Closing Date: 11 January 2022
|TERM||5 Year Fixed Term Contract|
|NOTICE NO:||341 of 2021|
|STATION:||Engineering Services Main Administrative Building, 17 Marine Drive, Plettenberg Bay|
The total remuneration package applicable to a Category 3 Municipality per annum is offered. (Determined by the Upper Limits of total remuneration packages payable to Municipal Managers and Managers directly accountable to Municipal Managers)
|R 894 447.00||R 1 022 226.00||R 1 133 463.00|
In order to meet the needs of Bitou Municipality, the successful applicant must conform to the following requirements:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering / B Tech: Engineering; or equivalent; ● Registered or eligible to be registered as a Professional Engineer/Technologist; ● Minimum of five (5) years experience at senior and middle management level of which 2 years must be at senior management level and 3 years must be at professional / management level engineering management experience; ● Have proven successful institutional experience in public and/or private sector on infrastructure delivery; ● Competencies as set out in the Local Government: Regulations on Appointment and Conditions of Employment of Senior Managers, GNR 21, GG 37245 dated 17 January 2014 ● Compliance in terms of the Financial and Supply Chain Management competency areas in terms of Government Notice R493, as published in Government Gazette no 29967 of 15 June 2007. (Municipalities were granted exemption from regulation 15 and 18 of Government Gazette 29967 under Notice No. 40593 of 3 February 2017, subject to conditions of compliance with minimum competency levels within 18 months of date of employment) ● Code B Drivers’ License ● Own transport ● Computer literacy (MS Office applications) ● Excellent facilitation and communication skills in at least 2 of the official languages of the Western Cape (read, write and speak).
KNOWLEDGE: ● Good knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation. ● Good knowledge and understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management. ● Must have extensive knowledge of the public office environment ● Must be able to formulate engineering master planning, project management and implementation ● Understanding of Municipal Council operations and delegation of powers, ● Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No. 5 of 2000) ● Excellent communication, negotiating, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills ● Strategic leadership and management skills
ADDED ADVANTAGE: ● Certificate of competency as required in terms of the General Machinery Regulations, 1998; or ● Registration with a recognized relevant engineering professional body.
CORE FUNCTIONS: ● Roads, Transport and Storm Water Services Management (road construction & maintenance and infrastructure asset maintenance) ● Water Services Management (water and waste water purification, water and waste water reticulation, water loss control and demand) ● Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Management (Pump stations, Electrical Planning and Maintenance) ● Fleet Management ● Project Management (Infrastructure and Development projects, Grant Funding ) ● Executive Support.
Candidates will be subjected to an interview and evaluation process and must be aware that previous employers and references will be contacted and their qualifications, credit, and criminal records will be verified. The candidates will be required to disclose all financial interests.
An official application form applicable to Senior Managers (available on the municipal website) must be completed and must be accompanied with a covering letter, comprehensive CV, original certified copies of qualifications and ID document and driver’s license and the names of three contactable references from current and previous employers must be provided.
Applications must be posted / couriered to Bitou Municipality, Private Bag X1002, Plettenberg Bay 6600 or hand delivered to the Human Resources Section, 4 Sewell Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, for attention of the Office of the Municipal Manager.
Applications forms are available on the Bitou website (www.bitou.gov.za);
For enquiries can contact the Manager: Human Resources Administration Mrs. Venus Cunningham on 044 501 3000 during office hours.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only, if you do not receive a response within 3 months from closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
No late applications will be accepted or considered. Bitou reserves the right not to make any appointments.
ACTING MUNICIPAL MANAGER
CLOSING DATE: 11 January 2022 at 14h00