Skip to content





Executive careers<h2 class="sectHeading">About</h2><p>We are looking for a highly skilled, purpose driven and innovative leaders to make a positive difference in the lives of South Africans. This is a publicly visible role, with a high level of responsibility, and demands ethical conduct, accountability, a commitment to excellence in service, and a focus on our residents.</p><p>Strategic ability, sound financial acumen and an innovative, influential, and collaborative approach are fundamental, as is knowledge and understanding of the local government environment.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Vacancies</h2><p>The following position are available:</p><ul><li> <strong>Executive Director: Community Services and Health</strong></li><li> <strong>Executive Director: Spatial Planning and Environment</strong></li><li> <strong>Executive Director: Urban Waste Management</strong></li></ul><p> <a href="" target="_blank">Read through the full job advertisement for all the abovementioned positions</a>. </p><h4>Purpose of the position:</h4><ul><li>Achieving excellence in local government service delivery, infrastructure investment, and municipal operations.</li><li>Building a city administration that demonstrates the best of what South Africa is capable of in honest, responsive, committed local government.</li><li>Providing the City administration with leadership and direction; developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with key stakeholders; executing decisions of the political structure; advising and guiding the strategic management structure on functional matters and executing policy decisions, by developing and implementing strategic business plans and policies, which enable and support the City’s strategic objectives, and ensuring decision-making and performance accountability.</li></ul><h4>Annual remuneration package:</h4><p>From R2 055 005</p><h4>Contract period:</h4><p>A minimum of five (5) years’ fixed-term contract/permanent appointment option for qualifying candidates.</p><h4>Requirements</h4><p>All candidates <strong>must</strong> have: </p><ul><li>Completed the MFMA minimum competency training or will be expected to achieve such within 18 months after appointment </li><li>At least 5 (fi ve) years’ experience at a senior managerial level within a large and diverse environment </li><li>Advanced knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation </li><li>Institutional governance systems and performance management </li><li>Budgetary and fi nancial management </li><li>Excellent communication and relationship building skills </li><li>Exceptional leadership ability with a highly innovative, infl uential and collaborative approach to leadership.</li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Apply​​​​​​​</h2><p>Complete the <a href="" target="_blank"> Application form</a> as well as the <a href="" target="_blank"> Personal Credential Verification form</a>. Send them, along with your CV, to <a href=""> <i></i></a></p><p>The closing date is <strong>Tuesday</strong><strong>, 31 May 2022</strong>.</p><div class="lrg-icon-content bordered"><div class="lrg-icon lrg-check"><p> <b>​​​​​​Your application must include:</b></p><ul><li>your academic qualifications;​</li><li>contactable references;</li><li>details of your registration with relevant professional bodies; </li><li>details of any disciplinary actions instituted against you in your previous or current employment (whether pending or finalised);</li><li>a certified copy of your driving licence and identity document; and</li><li>the the reference number of the vacancy in all communications.</li></ul></div></div><p> <strong>Remember:</strong> Late applications will not be considered. If you do not receive a reply within three months of the closing date, accept that your application was unsuccessful. </p><h4>Please note:</h4><ul><li>Any misrepresentation or failure to disclose information contemplated in subregulation (3) and (4) is a breach of the Code of Conduct for Municipal Staff, as provided for in Schedule 2 of the Act, and shall be dealt with in terms of the Disciplinary Regulations.</li><li>Personal Credential Verification (including Security Vetting) will be completed for all shortlisted candidates.</li><li>The successful candidate will be required to sign an employment contract, a performance agreement and disclosure of financial interest.</li><li>Read through the <a href="" target="_blank"> Local Government Regulations for Appointment and Conditions of Employment</a>.</li></ul><p> </p>GP0|#97faa778-c7d5-4a13-9364-725a1383e00f;L0|#097faa778-c7d5-4a13-9364-725a1383e00f|Jobs and opportunities;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#54dbab3a-0b2f-4602-8af5-3d651c59a5f4;GP0|#c6b4b541-aa33-45e9-850e-ee3a5bddbd08;L0|#0c6b4b541-aa33-45e9-850e-ee3a5bddbd08|Apply for a job with the City;GPP|#efd7bd4e-1442-471a-8474-fb0a1f20ca47Apply for an executive management position at the City.0



Executive Careers Employment Application Form349279GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2022-05-04T22:00:00Z
Executive Director Positions Job Advert529502GP0|#e8045459-4c80-4987-9912-296e9d8059af;L0|#0e8045459-4c80-4987-9912-296e9d8059af|Job description;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2022-05-04T22:00:00Z
Local Government Regulations for Appointment and Conditions of Employment679155GP0|#e814022c-2e45-4465-887b-b6cd814e158b;L0|#0e814022c-2e45-4465-887b-b6cd814e158b|Regulation;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#d8892104-ce90-493e-b813-93c488f4b1d3;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2022-05-04T22:00:00Z
Personal Credential Verification Form173589GP0|#f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7;L0|#0f0b069a9-84bd-4629-943b-3e3dfa0685a7|Application form;GTSet|#f1e8889f-f7d7-4d5b-a3f5-af0ca2e076ea;GPP|#3a03f9b9-d2e9-49b1-92e1-37b654747f82;GPP|#0972c695-fd19-46c4-ab5d-9601f17b780e2022-05-04T22:00:00Z



You have disabled JavaScript on your browser.
Please enable it in order to use City online applications.