City of Johannesburg Jobs: Specialist: Community Based Planning
Department: Group Strategy, Policy Coordination and Relations
Branch: Integrated and Community Based Planning
Designation: Specialist: Community Based Planning
Salary Range: R43 684.21 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)
A Degree in planning, development studies, management or related discipline or commensurate
qualification or experience;
6 – 8 years relevant experience in development and planning within a large organization in a
management level in either the public or private sector; and
The Specialist: Community Based Planning will be responsible for the
coordination and management of Community Based Planning processes in the City of Johannesburg,
ensuring effective and efficient participatory planning promote community action and participation;
and to link these to the delivery requirements for the institutional Performance Management System
to ensure effective service delivery.
Key Performance Areas:
Drive and manage the processes of community-based planning in the CoJ, which allow for effective and efficient service delivery at grass root level. Implement communitybased planning within the City’s IDP process. Equip the Unit and the Department with strategic information in relation to community-based planning. Form strategic and developmental partnerships with NGO’s and CBO’s and private sector.
Leading Competencies: Knowledge of public participation in local government and regulation and legislation that drives it. Sound knowledge of strategy formulation and strategic planning in Public Sector, including principles and practices. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal negotiation and liaison skills and the ability to work in partnership with senior officials and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Sound understanding of applying public administration principles and implementing contemporary management practices , particularly as they relate to Community Based Planning functions. Excellent conceptual, analytical and problem identification and resolution skills and the ability to interpret and apply policy and related legislation. Principles and practices of project management. Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration. Ability to handle the demands of various personality types. Maintain strong professional and positive demeanor.
Core Competencies: Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word), Good Communication skills, Coordinating
skills and Negotiation skills
This is an employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to African Males,
White Males including people with disabilities.
Contact Person: Leyandre Ndlovu
Tel No: (011) 407 6452
Workplace: 48 Ameshoff Street, Braamfontein
Group Strategy, Policy Coordination & Relation Specialist: Community Based Planning