POSITION: EXECUTIVE MANAGER
DEVELOPMENT PLANNING & ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES
LEVEL: MANAGER DIRECTLY REPORTING TO THE MUNICIPAL MANAGER
REMUNERATION PACKAGE: Minimium: R 1 070 906, Midpoint: R 1 259 888, Maximum: R 1 448 871. (Total cost to council), excluding Cellphone Allowance and a nonpensionable cash gratuity of R1 695.00)
(in line with the Upper Limits of Total Remuneration Package Payable to Municipal Manager and Managers directly accountable to the Municipal Manager, Government gazette no.47538 of 18 November 2022)
EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT: PERMANENT BASIS (In line with the New Municipal Systems Amendment Act 3 of 2022 which came into effect on the 1 November 2022)
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Sciences / Architect / Degree in Town and Regional Planning and/Development Studies or equivalent; Project management certificate or diploma ; or Registration as a Professional Planner in accordance with the Planning Professions Act, 2002, (Act No. 36 of 2002) will be an added advantage. 5 years’ experience at middle management level and have proven successful Professional Development / Town and Regional Planning experience. Management experience in development planning and Local Government planning environment. The incumbent must be in possession of a valid driver’s license. Minimum competency levels in the higher education qualification as defined in the Government Gazette No. 29967 of 15 June 2007 will be an added advantage.
LEADING MANAGERIAL COMPETENCIES: Strategic direction and leadership; People management, Program and project management, financial management; change and governance leadership, planning and organizing, analysis and innovation, knowledge and information management; communication as well as result and quality focus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: Good Knowledge and Understanding of relevant policies and legislations; Good understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management; Knowledge of GIS and knowledge of spatial, town and development planning. Integrated development planning framework and inter-governmental systems, strategic planning;
local economic development; Good knowledge of supply chain management regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No. 5 of 2000).
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Municipal Manager the incumbent will be responsible to lead, direct and manage staff within the Development Planning and Environmental Management Services department so that they are able to meet their departmental and organizational objectives. The incumbent will be responsible for the following: Development and review of the IDP, Spatial Planning Environmental planning and management, formulate, develop and manage economic development policies and LED Strategies. Facilitate research on economic development to stimulate local economic development through job creation, support
SMMEs and investment promotion. Efficiently manage and control the budget for the Department; Prepare and submit required reports to the Municipal Manager and relevant political structures; Ensure support to category B Municipalities in the district on development planning, land use management , environmental management and transport planning related matters; Develop and implement the Department’s Service Delivery and Budget Implementation Plan (SDBIP); Perform any other related functions as requested by the Municipal Manager.
This advert is in line with the Local Government: Regulations on Appointment and Conditions of Employment of Senior Managers and Upper Limits of Total Remuneration Package Payable to Municipal Managers and Managers Directly Accountable to Municipal Managers (GOVERNMENT GAZETTE NO.47538, dated 18 November 2022)
To apply, interested candidates must submit a fully completed application form available from our website: www.cdm.org.za, attach a signed application letter, a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified copies of qualifications, driver’s licence and Identity Document to the Municipal Manager, Capricorn District Municipality, P O Box 4100, Polokwane, 0700 or hand – deliver applications at 41 Biccard Street, Polokwane at Registry desk. Applications that are not on the applicable application form, faxed or e-mail applications will not be considered. Enquiries should be directed to Ms Phumudzo Montsha
Capricorn District Municipality is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and employment equity, especially in terms of race, gender and disability. Applicants from designated groupings are encouraged to apply. CDM reserves the right not to make appointments. If you do not hear from us within 60 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application was unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates will undergo security vetting, and recommended candidates will be subjected to competency assessment and psychometric test.
The successful candidate will be required to sign an employment contract, a performance agreement as well as to disclose his/her financial interest. The relevant MFMA Unit Standards is preferred however a grace period of eighteen (18) months will be provided to obtain the unit standards as per publication in the Government Gazette No.9140593, Government Notice 91 of 03 February 2017 by the Minister of Finance.
CLOSING DATE: 01 FEBRUARY 2023