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REF NO: 001/2017


SALARY:R930,409 / R1 069,436/ R1 208,463: The pay scale will be determined by competence.


REQUIREMENTS:A recognised three (3) year Bachelor Degree in Public Administration / Political Sciences / Law. Minimum five (5) years’ experience at senior management level. Compliance with the MFMA: Minimum Competency Levels in unit standards as per Government Notice No. R493of Gazette No. 29967 of 15 June 2007.

COMPETENCIES:Leading competencies, Strategic direction and leadership, Programme and Project management, Financial management, Change leadership, Governance leadership. Service delivery management, Knowledge management, Problem solving and Analytical thinking, People and diversity management, Client orientation and customer focus, Communication, accountability and ethical conduct.

KNOWLEDGE:Understanding of relevant policy and legislation; Advanced understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management; Advanced understanding of council operations and delegation of powers; Good governance; Budget and finance management Audit and risk management establishment and functionality; Local government powers and functions, including assignment of national and provincial functions.

SKILLS:Analytical thinking, Policy conceptualization and implementation, Conflict management, Risk and change management, Mediations skills, Diversity management, Strategic leadership and management, Project management, Governance, ethics and values.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Carry out the duties of the Municipal Manager as contained in Section 55 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act No. 32 of 2000). Implement the municipality’s integrated development plan and monitor its progress in terms of implementation. Responsible for the formation and development of an economic, effective, efficient and accountable administration. Manage the municipality’s administration in accordance with the Municipal Systems Act and other applicable legislation. Manage the provision of services to the local community in a sustainable and equitable manner. Manage communication between the municipality’s administration and political office bearers of the municipality. Exercise the powers and duties delegated by the municipal council or sub delegated by other delegating authorities of the municipality, to the Municipal Manager. Perform all function derived from the role of an Accounting Officer of the Municipality in terms of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003. Ensure the implementation of national and provincial legislation applicable to the municipality. Perform any other function that may be assigned by Municipal Council.

  1. NOTEApplicants are required to complete the prescribed application form, obtainable from our website www.umzinyathi.gov.za A written application marked “APPLICATION FOR MUNICIPAL MANAGER” should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, certified copies of qualifications, copy of an identity document and copy of a code 08 driver’sQualification and SA citizenship checks will be conducted on all short-listed candidates. Security vetting will be done. Successful candidates will be subjected to additional checks including competency assessment. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The successful candidate will be required to sign an employment contract before commencement of duty, a performance agreement and disclosure of financial interest.

APPLICATIONS:Applications should be made on the Application Form for Employment which may can be obtained from the Municipal website, quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: His Worship the Mayor, Ald. Cllr PMS Ngubane, UMzinyathi District Municipality, P.O Box 1965, DUNDEE, 3000 or hand deliver the application to the Registry at 3rd Floor, 39 Victoria Street, Princess Magogo Building, DUNDEE between 07:30 to 16:00.

CLOSING DATE: 04 August 2017

ENQUIRIES:Enquiries may be directed to Mr SG Vilakazi at (034) 219 1540 Office hours.

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