Director – Housing and Asset Transfers
  • Reference Number : refs/014213
  • Directorate : Housing and Asset Transfers
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R1 057 326.00 per annum (All-inclusive package)
  • Enquiries : Ms K Kunene – 072 315 9992

Requirements :

  • An undergraduate and a post-graduate qualification in Public Administration or any Para-Legal / equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7. Qualification in conveyancing and/or understanding of conveyancing processes would be an added advantage. 5 years experience at Middle Management Service level. A valid driver’s license is a must. Skills and Competencies: Sound knowledge of disposal legislation and policies, understanding and implementation of assets disposal methods and prescripts. Ability to interpret, apply legislation and policy. Communication, presentation, computer, problem solving and decision making, self-management skills. Strategic capacity and leadership, programme and project management, elementary financial management, people management and empowerment, change management, customer orientation and responsiveness.

Duties :

  • Provide strategic guidance on the development and implementation of legislation, policies and strategies on assets disposal aligned to housing frameworks. Represent the department in a strategic advisory role at all assets disposal Governance structures. Oversee the transfer process of properties in order to achieve set targets. Ensure that beneficiary management processes are followed before property transfers. Maintain good relations with municipalities and facilitate for timeous signing of Power of Attorneys by municipalities and private land owners. Oversee housing dispute resolution through mediation and adjudication process and ensure implementation of the resolutions thereafter. Ensure representation of the department in court hearings as and when required. Facilitate for rectification due to wrong registration and/or arising housing disputes. Oversee regularisation of illegal occupants in line with approved policies and prescripts. Management of the business unit. Undertake Human Resources and other related administrative functions. Develop and manage the business plan, operational plan, annual performance plan, procurement plan of the unit and report on progress as required. Ensure that all invoices are checked against work done and signed within specified time. Compile and timeously submit all required administrative reports. Compile the Directorate’s Risk Register with interventions and management action plan. Timeously respond to audit queries and findings.

Notes :

  • No late applications will be considered. No faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Applications should be submitted strictly online at http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za and it should be accompanied by a Z83, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) as well as copies of qualifications, Identity and valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job). Such copies need not to be certified upon application. Certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Following the interview and exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic management competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic management and development for SMS posts. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s).

Employer : Department of Human Settlements

Location : Johannesburg

Closing Date : 08-07-2022