Bushbuckridge Local Municipality


September 15, 2014

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality which is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer seeks to appoint suitably qualified person/s for the position of:


Annual Total Remuneration Package: R926 720.00- R1 191 500.00 (Remuneration is in line with the Government Notice No. 225 on Upper Limit of Total Remuneration Package Payable to Municipal Managers and Managers directly accountable to Municipal Managers).

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration/ Political Sciences/ Social Sciences/ Law or equivalent. A post graduate degree is an added advantage. 5 years relevant experience at a senior management level. The incumbent must have proven successful institutional transformation within the public or private sector.

Knowledge: Advanced knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation in local government. Advanced understanding of institutional performance management, Council operations and delegation of powers. Good governance. Audit and risk management establishment and functionality, and budget and finance management.


KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: As head of administration, the incumbent, subject to the policy directions of the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality (hereafter the Municipality) Council, is responsible and accountable for: The formation and development of an economical, effective, efficient and accountable administration. The management of the municipality’s administration in accordance with the Municipal Systems Act and other applicable legislation. The implementation of the Municipality’s integrated development plan, and the monitoring of progress thereof. The management of the provision of services to the local community in a sustainable and equitable manner. The appointment of staff other than those referred to in section 56(a). The management and effective utilisation and training of staff. The maintenance of discipline of staff. The promotion of sound labour relations and compliance by the municipality with applicable legislation. The incumbent shall further: Advise the political structures and political office bearers of the municipality. Manage communications between the Municipality’s administration and its political structures and political office bearers. Implement the resolutions of the Council. Administer and implement the Municipality’s by-laws and other legislation. Manage all income and expenditure of the Municipality as well as all assets and the discharge of all liabilities of the Municipality while exercising proper and diligent compliance with the Municipal Finance Management Act.

N.B: Shortlisted candidates shall be subjected to screening including clearance against the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta)’s Database for Cases of Misconduct.

Candidates recommended for appointment to the post shall undergo a competency assessment.

Forward your application obtainable from the Municipality website www.bushbuckridge.gov.za with a copy of the following documents: CV, qualifications and Identity document.

Applications can be forwarded to the following address:



The AdministratorHand delivery to office no 55(Registry)
Bushbuckridge Local Municipality R533 Graskop Road
Private Bag X 9308Bushbuckridge

Applications must reach the municipality on or before the closing of the 29th September 2014. No faxed, emailed and late applications shall be accepted.

If you do not hear from the municipality 30days after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Enquiries can be directed to Human Resources Department using the following telephone number: 013 799 1851/57.

Bushbuckridge is an equal opportunity employer and support people with disabilities and effectively implement Affirmative Action.

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