Kouga local municipality
Tel:+27 (0)42 200 2200
All-hours Emergency:+27 (0)42 291 0250
Alternative Number:+27 (0)42 200 8330
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Closing date:
04 December 2020


NOTICE NO: 170/2020 



Kouga Municipality, an equal opportunity employer which subscribes to the principle of affirmative action, awaits applications for the appointment in the following vacancy:






  • B.Sc Civil Engineering or B Tech Civil plus Pr Eng or Pr Tech Eng (NQF level 7);
  • Registered as a professional engineer / Technologist with ECSA;
  • Code EB driving license;
  • At least 7 years Relevant project management experience of which 3 years in a municipal environment;
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering projects     (Roads,Civil,Water,& sewerage ) planning processes and local government sector processes;
  • Sound knowledge of research and analytical theories and practises;
  • Basic Tachometric survey;
  • MS Project Management, Word, Excel, Power Point;
  • Good project financial costing skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Drive and tenacity to lead a multi-disciplinary project team;
  • Monitoring of contractor performance;
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in at least two of the official languages in Kouga Municipality (Afrikaans, English, and Xhosa)


SALARY:                                      R482 230.50 – R625 948.50 Per Annum (Excluding Vehicle Allowance)


TASK:                                           15



  • Identifies and defines the immediate and short-term objectives/ plans associated with the functionality;
  • Manages outcomes associated with utilization, productivity and performance and personnel;
  • Prepares capital and operating estimates and controls expenditure against the approved budget allocations;
  • Controls the professional, technical, and operational outcomes associated with the functions related to buildings and civil works;
  • Manages the professional, technical, and operational outcomes associated with roads, civil, water and sewerage functionality and analyses and evaluates the scoping, award, and deliverable phases of projects;
  • Manages, coordinates and monitors sequences associated with the implementation of statutory regulations related to occupational health and safety;
  • Disseminates functional and operational information on current developments, problems, and constraints;
  • Manages and coordinates specific administrative and reporting requirements associated with the key performance and result indicators of the functionality.    


BENEFITS:                                              As per standard conditions of service.  


Applicants must submit a formal application form and a comprehensive CV, certified copy of qualifications, identity document and drivers license. Applications must be submitted electronically as one PDF document to recruitment@kouga.gov.za. Application forms can be obtained from the Municipal website, www.kouga.gov.za and must reach the Human Resource Manager on or before Friday, 4 December 2020 at 12:00.

For any enquiries contact Mr. D De Jager: 042 2002 200.


Please note that the following can lead to disqualification:                                                                                        

  1. Non-submission of originally certified copies of academic records.
  2. Canvassing of councillors.
  3. 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.

Should you not hear from us within 30 days of closing date, kindly regard your application as being unsuccessful.

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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