Artisan Assistant




Reference Number: FIN686
Position: Artisan Assistant (Painting)

Department: Facilities Management and Real Estate
Division: Civil Works
Salary: R81 180 - R105 384 per annum (plus benefits)

Minimum Requirements:

- Grade 7
- Driver's licence (Code 8)
- Relevant experience

Core Responsibilities:

- Implement correct painting procedure to provide painting maintenance work
- Have good communications skills to have healthy relations at work place
- Enforce NOSA regulations for health and safety
- Obtain instructions from the Artisan to execute work effectively
- Supervise labour and instruct General Workers for work to be executed

Applications or CVs and copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s license (if applicable), to be submitted to the following Human Resource Office:

- Kempton Park Civic Centre, Corner Pretoria Road and CR Swart Drive, 2nd Floor, Room A216
- Postal Address: PO Box 13, Kempton Park,1620
- Enquiries: 011 999 3611/3615/3612/3619/3608

No faxed and e-mailed applications will be accepted. Please quote reference number on application.

Applications will not be considered if the necessary copies of the required qualifications are not attached to the application / CV. Candidates may be requested to submit proof of the NQF level applicable to the qualifications they have obtained.

Should candidates not be informed of the outcome of the application within six weeks of the closing date, it should be regarded as having been unsuccessful. The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality subscribes to the principles of the Employment Equity Act.

Closing date: 2014/06/09







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Artisan Assistant




Reference Number: FIN688
Position: Artisan Assistant (Carpentry)

Department: Facilities Management and Real Estate
Division: Civil Works
Salary: R81 180 - R105 384 per annum (plus benefits)

Minimum Requirements:

- Grade 7
- Driver's licence (Code 8)
- Relevant experience

Core Responsibilities:

- Implement correct carpeting procedures in Council buildings
- Have good communications skills to have healthy relations at work place
- Enforce NOSA regulations for health and safety
- Obtain instructions from the Artisan to execute work effectively
- Supervise labour and instruct General Workers for work to be executed

Applications or CVs and copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s license (if applicable), to be submitted to the following Human Resource Office:

- Kempton Park Civic Centre, Corner Pretoria Road and CR Swart Drive, 2nd Floor, Room A216
- Postal Address: PO Box 13, Kempton Park,1620
- Enquiries: 011 999 3611/3615/3612/3619/3608

No faxed and e-mailed applications will be accepted. Please quote reference number on application.

Applications will not be considered if the necessary copies of the required qualifications are not attached to the application / CV. Candidates may be requested to submit proof of the NQF level applicable to the qualifications they have obtained.

Should candidates not be informed of the outcome of the application within six weeks of the closing date, it should be regarded as having been unsuccessful. The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality subscribes to the principles of the Employment Equity Act.

Closing date: 2014/06/09







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Assistant Director: Creditors




Reference number: 14/140/CFO

SALARY: R270 804–R318 984 per annum, The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE: National Office, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: A relevant 3 year Bachelor Degree / National Diploma in Financial Management with Accounting as a subject; 5 years experience in Financial Management of which at least 2 years in Creditors; BAS experience will be an advantage; Skills and Competencies: Communication (verbal and written) skills; Computer literacy (MS Word, Outlook, MS Excel and spreadsheet) skills (will be tested); Telephone etiquette; Ability to work under pressure and meet daily deadlines; Problem analysis and analytical thinking.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Reconcile, verify and consolidate Creditor’s status reports for Management, National Treasury and EXCO; Verify and consolidate accruals in the department with respect to Creditors; Responsible for unresolved and / or high level follow-ups and enquiries; Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms E Zeekoei (012) 315 1436.

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001. OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE: 09 June 2014

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.

NOTE: Interested applicants may visit the following website: www.justice.gov.za or www.dpsa.gov.za to view the full job specification of the above positions.

Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications and identity document. A driver’s license must be attached if indicated as a requirement. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.

Click here to download a Z83 Application Form.







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Deputy Director: Area Court Manager




Reference number: 2014/37/MP

SALARY: R532 278–R627 000 per annum (All inclusive remuneration package), The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE: Magistrate Office, Evander

REQUIREMENTS: A three year tertiary qualification (Degree) in Administration (NQF Level 6) and / or National Diploma in Service Management (NQF Level 5) plus module on Case Flow Management or equivalent qualification; Six (6) years relevant experience of which three years should be at management level; A valid driver’s license; Knowledge and experience of financial management, PFMA, office and district administration will serve as strong recommendations. A thorough understanding and knowledge of the department’s various branches will be an advantage. Skills and Competencies: Communication (verbal and written) skills; Good interpersonal relations; Computer Literacy; Language Skills; Ability to operate technical equipment; Motivating skills; Organizing skills; Leadership skills; Finance Management skills; Project Management.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Develop, present and implement strategic and business plans in the area; Play a leadership role in determining and implementing departmental policies; Manage the facilities, physical resources, information and communication related to the courts; Compile, analyse and present court performance statistics and trends as required by relevant users; Develop and implement strategies towards value – added services; Lead and manage the transformation process in the designated offices; Provide case tracking services to the judiciary and prosecuting authority; Perform other duties as required by the Regional Director – Court Operations.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. SE Mashele (013) 753 9308

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X11249, Nelspruit, 1200 OR hand deliver at Nedbank Centre Building, 24 Brown Streets, 4th floor, Nelspruit, 1200.

CLOSING DATE: 09 June 2014

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.

NOTE: Interested applicants may visit the following website: www.justice.gov.za or www.dpsa.gov.za to view the full job specification of the above positions.

Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications and identity document. A driver’s license must be attached if indicated as a requirement. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.

Click here to download a Z83 Application Form.







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Chief Director: Budget Management




Reference number: 14/128/CFO

SALARY: R988 152 – R1 181 469 per annum. The successful candidate will be required tosign a performance agreement.

CENTRE: National Office, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: A degree or equivalent qualification in financial or business management with Accounting as a major subject; 6 years working experience in financial management environment of which 3 years experience at senior managerial level; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Communication skills (written and verbal); Financial Management; Strategic leadership capability; Performance management; Analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making; Project management, Research and Development; People development and empowerment; Knowledge management; Change management.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Compile departmental budget and facilitate equitable budget share for the department and agencies being supported by the department; Provide budget monitoring, reporting and advice to the CFO, Accounting Officer and the management of the Department at all levels; Manage the Department’s budget, financial systems and maintain full accurate records; Promote compliance to the Financial Budgetary Process within the Department; Monitor and analyze financial and non-financial monthly reports on spending trends according projections; Oversee the finalization of Estimates of National Expenditure, Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Adjustment Estimates; Develop, implement and monitor compliance with budgetary controls and policies; Prepare parliamentary committee report and briefings; Consolidate of UPP’s (Unfunded policy priorities); Provide effective people management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms E Zeekoei (012) 315 1436

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: Human Resource: Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001.OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE: 09 June 2014

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.

NOTE: Interested applicants may visit the following website: www.justice.gov.za or www.dpsa.gov.za to view the full job specification of the above positions.

Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications and identity document. A driver’s license must be attached if indicated as a requirement. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.

Click here to download a Z83 Application Form.







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Deputy Director: Employee Relations




Reference number: 2014/38/MP

SALARY: R532 278–R627 000 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement

CENTRE: Regional Office, Mpumalanga

REQUIREMENTS: A recognized three-year Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent qualification; Three years experience at Managerial level. Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy; Communication skills (Oral & Written); Interpersonal & motivating skills; Research and data analysis skills; Management and Leadership skills; Project Management skills; Ability to adhere to confidentiality; Problem solving skills; Planning and organizing skills; Knowledge of applicable prescripts.

DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Handle labour disputes, misconducts and grievances; Coordinate the management of strike; Represent the Regional Office in National Labour Relations structures and committees; Represent the Department in arbitrations and conciliations matters; Provide training and advocacy on labour related matters in the region; and Facilitate the maintenance of discipline.

ENQUIRIES: Ms DCM Haasbroek (013) 753 9300 / 19

APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X11249, Nelspruit, 1200 OR Physical address: Application Box, Fourth Floor Room 4.26, 24 Brown Street, Nedbank Centre, Nelspruit.

CLOSING DATE: 09 June 2014

The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.

NOTE: Interested applicants may visit the following website: www.justice.gov.za or www.dpsa.gov.za to view the full job specification of the above positions.

Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications and identity document. A driver’s license must be attached if indicated as a requirement. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions.

Click here to download a Z83 Application Form.







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Shoprite: Social Media Coordinator




Job Title: Social Media Coordinator (Hungry Lion)
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Location - Town / City: Cape Town, Brackenfell
Location - Province: Western Cape
Location - Country: South Africa

Purpose:
Work together with Brand Manager to define Online Reputation Management strategy, & to ensure relevant monitoring processes & reporting thereof. - Educate line management on how to best use social media in CRM, & crisis management strategies. - Generate content for social media. - Actively research & keep abreast of social media trends. - Recommend new ways in which social media may be used by the group. - Drive / participate in relevant social media projects &, from time to time, other projects as requested. - Manage the standards for social media, content writing & editing of social media publications to ensure country specific content.- Identify opportunities to drive Social PR interventions. - Develop & agree Social PR angles aligned to product / segment & brand strategy. - Initiate, scope, plan & manage the end-to-end Social PR ‘campaigns’, leveraging off & guiding the social media teams/ agencies to deliver. - Ensure all creative briefs & content aligns with overall Corporate Identity. - Monitor, analyse and evaluate campaign success against key success targets. - Identify opportunities to grow the use of & improve Social PR activities to improve campaign performance, enhance brand image, customer satisfaction and competitive advantage. - Enforce social media policies, standards.

Qualifications:
Essential - Degree/Diploma in Marketing, Public Relations or Communications/Journalism

Experience:
Essential - min 3 years experience in marketing, PR or Social media/Website Management. - Must have had experience in managing a number of fairly large marketing & communication or projects in parallel. -
Have managed budgets on a project basis. - Experienced in operating in multi-functional team structures

Desirable
- FMCG/Retail experience

Knowledge:
Knowledge of the principles of social media, digital media and graphic design. - A high standard of writing and sub-editing skills. - Demonstrate a good understanding of web information flow and navigation. - Good business acumen coupled with an understanding of hospitality and retail industry. - Specialist working knowledge of social media and electronic media channels.
Skills: Essential - Statistical analytical ability. Essential - Copy writing and editing skills. - Computer literacy - Telephone etiquette - Handling irate customers - Demonstrate effective presentation and training skills.

Job objectives:
Web based POS and the management thereof - Strategic social and digital marketing, including the likes of Mxit. - Managing consumer affairs, consumer queries and complaints

Competencies:
Essential - Writing and Reporting - Analysing - Coping with Pressures and Setbacks - Working with People - Applying Expertise and Technology - Planning and Organising - Following Instructions and Procedures Desirable - Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations - Relating and Networking - Adapting and Responding to Change - Presenting and Communicating Information

Click here to apply







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Cost Engineer




This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Equity Statement: Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating Division.

Applicants that are interested in applying for any of the advertised positions must apply by registering on the Careers section of the Transnet Internet.

Please take care in completing all required details on the profile, and then apply for the position.

Alternative Application Methods: (Completed Curriculum Vitae to be submitted)
Post:
E-mail: Recruitment.TCP@transnet.net
Fax:
The closing date is on 09.06.2014.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to GUGU.MAHLANGU@TRANSNET.NET.

We urge all our employees, clients, members of the public and our suppliers to report any kind of fraud or corruption at Transnet. Call the hotline toll free number: 0800 003 056 or email Transnet@tip-offs.com

Operating Division: Transnet Capital Projects
Position Title: Cost Engineer
Employee Group: Permanent
Department: PE, Stream 6, OreLine, PSS, Cost Eng
Location: Saldanha
Reporting To: Cost Engineering Lead
Grade Level: G
Reference Number: 70000856

Position Purpose:
- To manage the programmes/projects, as part of the regional Cost Engineering team, to assure and deliver all Quantity Surveying / Cost Engineering functions and responsibilities across all designated projects, in accordance with best practice standards, corporate governances, policies, processes, systems and controls implemented within Transnet Group and TCP, across the full project life-cycle from inception through to completion.

Position Outputs:
- Provide primary point of contact for all matters relating to the full suite of quantity surveying / cost engineering services including reporting in support of the programmes/projects in his/her team.
- Prepare, manage and taking ownership of all aspects of quantity surveying / cost engineering, estimating and cost planning and control activities on his/her projects, as required at the various stages of the project life-cycle and particularly input required into feasibility studies, analysing and compiling accurate and detailed budget estimates, compiling and managing Bills of Quantities, understanding of the procurement process, tender adjudications, management of cost variances and change control processes, ensuring cost checking and valuation/certification work is managed & prepared effectively, evaluation of Contract price adjustment provisions, production of monthly cost reports, cashflow forecasts, deviation reviews, contingency and trend management, value management, risk management, life cycle costing, earned value management, asset capitalisation, cost engineering, contract administration, claims interventions and resolution, prepare and agree final accounts, QA/QC.
- Provide line management and leadership duties for his/her team and on his / her projects, ensuring that the programmes/projects and/or teams are functioning and delivering to a high standard, that accuracy is achieved at all times, that real time and integrated reporting reflects actual current status of projects.
- Regular interaction with the Regional Cost Engineering Manager, the respective Project Managers, Programme Managers and Directors, Operating Divisions, Group and to TCP and the regional team, other key stakeholders to ensure a professional service is delivered.
- Ensure adherence to and the effective use of tools, Transnet systems and procedures.
- Ensure best practice QS / Cost Engineering principles, systems and toolsets are adopted in support of the commissions based upon shared learning from other commissions and industries, on his/her projects and within the national project controls team.
- Responsible for the audit, governance and assurance of projects, and in particular those projects of significant interest or risk to the programme.
- Lead and direct his/her team so that they are motivated, have an understanding of what is expected of them, and have access to the required skills and resources in order to meet the work objectives set for them.
- Comply with all requirements of the Project Execution Plans (PEP).
- Prepare and present detailed monthly status reports and other reports as required.
- Ensure that resourcing gaps within the team and on projects are identified and filled appropriately and timeously with suitably qualified persons.
- Identification of training and development requirements for staff and ensure skills development takes place.

Qualifications and Experience: - The incumbent is required to have a Bachelor ' s Degree / National Diploma in Quantity Surveying / Cost Engineering, supported by a minimum of 3-5 years relevant post graduate experience in a managerial position, and 8-10 years experience as a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Engineer in a multidiscipline and infrastructure project environment.
- Professional registration is not compulsory, but will be an advantage

Competencies:
- Thorough and detailed technical knowledge of all aspects of Quantity Surveying / Cost Engineering, from inception through to completion of projects, including expertise and experience working as a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Engineer in a construction /infrastructure environment on large & complex projects, using Primavera.

Core Discipline Competencies include:
- Estimating - thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of estimating and the ability to review total Project and Change Notice estimates to ensure accuracy of estimated costs for the scope of work at hand.
- Cost Control - thorough knowledge and understanding of composite Project budgets, forecasting final costs and the control of the budget i.e. Commitment and Actuals.
- Strong focus on cost and cash flow management, forecasting and reconciliation.
- Change Control - Full management of Project Changes to determine legitimacy and estimated impact to project schedule and budget.
- Management of the usage of Project Allowances i.e. Contingency, Escalation and Forex Cash-flow monitoring.
- Contracts Management - understanding of the NEC3 suite of contracts.
- Ability to verify Early Warnings and Compensation Events for legitimacy.
- Actively participate in Contract Negotiation and advice or possibly mediate in contract disputes.
- Contract Administration - management of contracts and the obligations, commitments, responsibilities, inputs and outputs that ensure all parties conform to their contractual obligations.
- Risk and Opportunity Management - assessment and management of risk and contingencies on projects from inception through to completion
- Reporting - Collation, consolidated preparation and presentation of financial, cash-flow, presentations, EXCO and all other reports on the regional programme and individual projects monthly or as required.
- Leadership and team management competencies;
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills;
- Broad business acumen with focus on commerciality and client care;
- High degree of computer literacy (MS Office package, Primavera, SAP, other project controls software would be an advantage);
- Knowledge in working with NEC contracts;
- Planning and organizing including resource and time management;
- Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Planning Lead




This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Equity Statement: Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating Division.

Applicants that are interested in applying for any of the advertised positions must apply by registering on the Careers section of the Transnet Internet.

Please take care in completing all required details on the profile, and then apply for the position.

Alternative Application Methods: (Completed Curriculum Vitae to be submitted)
Post:
E-mail: Recruitment.TCP@transnet.net
Fax:
The closing date is on 09.06.2014.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to GUGU.MAHLANGU@TRANSNET.NET.

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Operating Division: Transnet Capital Projects
Position Title: Planning Lead
Employee Group: Permanent
Department: PE, Stream 6, OreLine, PSS, Planning
Location: Saldanha
Reporting To: Programme Controls Manager
Grade Level: F
Reference Number: 70000858

Position Purpose:
- To develop and manage all Planning (Enterprise & Projects) for TCP across the regions for the stream.
- To manage and be responsible for all aspects of Planning and Controlling of projects, resources and systems for the effective integrated project services to Transnet Projects and Operating divisions.

Position Outputs:
- Bachelor's degree / equivalent diploma in engineering (Mech / Civil / Industrial) or related qualification.
- 4-6 years relevant experience in managerial position supported by 5-8 years' experience as a project planner in multidiscipline project environment.
- Project Management experience in line with PMBoK.
- Specialist knowledge of project planning including using Primavera P5/6 - Certification for P6 Web, P6/ver 8 would be an advantage - Competent in the use of NEC 3 ECC suite of contracts - EPCM planning experience.
- Interaction with contractors on project plans and schedule management.

Qualifications and Experience:
- Overall management and accountability for the Scheduling, Planning, Controlling, Monitoring and Tracking functions in Transnet Projects in the stream.
- Provide expert Planning services to the projects using software approved by Project Support Services.
- WBS input / update activity data including logic, resource, progress, expenditure, activity durations and logic sequences.
- Prepare detailed tracking schedules, bar charts, network diagrams, resource loading graphs and critical path analyses for projects using software approved by Transnet Project Services - Review the bid milestones and overall completion timetables in conjunction with the project scope at award and identify any anomalies or inconsistencies.
- Review reports and information prepared by construction personnel or contractors/suppliers in accordance with particular project requirements.
- Regular interaction with clients to ensure a professional service is delivered.
- Ensure adherence to and the effective use of tools, Transnet systems and procedures.
- Initiating and implementing new business procedures congruent to best practice.
- Lead and direct, Project Planners and sub-ordinates so that they are motivated and have access to the required resources in order to meet the work objectives set for them.
- Comply with all requirements of the Project Execution Plans (PEP).
- Prepare and present detailed monthly status reports - Manage and mentor planning team to ensure that staff has an understanding of what is expected of them and has the necessary skills to execute the requirements.
- Identification training and development requirements for staff and ensure skills development takes place.
- Assist/Lead team in terms of Time claims, Early warnings, compensation events and project changes.

Competencies: - Interpersonal and good communication skills; - Computer literacy (MS Office package); - Resource management; - Time management - Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines - Planning and organizing - Budgeting skills - Verbal and written communication - Presentation skills - NEC 3 ECC suite of contracts

WORKING CONDITIONS/INHERENT REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:
- Regular travel
- Drivers licence code 8

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!

Volkswagen: VW Product Marketing Pricing Analyst




Job Title: VW Product Marketing Pricing Analyst
Job Type: Permanent
Location - Town / City: Sandton
Type of Position: Based in Sandton and reporting to the VW Product Marketing Manager, this is a permanent, STAFF level position.

Job Description and Responsibilities:
The position entails:
- Performing detailed analyses of the VW Product offering versus that of competitors to identify areas of opportunity
- Researching competitor offerings and pricing in order to ensure correct price positioning and model build up for all VW passenger products
- Formulating recommendations regarding pricing of options, and various model derivatives
- Preparation of Indexing and Price Positioning Charts for presentation and signoff by VWSA Management
- Negotiating VWSA Local Price position with VWAG on new models in order to obtain Group Brand approval
- Analysis of market/competitor subsequent price movements and the effects on the VW Brand
- Continuous monitoring of pricing baskets to ensure that models retain their Indexing Position
- Maintaining the pricing of vehicle specification tables in SAP Sales Distribution system

Education and Experience:

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/ or ability required to meet the demands of the role:
- A formal 3-year Bachelor's degree/ National Diploma from a recognised tertiary institution, preferably in Commerce/ Business Science / Engineering / Finance
- A minimum of 3 years experience in engineering/ sales forecasting/ market research/ brand management / finance

Skills, Attributes & Other requirements:

The ideal candidate should:
- Demonstrate sound understanding of the automotive market and competitive environment
- Have strategic and conceptual thinking capabilities
- Present a structured thinking approach with sound problem-solving abilities
- Demonstrate good communication skills (oral and written) and well-developed presentation skills with the confidence and ability to address internal and external product forums (eg. Pre-PSK and Dealer Council)
- Display excellent computer literacy skills with comprehensive knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
- Be analytically minded with the ability and inclination to work with detail
- Exhibit a solution-oriented approach and be able to work effectively under pressure
- Be innovative, resourceful and action-orientated
- Be passionate about cars / vehicle brands, with specific reference to VW products
- German language proficiency will be beneficial

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Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!