivering activities and reporting on progress related to procurement routines; alongside providing operational support to the Sub-Grant Scheme. S/he will report directly to the Director of SADC-GMI.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Supporting the SADC-GMI as the reference point for all procurement related matters
  • Leading in the administration and compliance with World Bank, SADC Secretariat and UFS procurement policies and regulations
  • Ensuring the operational alignment of procurement procedures within SADC-GMI and among implementing parties
  • Serving as the SADC-GMI’s key expert in the establishment and running of the Sub-Grant Scheme to support national level focal groups and pilot activities. The Sub- Grant Scheme will include the planning, priority setting, calls for proposals, review, selection and award, as well as monitoring of results, financial management and compliance with the Sub-Grant Agreements. A Sub-Grants Manual, acceptable to the World Bank prior will be in place and the successful candidate will spearhead its implementation
  • Identifying opportunities and advise SADC Member States on securing funding for infrastructure development from domestic budgets, as well as bilateral and international cooperating partners through dissemination of announcement of funding opportunities and tailored information on the economic contribution of groundwater management as advocacy for greater national budget allocations and other funding resources

The ideal Procurement and Grants Officer must meet the following criteria:

  • At least a post-graduate degree in procurement, project management or related disciplines with core qualifications in procurement
  • At least 10 years of working experience in similar roles involving the administration of procurements in the relevant technical fields
  • Excellent knowledge of English (writing, reading and speaking)
  • Fluency in SADC Languages (French, or Portuguese) is desirable
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Demonstrated experience in the setting up and/or administration of sub-grant schemes relevant to international funding agencies such as the World Bank and ability to perform necessary fiduciary due diligence, reporting and audits

View the full job descriptions and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Friday 17th February 2017 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za

 

WATER AND SANITATION GROUP

Senior Civil/ Water Engineer – Contract Appointment

Water and Sanitation Group requires the services of a Senior Civil/ Water Engineer for a period of 2-3 years. Engineers who have a registered company and are prepared to undertake contract work are welcome to apply as well. The overall job description would be to manage the entire project cycle of water related projects, including planning, design, and contract administration.

Requirements:
• At least a B.Sc. degree in civil engineering or equivalent. A higher degree will be an advantage.
• Minimum 20 years of combined experience in planning, design, site supervision, contract administration, project management of projects including water, roads, storm water, sewer, water and waste water treatment works, etc.
• Registration with ECSA as a professional engineer or equivalent.
• At least five years of experience in management of professional teams
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in terms of client liaison, report writing, presentation, and conducting meetings.
• Experience in municipal environment is an advantage.
Remuneration:
Attractive remuneration package is offered for the successful candidate/independent contractor/company. Terms and conditions to be negotiated with successful candidate.

Closing Date:
The Closing date for receipt of CV is end January 2017

Assumption of Duty:
As soon as possible

Contact Details:
Please submit CVs to shakerha@mweb.co.za
For any queries please contact Dr A Shaker at 084-592 6822

 

EXTERNAL TECHNICAL ADVISOR

External Technical Advisor (Surveying Instruments)

Requirements:

  1. Technical knowhow of:
    • Surveying Industry
    • Surveying instruments
    • Sales experience advantage
  2. Self starter/take ownership
  3. Managerial Skills
    • Communication skills
    • Planning skills
    • Technical skills
  4. Presentable and energetic
  5. Fully Bilingual (Afrikaans and English)
  6. Own Transport and Code 8 licence

 

Load your CV and salary expectations onto www.protsurv.co.za/jobs

 

ASSISTANT LECTURERS

Assistant Lecturers

Department of Civil Engineering - Faculty of Engineering & The Built Environment

The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Cape Town has an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching in Civil Engineering, specifically in the fields of: Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials, Structural Engineering, Hydraulics, Water Quality Engineering, Urban Engineering and Transport Studies.

Applications are invited for 3-year academic posts with the possibility of an up to 2-year extension, subject to satisfactory performance, in any of the above-mentioned disciplines of civil engineering. Successful candidates will be required to teach in the undergraduate programme. They would also be expected to register and complete PhDs in appropriate research fields in the Department – for which they will be granted generous provision of time.

Requirements:

  • MSc(Eng) or equivalent degrees in Civil Engineering (i.e. NQF Level 9; N.B. MTech is not acceptable)
  • Applicants must be black (African, Coloured and Indian) South African nationals

 

Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver lectures, tutorials and practical sessions
  • Design, invigilate and mark appropriate summative and formative assessments
  • Problem-based learning facilitation
  • Assist with the administration of the academic programme
  • Register and complete a PhD in Civil Engineering.

 

For further information, please contact the Head of Department, Professor Neil Armitage via e-mail at neil.armitage@uct.ac.za.

The annual remuneration package, including benefits, for 2016 is R375 000.

To apply, please e-mail the following documents in a single pdf file to Ms Melanie Falken at recruitment03@uct.ac.za:

- UCT Application Form (download at http://web.uct.ac.za/depts/sapweb/forms/hr201.doc)
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Copies of academic transcripts

A pdf copy of the applicant’s Master degree research dissertation should be simultaneously submitted as a separate file.

Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.

Telephone: 021 650 5764 Website: www.civil.uct.ac.za

Reference Number: E16160 Closing date: 18 November 2016

UCT is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity and redress in achieving its equity targets. Our Employment Equity Policy is available at www.uct.ac.za/downloads/uct.ac.za/about/policies/eepolicy.pdf. For this post we seek particularly to attract black South African candidates.

UCT reserves the right not to appoint. 

 

ASSET PLANNING MANAGER

Asset Planning Manager

Recruiter: Liyema Consulting

Location: Glenvista, Johannesburg

Salary: Market related

Industry:

Job Level: Management

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Permanent

Overall Responsibilities:

To provide leadership and management to the Asset Planning Section in order to manage the implementation of an integrated asset management plan and its translation into projects that enable the water supply infrastructure to meet customer and stakeholder requirements at minimum lifecycle cost

Job Requirement:

  • Formal Engineering qualification (BTech, BSc / B Eng degree)
  • Professional Registration with the Engineering Council of SA
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in engineering / infrastructure management
  • A Minimum of 8 years engineering experience in the water industry
  • A minimum of 5 years management experience
  • Advanced Management Programme will be an advantage


To Apply please send you CV to sithandiwe@liyemahr.co.za or ayanda@liyemahr.co.za.For urgent enquiries you can also call 0114849339.

 

ASSET CATEGORY MANAGER

Pipelines

Recruiter: Liyema Consulting

Location: Glenvista, Johannesburg

Salary: Market related

Industry:


Job Level: Management

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Permanent

Overall Responsibilities:

To act as the custodian for the pipelines category of water supply infrastructure. This individual is responsible for ensuring that these assets are specified, installed, operated and maintained in order to provide expected levels of service at minimum lifecycle cost

Job Requirement:

  • Formal engineering qualifications (BTech, BSc / B Eng degree)
  • Professional Registration with the Engineering Council of SA
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in engineering / infrastructure management
  • A minimum of 8 years engineering experience in the water industry.
  • A minimum of 5 years management experience
  • Advanced Management Programme will be an advantage


To Apply please send you CV to sithandiwe@liyemahr.co.za or ayanda@liyemahr.co.za.For urgent enquiries you can also call 0114849339.

Civil

Recruiter: Liyema Consulting

Location: Glenvista, Johannesburg,

Salary: Market related

Industry:


Job Level: Management

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Permanent

Overall Responsibilities:

To act as the custodian for the civil category of water supply infrastructure. This individual is responsible for ensuring that these assets are specified, installed, operated and maintained in order to provide expected levels of service at minimum lifecycle cost

Job Requirement:

  • Formal engineering qualifications (BTech, BSc / B Eng degree)
  • Professional Registration with the Engineering Council of SA
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in engineering / infrastructure management
  • A minimum of 8 years engineering experience in the water industry.
  • A minimum of 5 years management experience
  • Advanced Management Programme will be an advantage


To Apply please send you CV to sithandiwe@liyemahr.co.za or ayanda@liyemahr.co.za.For urgent enquiries you can also call 0114849339.

Civil or Pipelines




Asset Category Manager - Civil or Pipelines

Client: Cozens Recruitment Group

Published: 25/07/2016

Contract Type:Permanent

Salary: Market Related

Location Gauteng: South of Johannesburg

Overall Responsibility

To act as the custodian for the pipelines and civil category of water supply infrastructure. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that these assets are specified, installed, operated and maintained in order to provide expected levels of service at minimum lifecycle cost. To provide leadership and management to the Asset Planning Section in order to manage the implementation of an integrated asset management plan and its translation into projects that enable the water supply infrastructure to meet customer and stakeholder requirements at minimum lifecycle cost.

Job Requirements:

Formal engineering qualification (B Eng Degree, BSC, BTech)

  • Must be registered with the Engineering Council of South Africa
  • A minimum 10 years experience in engineering/ infrastructure
  • A minimum 5-8 years engineering experience in the water industry
  • A minimum of 5 years management experience
  • Advanced Management Programme will be an advantage

Primary Duties:

  • Lead and manage all activities of the section that result in optimal lifecycle performance of the specific category
  • Successfully implement an integrated lifecycle asset management plan (AMP) for all water supply infrastructure
  • Develop, compile, execute and manage the section business plan that supports the departmental business plan
  • Motivate and explain AMPB to executive management
  • Negotiate with customers the forecast demands for water over a 15 year horizon
  • Manage your own staff and co-ordinate with other disciplines
  • Manage the planning team in: hydraulic analysis: planning on a systems basis: translating the AMP into a comprehensive project: providing technical liaison and support for customers
  • Monitoring managing of budgets, practice financial management and control
  • Manage the development of staff by monitoring performance, coaching and mentoring, career path and succession planning
  • Create and encourage a culture of team work and achievement through the application of frequent feedback and communication with staff and promote employment equity.

Closing date: 29 July 2016


Thembi.khowane@cozens.co.za

 

TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Civil Engineering / Geotechnical


A challenging position to be filled in a well-known company in the field of geotechnical systems in Clayville, Midrand, for a technical sales representative, reporting to the Director.

We are looking for an energetic, self-driven individual with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the industry who has profound technical knowledge (geotechnical) with excellent communication skills and customer care ethics.

Key performance areas include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain, develop and expand business with current customers
  • Develop and implement new business activities to grow customer base and market representation
  • Provide monthly and annual reports and forecasts on sales activities
  • Provide technical advice and knowledge to existing and new customers
  • Communicate on various levels with customers – engineers, project managers, and technical staff
  • Develop and execute a sales and marketing plan
  • Provide quotations and feedback to customers
  • Follow up on quotations
  • Bring new products on the market

Job requirements:

  • Knowledge of civil engineering, geotechnical qualification or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience in the industry, sales experience would be an advantage
  • Computer literate in MS Office package
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain long-term relationships
  • Willing to travel nationally and within Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Planning, negotiating and organisational skills

Salary:
Market related; please indicate expected salary/package.


Contact:
011 316 6300
LaetitiaM@wimico.co.za


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