In compliance with the Employment Equity Plan, the
Municipalityis committed to employment practices that redress past imbalances in respect of
race, gender, creed and disability, and as such the relevant policy will be
considered during selection and placement.
are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the
under-mentioned position. Persons with a disability are encouraged to apply.
Appointment to the undermentioned
position will be made in terms ofMunicipal Systems Act, (Act No. 32 of 2000), and Municipal Finance Management Act (Act No. 56 of 2003)
applicant will be required to sign a fixed-term employment contract and performance
agreement; disclose his/her financial interests and undergo pre-employment
screening, security vetting and competency assessments as part of the selection
process in respect of the positions below.
Applicants must be in possession of
the following competencies as specified in the Regulations on the Appointment
and Conditions of Service of Senior Managers:
Strategic Direction and Leadership
Planning and Organising
Program and Project Management
Analysis and Innovation
Knowledge and Information Management
Results and Quality Focus
AND ENERGY DIRECTORATE
DIRECTOR: ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY
(FIVE-YEAR FIXED TERM PERFORMANCE-BASED
REMUNERATION PACKAGE PER ANNUM:
R1 364 089; Midpoint: R1 673 728; Maximum:
R1 983 368)
package offered will be commensurate to the level of qualifications, skills,
competencies and experience required from the incumbent
THIS IS A
RE-ADVERTISEMENT: PREVIOUS APPLICANTS MUST PLEASE RE-APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.
This position reports
directly to the
City Manager. The
Electricity and Energy Directorate is responsible for implementing the delivery
of electricity and energy services within the jurisdiction area of the
Municipality. These services mainly entail the distribution of electricity,
public lighting and renewable energy initiatives. Increasing emphasis is placed
on immediate and future consideration of green business initiatives and the
commercial markets associated with electricity challenges, supply and demand
sides, and cost structures.
of Science in Engineering/B. Tech. (Engineering) or equivalent
qualification relevant to the knowledge and skills required for the post.
of and registration as a Professional Engineer with the Engineering
Council of South Africa will be an added advantage.
of five years’ relevant experience (senior management) relevant to the
skills and knowledge required for the position.
in Municipal Finance Management or attaining, within eighteen (18) months
after employment, the number of unit standards required for Senior
Managers in terms of the 2007 Municipal Regulations on Competency Levels.
of a recognised professional body in the Electricity Distribution Industry
Code 8 driver’s licence.
applicants must be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
- Knowledge of the energy sector, with
specific reference to clean and renewable energy technologies, the South
African energy sector policies and regulations, the development and
implementation of energy policies, project management, strategic planning,
and the responsibilities of a senior manager in terms of the Municipal
Systems Act, No. 32 of 2000, and the Municipal Finance Management Act, No.
56 of 2003.
- Proven managerial and organisational
abilities in a highly unionised environment and of inter-governmental
relationships, good interpersonal relations at all levels, financial and
change management skills, strategic and leadership skills, conflict
management skills, advanced analytical abilities, good verbal and written
communication skills, and accurate and logical thinking skills.
- Visionary, high level of diplomacy,
innovative and the ability to venture into green field projects.
incumbent will be responsible for the following core functions:
- Managing the electricity distribution
function within the area of jurisdiction of the Nelson Mandela Bay
Municipality, including maintaining and enhancing bulk transmission and
distribution infrastructure, continuing expansion of the supply of
electricity to all residents of the Municipality and continuing supply to
approximately 295 000 residential and approximately 25 000
commercial and industrial customers.
- Providing strategic direction, guidance
and oversight on climate change and environmental issues as far as they
pertain to the distribution and use of energy, and promoting the
generation and use of clean and renewable energy.
- Liaising and interacting with
stakeholders in the energy sector on matters related to clean and
renewable energy, climate change, environmental issues, energy efficiency
and demand side management.
- Providing public lighting within the
- Developing the electricity network and
the operation of the electricity services within the Coega Industrial
Development Zone in accordance with supply agreements with the Coega
- Developing and implementing by-laws
regulating electricity use and supply, implementing national legislation
relating to electricity supply, and developing policies and procedures, in
particular relating to tariffs and assistance to the poor.
- Establishing and maintaining a
comprehensive set of management and financial systems and controls within
the Directorate and implementing a regular reporting regime in terms of
the requirements of the MFMA and municipal accounting standards.
- Procuring the services of professionals
and civil, building and electrical contractors, and other goods and
services in terms of the regulatory framework of the Municipality''s Supply
Chain Management Policy.
- Implementing the retail business core
activities that need to be performed in the furtherance of retail
planning, new connections, revenue management and customer interactions.
- Maintaining links with Provincial
Government and key sector bodies, such as Eskom Holdings, the Department
of Energy, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), the Department of
Public Enterprises, the Department of Cooperative Governance and
Traditional Affairs (COGTA) and the National Energy Regulator of South
Africa (NERSA), and representing the best interests of the Municipality in
relation to bulk electricity supply and the regulation of the industry.
- Managing the human resources of the
Directorate''s staff in a highly unionised environment, so as to ensure
labour stability and to minimise disputes.
- Managing and ensuring the integration of
the Directorate''s functions with those of the other service delivery
directorates so as to advance the developmental responsibility of the
Municipality, implementing its Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and
Service Delivery and Budget Implementation Plan (SDBIP) and contributing
to the establishment of sustainable communities.
Proof of academic
applications must be accompanied by certified copies of academic qualifications.
the necessity to determine equivalence of qualification and/or the
verification/ confirmation of same be required, this should be established via
the relevant verification authority and the responsibility will rest with the
APPLICATION FORM AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION IN RESPECT OF THE ABOVE POSITIONS
Please note that in
terms of the Local Government: Regulations on the appointment and conditions of
employment of senior managers No. 37245, a special form has been designed to
assist the Municipality with the recruitment, selection and appointment of
The relevant official
application form is obtainable from the eighth floor, Lillian Diedericks
Building (formerly Brister House),
Alternatively, requests for the official application form must be emailed to email@example.com.
(Contact person: Ms L Nieuwoudt – tel. 041 506-3259.) No other application
forms will be accepted.
application forms, CVs and certified copies of supporting documentation must be
mailed to the Executive Director: Corporate Services (Human Resources
Management Services Sub-directorate), P O Box 116, Port Elizabeth 6000 or
delivered to the eighth floor, Lillian Diedericks Building (formerly Brister House), Govan Mbeki Avenue,
Port Elizabeth 6000 oremailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ayanda Mokuena: tel. 041 506 7323
Nosipho Xhego at 041 506 3401.
DATE: FRIDAY, 24 MARCH 2017 before 12h00