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DIRECTORATE CORPORATE SERVICES: MANAGER: LEGAL SERVICES

Closing date:
17 November 2017

KOUGA MUNICIPALITY (EC 108)

 VACANCY

NOTICE NO: 178/2017

 

Kouga Local Municipality invites applications from suitably qualified persons for appointment in the following challenging vacancy:

 

DIRECTORATE CORPORATE SERVICES: MANAGER: LEGAL SERVICES

 

REQUIREMENTS :                                  

LLB degree or equivalent Legal qualification with completed articles;

Admitted as an attorney or advocate (passed bar exam);

At least 5 year’s legal experience in a municipal environment 4 of which must have been in a managerial capacity;

Valid drivers licence.                          

 

COMPETENCIES:                                  

Verbal and written communication skills in English and at least one other official local language.

Computer literacy and excellent report writing skills.

Understanding of public sector procurement processes, municipal and administrative law as well as administration of by-laws and delegation of powers and related matters.

A sound knowledge of the Municipal Systems Act, Municipal Finance Management Act, the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, the Supply Chain Management Regulations, Labour Relations Act and other applicable local government legislation.

 

JOB PURPOSE:                                     

Provides professional legal guidance, advice and opinion s and support processes to monitor compliance and control procedural applications through assessment and analysis of the status of implementation and application of policies, agreements and by laws, researching case law, judgements and commentaries explaining the purpose and intent and/ or interpretation and, providing guidance on terminology and legal applications relating to discussions, resolutions and/ or the drafting of contractual rights and obligations in order to ensure risks are controlled and intent embodied in legal prescripts and law upheld.

                                                           

SALARY:                                              

R634 350.87 .00 – R806 450.79 .00 (TCTC excluding Perk Scheme Car Allowance)

 

BENEFITS:                                             

As per standard conditions of service;

Perk Scheme Car Allowance.

 

Interested persons should submit their applications on the prescribed application form, together with their CV, certified copy of qualifications, identity documents and driver’s license. Sealed applications marked “Manager: Legal Services, Kouga Municipality” must reach the Human Resources Manager on or before Friday, 17 November 2017 at 12:00.

 

Application forms are available at the Municipal Offices in Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, St Francis Bay, Hankey, Patensie, Loerie and Thornhill or can be obtained from the Municipal Website – www.kouga.gov.za For any inquiries contact Mr. D.H. De Jager: 042 2002 200.

 

Disqualification:

 

Please note that the following can lead to disqualification:

  • Non-submission of originally certified copies of academic records.
  • Canvassing of councilors.
  • Submission of fraudulent qualifications and/ or documents

 

 

NB: Please note that shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a vetting process. By applying for this position, the candidates agree to background checks being performed.

 

The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.

 

Kouga Municipality is an equal opportunity employer which subscribes to the principle of affirmative action which is non-sexist, non-racist, non-discriminatory and based on merit.

 

 

 

 

MR. C DU PLESSIS                                                                                 P. O. BOX 21                                        

MUNICIPAL MANAGER                                                                        JEFFREYS BAY

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