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Land Acquisition Specialist

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

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About the Role

Are you a Land Acquisition Specialist looking for an exciting opportunity? Our client is looking for a candidate with at least 8 years of working experience in the Real Estate, Engineering, Oil and Gas, Construction, or similar industry. Duties will include but not be limited to the following:

Finance Objectives
• Give inputs on financial reports, expenditures, and budgets.
Customer and Stakeholder Objectives
• Hold regular meetings with all agents and service providers to review progress, quality, safety, and if plans are updated accordingly.
• Ensure reports on progress are prepared and submitted as required.
• Ensure positive relationships with communities near projects are maintained through consultation, communication, and dispute resolution.

Operational Objectives
• Assist in the development of various policies relevant to the functions of the Integrated Development Planning.
• Oversee the land acquisition for all infrastructure projects plan and engage with pertinent stakeholders regarding land and service constraints and issues.
• Oversee the planning framework's alignment with the relevant City and provincial framework.
• Apply spatial modelling directly to post-project assessments, evaluations, and postmortems.

Arrange early issue of key project documents including:
• Front End Schedule
• Detailed Project Schedules
• Project Specifications
• Contract Documents
• Project, Health, Safety and Environmental Plans

Initiate the formulation of project policy or recommendations to the Client in key areas, including, as appropriate:
• Construction Contracts Strategy
• Maintain cost awareness by all project personnel throughout all phases of project execution.
• Regularly visit the Construction Site as part of the Project Management effort.
• Prepare the Project Manager's Report and critically review other inputs to the Monthly Progress Report.
• Ensure all members of the project visit operating plants, suppliers' works or construction sites, are briefed on Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.
• To accept direction from the Manager Operations on major problem-solving initiatives.
• To consult and keep the Manager Operations fully informed on the status and any issues which could affect the successful execution of the project.


  • Degree/Diploma level preferred

  • Contract management  experience

  • Minimum 8 years of experience gained from execution of projects in the infrastructure sector.

  • Effective conflict resolution and organisational skills

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