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Manager Local Economic Development

Tswelopele Local Municipality is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and requires the services of a suitable qualified persons with relevant experience to fill the following vacancy. Persons designated in terms of applicable legislations as historically disadvantaged individual as well as people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



REQUIREMENTS: Relevant 3 year tertiary qualification • Computer skills; driver’s license • 5-8 Years’ relevant working experience • Ability to work under pressure • Sound knowledge and understanding of Local government legislation and constitutional mandate; • Sound knowledge and understanding of Local economic development project and programme management; • Knowledge and understanding of SCM processes and MFMA requirements; and understanding of the roles and interactions and complexities of the three spheres of government in economic empowerment and development.

RESPONSIBILITY / DUTIES: Manage the implementation of the LED projects and ensure compliance with the aims and objectives of the IDP• Co-ordinate the implementation of the LED strategies and programmes and ensure that the objectives are met and that optimum utilisation of available resources are achieved. • Assist government agencies and statutory institutions with the implementation of SMME support programmes so that the LEC objectives are chieved. •Facilitate the canvassing of funds other than state funds to promote the establishment of a developmental fund and the management thereof as Section 21 funds by also identifying funding opportunities for this fund. •Reporting on the needs / issues of concern / problems encountered whilst performing the laid down duties of the day for execution of tasks at hand.

SALARY: R46 846.00 p/m [T16/1]

BENEFITS: Normal fringe benefits applicable to a Grade 2 municipality.

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 17 February 2023 at 12:00.

Further information is available from the Manager Legal Services & Human Resource – Mr M Makwetla telephone 051 853 1111

Applications must on the prescribed official form, with a comprehensive CV, should be forwarded to: The Municipal Manager, PO Box 3, Bultfontein 9670.

PLEASE NOTE: Application forms are available from the official website [] and from the reception desks. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. Certified copies of academic qualifications and a copy of your curriculum vitae must accompany all application forms. People who previously applied are welcomed to apply again.

If not contacted within 30 days after the closing date, applicants should regard their applications as having been unsuccessful. The municipality reserves the right not to make any appointments.
Fraudulent qualifications / documentation / driver’s licence, will immediately disqualify any applicant. A candidate who canvasses any councillor for preference will be disqualified from the selection process or from appointment.

29 January 2023