Are you looking to advance your career in the construction and built environment sector? The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure is offering an exciting Construction Project Manager Vacancy to join our Durban Regional Office.

As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we are committed to promoting representativity and diversity within our team. This is your chance to be part of a department that is dedicated to making a significant impact on South Africa’s infrastructure development.

This position offers exceptional opportunities for professional growth, including access to training programs, mentorship, and a clear path for career advancement. Join the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure make a tangible impact by contributing to the construction and maintenance of facilities that support South Africa’s development goals.

Construction Project Manager Vacancy Overview:

  • Location: Durban, Regional Office
  • Reference Number: REF NO: 2024/40
  • Deadline: 05 April 2024 at 16H00

Key Qualifications:

  • National higher diploma/BTech in Built Environment or Honours degree with relevant experience
  • Compulsory registration with SACPCMP as a Professional Construction Project Manager
  • Valid driver’s license

Skills & Competencies:

  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent planning, financial, and budgeting skills
  • Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Deep knowledge of Public Finance Management Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Building Regulations, and Environmental Conservation Act
  • Understanding of Government Procurement System
  • Familiarity with JBCC and GCC contracts

Role Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead project initiation, scope definition, and change control
  • Execute full project management functions including cost, quality, and time management
  • Facilitate project meetings and documentation compilation
  • Adhere to government procurement and project administration processes
  • Manage and collaborate with multidisciplinary construction teams to deliver high-quality projects on time and within budget


  • Compensation: R795,147 per annum (all-inclusive salary package)
  • Comprehensive health benefits, retirement plans, and vacation policies
  • A dynamic work environment committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Application Process:

How to Apply: Submit your application to the Regional Manager, Department of Public Works, Private Bag X54315, Durban, 4000, or hand-deliver to Corner Dr. Pixley Kasem and Samora Machel Streets, Durban.

Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to advance your career and make a significant contribution to South Africa’s infrastructure.

We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups and those with disabilities to apply. For more information, contact Mr. KB Mbhele at (031) 314 7163.