• South Africa & Abroad

Contract Representative

Closing Date

Reference Number

Job Title
Contract Representative

Business Unit

Service Organisation
Network Operations

Cable Network Services

Number of Positions

Job Type Classification


Location – Town / City

JD Attachment
Contract Representative 10004720.pdf (51,69 kb) – 2021/09/08 4:06:38 PM

Core Description
To monitor the progress of cable build and maintenance contracts in the Telkom network. .

FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE: Telkom Procedures; Legal Procedures; Telkom Policies; Project Management; Financial

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS: Interpersonal; Communicating; Negotiation Techniques; Problem Solving

ATTITUDES/LEADERSHIP BEHAVIOUR: Diplomatic; Approachable; Responsible

Job Responsibilities
1- Coordinated Material Conduct preliminary survey of site
Prepare RFM in accordance with material list
Source material (catalogue and non-catalogue) Oversee deliveries and quantities
Obtain weigh slip for scrap material
Monitor use and storage of material
Ensure surplus recovered material is returned to point of supply (I/E 6 and journal)

2 – Obtain acceptance/compliance certificate Monitor reinstatements
Final quality control Submit completions
Initiate final meeting
Arrange final payment
Balance the job (Finalize)
Do the final progress report and final evaluation Ensure that all wayleaves are returned
Measure up quantities for payment

3 – Receive order/instruction Interpret order/ instruction
Verify technicality with requester
Prioritise instructions Identify/Group activities

4- Performed Initial Site Visit
Determine executability of task with site visit
Perform quantity survey
Prepare bill of estimated quantities
Compile cost estimate Initiate all meetings Inform/notify customers that you will be working in the area
Supply work permits for permanent staff
Take notes of any deviations/variance orders and escalate to higher levels if necessary
Update record (keeping files) Issue wayleaves to contractors

5- Evaluated/ Monitored Project Progress
Initiate production meeting
Notify residents of work activities
Monitor project on daily basis
Document in site book
Escalate irregularities/variations/discrepancies Measure work done as per schedule
Monitor overall performance
Compile snag list
Perform inspections on sub sections of project Investigate customer complaints
Assist Contractors with decision -making and problem -solving
Monitor reinstatements

6 – Verified Access Network Records
Receive and analyse report
Collect information
Perform investigation
Record findings
Submit report to role players

7 – Completed Documentation
Obtain documentation
Update records
Forward documents to role players
Complete and/or submit documentation
File documentation

8 – Maintained Resources
Inspect resources
Replace and/or Service Resources

9 – Established and Maintained Relationships Receive and analyse request from role players Determine key role player
Obtain information
Establish professional relationship
Maintain professional relationship
Liaise with role players

Required Certification

Grade 10 (int) (NQF level 3)/ Grade 12 (ext) & relevant modular training (NQF level 4)

3 Years relevant experience

Special Requirements
Valid driver’s license.
Able to work at heights/ in confined spaces/ all weather conditions.
Able to work outside of normal working hours/ 24 hour call.
Ability to travel/ stay out overnight.
Knowledge of optic fibre test equipment and testing procedures.


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