• Fixed Term
  • Komga

Great Kei Local Municipality

Comprised of Komga, Chintsa East, Haga Haga, Morgans Bay, and Kei Mouth Towns, with its headquarters in Komga.

The Municipality is looking for a highly motivated, results oriented, suitably qualified, and experienced individual to fill the following position:



Salary Scale: Minimum R846 307.00 – Midpoint R950 907.00 – Maximum R1 040. 327. 00 p.a. (As per the Upper Limits for Senior Managers – 20 March 2020)


Minimum requirements: • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering / BTech Engineering, or equivalent qualification • A certificate in Municipal Financial Management Programme (MFMP) or Certificate Programme in Municipal Development (CPMD) is a requirement in terms of the Minimum Competency Requirements of National Treasury Regulations • Certificate of competency as required in terms of the General Machinery Regulations, 1988, or registration with a recognized relevant engineering professional body will be an added advantage • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience at Middle Management level or as programme / project manager • Three (3) to four (4) years must be at Professional/ Management level engineering management experience • 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 public office environment and must be able to formulate engineering master planning, project management and implementation • Valid code 8 driver’s license.

Competency requirements: As described in the Performance Management Regulations.

Summary of key performance areas: • Reporting to the Municipal Manger the Director Technical and Community services will be responsible for the management of team of specialists pertaining to Infrastructure, Project Management Unit, integrated waste operational activities, refuse removal, environmental development and commonage, law enforcement, traffic control and security and the entire community and traffic services department • Infrastructure planning and operation by identifying required capital projects after careful analysis and research into community needs and motivates for incorporation into the IDP revitalisation plan • Evaluates the current infrastructure situation in terms of its ability to be able to meet the needs identified in the revised IDP • Communicates with the community and all stakeholders regarding planned projects • Assesses project performance and discusses regularly with all parties so as to ensure that the Directorate remains on track with the project plan utilization • Compiles a draft budget, final budget and adjustment budget • Provide institutional support to the offices of the Mayor and Municipal Manager and co-ordinate and implement ordinances, policies and by laws relevant to the Technical Department • Management of Directorate by aligning the departmental goals and targets to those of the organization.

The Municipality subscribes to the principles of employment equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Interested suitably qualified candidates are to complete the application form which is available from the Municipal website: www.greatkeilm.gov.za OR at Komga Municipal Offices and submit application letter, complete Curriculum Vitae, and certified copies of certificates of qualifications, SA ID copy and driver’s licence.

Applicants not contacted within 30 days of the closing date must consider their applications as unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates need to undergo security vetting and must undergo Competency Assessment in line with LG: Regulations.

Upon appointment, successful candidates will have to sign a Performance Agreement in line with Municipal Performance Regulations of 2006.

The Great Kei Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Applications must be submitted to: The Municipal Manager Attention: Mr. L.N. Mambila, Great Kei Municipality, Private Bag X2, Komga, 4950, OR 17 Main Road, Komga, 4950.

For enquiries you can contact: The Human Resources Manager: Ms. P. Dumalisile, at: 072 767 5403 during office hours.

E-mailed or faxed applications will not be considered.

Closing date for the applications: 19 March 2021 at 16:00.