Government Technical Advisory Centre Circular 24 of 2021



The GTAC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and people with disabilities in particular. Our buildings are accessible for people with disabilities.



APPLICATIONS                     : Potential candidates may apply online on the GTAC website at Please visit the GTAC website at for more information. NB only online applications will be acceptable.

CLOSING DATE                     : 16 July 2021 at 12h00 pm.

NOTE                                       : Only South African Citizens, and Permanent Residents need apply as per PSR

  1. Applications should be accompanied by a duly completed and signed Z83 form (obtainable from any Public Service department). The post title and reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 form. A recent comprehensive CV and originally certified copies of qualifications and ID that are not older than 6 months should be submitted. Short listed candidates must make themselves available for a panel interview on the date determined by the GTAC. All short-listed candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and the successful candidate will undergo security vetting in order to confirm permanent employment. Late applications, and those not meeting the requirements, will not be considered. If you have not received feedback from the GTAC within 1 month of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Note: The GTAC reserves the right to fill or not fill the advertised posts.




POST 24/21                            :            ANALYST – CAPITAL PROJECTS APPRAISAL (GTAC) REF NO: G06/2021

Term: Permanent


SALARY                                  : R733, 257 – R863, 748. per annum (Level 11) (All-inclusive package)

CENTRE                                  : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  :          A postgraduate degree (NQF Level 8) in Economics or Finance. Masters will

be an added advantage. 4-6 years’ experience in investment appraisal and/or economic research. Sound understanding of applied microeconomics. Sound understanding of economic and/or social infrastructure sectors. Research, analysis and report writing skills, with the ability to interpret economic policy and its possible outcomes. Intermediate understanding of financial modelling techniques. Understanding of the Public Sector and knowledge of appropriate legislations and regulations. Competencies required: Problem Solving Analysis: The ability to understand a situation, issues, problems, etc., by breaking it into smaller pieces or tracing the implications of a situation in a step- by-step way. It includes organizing the parts of a problem, situation in a systematic way, making systematic comparisons of different features or aspects setting priorities on a rational basis, and identifying time sequences, casual relationships. Create timely and well-developed solutions by examining alternatives, risk and consequences. Results Orientation: Concern for holding self and others accountable for achieving results or for surpassing a standard of excellence. Team Participation: The ability to work co-operatively with others, to work together as opposed to working separately or competitively. Effective Communication: ability to transmit and receive information clearly and communicate effectively to others by considering their points of view in order to respond appropriately. This may involve listening, interpreting, formulating and delivering: verbal, non- verbal, written, and electronic messages. It includes the ability to convey ideals and information in a way that brings understanding to the target audience. Concern for Quality and Order: desire to see things done logically, clearly and well. It takes various forms: monitoring and checking work and information, insisting on the clarity of roles and duties, setting up and maintaining information system. Computer Literacy: Knowledge and ability to use computers and technology efficiently. Refers to the comfort level someone has with using computer programs and other applications associated with computers (MS Office, Internet, email). Economic Principles: Basic knowledge and understanding of economics main concepts such as supply and demand, price marginalism. Economics: Science that studies the allocation of scarce resources to satisfy unlimited wants. Involves analysis the


production, distribution, trade and consumption of goods and services. Policy Development and Management: Knowledge of Treasury-related legislation, the legislative process and public affairs as it pertains to NT. Includes the ability to monitor legislation that is of interest to Treasury. Financial Analysis: the application of financial modelling techniques as they apply to assessing capital projects, particularly in terms of their financial cost, viability, risks and comparison with alternatives. Project Management: knowledge of the principles, methods, tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work and contractor performance.

DUTIES                                    :          Appraisal  analysis  and  advice:  Generate  appraisal  reports  analysing   the

various impacts of specific infrastructure projects, both existing and proposed. Develop quantitative models to assess the expected impacts of specific infrastructure projects on the fiscus, welfare, economy and the environment. Advise on project configuration, costing, funding and financing, procurement and implementation readiness. Propose alternative ways of delivering infrastructure in an effective and efficient manner. Conduct research and develop appraisal best practice material: Conduct research on sectors developments, trends and topical issues related to infrastructure. Conduct research on specific technologies that affect how infrastructure is developed. Develop appraisal tools and methodologies that promote good appraisal practice. Participate in capacity building initiatives and knowledge sharing platforms. Input into policy discussions and advice on future policy developments and their impact on infrastructure. Monitor developments related to infrastructure development: Analysis on how to prioritise the most desirable projects and optimise the roll-out of national infrastructure to help maximizer the economic benefits to society. Research and analysis of factors that drive demand for various types of infrastructure projects, and how that impacts the economy. Develop and maintain a database of relevant infrastructure related indicators for benchmarking and quantification of impacts. Project Management: Draft outline report and follow an effective project management plan. Interact and collaborate with internal and outside stakeholders on projects. Report on project updates and progress as well as drafting close out reports of project. Serve as a representative on various fora related to projects.

ENQUIRIES                            : Kaizer Malakoane Tel No: (012) 315 5442

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