NALEDI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY
The Naledi Local Municipality is an equal opportunity employer committed to the promotion of equity and equality and seeks to appoint a dynamic and developmental candidate in the following position:
FINANCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
FIVE YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT
(To be stationed in Vryburg)
Total remuneration package will be in terms of Government Gazette No.43122 dated 20 March 2020 (i.e. Minimum R 894 447.00; Midpoint R 1 022 226.00 and Maximum R 1 133 463.00 per annum)
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: • Competence in Self-Management (setting and agreeing on service delivery standards) • Interpretation of and implementation within the legislative and National policy frameworks • Knowledge of developmental Local Government • Knowledge of Performance Management and Reporting • Knowledge of Global and South African specific political, social and economic contexts • Competence in policy conceptualisation, analysis and implementation • Knowledge of more than one functional Municipal field/discipline • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills (Mediation and Arbitration) • Competence as required by other National Line Sector Departments • Skills in Governance, Public mobilisation and participation • Exceptional and dynamic creativity to improve the functioning of the Municipality.
KNOWLEDGE: • The ability to contribute to service delivery systems of a complex nature and to manage the achievement of Municipal strategies and goals • To formulate and influence short, medium and long term service delivery plans to deliver on Municipal strategies and goals • To provide supportive leadership to the Accounting Officer and Senior Management team • To develop and maintain strategic alliance with various stakeholders • To guide the management of an effective, economic and efficient finance function, supported by effective financial management • To forecast revenue and expenditure and assess the impact thereof • To commission and operate financial systems • To maintain sufficient working capital (cash flows/short term liquidity) to meet the needs of the Municipality • To manage the budget preparation and implementation process and provide technical expertise in this regard • To support and implement good Governance in the area of responsibility • To implement and manage the financial and performance reporting process of the Municipality • To undertake risk, change and guide the management of such • To support arid contribute to the formulation of policy and By-Laws by the Municipality Council • To implement, manage and oversee the implementation of legislation and policy within the area of responsibility • To manage and oversee a fair, equitable, transparent, competitive and cost effective SCM function • To support the audit process in order to obtain the optimum level of assurance from the Auditor-General • Advanced knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation • Ability to be an innovative and strategic leader • Must have extensive knowledge of the Public Office environment • Risk, change management, program and project management • Good practical knowledge and understanding of Municipal Financial Management Act (MFMA) and all relevant regulations • Good practical knowledge of Generally Recognised Accounting Practices (GRAP).
The advertisement of this position is in line with the MSA: Regulations on Appointment and Conditions of Employment of Senior Managers.
The successful candidate will be required to sign an Employment Contract; Performance Agreement and also disclose their financial interest.
Shortlisted candidates will undergo security vetting, including inter alia Competency Assessment, the verification of their Curriculum Vitae, as well as all qualifications and criminal records. In terms of Municipal Government: Municipal Finance Management Act 2003 - Exemption from Regulations 15and 18 of Municipal Regulations on Minimum Competency Levels 2017.
In a case of a new appointee, the official must attain the minimum competency level in the unit standards for each competency area within 18 months from the date of appointment. Women are encouraged to apply, in order to meet the equity goals of Naledi Local Municipality Candidates who applied previously do not need to re-apply.
Only the Regulated Application Form, attached as Annexure C of Gazette 37245 dated 17 January 2014. accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of your qualifications will be accepted.
The Regulated Application Form can be requested via email from Ms A Dubber at email@example.com
Applications must be directed to: The Acting Municipal Manager, Naledi Local Municipality, PO Box 35, VRYBURG, 8600.
No emailed or faxed applications will be accepted.
For further enquiries in this regard, contact Ms. A Dubber on 073 086 4382 or Mr. V Oliphant on 053 928 2328 during office hours.
CLOSING DATE: 6 October 2020 @ 16:00