Our client in the Public Sector, has an EE opportunity available for an Implementation Support Specialist. This position will be a fixed term contract for 4 years, based in Mthatha, Eastern Cape.


  • Relevant B degree, preferably in the Built Environment or related field.
  • Project Management qualification (PMBOK or Prince or Similar) and professional accreditation with the Project Management Institute is required.
  • Registration as a Professional Construction Project Manager with the SACPCMP will be an added advantage.
  • Extensive work experience as an implementation support specialist across multiple areas of government (approximately 7 – 10 years).
  • Proven experience of at least 7 – 10 years in leading and supporting the implementation of multiple projects or programmes with competing deadlines and challenges.
  • Strong understanding government planning cycle and processes.
  • Demonstrable track record of working with high level government stakeholders.
  • Good understanding of the PFMA.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the complex regulatory environments of municipalities, state-owned enterprises and other government entities in South Africa.
  • Demonstrated ability to take personal responsibility for project outcomes to ensure success.
  • Experience in working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Projects).
  • Knowledge of Supply chain management and processes will be desirable.


  • Responsible for leading and or supporting multiple projects or initiatives with competing deadlines and challenges.
  • Responsible for the successful outcome of the initiatives and takes responsibility for its success.
  • Lead and/or participate in status engagements with stakeholders, discussing project status, best practices, and progress to complete implementation.
  • Coordinates and monitors completion of assigned initiatives, activity plans in the performance management system and manages data collection to track, analyse and evaluate implementation of initiatives.
  • Develop and or assist with the preparation of Supply Chain Management documents as assigned.

Please note should you not received a response within 7 business days of applying, you may consider your application as being unsuccessful.

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