Closing Date: 07 December 2020
Salary: The total remuneration package applicable to a Category 3 Municipality per annum is offered. (Determined by the Upper Limits of total remuneration packages payable to Municipal Managers and Managers directly accountable to Municipal Managers)
|TERM||5 Year Fixed Term Contract|
|NOTICE NO:||278 of 2020|
|STATION:||Financial Services Main Administrative Building, Mellvilles Corner, Cnr of Main and Kloof Street; Plettenberg Bay|
The total remuneration package applicable to a Category 3 Municipality per annum is offered. (Determined by the Upper Limits of total remuneration packages payable to Municipal Managers and Managers directly accountable to Municipal Managers)
|R 894 447.00||R 1 022 226.00||R 1 133 463.00|
In order to meet the needs of Bitou Municipality, the successful applicant must conform to the following requirements:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: ● A Postgraduate qualification in Accounting and or Finance at a NQF level 7 ● Compliance with the Financial and Supply Chain Management Competency Areas as required in terms of GNR493 as published in Government Gazette No. 29967 of 15 June 2007 ( municipalities were granted exemption from regulation 15 and 18 of Government Gazette 29967 under Notice No. 40593 of 3 February 2017, subject to conditions of compliance with minimum competency levels within 18 months of date of employment ) ● Minimum of seven (7) years relevant management experience at senior and middle management levels, of which at least 2 years must have been at senior management ● Advanced knowledge of Local Government Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA), National Treasury Regulations and other legislation applicable to Local Government, Generally Recognized Accounting Practice (GRAP) and key financial management/ governance standards and performance objectives ● Proven successful institutional transformation with public or private sector ● Advanced knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation applicable to local government ● Advanced understanding of institutional governance systems and performance management ● Advanced understanding of council operations and financial delegations ● Competencies as per GNR21, GG 37245 dated 17 January 2014 ● Registration with the relevant professional body will be an added advantage ● Advanced computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook) ● Excellent communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape ● A valid Code EB Driver’s license.
COMPETENCIES: ● Strategic leadership and human resource management strategic financial management, operation financial management, governance leadership, experience in financial management, financial and performance reporting, budgeting, revenue and expenditure management, borrowing, investments, working capital and cash flow management, change management, project management, legislation, policy and implementation, stakeholder relations, supply chain management, risk audit and assurance.
ADDED ADVANTAGE: ● Certificate of competency as required in terms of the General Machinery Regulations, 1998; or ● Registration with a recognized relevant engineering professional body.
CORE FUNCTIONS: ● Budget and Reporting, ● Assets and Liability Management, ● Annual Financial Statements, Treasury and Accounting Services, ● Revenue Services, ● Expenditure, ● Supply Chain Management, ● Executive Support.
Candidates will be subjected to an interview and evaluation process and must be aware that previous employers and references will be contacted and their qualifications, credit and criminal records will be verified. The candidates will be required to disclose all financial interests.
An official application form applicable to Senior Managers (available on the municipal website) must be completed and must be accompanied with a covering letter, comprehensive CV, original certified copies of qualifications and ID document and driver’s license and the names of three contactable references from current and previous employers must be provided.
Applications must be posted / couriered to Bitou Municipality, Private Bag X1002, Plettenberg Bay 6600 or hand delivered to the Human Resources Section, 4 Sewell Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, for attention of the Office of the Municipal Manager.
Applications forms are available on the Bitou website (www.bitou.gov.za);
For enquiries can contact the Manager: Human Resources Administration Mrs. Venus Cunningham on 044 501 3000 during office hours.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only, if you do not receive a response within 3 months from closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
No late applications will be accepted or considered. Bitou reserves the right not to make any appointments.
Adv. LMR NGOQO
CLOSING DATE: 07 December 2020 at 14h002020 11 05_Notice 278 of 2020_Director Financial Services - CFO (Closing 07 December 2020) (132.67KB) Application Form For Senior Managers (323.34KB) Reference Checking Consent Form (310.53KB) Last published 24 February 2021