• Full Time
  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Salary: R548 733.75 - R712 288.81 p.a. (T16) (Plus applicable benefits)

Harry Gwala District Municipality

OFFICE OF THE MUNICIPAL MANAGER

RISK MANAGER

Salary Grade: (T16) R548 733.75 – R712 288.81 p.a. (Plus applicable benefits) • REF NO: MM N 5/5/4/2/1

Requirements: • Grade 12/Matric • 3 year qualification (NQF Level 6) in Internal Auditing or Risk Management or relevant qualification • 4 – 5 years’ experience at a supervisory level within the Risk Management or Internal Auditing field • Knowledge of Corporate Governance, risk management, and other applicable local government prescripts • Programme and project management, financial management, change management, problem solving and analysis • Membership with the Institute of Risk Management in South Africa will be an added advantage • Computer literacy in Microsoft packages • A valid motor vehicle driver’s licence.

Key performance areas: • Plan, control and coordinate activities relating to risk management throughout the operations of the municipality to ensure that operational risks are properly identified, documented, assessed, mitigated, monitored and reported timeously • Analyse gaps in the Council Risk Management Policy and Strategy to ensure effective risk management processes, propose strategies for alignment and advise Management and Council • Formulate short and medium term objectives for the roll out of Enterprise Risk Management process and communicate the risk profiles, the results of monitoring and recommendations of process improvement • Assist in compiling risk registers for all functional areas at strategic, tactical and operational levels • Regularly visit functional areas and meet with Senior Managers to promote risk management into the culture and daily activities of the institution • Compile the necessary reports to the Risk Management Committee; communicate with the Provincial Treasury, Audit Committee and the Risk Committee regarding the status of Enterprise Risk Management • Provide input into the development and subsequent review of the Fraud Prevention Strategy, Business Continuity Plan, Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and Practices, and Disaster Management Plans • Review all Enterprise Risk Management Plans, Strategic Plans (policies, strategies and frameworks).

Enquiries should be directed to: Human Resources Unit, on tel: (039) 834 8756/5504/8752. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

Applications must be submitted with a signed Application Form which can be found on our website http://www.harrygwaladm.gov.za accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of educational qualifications, Identity Document and driver’s licence must be addressed to the Municipal Manager for Attention: Miss N. Lungwengwe, Executive Director: Corporate Services, Harry Gwala District Municipality, Private Bag X501, IXOPO, 3276, or can be hand delivered at 40 Main Street, IXOPO, 3276, to reach us no later than 15h00, 03 December 2021.

Further correspondence will be confined to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

NB: Canvassing with Councillors or Management will lead to an immediate disqualification. The Harry Gwala District Municipality subscribes to the National Equity Strategy.

NB: All applications must be submitted using the Harry Gwala District Municipality application form and failure to do so will lead to a disqualification.

The Council reserves the right not to continue with the interview and appointment if it feels that no suitable candidate could be found.