• Full Time
  • Cape Town
  • Salary: R1 282 618 PER ANNUM

City of Cape Town

The City of Cape Town promotes and applies the principles of employment equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

SAFETY AND SECURITY • DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

MANAGER: DISASTER MANAGEMENT CENTRE

TCOE: SALARY COMMENCING FROM R1 282 618 PER ANNUM • REF NO: SS11/21

Requirements: 

  • A relevant B degree
  • Eight (8) years’ senior management experience in a Disaster Risk Management/Emergency Services field, including experience in pro-active disaster risk reduction and reactive disaster response
  • A valid driver’s licence
  • Willingness to be available at all times and ability to work long hours under all weather conditions at any time of the day and night.

Key performance areas: 

  • Managing the implementation of National DRM legislation and policy by establishing, maintaining and directing the DRM Centre and Municipal Disaster Risk Management Advisory Forum
  • Managing stakeholder participation and engagement in Disaster Risk Management by providing strategic oversight, advice and guidance to various stakeholders
  • Managing Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Response and Recovery
  • Responsible for forward planning, personnel performance, financial control, contract management and relationship management within the function
  • Responsible for all decisions of the Disaster Risk Management Centre in terms of Section 45(2)(a) and (b) and Section 44 of the Disaster Management Act, 57 of 2002
  • Managing the implementation of protective actions in the event of a nuclear incident
  • Coordinating the management of local disasters that occur or threaten to occur
  • Responsible to mitigate disaster severity, ensure emergency preparedness, promote effective response and to ensure the provision of relief during times of disaster.

CLOSING DATE: 9 April 2021

Please apply online at www.capetown.gov.za/careers (external applicants) or via the SAP Portal (internal applicants), unless otherwise stated.