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Ambulance (Private)072 054 9110
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SENIOR MANAGER: LEGAL SERVICES

Closing Date: 27 June 2022
Salary: R 783 167.14 – R 1,016 626.82

DIRECTORATE:               CORPORATE SERVICES

DIVISION:                       LEGAL SERVICES

BASIC SALARY:               R 783 167.14 – R 1,016 626.82 (T18) + MUNICIPAL BENEFITS

                                      (Subject to TASK Job Evaluation)

BENEFITS:                       TRANSPORT + CELLPHONE ALLOWANCE

REF NO.:                         NOTICE 125 of 2022

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:   LL B Degree/B Proc. or equivalent NQF7 ●   12 years or more managerial experience  in a municipal legal environment ● Registration/Admission as an Attorney/Advocate of the High Court

 

ADDED ADVANTAGE: ● Compliance with 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)

 

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS ● Code B Drivers’ License ● Computer literacy (MS Office applications) ● Proficiency in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape (read, write and speak) ● Good management, human relations, interpersonal and communication skills ● Analytical skills ● High level of responsibility and confidentiality ● Ability to give attention to detail ● Ability to function under pressure and independently.

 

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES: ●  Plan, directs and control the provision of comprehensive legal services to the municipality to safeguard the municipality's interests in all legally related matters within the organisation  ●  ●Ensure legal and regulatory compliance of the institution ● Responsible to provide legal guidance regarding council resolutions, litigations, defense of legal action, contracts, service, etc. ● Assist the various directorates by providing legal guidance regarding property administration, alienation, sales, leases, servitudes, deeds of sale, debt collections and issuing of summons ● Oversee, plan and manage the implementation of risk management and mitigation strategies across all Directorial functions ●Oversee, manage and control expenditure against the approved budget allocations and adhere to Supply Chain Management procedural applications ● Disseminate guidance and information on specific key performance areas and requirements associated with performance management of the human capital of the Division ● Render management and line function administrative support services to the Division. ● Keep abreast of current trends, legislative changes and developments in the profession.

 

Work related enquiries can be directed to Director Corporate Services: Ms. M Mpahlwa; email mmpahlwa@plett.gov.za or on tell: 044 501 3000.

For general enquiries contact Mr. J Williams or Ms L Clark on telephone no:  044 501 3418.

 

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 hand delivered/couriered to the Human Resources Section, Bitou Municipality, 1 Sewell Street, Plettenberg Bay or posted to 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 Candidates apply.

 

Please take note:                                                READVERTISEMENT

 

  1. ONLY hard-copy applications will be considered. No electronic or faxed applications will be accepted.
  2. Please complete the Reference Checking Consent & Authorization Form which is available on the Municipality’s Website. (Compulsory)
  3. Late applications will not be considered. Canvassing of Councillors with the purpose of being appointed is not permitted and proof of such canvassing shall lead to disqualification.

 

 

M MEMANI

MUNICIPAL MANAGER                                                              CLOSING DATE: 27 JUNE 2022 @ 14h:00   

 

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.

Notice 125 of 2022 Senior Manager Legal Services (Closing date 27 June 2022) (232.71KB) Application Form For Senior Managers (553.33KB) Reference Checking Consent Form (310.53KB) Last published 10 June 2022