IDT Vacancies 2022 – Operations Improvement Specialist

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The Independent Development Trust (IDT) invites qualified candidates to apply for the post of Specialist Operations Improvement.

The IDT is a Schedule 2 Public Entity, established as a development management agency. Its primary role is to influence, support and add value to the national agenda. The IDT is mandated to measurably impact on the eradication of poverty and to improve the quality of life of poor, rural and marginalised communities. To assist us in achieving this, we wish to appoint dynamic individuals in the following positions:

  • Post: SpecialistOperations Improvement
  • Job Level: DL
  • Region : National Office
  • Location : Pretoria
  • Duration : 5 years contract
  • Portfolio : Programme Management Services Unit
  • Reporting : General Manager: PMSU
  • Application Closing Date16 October 2022

Main purpose of the job : To manage, coordinate and support operations improvement initiatives with a particular focus on programme delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Programme delivery value chain competencies
  • Construction sector internal expertise improvement
  • Continuous improvement in programme management (innovation, best practice, etc.)
  • General functions.

 Requirements :

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in the Built Environment and professional registration with the relevant statutory professional bodies such as ECSA, SACPCMP, SACAP etc.

Work Experience: Minimum of 8 years’ relevant work experience of which 2 years were at a senior level in the Built Environment and experience in IDMS and system improvement.

Competencies: Programme Management, Programme management design and implementation, Contracts management, Process mapping, Coaching and mentoring, Budget Management and Cost Control; Facilitation.

Skills: Conceptualization, Planning, Research, Content development, Communication, Problem Solving and Interpersonal, Decision making and Co-ordination.

Enquiries : Sbusiso Memela at (012) 845 2091

The Independent Development Trust is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance the gender and racial representivity of the organisation, in accordance with its equity plan.

How to Apply

Applications must be accompanied by an up-to-date curriculum vitae (including two contactable referees) as well as recently certified copies of all qualifications and the applicant’s identity document.

To apply, please forward all CVs to
Any questions about the application process may be directed to (012) 845 2000.

NOTEThe IDT reserves the right to place the candidate in a location and or project based on the business and operational requirements.

Confirmation of appointment will be subject to the applicant undergoing verifications check and confirmation of the applicant’s qualifications. It is the responsibility of applicants to have any foreign qualifications verified by the South African Qualifications Authority. The IDT will respond only to shortlisted candidates, who will be interviewed on a date and at a time specified by the IDT. The IDT reserves the right not to appoint anyone to the above post, and to withdraw them, re-advertise them or fill them by way of transfer or deployment if this is considered in the interests of service delivery.


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