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Basic Salary



Grade 12 • B degree in Business Management/Economics/ Town and Regional Planning/Development Studies • At least five (05) years appropriate experience, of which three (03) must be at a management level • The incumbent will be expected to have a sound understanding of computer package (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) • A valid driver’s license.

Key Competency Skills

The incumbent should have excellent communication, interpersonal relation and negotiation skills • Ability to provide strategic support to the Planning and Economic Development Department • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines • Strong Analytical and interpersonal skills through knowledge of applicable legislation.

Key Performance Areas

Ensure implementation of Local Economic Development (LED) Programmes and initiatives in ANDM, as informed by relevant legislation, strategies and sector plans • Facilitate strategic partnerships with key stakeholders to enhance the District’s investment potential • Oversee the overall implementation of Agricultural, Tourism, SMME and all LED related programmes in ANDM • Facilitate investment Promotion initiative for SMMEs, Cooperatives and the District as a whole • identifies and defines the immediate, short and long term objectives/plans and controls associate with Local Economic Development • Co-ordinates specific administrative and reporting requirments associated with the key performance and results indicators of the District • Conduct training to develop understanding and improve capabilities of the local community to participate in economic development initiatives • Engage SMMEs and Cooperatives with respect to funding opportunities available • Package funding applications for the LED Department, SMMEs & Cooperatives • Perform specific activities associated with providing support to line functions • Plans directs and leads the key performance areas and results indicators for the planning and economic development department • Facilitate Spatial Planning and Land Use Management initiatives in the district and provision of support to local municipalities • Manage the development and implementation of the spatial development framework • Execute regional and town planning and conduct research regarding urban design and planning • Investigate new measures, trends and standards in respect of town planning issues control • Deal with enquiries and complaints of the public • Compile reports, statistics and technical reports • Oversee the operations of the District joint municipal planning tribunal • Coordinate Geographic Information Systems and research in key thematic areas of the departmental mandate • Attend to any other matters as shall be assigned by Superior. CLOSING DATE AND TIME: 17 MAY 2019 @ 15:15 PM Please note: Applicants must submit a completed ANDM Employment Form obtained from our offices or on our website ( and a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae with exposition of their experience and competencies with certified copies of qualifications, Identity document and license where applicable. Applications should be forwarded to the Corporate Services Department, Alfred Nzo District Municipality, ERF 1400 Ntsizwa Street or Private Bag X 511, Mount Ayliff, 4735. Appointment will be subject to appropriate security clearance/criminal record check, a competency as well as reference and qualification checks. If applicants receive no notification within one month from the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful. The council reserves the right not to fill the position. Alfred Nzo District Municipality is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and people from designated groups. LATE, EMAILED AND FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED All enquiries should be directed to Mr. S Fikeni: HR Officer by telephone at (039) 254 5000 _____________________ Z. H. SIKHUNDLA MUNICIPAL MANAGER

Closing Date

5/17/2019 3:15 PM


Created at 5/2/2019 9:23 AM by Mkhathi Mfuneko
Last modified at 5/2/2019 9:23 AM by Mkhathi Mfuneko