FIXED TERM PERFORMANCE CONTRACT FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEAR
SENIOR MANAGER COMMUNITY SERVICES | 1 POST | EXTERNAL
Requirements: Bachelor degree in Social Sciences/Public Administration/Law NQF level 7 or equivalent qualification. Minimum of seven (7) years at senior management and middle management levels of which at least two years must be at senior management level. Compliance with the minimum competency requirements as legislated in Government Gazette No 29967 issued on 15 June 2007. The required core competency as stipulated in Annexure A and B of the Regulations on Appointment and Conditions of Employment of Senior Managers Government Notice 21 in Government Gazette 37245 dated 17 January 2014. Valid code B driver’s license. Added advantage: advance understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management. Must have extensive knowledge of the public office environment. Strong leadership skills. Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management Regulations and Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000. Advance understanding of council operations and delegation of powers.Key responsibilities:
· • Ensure the achievement of the Municipality’s mission and vision. • Establish and implement strategies for social and cultural development to the Municipal Manager. • Management of special programmes, disaster management, and environmental management in the district. • Prepare and submit reports on the activities of the Department to the municipal structures and council. • Facilitate and coordinate the functioning of war room within the district. • Oversee and coordinate the establishment of relevant community structures to deal with issues of elderly, disability, women and youth • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and policies relevant to operations of the Department. • Ensure the effective management and safe keeping of municipal assets and other resources. • Ensure capacitation of staff and ethical conduct of personnel under the Department. • Establish and implement the annual budget for the Department including managing the Poverty Alleviation Programme • Attend and participate in all management meetings and other meetings organised by external development partners
Please note: Candidates are required to download and complete the Umzinyathi application form as per Government Gazette No. 37245 of 17 January 2014 which is obtainable from Umzinyathi Municipal website at www.umzinyathi.gov.za (Failure to do so will result in the candidate being disqualified). Certified copies (not older than 3 months) of academic qualifications and a detailed CV must accompany your application.
Canvassing for appointment will automatically disqualify an applicant. If no reply to your application has been received within 60 days of the closing date, consider your application as being unsuccessful. Human Resources will not accept responsibility for information not mentioned in applications.
NO late applications will be accepted. NO e-mails or faxes will be accepted. NO applications shall be considered without certified copies of the original documents of qualifications. The uMzinyathi Municipality adheres to the provisions as contained in the Employment Equity Act to ensure representatively through the process of affirmative action. Applicants must have no criminal record or
pending criminal/departmental or civil cases.
Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification. Applicants should be a South African citizen or permanent resident.
Should the candidate be successful in the interview and thereafter decline the offer, such candidate will be liable for all costs incurred to have the position re-advertised.
The Municipality reserves the right not to make any appointment. Umzinyathi Municipality is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment
Detailed CV’s as well as the completed uMzinyathi Municipal application form referred to above can be forwarded to Mr E Bonga: Acting Senior Manager: Corporate Services at 39 Victoria Street, Princess Magogo Building, Dundee, P.O Box 1965, Dundee, 3000, For further information, you may contact the Municipal Manager, Mr LH Mthembu at 034 – 219 1512.
MR LH MTHEMBU
CLOSING DATE: 05 APRIL 2021