Government Jobs in Cape Town – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Website City of Cape Town

Job Description:

The City of Cape Town looks to recruit highly skilled, purpose driven and innovative leaders to make a positive difference in the lives of fellow South Africans. These are high responsibility, publicly visible roles demanding ethical conduct, accountability, a commitment to excellence in service, and a focus on the customer. Strategic ability, sound financial acumen and an innovative, influential, and collaborative approach are fundamental, as is knowledge and understanding of the Local Government environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Building a city administration that demonstrates the very best of what South Africa is capable of in honest, responsive, committed local government
  • Achieving excellence in local government service delivery, infrastructure investment, and municipal operations
  • Providing the Directorates 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:
  • Implementing strategic business plans and policies, which enable and support the City’s strategic objectives/priorities and ensuring decision-making and performance accountability.

Job Requirements:

  • Completed the MFMA minimum competency training or will be expected to achieve such within 18 months after appointment
  • At least 5 (five) years’ experience at a senior managerial level within a large and diverse environment
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of relevant policy and legislation
  • Institutional governance systems and performance management
  • Budgetary and financial management
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Exceptional leadership ability with a highly innovative, influential and collaborative approach to leadership

Job Details:

Company: City of Cape Town

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town

Application Deadline: N/A

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