NONGOMA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY
Nongoma Local Municipality, the heart of the Zulu Kingdom - IhIalaNkosi, invites suitably qualified people of integrity; committed and highly motivated men and women to apply for the following strategic position:
• Compliance with the MFMA: Minimum Competency Levels in unit standards as per Government Notice No. R493 of Gazette No. 29967 of 15 June 2007. A person who does not meet the minimum competency levels in unit standards will be given an opportunity to attain the minimum competency levels within 18 months from the date of appointment. • Computer Literacy • Valid Driver's License.
COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate must have the following: • Good knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation; • Good knowledge and understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management; • Good knowledge of supply chain management regulations and Preferential Procurement Policy; • Knowledge of geographical information systems; • Knowledge of Spatial, Town and Development Planning; • Project Management Certificate or Diploma; • Registration as a Professional Planner in accordance with the Planning Professions Act, 2002.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:. Responsible for the Spatial Planning and Economic Development; • Development and maintenance of GIS; • Development and maintenance of the Development Planning Shared Services; • Formulation of policies, strategies and action plans for the Local Municipality; • LED Strategies; • Facilitate research on economic development and maintain database; • Stimulate local economy by promoting job creation, investment and the development of SMME's; • Manage land use management and development planning; • Manage the implementation of LED and Development Planning projects; • Leverage private and public funds to support IDP and sector plans; • Manage marketing, tourism and transport as well as agricultural projects; • Management of the department according to the strategies of the municipality; • Prepare and submit reports to the Municipal Manager and other relevant structures, • Attend and resolve queries relating to Title Deeds.
DIRECTOR: TECHNICAL SERVICES
CATEGORY 1 MUNICIPALITY
Occupational Category: Senior Management
ANNUAL TOTAL REMUNERATION PACKAGE
In terms of Government Gazette No.42023 of 08 November 2018.
Minimum Package: R781,460 Midpoint Package: R868,290
Maximum Package: R955,118 Plus 4% Rural Allowance
TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Fixed term contract
3YEARS FIXED TERM-PERFORMANCE CONTRACT
KEY REQUIREMENTS: • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering /BTech: Engineering or equivalent; • 5 years' experience at middle management level; or as a programme /project manager and 3-4 years must be at professional Management Level / engineering management experience. • Compliance with the MFMA: Minimum Competency Levels in unit standards as per Government Notice No. R493 of Gazette No. 29967 of 15 June 2007. A person who does not meet minimum competency level in unit standards will be given an opportunity attain the minimum competency level within 18 months from the date of appointment. • Computer Literacy • Valid Driver's License.
COMPETENCIES: The successful candidate must have the following: • Good knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation; • Good knowledge and understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management; • Must have extensive knowledge of the public office environment and • Must be able to formulate engineering master planning, project management and implementation e with the Planning Professions Act, 2002.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: •Manage complex civil structure projects from conceptualization, design contract management, quality assurance and compliance and ensure their proper integration into the municipality's overall Plan (IDP). • Perform financial monitoring through commissioning, operations and maintenance to ensure effective and efficient functioning of the department within the budgetary constraints of the municipality. • Manage all grant funding allocated to the municipality. • Provide professional advice to the municipality on project conceptualization, designing the project management and implementation. • Oversee the management of all equipment and capital resources to ensure the accountability by the department. • Manage and source all department's contracts and tenders according to the approved SLA's, Council appointment and contracted project time lines and as per the project brief.
CLOSING DATE: 24/01/2020
Applications to be submitted in an official application form for Senior Managers (Annexure C) available in municipal website together with a comprehensive CV and certified copies of certificates not older than 03 months, ID and driver's license. Applications should be forwarded to: The HR Section, Nongoma Local Municipality, P 0 Box 84, Nongoma, 3950 OR can be hand-delivered at our Registry Office at Lot 103, Main Street, Nongoma, 3950 on or before the closing date.
Applicants who possess qualifications which were obtained from a non-South African University must produce SAQA evaluations when submitting their applications.
Failure to comply with any of the instruction will lead to disqualification of candidates.
For administrative enquiries contact: HR Manager on telephone: 035-831 7500 during office hours.
Selection is subject to a positive outcome obtained from the NIA from the following checks (Security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment). Candidates will be expected to undergo competency assessment test. Faxed or late applications will not be accepted.
PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU RECEIVE NO NOTIFICATION REGARDING THIS ADVERTISEMENT WITHIN THIRTY DAYS OF THE CLOSING DATE, IT SHOULD BE ACCEPTED THAT YOUR APPLICATION WAS UNSUCCESSFUL.
Nongoma Local Municipality is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. As such, it is our intention to promote and uphold representability in the Municipality in terms of race, gender and Disability
The appointment is made according to the: Local Government Systems Act,2000 (Act No.32 of 2000); and Local Government: Regulations on appointment and conditions of employment of Senior Managers as published on 17 January 2014.
Canvassing for this position will lead to disqualification of applicants.
Successful candidate will be expected to sign a fixed term employment contract; annual performance agreement and a disclosure of financial interest.
NLM reserves the right not to make any appointments and no traveling costs will be paid to the shortlisted candidate(s).
Municipal Manager - Mr. M.B. Mnguni