The Municipal Council of Manzini (Council) seeks to recruit an experienced and well-rounded individual to fill the position of Director Corporate Services. In this position you will oversee the delivery of all corporate services functions, and enure that Council receives quality legal counsel and has the HR and IT infrastructure to achieve its strategic and operational objectives.
Develop, maintain. and oversee the implementation of corporate services strategy, policies and procedures
Plan, direct and coordinate HR activities of Council
Develop and manage an annual budget for the department, and perform periodic cost and productivity analyses
Oversee compensation programmes and processes to ensure regulatory compliance and competitive salary levels
Lead union negotiations and coordinate all disciplinary/grievance procedures
Oversee the provision of security and city policing services for Council by ensuring security for Council assets facilities and areas & ensure peace and safety of lives and properties
Lead the operations management function of Council, reporting periodically to the CEO, setting strategy and monitoring performance thereof
Lead Council compliance with standard legal practice and maintain standards of good corporate governance and manage relevant risks accordingly
Provide Councillors with guidance on their duties, responsibilities and powers and make Councillors aware of any law relevant to or affecting Council
Manage the development & implementation of Council’s IT strategy, ensuring alignment with the overall strategy of Council, and preparing periodic reports as required
Oversee the registry management function of Council, leading the effective management of records and information throughout the organisation
Qualifications and experience required
Admitted Attorney with an LLB and 8 years management experience performing similar responsibilities
MBA or Post graduate qualification in management or leadership
Membership with a relevant professional body
Employee relations experience & training in compensation is essential
Strong leadership skills
Well established written & oral communication skills
Well established problem solving and analytical skills
Customer focus, people management and development
Negotiation and conflict resolution Integrity and confidentiality
Relationship building abilities
Contract management In-depth knowledge of relevant legislation
Written applications must be submitted together with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and three recent professional referees.
Late applications shall not be accepted All applications will be acknowledge.
Welcome to the investment hub. Matsapha Town Council, was declared a Town Council in 2012, a local authority with a body corporate status established by the Urban Government Act, 1969, and is entrusted with the following general duties as articulated in Section 55 of the Urban Government Act:
⚊ Control, manage and administer the town; ⚊ Maintain and cleanse all public streets and open spaces vested in the Council or committed to its management; ⚊ Abate all public nuisances; ⚊ Safeguard public health, and provide sanitary services for the removal and disposal of night soil, rubbish, carcasses of dead animals and all kinds of refuse; ⚊ Establish or take over and maintain, subject to the extent of its resources, any public utility service which it is authorized or required to maintain under any law and which is required for the welfare, comfort or convenience of the public; ⚊ Develop, control and manage any land vested in, owned of leased by the Council; ⚊ Establish or take over and administer, subject to the extent of its resources, housing schemes for the inhabitants of the municipality; ⚊ Generally promote the public health, welfare and convenience, and the development, sanitation and amenities of the town.
Matsapha is where most of Swaziland’s industry operates from, in essence, it is the engine of the country. It is located between Mbabane, the capital city and Manzini, the hub, making its location ideal for industry. The country’s national university situated here along with the Royal Police College and Matsapha International Airport.
“To make Matsapha a livable and sustainable investment Town.”
“To provide excellent municipal services and enhance Matsapha’s status as an ideal place for industrial, business and residential investment through participatory governance”
Strategy Focus Areas
1. Enhancing Participatory Governance 2. Revenue Generation for Sustainability 3. Organization Development for Efficient Service Delivery 4. Infrastructure Development for Investment Retention & Promotion 5. Diversification of Land use through Effective Planning 6. Promotion of Public Health & Safety 7. Promotion of Environment Protection & Conservation 8. Mitigating the Impact of HIV/AIDS in the Community
The following ethics and values are in line with the corporate culture and demands from the mandate that Matsapha Town Council is entrenching in shareholders, directors and staff. The values are: