Assistant Director: Good Governance, Ref No. LG 32/2023

Western Cape, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Job Purpose

The Department of Local Government, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a qualified and competent individual to arrange for investigations of corruption, coordinating investigations and to deal with preventative actions and programmes. This post is stationed in Cape Town, CBD.

Minimum Requirements

An appropriate 3-year National Diploma/B-Degree (equivalent or higher qualification) in Public Administration or related field; A minimum of 3 years experience in local government or public adminstration.

Recommendation None.
Key Performance Areas

Combatting fraud and corruption; Implementation of measures in preventing fraud and corruption;
Conduct training on fraud, corruption and ethics;
Monitoring the functionality and establishment of fraud and risk committees and anti-corruption committees;
Ensure that municipalities implement and have fraud prevention plans and anti-corruption plans;
Support municipalities in strengthening measures to combat fraud and corruption
; Suporting municipalities with the functionality of Municipal Public Accounts Committees (MPAC’s);
Assessing the functionality of MPAC’s and conduct training for members of the MPAC;
Ensure the enforcement of the code of conduct for councillors;
Conduct training to councilors in terms of the code of conduct for councilors.

Knowledge of the following:

local government dispensation legislation;
Programme and project management;
Political environment; Human resource management;
Financial management; Anti-corruption policies and codes;

Skills needed:

Written and verbal communication;
Analytical thinking;
Planning and organising;
Process design; Interface management
Conflict management
Strategic communication;
Research; Ability to read the political environment;
Advisory skills; Legal administration; Application of the law.