Richmond Municipality


The Richmond Municipality hereby invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for the following permanent position.


• Salary: Minimum R487 560.24 – Maximum R632 902.68 p.a. (Task Grade 15)

Minimum requirements: • Minimum of a BSc./B.Tech degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent • Must have knowledge of Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) • Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) • Qualification in Project Management • Civil Engineering Design Packages • Have experience in working on community projects • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in Municipal Engineering environment is a prerequisite with a minimum of 1 (one) year experience at Management Level • A valid code 08 driver’s license • Fluent in English and IsiZulu will be an added advantage • Registration with ECSA is essential.

Key performance areas: • The successful applicant will be reporting directly to the SM Technical Services • Responsible for the management and supervision of the PMU Unit, PMU team and their respective outputs • Deliver technical support and evaluate proposed projects in line with the municipal IDP and the Regional and Provincial growth and Development plans • Coordinate and oversee the planning, implementation of infrastructural projects • Project manages Labour Intensive projects in line with the EPWP framework and the related reporting requirements • Ensure projects compliance with all applicable legal legislation, policies and conditions as required by the various spheres of Government and applicable to MIG • Liaise with the Provincial and the Senior MIG Manager as well as other line function departments through formal regular evaluation/progress meetings and on an adhoc basis • Submission of monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, annual and adhoc reports to COGTA as determined in applicable legislation or required by the MIG Management unit • Capturing of MIG business plan’s into Municipal Infrastructural System (MIS) ensuring that projects which are captured are improved • Liaise with consultant’s business plan related issues for MIS capturing purposes • Conduct site visit/progress meetings to ensure compliance with Business Plans conditions, specifications and designs • Manage projects performance, cash flows and committed projects expenditure verifying payment certificates and preparing monthly payment schedule documents • Maintain project performance data on a national database MIS • Support and assist with all legislative issues as required by MIG • Process related correspondence and assistance in report generation • Ensure compliance with OH&S and other related legislative framework • Link with the Municipality procurement units information technology data audits • Coordinate opening and handover ceremonies of complete projects • Prepare and implement MIG capacity building business plans an alignment with the Municipal LGCBF Business Plan, MIG orientation workshops, etc. • Facilitate community liaison linkages to ensure full community participation at all stages of project life cycle • Conduct bi-annual social economic impact assessment on selected projects as required by MIG Units • Coordinate project based capacity building in terms of job creation with the focusing introducing labour based on construction methodology and development of SMMEs, where technically feasible • Develop community based partnerships for the operation and maintenance of the infrastructure monitoring and reporting on implemented capacity building initiative • Assist with other related Municipal Infrastructure programmes.

Letters of application accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of qualifications must be forwarded to: The Acting Manager Admin, Miss Z. Zuma, Richmond Municipality, Private Bag 1028, Richmond 3780, or be hand delivered to 57 Shepstone Street, Richmond by no later then the close of business on 27 June 2022, 16:30.

Enquiries may be directed through: The office of the Strategic Manager: Technical Services and Human Resources Department on tel: (033) 212 2155.

The Richmond Municipality subscribes to the Employment Equity Act. Should you not be contacted within 1 month from the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful. The Richmond Municipality reserves the right not to fill the position.

The canvassing of Councillors and officials in respect of the above position will lead to the immediate disqualification of applicants. Faxed applications, copies of certified copies and e-mailed copies of applications will not be accepted.