DR PIXLEY KA ISAKA SEME LOCAL MUNICIPALITY
Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Local Municipality, a Grade 3 Municipality with its seat in Volksrust, hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates who are committed, self-driven, motivated, service delivery-driven and high-performance professionals/practitioners for the following position:
Director: Infrastructure Services (Re-advertisement)
Salary: A remuneration package in terms of Government Gazette No 41173
dated 10 October 2017: (Minimum) R813 635, (Midpoint) R929 869,
(Maximum) R1 046 101 per annum
Requirements: • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering/BTech: Engineering or equivalent • Certificate in Municipal Finance Management (MFMP) or Certificate Programme in Municipal Development (CPMD) in line with minimum regulations on competency levels of 2007 • 5 years’ experience at middle management level, or as programme/project manager and 3-4 years must be at professional/management level engineering management experience • Good knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation • Good knowledge and understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management • Extensive knowledge of the public office environment • Ability to formulate engineering master planning, project management and implementation • Registration with recognised professional body • Valid driver’s licence.
Key responsibilities: • Efficiently and effectively manage and develop the day-to-day operations, procedures, processes and resources of the directorate • Plan, provide, administer and maintain sewerage, water and solid waste services • Manage and administer electricity distribution and support services • Efficiently maintain roads, transport and civil works • Ensure the sustainable provisioning of the engineering services including infrastructure development and maintenance • Draft and ensure implementation of the departmental strategic plan and SDBIP • Prepare and take control of the departmental budget • Develop and monitor the implementation of the departmental policies and by-laws
Manager: Budget/Asset Management
Remuneration: R340 817-73 per annum (Post Level 3) plus travelling allowance subject to certain conditions and normal municipal benefits
Requirements: • Appropriate BCom degree or equivalent qualification in Accounting/or Finance Management • 5 years’ experience in accounting or finance of which 3 years must be managerial • Knowledge of Cost Management Accounting • Sound knowledge of Local Government Legislation (MFMA etc) • Experience in various municipal financial management systems Mun Soft • Valid driver’s licence • Computer literacy is essential • Compliance with NT Circular No 60 in respect of Minimum Competency levels as stipulated in the Government Gazette No 29967 of 15 June 2007 will serve as an added advantage.
Key responsibilities: • Manage the Budget and Treasury Section dealing with capital and operational budget, investment and cash flow management and activity-based costing • Perform the budgetary control function for the Council as well as monitor the implementation of the budget and reporting • Be responsible for cash flow management, investment and management of conditional grant received in advance • Be responsible for budget reform and the implementation of the Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) • Attend Council, Standing Committees, Senior Management and Departmental meetings.
A covering letter stating clearly the position applied for, detailed CV and certified ID copy must accompany your application forms. Completion of the application form is compulsory. Kindly note that no CVs will be returned.
For any enquiries regarding the abovementioned vacancies, please contact the Director: Corporate Services,
Mr Sipho Shabalala at tel. (017) 734-6100.
Please forward your applicaiton to the address mentioned below.
Closing date: 23 February 2018
If applicants are not contacted within 30 days after the closing date, please accept that your application has not been successful. Canvassing for appointment will be automatically disqualifying any applicant.
P Thwala - Municipal Manager (Acting)
Municipal Offices, cnr Dr Nelson Mandela Drive & Adelaide Tambo Streets, Private Bag X9011, Volksrust 2470
Notice No: 11/2018