Nelson Mandela Bay
Municipality has in the last six months months filled 128 critical vacancies,
with local city residents making up more than 50% of the
As a result a number of
departments are now better equipped to carry out their responsibilities, which
will improve service delivery across the Metro.
Under the leadership of
MMC for Corporate Services, Cllr Dean Biddulph, the Municipality has expedited
selection procedures in the interest of improving the Municipality’s
stringent selection criteria, the Municipality has been able to source excellent
talent and skills which support our commitment to building an efficient,
professional and productive administration.
Some of the most recent
appointments include the City Manager, the Executive Director for Human
Settlements, The Metro Police Chief, various other middle management positions
and a number of plumbers.
Engineering, Electricity and Energy (I, I, I & E) remains a focus area for
this administration in terms of vacancies. These departments require very
specialised skills and are instrumental to service
72 of the 128 filled
vacancies fall within I, I, I & E, indicative of our unwavering commitment
to deliver world-class services.
Human Resources have
been working around the clock to find the right people for the remaining
positions. As such, another set of interviews will be held by the end of April
in a continued effort to fully capacitate these
remains committed to filling further critical vacancies so that we can deliver
on our promise to improve service delivery, grow the economy to create jobs and
Issued by the office of the Executive Mayor, Cllr Athol Trollip. For more
information, please contact the Mayoral Spokesperson, Sibongile Dimbaza, on 082
379 3404 / 041 506 1447 or email Sdimbaza@mandelametro.gov.za.