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Project Manager - Kruger National Park

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location South Africa - Africa
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 05/05/2017
Company Name South African National Parks
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The above position is fixed term contract position up to 31 March 2018 renewable on mutual agreement and performance. This position is on a C4 Paterson Salary Band total renumeration package of R 20 147.69 as the incumbent will stay outside the park. The incumbent will also receive a Tool of Trade allowance, pending approval as per SANParks Delegation Framework.


  • Diploma in Nature Conservation or equivalent is essential
  • Degree in natural sciences would be an advantage.
  • A minimum of two year management experience in Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) is essential for this position.
  • 3 years Project Management experience will be an added advantage
  • Code 08 driver’s license is an essential requirement to the position.
  • Computer literacy essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA)
  • Knowledge related to alien clearing or rehabilitation methods will be added advantage
  • GIS related experience


Key Performance areas associated with the position would include, but would not be limited to:

  • Strategic and operational planning of the project.
  • Appointment coordination and mentoring of contractors and their workers.
  • Mapping work areas through the use of appropriate tools and soft ware (Arc view).
  • Managing the contract tendering process.
  • In field monitoring of contract/work sites.
  • Ensure and coordinate contractor training, supervision and capacity building.
  • Quality control and production control of contract and task based operations.
  • Compliance to Programme standards/norms
  • Complaince to Health and Safety requirements.
  • Asset and stores management.
  • Monitoring and submitting of reports on the projects contracting progress, including GIS based data capture and formal reporting.
  • Financial and administrative management of the project.
  • Organization and assistance with community programmes.
  • Communication and liaison with stakeholders

Preference will be given to local candidates with the relavent minimum requirments

Interested parties are requested to send the following:

  1. Updated CV
  2. Proof of tertiary qualifications acquired
  3. Letters of reference

ATT: Jill Tylcoat
KNP Cluster Administrator
Biodiversity Social Projects (BSP)
P.O Box 1894, Phalaborwa 1390
Tel : (013) 735 3518
E-mail: Jill.tylcoat@sanparks.org

Please make the subject line: KNP Project Manager

Applications not responded to within 14 days of closing date must be considered unsuccessful

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