MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT AGENT: CHIEF DIRECTOR: INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING


The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) is a Government Component within the Ministry for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. It is a Schedule 3 entity regulated in terms of the Public Service Act, 1994, as amended. MISA’s primary function is to support municipalities in infrastructure planning implementation, operations and maintenance.

APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, to the emails provided for each post.

CLOSING DATE : 27 January 2020 at 16:00

NOTE : All applicants must be SA citizens/ permanent residents. Applications must be submitted on Z83 form obtainable from any public service department or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents and must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV (with contactable references and certified copies of all qualifications, Identity Document (ID) not older than three months, including Drivers’ licence (where it is required). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and the evaluation certificate from SAQA must be attached. Failure to sign z83 and submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Candidates whose appointments will promote representativity in terms of race, gender and disability will receive preference. Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed applicants. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Note: all shortlisted candidates for Senior Management Service posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. The successful candidate will be required to sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to security clearance MISA invites suitable candidates to apply for the following positions, based in MISA Head Office in Centurion, Pretoria and other provinces Candidates should therefore possess managerial skills on different levels of proficiency of the posts. Short listed candidates, could be expected to complete

POST 01/19 : CHIEF DIRECTOR: INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING REF NO: HR/CD/IF/02

SALARY : R1 251 183 – R1 495 956 per annum (Total Cost Package per annum)

CENTRE : MISA Head Office (Centurion)

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Degree in Built Environment or equivalent relevant qualification at NQF level 7 with 6-10 years’ experience at a senior management level. Process Competencies: Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation, Problem Solving and Analysis, Client Orientation and Customer Focus, Communication. Core Competencies: Strategic Capacity and Leadership, People Management and Empowerment, Programme and Project Management, Financial Management, Change Management. Technical competencies: In depth knowledge and understanding of: Knowledge in Financial Management. Infrastructure funding models. Engineering, Financial, Legal and operational compliance. Engineering operational communication. Government planning and budgeting systems. Co-operative governance systems and legislation. Local government transformation. Knowledge of local socio-economic infrastructure.

DUTIES : The successful candidate will perform the following duties: Ensure the Department of Cooperative Governance and MISA support municipalities on infrastructure and service delivery through market development strategies including: a) The development of a credible project pipeline; b) Strategies and mechanisms for funding and financing, together with Concessional Debt, Front loading municipal grant allocations, etc. and in facilitating DFI contributions in funding municipal infrastructure; c) Leveraging the fiscal system, the National Infrastructure Fund and other funds; d) Mobilising Private Sector Participation to invest in municipal infrastructure.

Establish a streamlined approach that enables municipalities to access debt capital markets, supported by technology and empirical information that the Chief Directorate will create to remove information asymmetry and create transparency in the market. Support and oversee the monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of infrastructure through Municipal infrastructure Grant, and other infrastructure grants to municipalities, ensuring improved quality spending of the grant and desired development outcomes. Engage and collaborate with the National Treasury and other partners to develop innovative models to mobilise private sector investments in municipal infrastructure.

ENQUIRIES : Ms Nommiselo Mtini/Ms Fulufhelo Museisi Tel No: (012) 848 5305/5379

APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, to HR.CDIF02@MISA.gov.za

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