Grade : n/a
Total Package: remuneration package is as per the provisions of Government Gazete No 43122 dated 20 March 2020
Reference: CM/22


  • NQF level 8 in Public Administration/Political Sciences/Social Sciences/Built Environment/Law or Equivalent

  • Certificate in Municipal Financial Management (SAQA Qualification ID 48965) OR to be obtained within 18 months from date of appointment.  Failure to obtain/exhibit the required competence, will result in the termination of the appointee’s services within one month after the end of the new appointees 18-month period as per clause 3 (b) of Government Gazette No. 37432 dated 14 March 2014.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience as a Manager in the Local Government of which at least (5) years must be at a Senior Management Level

Key Performance Areas

  • Managing an economic, efficient and accountable administration

  • Managing the implementation of the Metro’s Integrated Development Plan, Spatial Plans related Sector Plans and Metro Growth and Development Strategy.

  • Implementing and managing the Metro’s Performance Management Systems

  • Managing the administration in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (1996), the Local Government Municipal Structures Act (1998), the Municipal Systems Act (2000), the Municipal Finance Management Act (2003), and all other national and provincial legislation applicable to the Local Government

  • Managing provision of services to the local community in a sustainable and equitable manner

  • Facilitating the participation of the local community in the affairs of the Metro

  • Developing and maintaining a system to assess community satisfaction with municipal services

  • Appointing, managing, effectively utilising and training staff and maintaining staff discipline

  • Promoting sound labour relations and compliance by the Metro with applicable labour legislation

  • Advising political structures and political office bearers of the Metro, managing communications between them and administering and carrying out their decisions

  • Administering and implementing the Municipality’s by-laws and policies

  • Responsible for all income and expenditure of the Municipality, all assets, the discharge of all liabilities of the Municipality and proper and diligent compliance with applicable Municipal Finance Management legislation

  • Implementing the strategic goals of the Municipality through co-operation and innovative teamwork

  • Ensure that Council’s policies and relevant national and provincial legislation are implemented with noteworthy impact on the socio-economic development of Buffalo City’s citizens

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  • The contact person relating to any queries with regards to the above post can be made to Mr Bob Naidoo – HOD: Corporate Services on 043 – 705 1893
  • All applications must be accompanied by an official application form which is obtainable from

Closing Date: 2022-06-02