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Telkom has a technical problem affecting all electricity vending machines countrywide. The NMBM managed to intervene locally and ALL electricity vending machines in Nelson Mandela Bay are now operational.

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PLEASE NOTE:Unless otherwise stated on the vacancy, all applications must be hand delivered to Brister House, OR ADDRESSED TO:
Executive Director
PO BOX 116
Alternatively contact the Corporate Services Directorate, tel. (041) 506-3259

NO faxed applications will be accepted.





In terms of its Employment Equity Plan, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is committed to employment practices that redress past imbalances in respect of race, gender, creed and disability, and as such the relevant policy will be considered during selection and placement.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the under-mentioned position. Persons with a disability are encouraged to apply.







Salary R686 532 – R954 504 per annum

(Basic salary only, excluding benefits)


Reporting to the Executive Director: Corporate Services, the incumbent will play a critical role in ensuring that the Information Communication and Information Technology Strategy of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is aligned to both industry and NMBM business strategies.




  • An appropriate degree/diploma in Information Technology (three to four years’ full-time study) or an equivalent tertiary qualification.
  • Ability to demonstrate a minimum of seven (7) years extensive experience Information Technology at a management level, including management of a substantial staff component and budgets.
  • The incumbent will be required to obtain all the applicable National Treasury Minimum Competencies within eighteen (18) months from date of appointment.




  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and exceptional strategic and organisational skills, as well as a sound understanding of Information Technology corporate governance.
  • Familiarity with best practice interventions and innovations that have had reasonable success of implementation and impact in the information and communications technology discipline and are responsive to the local government environment and its unique challenges.


Summary of duties:


  • Ensuring that all strategic IT projects and initiatives are supported by formally approved business cases/feasibility studies and properly planned for in respect of resource allocation.
  • Developing and implementing corporate application development standards.
  • Establishing an appropriate policy and objectives for information security and implementing controls to minimise security risks.
  • Creating tactical technological infrastructure plans for planned IT architecture development across all directorates.
  • Drawing up mitigation plans to address resource challenges and developing IT funding models.
  • Implementing a holistic performance management strategy, supported by a framework, policies and procedures, which incorporates goal setting aligned to the business strategy, performance appraisals, development and training.
  • Developing a comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Maintaining and providing front-line technical support with regard to hardware and software problems.
  • Compiling the Operational Budget and monitoring the capital expenditure of the Sub-directorate.







Applications must be made and submitted electronically; hand delivered or mailed applications for this position will not be accepted.


Kindly note that all applications for employment should be completed and submitted online on the municipal website at (go to "Vacancies’ to find the official employment application form of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality). The completed application form must be submitted electronically from this site, accompanied by certified and scanned copies of academic qualifications and a CV.


Please complete one employment application form per vacancy.


Telephonic enquiries may be directed to the Receptionist, tel: 041 506 3259.


Closing date for submission of applications: MONDAY, 30 APRIL 2018 before 12h00 noon.


Ref. 54 – 15 April 2018




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