General Manager Post at Johannesburg Water

General Manager Post at Johannesburg Water

DEADLINE: 01 June 2023



To manage the compilation of the annual capital budgets and longer term capital plans for the whole Johannesburg Water as well as all planning related to the water and sanitation infrastructure including reticulation, reservoirs, pump stations and wastewater treatment works.


Prepare the departmental contributions to the Johannesburg Water 3-year Strategic Plan and the Annual Business Plans regarding capital and 3-year medium plan. Evaluate and prioritise risks and assess the options for accommodating the risks. Develop departmental management plans and authorise implementation of the plans. Oversee the capital budget planning, initiation of projects and keeping pace with the requirements of other sections of Johannesburg Water and relevant external bodies. Develop, review, manage and report on infrastructure Asset Management in alignment with asset management Policy and procedural guidelines. Monitor, review and approval of development applications within the City of Johannesburg. Monitor, and manage conceptual scoping assignments. Review the departmental organisation structure and make recommendation for possible improvements. Develop systems and procedures for the management and control of the departmental performance and deliverables. Control departmental expenditure by ensuring spending is appropriate and necessary for achievement of objectives. Develop and implement compliance management systems. Participate in Committee’s to facilitate the review and implementation of long-term projects. Establish a culture of excellence through performing and discussing the performance appraisal of department’s head and providing opportunities for departmental staff members to develop their competencies. Approve the training needs of the department after the performance appraisal. Manage the monitoring, forecasting, demand for water, generation and treatment of wastewater. Ensure that adequate monitoring, forecasting and demand management investigations are carried out on an ongoing basis to allow for timeous augmentation of the water and sanitation infrastructure. Manage infrastructure planning to ensure compliance with the City’s development plans. Manage investigations into adequacy of capacity and condition of existing water and sanitation infrastructure as well as requirements for future developments. Manage the preparation of the annual capital budget and longer-term financial plans for Johannesburg Water. Manage the preparation and maintenance of the Water Services Development Plan. Manage resources to ensure effective and efficient strategic planning. Set and report on performance monitoring indicators on a monthly basis. Ensure alignment of asset management practices to local government, national treasury and international guidelines and best practice. Manage wayleave application and building plan submission and approval. Evaluate and approve township development applications. Approval of engineering scheme reports and construction drawings. Manage the development and access to GIS applications. Oversee updating and maintenance of GIS systems and Asset Management systems.


Essential qualifications and experience:

• B Tech/ Bsc Civil Engineering (NQF 7)
• Registered for Pr. Eng or Pr. Tech
• 15 years post qualifications experience in civil engineering of which 5 years is at a senior management level in the local government environment.
• Experience in developing and implementing policies and procedures, strategy development, business planning, trouble shooting and problem solving.
• Excellent knowledge of planning environment and development control processes.
• Proven experience in effective people management and leadership.
• Must be analytical and strategic thinker with sound judgement business acumen.
• Service orientated, innovative, assertive and decisive.

How to apply

Please forward your CV and qualifications to: [email protected] quoting the relevant reference number and job title in the subject line of your correspondence.

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