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Manager: Office of the Mayor

  • Fixed Term
  • KZN
  • Salary: RR432 812.29 to R561 803.95 p.a

uMlalazi Municipality


Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified applicants for the following position of Manager: Office of the Mayor that exist in the Office of the Municipal Manager.


Salary: R432 812.29 to R561 803.95 p.a. i.e. Task Grade 15 (Provisional) plus a Motor Vehicle Allowance, a Cellphone and Data Allowance payable in terms of the Council’s Policy.

Contract of employment for the aforesaid vacancy is linked to the term of office for the Mayor.

Qualifications and experience: • Must have Grade 12 plus degree in Public Administration or equivalent qualification • Computer literate in all MS Office applications • Code B driving licence • A minimum of three (3) years’ relevant experience • In-depth understanding of the political landscape and dynamics will be an added advantage.

Key performance areas: Through the Municipal Manager, directs the key performance areas associated with driving the strategic political and organizational mandate of the Municipality through the management of priorities related to Council Matters, defining and developing support systems to achieve synergy between organizational functions and the broader objectives of the Local Municipality, strategic mayoral programme management and, researching, evaluating and presenting high level leadership strategy in terms of achieving service delivery focused outcomes in order to ensure the Municipality is positioned to serve and deliver on priorities that has an immediate impact on the Local community.

Benefits: The normal benefits applicable to Local Government are such as pension fund, medical aid, educational assistance, home owner allowance scheme and leave.

Employment equity: It is the Municipality’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post with a candidate whose appointment will promote representivity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity plan. Preference will be given to Indian males and persons with disabilities.

Application for Employment Form obtainable from the Municipal Offices and Council’s website and must be accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of qualifications and ID must reach the undersigned by not later than Friday, 19 July 2019 at 12h00 at the Civic Offices, P O Box 37, Eshowe, 3815 or be deposited into Application for Employment box at Civic Offices, Hutchinson Street, Eshowe. Please note: E-mailed or faxed applications will NOT be accepted.

It should be noted that the uMlalazi Municipality reserves the right not to fill the vacancy. Submission of applications gives uMlalazi Municipality the right to make enquiries necessary to obtain information regarding background, current, previous employer’s verification of academic qualifications. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. Please note that should you not hear from us, 2 weeks after the closing date of the advertisement, please regard as your application has been unsuccessful. Canvassing in the gift of Council is strictly prohibited and will lead to disqualification of the application.

NOTICE: HR20/2019