The Water Research Commission (WRC) is a dynamic hub
for water-centred knowledge, innovation and intellectual
capital, providing leadership for research and
development through the support of knowledge creation,
transfer and application. It engages stakeholders and
partners involving water-related problems, which are
crucial to South-Africa’s sustainable development and
economic growth, and is committed to promoting a better
quality of life for all.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified
individuals for the Pretoria-based positions of:
COORDINATOR – WATER-LINKED ECOSYSTEMS
(R270 804 PER ANNUM - BASIC SALARY PLUS BENEFITS)
The WRC seeks to appoint a Coordinator to coordinate and monitor all
Water-Linked Ecosystems management and project related
administration, budget processes as well as transfer of
knowledge through workshops and publications in order to
ensure a comprehensive and continued support service to
all internal and external stakeholders.
Minimum qualifications and experience required:
A 3 year Administrative diploma or degree
At least 3 – 5
in project administration and office management
The position entails the following responsibilities:
Coordinate Project life including scheduling
meetings and managing documentation of
all project related meetings
Operate FMS (Fund Management System) in
all stages of contract and project
Facilitate Water-Linked Ecosystems related
networking (internal and external)
Coordinate/organize knowledge dissemination
Project management skills – planning, coordinating and
Basic financial/bookkeeping skills – basic accounting
Excellent oral and written communication skills
General project administration skills
IT skills (MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Accuracy and efficiency
Appointment will be made in line with the WRC’s
employment equity policy.
Applications, accompanied by a detailed CV with
three references, should be submitted to the Water
Research Commission, Private Bag X03, Gezina, Pretoria
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for the attention of Human
Resources, tel: (012) 330-0340.
20 February 2015.
you are not contacted by 27 March 2015, please consider
your application as unsuccessful
Applications are invited from suitably
qualified interested individuals for the
following position within the Key
Strategic Area (KSA) of WATER USE AND
WASTE MANAGEMENT, based in EAST LONDON
or QUEENSTOWN, Eastern Cape.
PROGRAMME MANAGER – SPECIAL
PROJECTS EASTERN CAPE
(SALARY R600 000 PER ANNUM TOTAL COST TO COMPANY)
(2 YEAR CONTRACT)
WRC is leading a two year
project funded by the African Development Bank related
to “Social Franchising for Operations and Maintenance of School
Sanitation Facilities and Demonstration of on-site
Faecal Sludge Treatment in East London, Eastern Cape“.
The position requires providing oversight and
management regarding the variety of activities
associated with the initiative undertaken in partnership
with Eastern Cape Department of Education.
Being a field based initiative we are seeking an
individual based in the East London or Queenstown area.
This innovative thinker and self-starter should be in
possession of at least a Bachelor degree or equivalent,
specialising in management of water services (water
supply and sanitation) related disciplines coupled with
good programme management, report writing and practical
experience within this field. The ability to network,
communicate and co-ordinate effectively would be a
strong advantage and the incumbent should have strong
project management skills. Very good interpersonal
skills and the ability to integrate knowledge from
diverse sources are essential for success.
The successful candidate will: -
Strategically manage and coordinate all activities
related to special projects and programmes in the
This will include:
and application of work plan, implementation plan,
detailed procurement plan
Establishing and managing gender sensitive Project
On-going monitoring and reporting on the project s
procurement of goods and services
and conducting baseline surveys
Refinement of the peri-urban sanitation franchise
Development and production of case studies, sanitation
and briefs for publication
Organizing peer-learning/study tours/workshops
Provide strategic leadership to projects and affiliated
Preparing timely reports as per requirements.
Coordinate and lead knowledge generation, transfer, and
Provide leadership and networking, both nationally and
internationally in the water related activity area.
Appointment will be made in line with the WRC's
employment equity policy and remuneration will be
negotiated on the basis of an all-inclusive package.
Applications, accompanied by a detailed CV with
three contactable referees, should be submitted to the
Water Research Commission, Private Bag X03, Gezina,
Pretoria 0031, e-mail: email@example.com for the
attention of Human Resources, tel: (012) 330-0340.
Closing date: 23 February 2015
For any queries related to the Project, contact Jay
Should you not be contacted by 13 March 2015,
please consider your application as unsuccessful.