The macro administrative structure of the Bitou Local Municipality sees the Office of the Municipal Manager at its head. The roles and responsibility of the Municipal Manager includes being the accounting officer for the purposes of financial management and accountability. Five departments or directorates report to the Municipal Manager:
Mr. Thabo Ndlovu
Tel: +27 (0) 44 501 3172
Fax: +27 (0) 44 533 3485
Welcome to the new Municipal Manager
Although not new to the local governance arena, but new as the Head of Administration in Bitou Local Municipality is, Mr Thabo Ndlovu. He officially assumed duties on Monday 06th February 2017 and addressed a staff meeting the following day.
Mr Ndlovu was born in Port Elizabeth and had his formal Tertiary Education at PE Technicon (now NMMU), Wits Business School and also at North West University.
He has been in the public sector since 1996 at the Provincial sphere, and in Local Government since 2007 and since 2010 Mr Ndlovu was the Municipal Manager at Westonaria Local Municipality and later on at the newly established Rand West City Local Municipality.
At his first staff meeting he stated that he is here to streamline the resources which is already available to this institution in order to best serve the communities. He said “I will heavily rely on the indigenous knowledge available and stated his confidence in the current staff.” He expressed his mission to steer Bitou to even greater heights, with the help of all Councillors and officials.
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