CALL FOR APPLICATIONS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR
CANNABIS CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER
REF: CCPM 03/21
CLOSING DATE: 23 November 2021
The Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) is looking to appoint an experienced and suitably qualiﬁed South African Citizen to ﬁll the exciting position of an Independent Contractor: Cannabis Construction Project Manager to establish three (3) licensed medical cannabis cultivation sites in rural Kwa-Zulu Natal.
REQUIREMENTS: Project Management Professional Certiﬁcate or Engineering Degree in civil or built environment. Five-year experience in project management, valid driver’s license.
CORE COMPENTENCIES: Experience in project management, Experience in construction, managing of greenhouses and laboratories. Ability to get up to speed with new processes/procedures and able to adapt readily to change, Ability to work in cross-functional projects/teams, Excellent co-ordination and project management and Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Project).
RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent will inter alia be responsible for the following:
Construction of three pilot sites (1 hectare each) for the commercialization of medical cannabis. Assist with managing the construction of greenhouses for cannabis medical purposes. Complete the project within 3 months (subject to weather conditions). Set project construction management guidelines and standards; in conjunction with the CFO. Comply with company speciﬁc Safety Health and Environment (SHE) policies and procedures and other legal requirements. Provide high level expert technical assurance to project teams/individuals and increase awareness of technology advancements/innovations to ensure access to appropriate outputs to meet business deliverables. Identify, report, and manage critical functional risks through appropriate mitigation plans/actions governance: ensure function adheres to governance, policies and standards, statutory and legal compliance.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: The incumbent to the above position will be oﬀered an Independent Contract position with remuneration at Level 9/10 (Option B1.2). The contracts expire on the successful completion of the three cannabis sites.
HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates must email a detailed copy of a CV with at least 2 (two) contactable references; certiﬁed copies of ID, driver’s licence and copies of relevant qualiﬁcations, to: email@example.com, before or on 23 November 2021. Shortlist-ed candidates may be required to undergo competency testing and veriﬁcation processes.
Applications not compliant with the prescripts herein, will not be considered. MKI reserves the right to use their discretion to apply the Employment Equity Act principles in consideration of applications. Preference will be given to SA Citizens. For any technical queries contact The Human Resources Manager, Ms Mngoma, on Nompilo.Mngoma@moseskotane.com. Candidates who have not heard from MKI within 2 weeks from the closing date can consider their application unsuccessful. Applicants will be disqualiﬁed for any incorrect information supplied. The Institution reserves the right not to appoint.
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