Senior Advisor Land & Rights

at Eskom South Africa
Location Illovo, Sandton, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Business Operations
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Minimum Requirements



  • Qualification(s) :


o B Degree / B Tech Land Survey/Town & Regional Planning / Real Estate / Legal/ Property Valuation/ Geology / Environmental Sciences at NQF 7 with 360 Credits.

o 5 Years Post Qualification experience in Land & Rights


Skills and Competencies


  • Knowledge of Cost Benefit and Financial Analysis
  • Knowledge of Contract and Deeds Law
  • Knowledge of and Experience with the Expropriation Act
  • L&R Standards and Procedure Understanding and Knowledge
  • Anthropology Skills
  • Knowledge of Environmental Legislation and Science
  • Basic Knowledge of Engineering
  • Knowledge of Land Survey
  • Experience in the Survey General office System
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Experience in the Deeds Office System
  • Knowledge of Property Law
  • Knowledge and Experience of Agriculture Practices
  • Knowledge and experience of Cartography
  • Basic knowledge of Town Planning


Key Responsibilities


  • Desk top study to determine possible route, land usage and values to compile estimates and project scheduling for future projects
  • Power line route positioning in conjunction with other Transmission parties to ensure an economically efficient, acquirable route
  • Cadastral and Title Deed Investigation to determine legal boundaries of land parcels on which Transmission assets must be situated and the legally registered land owners from whom the land and or rights must be acquired
  • Determine market related Land Valuations from Land Valuers
  • Negotiations with Legally registered land owners, land occupiers and land trustee to reach a win -win settlement for Eskom and land owner in the acquisition of land and or rights also to acquire approval from Statutory bodies for the crossing of their services
  • Ensuring correct documentation and practices for Eskom and Land Owner approval thus ensuring Secured land Rights
  • Consultation with Eskom Corporate Legal and NER to apply for Expropriations for Land Rights where required
  • Managed external acquisition Contractors and there performance, and produce land valuation reports, internal governance documents, and profiles with surveyed plans


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