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Job Description – Divisional Head (Maintenance) – RSWD10063 (2100000F)

Job Description

Divisional Head (Maintenance) – RSWD10063 – (2100000F)


Position: Divisional Head: Maintenance

Workplace: Kempton Park Civic Centre, Cnr CR Swart & Pretoria Road, Kempton Park

Department:   Roads and Stormwater

Salary: R1 198 807 – R1 481 415 per annum (TCTC)

Key performance areas:
Develop, plan for and ensure integration of the overall roads and stormwater management maintenance strategy

Manage roads and stormwater maintenance functions, ensuring effective identification of need, requirements, measurements, reporting and communication

Facilitate, establish and review roads and stormwater maintenance practices, policies and procedures within area of accountability

Identify, manage and facilitate the technical adjudication processes ensuring the alignment to policies, governance and legislative requirements

Monitor, oversee and drive the effective management of the roads and stormwater asset management system

Develop, plan for and ensure integration of the overall roads and stormwater management planning strategy

Develop and drive the implementation and integration of the roads and stormwater management plan

Maintain strategic relationships for purposes of expectation management, knowledge sharing and integration

Identify, assess and manage governance, risk and compliance practices and processes as determined by stakeholders and legislative requirements

Ensure a common approach to and mechanism for dealing with governance issues, enabling regular dialogue that promotes effective problem resolution

Provide direction in terms of overall programme/project planning and implementation

Ensure that strategy and the operating model is adequately budgeted for through the development and implementation of a fit for purpose budget

Ensure effective financial management, control and corporate governance throughout area of accountability

Ensure overall effective tender processes and management as per set standards, policies and procedures

Establish and manage strategic internal and external relationships inclusive of customers, service providers and relevant legislative agencies and structures

Lead and manage direct and indirect teams by providing context, setting performance standards and educating on process, quality and policy.



Core Requirements:

Degree in Civil Engineering (BEng/BTech or relevant equivalent NQF7)

Registered with ECSA as a Professional Engineer or Professional Technologist (Civil Engineering)

8 years’ relevant management experience of which at least 4 years’ must have been at senior management level

Strategic capability and leadership skills

Operation financial management competency

Strong stakeholder relationship skills

Programme and management skills

Sound understanding of Roads and Storm-water infrastructure planning and management

Enquiries: Tel: Natasja Havenga .
Note: The successful candidate who does not have the NQF Level 5 Finance Management qualification will be required to obtain it within 18 months, in terms of the National Treasury

Appointments will be made on a 5 (five) year fixed term and will be subject to the signing of an employment contract, performance agreement and disclosure of financial interest.
Candidates will be subjected to relevant competency assessment as well as security clearance / vetting processes.
Applications will not be considered if the necessary copies of the required qualifications, identity documents, driver’s license (if applicable) and current professional registration (if applicable), are not attached to the application / CV.
Candidates may be requested to submit proof of the NQF level applicable to the qualifications they have obtained.
Should candidates not be informed of the outcome of the application within six weeks of the closing date, it should be regarded as having been unsuccessful.
The City of Ekurhuleni subscribes to the principles of the Employment Equity Act and reserves the right to appoint, not appoint or to appoint laterally.
Primary Location

: South Africa-Gauteng-Corporate

Work Locations



: Maintenance Division



Travel: No

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