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City of Johannesburg Jobs: Manager: Communication

Full Time

City of Johannesburg Jobs: Manager: Communication

Department: Housing
Branch: Business Management Support
Designation: Manager: Communication
Salary Range: R39 055.92 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)

Appointment Requirements:
 Matric Certificate/Grade 12
 Bachelor’s Degree in Communications/Marketing/Journalism or related field.
 At least 5-7 years working experience in Communications environment or related field of which 2 years in a management/supervisory capacity.

Primary Function:

Managers and participate in the implementation of the Department’s Communication Strategy, focusing on internal and external communications including events management.

Key Performance Areas:

Identifies, defined and managers immediate, short and long-term objectives/plans associated with the Communication Strategy of the department. Managers
tasks/activities associated with the implementation of procedures and monitors compliance with standards and specifications with regards to the Housing Service Delivery Plan in relation to the
communications strategy. Undertakes the responsibility of producing schedules, year plans related to communication tasks. Provide input into the strategic plan and development in Housing and the City. Building and maintaining strong relations with internal and external business units, entities, key stakeholders and peers to ensure the correct focus and support around Housing. To efficiently and effectively manage the operational assets and resources of the Section cost effectively in accordance with the legislative framework of the City’s policies and procedures. To maximize the productivity of Communications Sub-Section by optimizing the effectiveness of its employees in order to enable achievement of objectives of the Section. Providing quality reports on the functions and performance of the Communications Sub-Section which are factual, accurate and complete, timely; and contributes to and support the overall reporting requirements. To complying with all relevant legislative framework including the City’s Code of Ethics, manage and mitigate risk effectively.

Leading Competencies:


Have a good understanding of social media and the impact technology is having on communications and collaboration. Maintain strong relationship across the administration to support strategic goals and increase engagement.

Core Competencies:

Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word and Excel). Events management skills. Excellent time management skills. Strong written/oral communications, Mass communication,
research, proofreading. Leadership skills. Excellent project management skills. Demonstrated initiated to solve problems with high energy and a positive attitude. Excellent public presentation skills and ability to develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with media and policy partners. Negotiations skills. Strategic perspective. Emotional intelligence. Goal orientation. Customer focus. Flexibility. Resource management. Attention to detail. Network skills. Financial management.
Situational sensitivity and Integrity.

This is an employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to African/White Males including people with disabilities.

Contact Person: Gordon Baitsile
Tel No: (011) 018 6661
Workplace: 22 Smit Street
All applications will be through the website using this link:
Housing Manager: Communication