Branch: Provincial Coordination and International Cooperation: Eastern Cape

Director: Infrastructure Development Maintenance

(Re-advertisement: Applicants who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)

SALARY: R795,147 – R1,197,978 per annum, (all-inclusive OSD salary package), (salary offer based on proven years of experience)

CENTRE: King Williams Town


  • Civil Engineering Degree (B Eng/ BSc) or relevant qualification.
  • Three (3) years post-qualification technical (Engineering) experience in water services infrastructure development.
  • Compulsory registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Professional Engineer.
  • Valid, unexpired driver’s license disclosure.
  • Knowledge of contract, project, and financial management.
  • Understanding of operation and maintenance for Water Services Infrastructure.
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, and MS Outlook).
  • Familiarity with the National Water Act, Water Services Act, National Environmental Management Act, Public Service Regulations Act, Division of Revenue Act (DoRA), and the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA).
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate effectively with all sector Departments and other institutions.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated, and reliable.


  • Assist in designing systems, structures, and installing water services-related infrastructure.
  • Support comprehensive planning in water services infrastructure development.
  • Manage multifaceted projects in technical investigation, development, and refurbishment of water services infrastructure.
  • Provide assistance and support in administration.
  • Inspect and test equipment, infrastructure, systems, and installations, including preparing reports on findings.
  • Identify, review, and comment on operation and maintenance plans for water services infrastructure in the region.
  • Compile, review, and comment on contract documentation proposals, bill of quantities, and tenders.
  • Coordinate water services planning in the region.
  • Manage financial allocations to projects and programs.
  • Provide technical engineering support, guidance, and advice to junior personnel, consultants, contractors, and water service authorities (WSA).
  • Support functional areas in arranging supply chain management, human resources management, and financial needs.

ENQUIRIES: Mr Z Nonjuzana Tel No: (043) 604 5414

APPLICATIONS: Eastern Cape (King William’s Town): Forward your application quoting the reference number to The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X7485, King Williams Town, 5600, or hand-deliver at 2 Hargreaves Avenue, Old SABC Building, King William’s Town, 5600.

FOR ATTENTION: Mr MK Noah Tel No: (043) 604 5323

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *