Chief Executive Officer
Closing Date: 09.06.2016
The Chief Executive Officer will report directly to the Chairperson of the Board of Counsellors and assume executive level accountability for providing strategic support to all the business units of the organization; assume and fulfill the responsibilities and exercise the functions and powers assigned in terms of the Municipal Act. Overall you will provide strategic direction on behalf of the Council to ensure the strategic thrust and organizational objectives embedded in the integrated business plan are realized. This role is dynamic and will lead the restructuring of our public service landscape, shaping the response to the demands of an ever-changing environment that is aligned to serve the best interest of all; redefining the manner in which strategic imperatives and frameworks are implemented for it to be built upon solid and fundamental principles and frameworks. The City is considered the seat of central Government as well as diplomatic missions and international organizations hence the strong need for the successful incumbent to ensure the socio-economic and cultural environment respond to this dynamic and unique multi-cultural and cosmopolitan stakeholders needs and requirements. A primary focus would be to implement measures to systematically narrow the prevailing gap of inequality between the various suburbs inclusive of informal settlements while at the same time maintaining a balance between investment and shared growth with resultant opportunities for all residents. Furthermore, you will cultivate an environment within which the City grows its’ human capital and the economy. This tenure of 5 years falls within an era that marks prospects for significant social and economic transformation.