POSITION - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: ENVIRONMENTAL & WASTE MANAGEMENT

Emalahleni Local Municipality is an equal opportunity employer committed to the promotion of equity and equality.
The appointment of a candidate is at the Emalahleni Local Municipality’s sole discretion, taking into account factor which Council considers relevant, including but not limited to Employment Equity. 
Emalahleni Local Municipality reserves the right to appoint the suitable candidate in line with the affirmative Action Strategy.
Suitable qualified females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The submission of an application gives Emalahleni Local Municipality the right to make enquiries necessary to obtain information regarding the applicant’s background. Such enquiry will include current and previous employers as well as academic institutions.
The Municipality hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position:
POSITION

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: ENVIRONMENTAL & WASTE MANAGEMENT

ABOUT

This position is a five (05) years term contract which is based in Emalahleni Head Office. The incumbent will be subjected to signing an employment contract, a performance agreement, disclosure of financial interest and undergo security vetting.

SALARY

R1 188 638 (minimum); R1, 415 047 (midpoint) and R1, 596 747 (maximum).

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

Bsc. Degree in Environmental Management or equivalent degree qualification, Work-related Experience and competency. 5 years’ experience at Middle Management level; and Have proven successful Environmental and Waste Management experience and must have completed the Municipal Finance Management Programme (MFMP), Must be registered with a professional body

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

Good knowledge, understanding and interpretation of relevant policies and legislation; Good knowledge and understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management; Good knowledge of Supply Chain Management regulations and the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No. 5 of 2000); Knowledge of management of landfill site; and Knowledge of waste management in a Local Government context.

CORE MANAGERIAL & OCCUPATIONAL

*Programme and Project Management *Financial Management *Service Delivery Management *Problem Solving Management *People Management & Empowerment *Client Orientation & Customer Focus *Communication *Competence in Self-Management *Knowledge of Performance Management & Reporting *Willingness to work irregular hours*A strategic thinker who possess leadership qualities with strong general management skills, with ability to develop and formulate policy, procedures and systems  *Understanding the transformation challenges and change management *Well developed conflict resolution, negotiation and communication skills and computer literate *Resource management skills *Financial and budgeting skills *Ability to manage performance *The ability to identify and develop opportunities to the benefit of the municipality *A foresighted developmental strategist on practical ordinary and intelligence security issues *Sensitivity for the political and strategic objectives of government, especially local government will be an added advantage.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Fulfilling the role of Executive Director: Environmental & Waste Management and Administer the following sections: Waste Management, Environmental Management, Waste Infrastructure – Landfill sites, Cemeteries, Crematorium and Parks & open spaces. Developing and implementing environmental strategies and action plans that ensure sustainable service delivery, Coordinating all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and renewable energy, Leading the implementation of environmental policies and practices, Carrying out impact assessments to identify, assess and reduce municipals environmental risks and financial costs, To economically, efficiently and effectively manage and develop the day to day operations, procedures, processes and resources of the directorate, Effectively manage both demand and source or supply management of municipal services, Responsible for the Directorates’ Budget, Promoting transformation and diversity management, Performing any other functions that may be assigned by the Municipal Manager, Develop and implement the Department’s Service Delivery and Budget Implementation Plan (SDBIP); Perform any other related functions as requested by the Municipal Manager.

CLOSING DATE
11 December 2020
ENQUIRIES

Executive Director: Corporate Services
Mandla Vilane:
Tel. no.: (013) 690 6537/6358/6227

Please send your CV together with certified copies of your qualifications, to the Head: Human Resources, P.O. Box 3, Witbank 1035, or submit your CV at
 
Administration Building
Civic Centre 
President Street
Witbank
1035
 
If no response is received from Emalahleni Local Municipality within 60 days after the closing date, it must be regarded that your application has not been successful.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • THAT NO FAXED OR E-MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED AND THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
  • FEMALES AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

APPLICANTS WHO APPLIED BEFORE THE LOCKDOWN DO NOT HAVE TO RE-APPLY

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