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Architect Production Grade A to C (Healthcare Infrastructure)

Reference Number: Career Junction / SACAP 18/3/2016, Argus 19/3/2016, Sunday Times 20/3/2016, PSVC 12/2016
Component: Department of Health    
Core Title: Engineering Related and Support Personnel
Institution: Directorate: Infrastructure Planning, (Head Office, Cape Town)

Minimum educational qualification:

  • Bachelor in Architecture (or equivalent) as recognised by the South African Council (SACAP) for the Architectural Profession.

Registration with a professional council: 

  • Registration as Professional Architect with SACAP.


  • Grade A: At least 3 years post qualification architectural experience.
  • Grade B: At least 14 years appropriate/recognisable experience in an area after registration with the SACAP as a professional Architecture.
  • Grade C: At least 26 years appropriate/recognisable experience in an area after registration with the SACAP as a professional Architecture.

Inherent requirements of the job: 

  • Able to work outside of normal office hours.
  • Travel – including early morning and late night air flights.
  • A valid driver’s licence (Code B/EB).
  • Overnight stays away from home whilst on official business.
  • Sufficiently physically fit and healthy to walk long distances in the confines of the building and on site and carry out inspections.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Knowledge of the Western Cape Infrastructure Delivery Management System (WC IDMS) and the IDM Toolkit.
  • Understand the roles and legal obligations of role-players at all three spheres of Government and Public Entities.
  • Experience with the preparation of briefing and scoping documents
  • Sound interpersonal and good verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Autocad proficiency.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office Suite).

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Programme and project planning.
  • Conduct programme and project implementation and monitoring. 
  • Provide assistance in the commissioning of projects.
  • Conduct programme and project evaluation.
  • Manage built environment programmes and interaction with a wide range of role-players and stakeholders across all spheres of Government/Private Sector and Communities.
  • Monitor and control the delivery of health infrastructure programmes on time, within budget and within defined quality standards.
  • Develop Strategic Briefs and Scope of Works documents.
  • Provide layout and design inputs for healthcare facilities.
  • Develop Operational and Technical Norms and Standards.

Note: A practical/competency test may form part of the short-listing and/or interview process, a full job description is available upon request. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. 

No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (Career Junction / SACAP 18/3/2016, Argus 19/3/2016, Sunday Times 20/3/2016, PSVC 12/2016)

Salary Level: OSD
Grade A: R 476 064 per annum
Grade B: R 544 326 per annum
Grade C: 619 569 per annum
(A portion of the package can be structured according to the Individual’s personal needs).

Applications To:
The Director: People Practices and Administration
Department of Health, PO Box 2060
Cape Town, 8000.
Attention: Ms C Versfeld

Closing Date: 8 April 2016
Enquiries: Mr D Rendall
Tel: (021) 483 6769

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