Closing Date: 10 November 2017
Salary: R726 954 - R816 803 - R906 651
Job Title: Director: Infrastructure Services Reference: C137898
Cape Agulhas Municipality, situated in Bredasdorp in the Overberg Region, Western Cape is an equal opportunity employer. The services of suitably qualified persons are now required.
Office of the Municipal Manager
Director: Infrastructure Services
Remuneration: All-inclusive annual remuneration as per Government Notice 381 of Local Government Gazette 40118: Upper Limit of total remuneration packages payable to Managers directly accountable to Municipal Managers: An annual total package from minimum, midpoint to maximum: R726 954-R816 803-R906 651
(10-year fixed-term contract)
Minimum requirements: • A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, BTech Engineering or equivalent • A valid Code B driver’s licence • SA citizenship • A minimum of 5 years’ experience at Senior Management level in the following focus areas: Civil Engineering Services; Roads and Storm Water; Water and Sewerage; Electrical Services; Project Management; Infrastructure and Development Planning; Roads; Roads Engineering; and Strategic Management • Compliance with the MFMA: Minimum Competency Levels in unit standards as per Government Notice No 29967 of June 2007 and Government Notice No 21, Gazette 37245 of 17 January 2014. A person who does not meet the minimum competency levels in unit standards will be given an opportunity to attain the minimum competency levels within 18 months of date of appointment • Registration with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as PrEng in terms of the Engineering Profession of South Africa Act, 46 of 2000.
Competencies: The following competencies, as described in Government Notice No 21, Government Gazette No 37245 of 2014, are essential: Leadership: • Strategic direction and leadership
• People management • Programme and project management • Financial management • Change leadership • Governance leadership. Core competencies: • Moral competence • Planning and organising • Analysis and innovation • Knowledge and information management • Communication • Results and quality focus.
Responsibilities: • Report directly to the Municipal Manager • Manage the Infrastructure Department • Support and advise the Municipal Manager and the Council • Provide technical/engineering services to the community • Manage water, electricity, sanitation, solid waste, roads and storm water • Develop plans and programmes for infrastructural service within the municipal area in line with IDP objectives • Manage operations, maintenance, planning and administration of electricity, water, sanitation, solid waste, roads and storm-water networks • Manage complex civil infrastructure projects from conceptualisation, design, contract management, quality assurance and compliance, and ensure their proper integration to the IDP • Perform financial monitoring through commissioning, operations and maintenance to ensure effective and efficient functioning of the Department within the budgetary constraints of the Municipality • Manage all infrastructure grant funds allocated to the Municipality • Oversee the management of all equipment and capital resources to ensure accountability by the Department • Manage and source all the Department’s contracts and tenders according to the approved SLAs, Council requirements and procurement policy • Ensure adherence to the SLAs terms of reference, letter of appointment and contracted project time lines as per project time lines and as per project brief • Ensure provision and management of a potable water supply, electricity, sanitation, solid waste, roads and storm water in the areas of the Municipality’s jurisdiction, according to national guidelines.
Cape Agulhas Municipality application forms are a prerequisite for consideration of an application, irrespective of an accompanying CV. Interested persons meeting the above-mentioned requirements are requested to complete the application form that is accessible on the following website: www.capeagulhas.gov.za and submit together with a detailed CV and certified copies of qualifications for the attention of the Municipal Manager, to PO Box 51, Bredasdorp 7280 or hand deliver applications at Cape Agulhas Municipality, 1 Dirkie Uys Street, Bredasdorp, 7280. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.
Administrative enquiries can be directed to the Divisional Head: HR, Mrs Nombasa Mhlati-Musewe at (028) 425-5500 during normal working hours.
Closing date: 10 November 2017
Applications who do not receive feedback within 60 days of the closing date must accept that their applications were unsuccessful.
NB: The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.
D O’Neill - Municipal ManagerDirector: Infrastructure Services (284.53KB) Last published 14 November 2017