• Fixed Term
  • Ixopo

Harry Gwala Development Agency (Pty) Ltd (HGDA)


The Harry Gwala Development Agency (Pty) Ltd (HGDA) calls for applications for the following position to be engaged on a five (5) year contract.


Total remuneration package: R486 639.36 p.a. (all-inclusive CTC)

Job requirements: • A Grade 12 • A Bachelor’s Degree in Internal Auditing, Auditing or Commerce with Internal Auditing/Auditing as a major • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in internal auditing • Ability to set out the scope for both performance and compliance audit in a Municipal environment • Sound knowledge of Statutory Local Government Practice (incl. Municipal Entities) • Understanding and application of GAA/GRAP and IIA standards • Computer literacy • A valid driver’s licence • Registration with the Institute of Internal Auditors, South Africa (IIASA) will be an added advantage • Ability and availability to work outside normal working hours.

Roles and responsibilities: • Develop necessary policy and procedures responsive to internal audit and risk • Prepare strategic and operational plans for the unit • General management of the internal audit component including budget management • Monitor implementation of Internal Audit recommendations • Audit processes and procedures including adequacy of financial controls, legislative compliance, performance targets and projects/programmes and coordinate work with Auditors • Audit of AFS • Develop Risk-based Internal Audit plan • Facilitate strategic and or operational risk assessments • Evaluate results of the external audit and report on the responsiveness of audit action plan • Perform risk identification and assessment of audit areas • Preparing Audit Committee reports summarizing and evaluating the audit findings/results and risks including the provision of quality assurance • Train and skill augmentation of internal staff to ensure responsiveness to compliance.

Letters of application, detailed Curriculum Vitae, Identity Document and driver’s licence and certified copies of educational qualifications, must be posted to Harry Gwala Development Agency, Private Bag X507, Ixopo, 3276 or hand delivered to HGDA Offices, Farmers Market, Ixopo, 3276, or alternatively e-mailed to recruitment@hgda.co.za Please note that only applications received via the recruitment@hgda.co.za e-mail address will be considered. Faxed or late applications WILL NOT be accepted.


Enquiries must be directed to: The Office of the Chief Executive Officer, Strategic and Executive Support, attention: Mrs. N. Khoza on: 076 501 1583 or nandipha.khoza@hgda.co.za (for enquiries only).

The Agency will only communicate with shortlisted candidates. Should you not be contacted within three (3) months of closure, please accept your application as unsuccessful.

NB: Lobbying for appointment will lead to immediate disqualification. National Equity Principles are applied, and we encourage disabled persons to apply. The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment.


HGDA – NOTICE: 20-23/24