• Full Time
  • KZN
  • Salary: R446 848.88 per annum

The Zululand District Municipality

The Zululand District Municipality with its seat in Ulundi is an equal opportunity employer and subscribes to an affirmative action programme, which is non-racist, non-sexist, non-discriminatory and based on merit organisation. We offer the following challenging permanent position to a dynamic individual of stature and maturity who can further the image of the District Municipality in all its facets.


SALARY SCALE: R399 770.16 – R446 848.88 P.A. (POST LEVEL D3)

Requirements: • Valid Grade 12/Matric Certificate • National Diploma/Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent NQF level 6/7 • Registration with ECSA would be advantageous • Minimum of 3 years’ in Project Management is required • Fluency in isiZulu and English • A valid Code 08 driver’s licence • 3 – 4 years’ project management and supervisory experience.

Key performance areas: • Control all the rural development projects and Zululand District Municipal financed projects in its area of jurisdiction • Prepare quotations and tender documents • Attend site meetings • Manage Service Providers • Attend to all project related queries received • Prepare monthly progress reports • Investigate, analyse, cost, prepare reports, prioritize, etc. of all project applications received • Regular visit, inspect and keep records of approved projects • Issue progress payment certificates based on actual progress • Arrange for the issuing of orders for materials needed on site • Ensure that the project costs remain within budget or make the necessary application (report included) for additional funds • Attend community meetings as a representative of the Zululand District Municipality • Operation and maintenance of water and sanitation infrastructure.

Fringe Benefits: 13th cheque, compulsory membership of pension fund, medical aid scheme, home ownership, subsidy scheme, cellphone and car allowance (subject to certain conditions).

Further information can be obtained from: The Human Resources Section, Cindy Mbatha on tel: 035 874 5642.

A covering letter consisting of a comprehensive CV in ENGLISH, certified copies of; educational qualifications, drivers licence and Identity Document to be submitted to: The Municipal Manager, Zululand District Municipality, Private Bag X76, Ulundi 3838. (NB: Faxed, e-mailed and late applications will not be considered).

Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to relevant security clearance and vetting processes.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that his/her foreign qualifications have been verified by the South African Qualifications Authority and supply the Municipality with the evaluation results. Should you not be contacted within a period of thirty (30) days from the closing date, your application should be deemed to have been unsuccessful. Canvassing of councillors and management will result in the disqualification of the applicant. The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.