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  EMALAHLENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

Emalahleni Local Municipality is an equal opportunity employer committed to the promotion of equity and equality.

The appointment of a candidate is at the Emalahleni Local Municipality’s sole discretion, taking into account factors which Council considers relevant, including but not limited to Employment Equity. Council also adheres to OHS Act and Non-Smoking Policy.

Emalahleni Local Municipality reserves the right to appoint the suitable candidate in line with the affirmative Action Strategy.

Suitably qualified females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The submission of an application gives Emalahleni Local Municipality the right to make enquiries necessary to obtain information regarding the applicant’s background. Such enquiry will include current and previous employers as well as academic institutions.

The Municipality hereby invites applications from suitable qualified candidates for the following positions:


VACANCY

MUNICIPAL MANAGER – FIVE (5) YEAR FIXED TERM AND
PERFORMANCE BASED CONTRACT

QUALIFICATIONS/
REQUIREMENTS

*An appropriate B-degree or other equivalent tertiary qualification coupled with relevant skills and practical experience in management at a strategic level *Qualifications and experience in urban development and planning will be a recommendation *Knowledge and understanding of the new regulatory framework for the Local Government will serve as an added advantage. The successful
candidate must have above –average ability to drive the Municipality in a dynamic environment of transformation. The position requires a progressive, committed and results-driven individual. It requires a
high degree of aptitude to operational planning, decision-making, manpower planning and motivation *Personal attributes must include professionalism and the ability to command respect and to delegate
authority *At least 5 years practical experience gained at strategic management level *Valid Code B (8) driver’s license *Good communication skills and ability to negotiate and facilities with all communities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

*Strategic management and guidance of the municipality *Guiding the municipality towards a service delivery orientated institution *Oversee the integration of the various communities into one city *Oversee the execution of financial planning and management in line with Audit requirements *The formation and development of effective, efficient and accountable administration *Implementing the IDP *Managing the
provision of sustainable services *Advising political structures and political office bearers *Managing communication between administrative and political structures *Carrying out decisions of the
political structures and office bearers *Accountable for all assets and liabilities of a municipality *Ensuring compliance with applicable legislations *Performing any other functions that may be assigned by
the Council or Executive Mayor *Negotiation skills

KEY COMPETENCES

*Strategic Capability and Leadership *Programme and Project
Management *Financial Management *Change Management
*Knowledge Management *Service Delivery Innovation *Problem
Solving and Analysis *People Management and Empowerment
*Client orientation and Customer Focus *Communication *Honesty
and Integrity *Willingness to work irregular hours

SALARY

NEGOTIABLE


VACANCY

DIRECTOR: PUBLIC SAFETY - FIVE (5) YEAR FIXED TERM AND
PERFORMANCE BASED CONTRACT

QUALIFICATIONS/
REQUIREMENTS

An appropriate Degree/Diploma plus post graduate qualification (NQF Level 7) *Minimum of 7 years at senior and middle management level, of which 2 years must be at a senior management level *Reasonable experience in Traffic and Security, Licensing, Emergency and Disaster
Management will be an added advantage *The position requires a progressive, committed and results-driven individual. *It requires a high degree of aptitude to operational planning, decision-making,
manpower planning and motivation *Personal attributes must include a degree of professionalism and the ability to command respect *Municipal Finance Management Programme (MFMP) or Certificate
Program in Management Development in Municipal Finance (CPMDMF) will be an added advantage

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

*Programme and Project Management *Financial Management *Service Delivery Management *Problem Solving Management *People Management & Empowerment *Client Orientation & Customer
Focus *Communication *Competence in Self Management *Knowledge of Performance Management & Reporting *Willingness to work irregular hours*A strategic thinker who possess leadership
qualities with strong general management skills, with ability to develop and formulate policy, procedures and systems *Understanding the transformation challenges and change management *Well developed
conflict resolution, negotiation and communication skills and computer literate *Resource management skills *Financial and budgeting skills *Ability to manage performance *The ability to identify and develop
opportunities to the benefit of the municipality *A foresighted developmental strategist on practical ordinary and intelligence security issues *Sensitivity for the political and strategic objectives of
government, especially local government will be an added advantage.

SALARY

NEGOTIABLE

VACANCY

DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATION & RESOURCES MANAGEMENT -
FIVE (5) YEAR FIXED TERM AND PERFORMANCE BASED
CONTRACT

QUALIFICATIONS/
REQUIREMENTS

*An appropriate B-degree or other equivalent tertiary qualification coupled with relevant skills and practical experience gained at strategic management level *The position requires a progressive,
committed and results-driven individual. It requires a high degree of aptitude to operational planning, decision-making, manpower planning and motivation *Personal attributes must include a degree of
professionalism and the ability to command respect and to delegate authority *Valid Code B (8) driver’s license.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

*To economically, efficiently and effectively manage and develop the day to day operations, procedures, processes and resources of the directorate *Human Resource Management *Performance
Management System *Asset Management *Supply Chain Management *Responsible for Legal Services *Responsible for Administration Management *Responsible for Information Communication & Technology Management *Responsible for Directorate Budget *Promoting transformation and diversity management *Monitor and ensure the implementation of the standard procurement policies, including the implementation of the process of purchasing from Black Economic Empowerment suppliers and Small
Macro and Medium Enterprises *Responsibilities include inter alia fleet management, administration services and procurement services *To ensure that the Occupational Health and Safety Act is strictly adhered to

OCCUPATIONAL COMPETENCIES

*Programme and Project Management *Financial Management *Service Delivery Management *Problem Solving Management *People Management & Empowerment *Client Orientation & Customer
Focus *Communication *Competence in Self Management *Knowledge of Performance Management & Reporting *Willingness to work irregular hours*A strategic thinker who possess leadership qualities with strong general management skills, with ability to develop and formulate policy, procedures and systems *Understanding the transformation challenges and Change Management *Well developed conflict resolution, negotiation and communication skills and computer literate *Resource management skills *Financial and budgeting skills *Ability to manage performance *The ability to identify and develop
opportunities to the benefit of the municipality *A foresighted developmental strategist on practical ordinary and intelligence security issues *Sensitivity for the political and strategic objectives of
government, especially local government will be an added advantage.

SALARY

NEGOTIABLE

VACANCY

DIRECTOR: DEVELOPMENT PLANNING – FIVE (5) YEAR FIXED
TERM AND PERFORMANCE BASED CONTRACT

QUALIFICATIONS/
REQUIREMENTS

*An appropriate B-Sc in town and regional planning and registered or registerable with relevant institution as town planning *Knowledge and understanding of the new regulatory framework for the Local
Government will serve as an added advantage. The successful candidate must have above –average ability to drive the Directorate in a dynamic environment of transformation. The position requires a
progressive, committed and results-driven individual. It requires a high degree of aptitude to operational planning, decision-making, manpower planning and motivation *Personal attributes must include a
degree of professionalism and the ability to command respect and to delegate authority *At least 3 - 5 years practical experience gained at strategic management level *Valid Code B (8) driver’s license.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

*Manage and Administer the following sections: Social Services, Environmental & Waste Management, Spatial Planning, Housing and Arts & Culture *Fulfilling the role of Director Development Planning
*Provide spatial guidance for development investment and future planning *To make the city as a tourist destination *To economically, efficiently and effectively manage and develop the day to day
operations, procedures, processes and resources of the directorate *Effectively manage both demand and source or supply management of municipal services *Manage and roll out procurement processes
for service providers *Responsible for Directorate Budget *Promoting transformation and diversity management *Performing any other functions that may be assigned by the Municipal Manager.

OCCUPATIONAL COMPETENCIES

*Strategic Capability and Leadership *Programme and Project Management *Financial Management *Change Management *Knowledge Management *Service Delivery Innovation *Problem
Solving and Analysis *People Management and EmpowermenT *Client orientation and Customer Focus *Communication *Honesty and Integrity *Willingness to work irregular hours

SALARY

NEGOTIABLE

VACANCY

SECTION HEAD: ROADS & STORMWATER

QUALIFICATIONS/
REQUIREMENTS

*National Diploma in Civil Engineering *Computer literate *Valid code EB drivers license *2 to 3 years roads & storm water management experience *ECSA registration will be an added advantage or must be
eligible to register

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

*Knowledge of transportation engineering infrastructure *Personnel management and administration *Operation and maintenance *Capital project management *Ensure that by-laws are implemented *Client
services *Any other duties given by the supervisor

KEY
COMPETENCIES

*Knowledge of transportation engineering infrastructure *Personnel management and administration *Operation and maintenance *Capital project management *Ensure that by-laws are implemented *Client
services *Any other duties given by the supervisor

SALARY

R374 616.00 per annum
Level 4a of Grade 12

 

CLOSING DATE

30 APRIL 2014

ENQUIRIES

M VILANE
Tel: 013 690 6227

 

Please send your CV together with certified copies of your qualifications, driver’s license and identity document, to the Acting Head: Human Resources, P.O. Box 3, Emalahleni, 1035, or submit your CV at:

Administration Building
            Civic Centre
            Mandela Street
            eMalahleni
            1035

 

PLEASE NOTE: CANDIDATES INVITED FOR INTERVIEWS MUST BRING THEIR ORIGINAL QUALIFICATIONS CERTIFICATES.

If no response is received from Emalahleni Local Municipality within 30 days after the closing date, it must be regarded that your application has not been successful. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates.

PLEASE NOTE: THAT NO FAXED OR E-MAIL APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED AND THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.