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Emakhazeni Local Municipality

Emakhazeni Local Municipality consists of 4 units of service namely, Emakhazeni, Dullstroom, Emgwenya and Entokozweni; the municipality is responsible for providing basic services to eight (8) wards; many of which are rural in character. Emakhazeni Local Municipality is inviting applications from suitably qualified incumbents, who must sign a fixed term contract of employment of up to a maximum of five years and a performance agreement annually for the following management position:

(5 years performance based fixed term contract)

Salary: An all-inclusive total remuneration package of R846 307. 00 (Minimum) – R950 907.00 (Midpoint) – R1 040 327.00 (Maximum) per annum. (Payment is in terms of Total Remuneration Packages payable to Municipal Managers and Managers directly accountable to Municipal Managers – Notice 43122 of 2020.
Qualifications: A B Degree in Engineering or equivalent qualification, A Certificate in Town and Regional Planning will be an added advantage. A certificate in Municipal Finance Management Programme (MFMP) or CPMD, unit standards required for designated officials in terms of the 2007 Municipal Regulations on Competency Levels; however, a successful candidate who does not have the CPMD or MFMP must complete it within eighteen (18) months from the date of appointment in accordance with Government Notice No. 91
of February 2017 as promulgated in Government Gazette No. 40593. Certificate of competency as required in terms of the General Machinery Regulation, 1988 and Registration with a recognised relevant Engineering Professional body will be an added advantage.

Requirements: A minimum of five (5) years’ experience at middle management level or as Programme/Project Manager of which 3-4 years must be professional/management level engineering management experience. Good knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation, good knowledge and understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management, extensive knowledge of public office environment and must be able to formulate engineering master planning, project management
and implementation. Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management Regulations and Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act. Valid code B driver’s licence.
Leading and core competencies: Strategic Direction and Leadership, People Management, Programme and Project Management Financial Management, Change Management, Governance Leadership, Moral Competence Planning and Organising, Analysis and Innovation, Knowledge & Information Management, Communication, Results and Quality Focus.

Duties: Providing strategic guidance and leadership in the Infrastructure, Planning and Social Development Department in order to achieve service delivery to all areas and communities within the Emakhazeni Local Municipality. The position requires the incumbent to develop and implement appropriate strategies, plans and policies in respect of water and sanitation, roads and storm water, electrical services, management and supervision of PMU for the implementation and monitoring of projects funded through MIG, WSIG and INEP. The incumbent will also be responsible for leading and directing the Emergency Services, By-Law Enforcement and Security Services Unit, Traffic Management, Integrated
Waste and Environmental Management and Town Planning and Housing Unit. Compile and monitoring spending of the Department’s annual capital and operational budget. Management of the departmental administration in accordance with all applicable legislation and policies of the Council to achieve effective utilisation and training of staff, promotion of sound labour and also compliance to legislation and policies.
NOTE: Emakhazeni Local Municipality is an equal opportunity employer and considering Employment Equity provisions, women candidates and those living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

No late or emailed applications will be considered. Application forms are available at the Municipal Offices at Emakhazeni, Dullstroom, Emgwenya and Entokozweni or can be downloaded from (Application Form for Senior Managers).
Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to security screening / vetting, verification of qualifications and employment history / reference check, competency assessment and will be required to complete a disclosure and declaration of financial interest form. The Municipality reserves the right to nullify or cancel an employment contract and recover all costs incurred by the municipality including remuneration, advertisement etc., should it be discovered that the successful candidate submitted false or insufficient information which resulted in contravention of the provisions of the Municipal Council Policies, Municipal Systems Amendment Act, No. 7 of 2011 or any other relevant Act or Legislation. Applications with CV and certified copies of qualifications should be addressed to:

The Municipal Manager, P.O Box 17, Belfast, 1100.
Enquiries: Mr. MJ Sibanyoni @ (013) 253 7600/7646. CLOSING DATE: 27 November 2020 @ 12:00.
If no communication has been received within three (3) months consider your application not successful. The Municipality reserves the right to appoint or not appoint any person.

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