ZULULAND DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY
The Zululand District Municipality situated in Ulundi is an equal opportunity employer and subscribes to an affirmative action programme which is non-racist, non-sexist, non-discriminatory and based on merit organisation. Applications are awaited from experienced candidates for the following strategic positions to assist the Zululand District Municipality reporting directly to the Municipal Manager.
Knowledge: • Sound knowledge and understanding of local government-related legislation • Good understanding of the Performance Management System • Good understanding on Council Operations and delegations of power • Understanding of Good Governance • Knowledge in Audit and Risk management • Budget and financial management.
Key performance areas: • The incumbent will lead and direct the Infrastructure and Technical Services Department in order to achieve service delivery to all areas and communities within the Zululand District 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, and electricity implementation MIG funds through the project management unit • Execute any functions delegated by the Municipal Manager in terms of delegation of powers and related functions of this post.
Registration with a recognised relevant engineering professional body • Certificate of Competency as required in terms of the General Machinery Regulation, 1988 will be an added advantage.
GENERAL MANAGER: CORPORATE SERVICES
TWO (2) YEARS FIXED-TERM PERFORMANCE-BASED CONTRACT
Remuneration: Annual Total Remuneration package will be in terms of the Government Gazette No. 43122 Dated 20 March 2020 (Minimum R894 447.00 - Midpoint R1 022 226.00 - Maximum R1 133 463.00), Category 3 Municipality
Requirements: A Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration/Management Sciences/Law; or equivalent qualification • Minimum Competency levels as set out in Government Gazette Number 29967 dated 15 June 2007 • Minimum of 5 years' Middle Management level (a Manager directly accountable to a Municipal Manager appointed in terms of Section 56 of the Act) • Computer literacy • A valid driver's licence • No criminal record.
Knowledge: • Sound knowledge and understanding of local • Good understanding of the Performance Management System • Good understanding on Council Operations and Delegations of power • Understanding of Good governance • Knowledge in Audit and Risk management • Budget and financial management Understanding of Human Resources Management practices • Good knowledge of Corporate support services including: Human capital management, Legal services, Facilities management, Information communication technology and Council Support • Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No. 5 of 2000): Good Governance, Labour Relations Act, and other labour — related prescripts, legal background and human capital management and knowledge of coordination of oversight of all specialised support functions.
Key performance areas: • Providing of Strategic guidance and leadership towards the rendering of Human Resources Management and Administration services for the Municipality • Ensuring the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of strategies and programmes that work towards the achievement of goals relating to Personnel Provision, Organisational Development, Labour Relations, Human Resources Development, Auxiliary Services, Employee Wellness, Occupational Safety and Personnel Administration • Development and Management of policies and systems to ensure smooth running of day to day operations, procedures and processes that relate to all the above stated functions; providing an advisory services to the senior management and council leadership regarding relevant policy and legislative issues to compliance • Compiling and managing the Directorate's annual Capital and Operational Budget; preparing and submitting reports to the Municipal Manager and committees so that they are informed of the issues relevant to Corporate Services Department • Ensuring optimum utilisation of Council resources • Leading and managing staff and all related resources.
Registration with a recognised relevant engineering professional body will be an added advantage.
Applications are to be submitted on a prescribed application form obtainable on www.zululand.org.za consisting of a comprehensive CV, certified copies of; educational qualifications, driver's licence and Identity Document to be submitted to: The Municipal Manager: Mr P.M. Maniple, Zululand District Municipality, Private Bag X76, Ulundi, 3838 or hand delivered to the Registry Office at Zululand District Municipality Head Office, Ulundi. (Faxed, Z83 and e-mailed applications will NOT be considered.)
Further information can be obtained from: The Human Resources Section, at tel. (035) 874 5500.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that his/her foreign qualifications have been verified by the South African Qualifications Authority and supply the Municipality with the evaluation results. If you do not hear from us within two (2) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful and correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only. Canvassing of councillors and management will result in the disqualification of the applicant. The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS OF APPLICATIONS: 19 FEBRUARY 2021.
MR P.M. MANQELE: MUNICIPAL MANAGER