Vacancy at Casidra Regional Office


Casidra SOC Ltd is a project implementing agency for the Department of Agriculture in the Western Cape. We make a difference in the lives of people through effective project management implementation. Applications are invited from proactive, self-motivated and performance-driven team players for the following key opportunity: 



This position involves the effective coordination of procurement for and implementation of community and household food security projects under the guidance of the assigned Project Manager. This entails, but not exclusively; the legal contracting with beneficiaries, drafting of specifications, sourcing of quotations, compilation of tenders, advertisement and evaluation of tenders in accordance with the Procurement Policy and current legislation as well as appointing contractors, quality control of the work, ensuring adherence to specifications and timelines and signing off the completed project.


Key Activities include: Implementation of projects * Project Administration • Assist with the procurement process • Coordinate project meetings • Maintain sound client relations. Key requirements: • Two years’ knowledge and experience in the implementation of projects and procurement in an agricultural environment • Knowledge of small scale and urban farming and small- scale irrigation* Basic construction knowledge, good interpersonal skills • problem solving skills • negotiation skills as needed for procurement * honesty and trust worthiness * cultural awareness and sensitivity • sound work ethics and have an urgency to meet targets * proficiency in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape • willingness to travel • a valid code EB driver’s licence * computer literate (MS Office).
In return, we offer a market-related remuneration package on the appropriate job level, negotiable according to qualification and experience.
Interested applicants must submit a 3 page CV, certified copies of the relevant qualification certificates as well as a copy of ID to the Human Resources Department, Casidra, 22 Louws Avenue, or PO Box 660, Southern Paarl, 7624 or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Closing date for applications: Friday, 27 October 2017 at 17:00.

Casidra SOC Ltd is a public entity and strives to reach its employment equity targets when appointments are made.
The company reserves the right not to make an appointment.
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