An exciting career opportunity exists in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape for a Director : Infrastructure and Operations within a Higher Education environment.
If you have the following behavioural competency and experience, we look forward to receiving your application. Behavioural Competency Knowledge and skills in project planning, development and management.
Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills. High degree of accuracy with respect to writing and data analysis.
Sound knowledge of appropriate legislation, regulations and governance best practices. Duties include the following, but not limited to : Resourcing and leadership of the division of Infrastructure, Facilities & Operations Reporting and accountability Physical infrastructure, space planning & strategy University facilities University student residence system Safety and security on campus Compliance with standards and legislative and statutory requirements of occupational Health and Safety Management of stakeholders relations Requirements : At least an appropriate Honours Degree in Engineering, Infrastructure Development or equivalent and approximately 12 years’ relevant experience where such experience includes : A minimum of five (5) years at the senior management level where this management experience included staff management, project management, financial and budget management and resource management.
Proven track record of successful determination and implementation of strategy. Experience in strategic and operational planning and execution.
Strong financial management skills Excellent track record in managing large and complex infrastructure projects. Demonstrate a sound conceptual understanding of managing a residential system.
Sound knowledge of governance, legislation, reporting standards and best practice trends in infrastructure development and management.
Experience in a higher education environment and an understanding of its challenges