uMlalazi Municipality

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


Contract of Employment for the aforesaid vacancy is linked to the Term of Office for the Speaker

Salary:R459 863.06 to R596 916.69 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.

Qualifications and experience: • Applicants must have Grade 12 plus a Degree in Public Administration or equivalent qualification, be computer literate in all MS Office applications, Code B driving license and 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 and controls the procedures and applications associated with the provision of services and support to the Office of the Speaker through determination of requirements related to Office Management • Alignment of workflow and priorities • Monitor the effectiveness of administrative systems intended to organize • Maintain and make available information relating to political and administrative discussions, decisions • Processes and responses, and attending to preparatory arrangements relating to the co-ordination of political programmes at community level in order to ensure the Office of the Speaker is given the required level of support to enable attention and undertaking of key responsibilities that is deemed compulsory in terms of the service delivery charter and participatory governance strategy.

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 12h00, Tuesday, 13 April 2021 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.