Important Note: Applicants must submit a fully completed and signed new Z83 Form, available from any Public Service Department or the DPSA website: DPSA Website. Include a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Shortlisted candidates should submit certified copies of ID, Grade 12 Certificate, highest qualifications, and, if applicable, a driver’s license to Human Resources by the interview date. Failure to do so leads to disqualification. Foreign qualifications require a SAQA evaluation (only when shortlisted). Submit applications before the closing date, as late entries won’t be considered. For multiple posts, submit separate applications. Due to the expected high volume, acknowledgement won’t be provided. No contact within 3 months of the closing date implies an unsuccessful application. The Department reserves the right to cancel and re-advertise in the event of a moratorium or organizational changes.

Management Echelon
REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/539
Directorate: Strategic Land Acquisition
(Re-advertisement; prior applicants are encouraged to reapply.)

SALARY: R1,073,187 per annum (Level 13), (all-inclusive). Includes a basic salary (70%) and a flexible portion per Senior Management Services (SMS) rules.

LOCATION: Northern Cape (Kimberley)


  • Pre-entry Certificate for SMS (National School of Government endorsed).
  • Grade 12 Certificate, Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in Agricultural Studies/Agricultural Economics/Development Studies (NQF Level 7).
  • Post Graduate qualification in Agricultural Economics/Agricultural Studies/Development Studies.
  • Five (5) years’ relevant experience at middle/senior managerial level.
  • Job-related knowledge: Land Reform legislation, Agrarian Transformation, Comprehensive Rural Development Programme (CRDP), and relevant prescripts.
  • Job-related skills: Communication, Strategic Management, Negotiation, Computer literacy, Stakeholder relationship, Facilitation/coordination, Presentation, Financial management, Project management, Interpersonal relations.
  • Valid driver’s license.


  • Manage identification and assessment of strategically located land.
  • Map and identify suitable land for state acquisition, maintaining a database.
  • Align acquired land with Agricultural Policy Action Plan (APAP)/Animal and Veld Management Programme (AVMP) key commodities.
  • Manage land acquisition approval and project management per Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) requirements.
  • Allocate acquired land per beneficiary selection policy.
  • Manage land allocation selection process through relevant structures.
  • Develop and maintain lease/land application system/database.
  • Provide management reports to relevant structures and departmental management.
  • Coordinate land acquisition support services across districts and facilitate potential project identification.
  • Ensure adherence to relevant policy and program guidelines in land acquisition projects.

ENQUIRIES: Mr KA Moeketsi Tel No: (053) 830 4001


By post to: Private Bag X5007, Kimberly, 8302, or hand-delivered to: 6th floor, New public building, Knight and Stead Street, Kimberly, 8302.

Note: Appointment at SMS level requires successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry Programme endorsed by the NSG. Attach proof of registration. Shortlisted candidates must provide proof of successful completion before the interview. A technical exercise and generic managerial competency assessment will be conducted. All shortlisted candidates undergo personnel suitability checks and full security vetting.

Reference checks, including social media profiles, may be conducted by DALRRD. The successful candidate must sign an employment contract, an annual performance agreement, and annually disclose financial interests. Declare any conflicts or perceived conflicts of interest and disclose memberships of boards and directorships.

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