Social Housing Regulatory Authority: Relationship & Communications Manager

Social Housing Regulatory Authority
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 20 March, 2013
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The Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA) was established in August 2010 by the Minister of Human Settlements in terms of the Social Housing Act, No.16 of 2008. The SHRA is classified as a public entity in terms of schedule 3A of the Public Finance Management Act. The SHRA regulates and invests to deliver affordable rental homes and renew communities.

The SHRA based in Parktown, Johannesburg seeks to appoint a Relationship and Communications Manager.

The person will work with external stakeholders, in particular the various Social Housing Institutions from around the country. This position will also require the Relationship Manager to manage communications functions therefore the key aspect is that of stakeholder relations.

The successful candidate will require an appropriate three year degree/diploma or equivalent qualification (NQF Level 6). S/he will also require at least three years in developing communications and promotional material as well as at least one years experience in organising corporate events.


  • Develop a Relationship Management Framework for effective engagement with institutions in the Social Housing Sector;
  • Grow Property Management capacity (private sector and SHI) by creating awareness and understanding of the regulatory environment;
  • Facilitate sustainability of Property Management Capacity in the Social Housing Sector, and to contribute to the optimisation of the Regulations Business Unit;
  • Develop communications/ material and ensure the utilisation of appropriate communication channels for distribution;
  • Coordinate and organise various SHRA events and awareness sessions;
  • Contribute toward effective Knowledge Management within SHRA.


  • Appropriate three year degree/diploma or equivalent qualification (NQF Level 6);
  • Minimum of three years experience in developing communications and promotional material;
  • Minimum of one years experience in organising corporate events;
  • Strong relationship building skills;
  • High level of precision, accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Knowledge of the Social Housing Sector an advantage;
  • Understanding of good Governance practices.

The salary for this position will be determined based on the experience of the candidate. 

To apply, submit a comprehensive CV and motivation letter indicating your current salary and salary expectations to Ms Gillian Mackay at

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

The SHRA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.  It is our intention to promote representivity. The candidature of persons whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference.

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