Assistant Director: Empowerment Impact Assessment, Ref No. TPW 2019-238(EPWP)

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R376 596 a year
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Job Purpose

The Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to incorporate the Departmental Empowerment Impact Assessment (Empia) guidelines into departmental infrastructure projects as described in the Preferential Procurement Implementation Plan for the department, as well as monitor and assess the implementation of the Empowerment Impact Assessment Report (Etir). The successful incumbent must be willing to work and travel after working hours as requested. This post is based in Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements

An appropriate 3- year tertiary qualification (National Diploma or higher qualification); A minimum of 5 years relevant experience; A valid Code B driving licence.


Working experience in the built environment.

Key Performance Areas

Ensure compliance with Supply Chain Management prescripts and participate on Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and Supply Chain Management(SCM) committees; Compliance with Public Financial Management Act( PFMA) to ensure effective financial management; Manage the undertaking of Empowerment Impact Assessments (Empia) on capital infrastructure projects: Liaise with stakeholders to ensure synery between programmes; Participate in stakeholder engagements with regard to the Departmental Community Participation Policy; Ensure incorporation of Empia targets into departmental capital infrastructure tender documents and manage compilation, evaluation and completion of reports thereof; Monitoring and evaluation of the Empowerment Impact Assessment Reports (Etir): Ensure the monitoring of progress of implementation of empowerment/CPG targets on projects where Empia’s have been conducted; Ensure the completion of empowerment implementation plans on monitored projects and close-out reports; Management of the component by: Planning and execution of objectives, activities and operations; Evaluation of activities and outputs; Manage the compilation and review of policy, procedures and guideline documents as well as submission of feedback reports to management.


Knowledge of the following: National, provincial and departmental policies, prescripts and practices regarding EPWP; Programme or Project Management research and planning procedures; Supply Chain and Financial Management; Public service reporting procedures; Communication (written and verbal) ; Analysing; ability to interpret and apply policy; Persuading and influencing skills; Planning and organising skills; Deciding and initiating action; Working with people; Delivering Results and meeting customer expectations; Relating and networking skills.


R 376,596 annum (Salary level 09) Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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