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As the Administrative Head, he is tasked with coordinating the development of human settlements, manage engineering and quality assurance services, manage human settlements programmes and projects, manage social housing, property and asset management, manage corporate services, manage financial matters of the department, render risk management services and render security management services, amongst others.

Mr Masange attended the University of Pretoria where he obtained a Master’s Degree specializing in Project Management as well as a BSC (Honours) Degree in Rural & Urban Planning. He is registered as a Professional Planner through the South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN). He has spent almost twenty-five years in the Public Sector especially in the construction industry.

He further attended an Infrastructure and Partnerships for Local Economic Development program at the Harvard University and Municipal Financial Management course at the Local Government Sector Education Training Authority (LGSETA). He is a full time member of the Institute for Local Government Management of South Africa. Before joining the Department of Human Settlements, Mr Masange was a Municipal Manager since the 2011 local government elections.

Therefore he has been in the industry for an extensive period of time where he gained a broader understanding of the construction industry especially with regard to proper planning. His vision in providing social amenities to the communities and shelter is encapsulated in his understanding of the key role of proper planning to be able to execute integrated human settlements

He has been very key in identifying the challenges in steering the Department from the construction of RDP houses but facilitating integrated human settlements in Mpumalanga Province which still it is work in progress. His Office works closely with national and provincial government, housing associations, regulatory and legislative bodies, Public Protector and other institutions within the sector throughout the country/province.