Closing Date: 09 July 2018
Salary: R 398 246.15 – R 516 949.49 (T15) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS
DEPARTMENT : CORPORATE SERVICES
DIVISION : COMMUNICATION AND CUSTOMER CARE
BASIC SALARY : R 398 246.15 – R 516 949.49 (T15) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS
BENEFITS : TRANSPORT ALLOWANCE + CELL PHONE ALLOWANCE
REF NO. : NOTICE: 142 of 2018
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: An appropriate B Degree in Communication/Public Relations or Equivalent NQF7 ● Relevant 3 years’ experience at a Local Government environment
REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS: ● Valid Code B Drivers’ License ● Computer literacy (MS Office applications) Proficiency in at least 2 of the official languages of the Western Cape (read, write and speak) Good management, human relations, interpersonal and communication skills● Analytical skills. ● High level of responsibility ● Ability to give attention to detail ●Good understanding of risk and performance management ● Excellent presentation and project management skills● Work after normal working hours, during emergencies and planned overtime
FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: ●Plan, develop and implement the Communication Strategy of the Municipality ●Analyse communications environment to identify marketing and branding opportunities ●Render comprehensive communication service to promote and build sound relationships between the municipality and all stakeholders ● Aligns with municipal transformational, change, service delivery goals and strategies ● Coordinate, scrutinize and arrange media statements, briefings and conferences ● Manage, monitor and control the budget of the Branch ● Manage and arrange corporate events*Advance corporate communications and marketing ● Maintain Inter-governmental relations and organizational protocol ● Manage, implement and maintain customer care procedures, centralized complaints service and call centre operations (Complaints Management System) ● Adhere to Supply Chain Management policies ● Render management and line function administrative support services to the Branch ● Keep abreast of current developments, legislative changes, emerging trends and latest technologies in the profession.
Work related enquiries can be directed to Acting Head of Department: Mr. G Groenewald on email@example.com or on tell: 044 – 501 3000.
For general enquiries, contact Mr. Henry van Rooyen or Ms Elaine Sipingo on telephone no: 044 501 3000.
Candidates must be willing to be subjected to an interview and competency assessment and must be aware that previous employers and references will be contacted and their qualifications, credit and criminal record will be verified. The candidates will be required to disclose all Financial Interests.
Application forms are available on the Bitou website (www.bitou.gov.za). A comprehensive CV, original certified copies of Identification documents, qualifications, and driver’s license must accompany the application form and must be posted /hand delivered to the Human Resources Section, Bitou Municipality, Private Bag X1002; Plettenberg Bay; 6600.
Bitou Municipality is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from the designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
Please take note:
If you receive no feedback from us within 12 weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Bitou Municipality reserves the right not to make any appointment and to re-advertise before a shortlist is compiled.
CLOSING DATE: 09 July 2018 @ 14:00 pm