COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER

COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER

DEPARTMENT: Regional Operations and Coordination

Division: Regional Operations

Section: Community Services

Location: Housing and Human Settlements – Region 2

Reference number

SDTM1095-2-2021

Reference number

SDTM1095-2-2021

Position

COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER

To be advertised

Internal

External

This position seeks to attract

African female

African male

Coloured female

Coloured male

Indian female

Indian male

White female

White male

Person with disability

All categories

Job level

T12

Scale

R384 300,00 – R533 760,00 per annum

Estimated

remuneration package

R489 142,16 – R679 376,84 per annum

Job purpose

To manage and control the provision of rudimentary services (water and sanitation) to informal settlements and to deliver community liaison support services in the City of Tshwane

Appointment

requirements

An appropriate three-year tertiary career-related qualification (degree or national diploma) in Town Planning, Public Administration, Management, Development Studies, Human Settlements or Social Sciences

Relevant working experience in the human settlements and local government sector, of which at least one year should be at supervisory level

A valid Code B driving licence

Computer literacy (good working knowledge of Microsoft Office package)

Willingness and ability to work after hours and weekends

Personal attributes

and/or competencies

Being ethical; good communication skills; good interpersonal relations; ability to work as part of a team; ability to pay attention to detail; ability to be professional at all times; ability to work independently at a strategic level; integrity; ability to work under pressure; flexibility; ability to meet given deadlines; exceptional and dynamic creativity to improve the functioning of the section; administrative skills; organisational and coordination skills; financial management skills; project management skills; analytical thinking skills; presentation skills

Primary functions

Facilitate the supply chain management process for the appointment of service providers to provide rudimentary services in informal settlements

Prepare and present specifications to the Bid Specification Committee

Brief bidders

 

Provide technical advice to all bid committees relating to the rudimentary services contract

Conduct contract management related to the provision of rudimentary services

Ensure that the contract is signed between the City and the contractors providing rudimentary services

Monitor and supervise the service providers daily to ensure that services are provided as per the contract

Conduct monthly recommendations for the approval of payments for services provided in terms of the contract

Facilitate stakeholder relations and liaison

Liaise with ward councillors and ward committees about the provision of rudimentary services in respective informal settlements

Liaise with contractors about their provision of rudimentary services to informal settlements

Liaise with the Utility Services Department and the Regional Operations and Coordination Department to ensure that all fire hydrants are equipped with bulk water meters to measure the daily consumption

Serve as a point of information for all other stakeholders (audit teams, Office of the Auditor-General, Office of the Public Protector, South African Human Rights Commission and other spheres of government) with regard to provision of rudimentary service in regions

Keep a register of all the residents who are entitled to reside in each authorised informal settlement, and in such register the personal details must be entered in respect of each shack in each authorised informal settlement

Liaise with the informal settlements management team to provide the updated register and records of the residents in informal settlements

Ensure the implementation of the Informal Settlement Management Plan

Conduct the needs assessment for rudimentary services and recommend the allocation as informed by the availability of the budget

Work with the informal settlement management team during relocations and ensure the provision of rudimentary services

SAP

S70022623

New/natural attrition

Natural attrition

Enquiries

P Rathete (012 358 1124)/S Shiburi (012 358 8237)

General enquiries: LJ Moleli (012 358 4346)

Region 3

Employee Interaction Centre

(1st Floor, Bothongo Plaza West,

271 Francis Baard Street, Pretoria Central)

Enquiries: S Machaba (012 358 6192)

Region 1

Room B1-6, Akasia Municipal Offices, 16 Dale Avenue, Akasia

Enquiries: C Molekwa (012 358 6078)

Region 2

Temba Municipal Offices,

4244 Molefe Makinta Street, Temba

Enquiries: A Tsoai (012 358 4113)

Region 4

Room 10, Block G, Centurion Municipal Complex, cnr Basden Avenue and Rabie Street, Lyttelton

Enquiries: T Ramano (012 358 1368)

Region 5

Rayton Municipal Offices, cnr Oakley and Montrose Street, Rayton

Enquiries: L Ncube (012 358 7040)

Region 6

Room 59, Waltloo Electricity Depot, 1 Mundt Street, Waltloo

Enquiries: L Crofford (012 358 1358)

Region 7

Muniforum Building, cnr General Louis Botha and Market Street, Bronkhorstspruit

Enquiries: S Machaba (012 358 6192)

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