Position of Executive Manager: SEMS in CDM




DURATION                          : PERMANENT POSITION



 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 non-pensionable 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 Degree in Public Administration / Social Science / Law or equivalent; 5 years’ experience at middle management level and have proven successful management experience in administration, and 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 knowledge and understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management. Good knowledge of corporate support  services, including Human capital management; legal services, facilities management; information communication technology and Council support, Good governance; Labour Relation Act, and other labour-related prescripts; legal background and human capital management and knowledge of coordination and oversight of all specialized support functions. Good knowledge of supply chain management regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No.5 of 2000). Intergovernmental Relation  Framework, Municipal Administrative procedures, Financial and Performance management reporting, strategic planning and management, Programme/project management, Compilation of management reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Executive Manager Strategic Support reports to the Municipal Manager. The incumbent will be responsible for the following: Provide strategic and operational support to the strategic support services component: coordinate; manage and monitor the implementation of the Service Delivery Budget and Implementation Plans (SDBIP); Coordinate and monitor the activities and programmes of the Section 56 Managers in line with the Organizational SDBIP; Ensure proper reporting for both the offices of the Municipal Manager and the Executive Mayor;

Provide leadership role to support the Municipal Committees like Mayoral Committee and Council; Provide support and advisory role to the Municipal Manager; Provide leadership role on both internal and external stakeholder relations; Provide strategic support on intergovernmental Relations; Coordinate and monitor the IGR activities for the District; Ensure quality assurance on all reports submitted to Management; Strategic Support Services; Mayoral and Council; Provide support and advisory role with regards to public and special programmes; Provide management and support role on audit and risk management processes; Ensure effective and efficient compliance on Financial Management regulations.

This advert is subject to 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)

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 and psychometric assessments.

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.

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 license 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 @ 015 294 1000 or email Montshap@cdm.org.za.


CLOSING DATE: 12 January 2023



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