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Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Specialist(Fixed-Term Contract)

Kamo Placement
Sandton Sandton, Gauteng North Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date
Feb 17, 2024

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Full Time
The incumbent will be responsible to identify, develop, and support the implementation of public-private partnerships (PPPs) that leverage resources from the private sector to expand the delivery of infrastructure within South Africa through coordinating and supporting public sector entities JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Coordinate unblocking activities and provide technical support to public and private parties through the phases of the regulated PPP project cycle, unpacking policy and providing procedural clarity;
  • Keep abreast with the developments in the PPP framework and the regulatory environment, and position ISAs value-add in this context;
  • Draw on South African project experience and best international practice in providing guidance to government departments, provinces and municipalities seeking to develop and manage PPP projects
  • Advocating for the expansion of PPPs in South Africa through actively sourcing potential PPPs in the infrastructure space
  • Contribute to the development of an ISA Information Repository in terms of developing a database of relevant legislative and regulatory material, global best practice and development of standardised contractual provisions and security documents
  • Contribute to the development of PPP Methodologies
  • Procure and brief external financial advisors as necessary
  • Work with the ISA Technical Support Office to ensure that the financing structure of projects are sound and the involvement of state financial institutions is appropriate;
  • Provide assistance in the appointment of transaction advisors to assist in the project preparation feasibility study, ensuring that the study is of adequate quality for review;
  • Where relevant, provide assistance to the line departments with bidding processes as well as the negotiation and award of the PPP contract and contract management;
  • Compile progress reports on PPP projects receiving support from ISA and assist with unblocking challenges experienced


  • An Honours degree in Finance, Accounting, Actuarial Science, Economics or Engineering
  • Candidates should have at least a Masters' degree in a relevant subject (such as economics, finance, public policy, law or financial engineering)
  • A PPP Recognised Certification programme

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