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➢ Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration / Political Sciences / Social Sciences / Law or equivalent qualification (NQF Level 7).
➢ Compliance with the minimum competency levels as prescribed by Government Gazette No. 29967 of 15 June 2007.
➢ Candidates who are not in possession of the minimum competency certificate will be given an opportunity to obtain such certificate within 18 months if
appointed, in accordance with Government Notice No. 91 of 3 February 2017, as promulgated in Government Gazette No. 40593.
➢ A minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience at senior management level and proven successful institutional transformation within public or private sector
in financial management, policy development and management, strategic planning and implementation, programme management, monitoring and evaluation,
and reporting on service delivery.
➢ Must possess the Core Competencies as stipulated in Annexures A and B of the Regulations on Appointment and Conditions of Employment of Senior
Managers, as set out in Government Gazette No. 37245, dated 17 January 2014.
➢ Valid Code B driver’s license.
➢ Advanced knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation.
➢ Advanced understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management.
➢ Advanced understanding of council operations and system of delegation of powers.
➢ Good governance.
➢ Audit and risk management establishment and functionality.
➢ Budget and finance management.
➢ Integrity, honesty, maturity and courtesy.
➢ Diplomacy and commitment to providing progressive democratic and accountable government.
➢ Strategist and excellent corporate planner.
➢ Excellent communication and motivational skills.
➢ Advanced negation skills.
➢ Analytical thinker.
➢ Diversity management skills.
Key performance areas:
➢ Carry out the duties of the Municipal Manager and Head of the Administration as contained in section 57 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act,
2000 (Act No. 32 of 2000).
➢ Integrate 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.
➢ Ensure the implementation of the performance management systems as prescribed by the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000
(Act No. 32 of 2000).
➢ Manage the municipality’s administration in accordance with the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act No. 32 of 2000) and other applicable
➢ Manage the provision of services to the local community in a sustainable and equitable manner.
➢ Appoint staff other than those referred to in terms of section 56 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 (Act No. 32 of 2000) and ensure
effective utilisation, training and discipline of staff.
➢ Provide sound and strategic advice to political structures and political office-bearers of the municipality.
➢ Manage communication between the municipality’s administration and its political structures.
➢ Exercise any powers and duties delegated by the municipal council, or sub-delegated by other delegating authorities of the municipality, to the Municipal
➢ Ensure the implementation of national and provincial legislation applicable to the municipality.
➢ Responsible and accountable for all income and expenditure of the municipality, all assets, the discharge of all liabilities of the municipality and proper and
diligent implementation of and compliance with national and provincial legislation applicable to the municipality.
NB: Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to competency assessments and security vetting. The successful candidate will be required to sign a fixed-term
employment contract with the municipality, as well be subjected to performance assessment through a signed annual performance agreement and must disclose
his/her financial interest.
Enquiries should be directed to the Senior Manager: Human Resources, Dr H Brand at 082 3345 289 or [email protected]
Interested persons should complete the official application form which is available on the website at www.westcoastdm.co.za.
The detailed CV’s must be attached to the application form, accompanied by originally certified true copies of qualification certificates, inclusive of a certified
statement of Unit Standards obtained in relation to the Municipal Minimum Competency qualification, identity document and driver’s license and submitted to the
West Coast District Municipality (for attention of the Senior Manager: Human Resources, Dr H Brand), P.O. Box 242, Moorreesburg, 7310 or 58
Long Street, Moorreesburg, 7310.
Note: Faxed, e-mailed, incomplete and late applications will not be considered.
Closing date: Friday, 12 August 2022 at 15:00
To apply for this job please visit westcoastdm.co.za.