City of Joburg: Council Liaison Specialist.

Job Description

Council Liaison Specialist

Department: Private Office of the Executive Mayor

Branch: Office of the MMC’s
Designation: Council Liaison Specialist
Salary Range: R 27 494.16 pm (basic salary excluding benefits)
Appointment Requirements:

• Grade 12 with Degree in Political Science/ Public Administration at (NQF Level 7)
• Suitably qualified candidate as defined by Section 20(3) of the Employment Equity Act will be considered.
• 3-5 years relevant experience, of which 2 years is in a professional capacity
• Working experience/knowledge of Legislature/Council operations
• Valid drivers’ License

Primary Function: To Provide administrative support on Council and Governance matters relating to the Members of Mayoral Committee (MMC) functional area/portfolio.

Key Performance Areas: Serve as a link and/or facilitate the movement of information between the legislature, the Department and the MMC’s office. Monitor events in the legislature and

meetings of Section 79 committees, study groups relevant to the MMC and assist the MMC with constituency work. Remain abreast with the procedure, policies and processes applicable.
Leading Competencies: Business Acumen, Stakeholder relations, work independently; People management, Political sciences

Core Competencies: Excellent oral and written communication skills with an innate attention to detail; coordinating skills; excellent interpersonal and team working skills; networking and
negotiation, emotional intelligence, conflict management, project management, planning, organizing and execution.

This is an employment equity targeted position.
Contact Person: George Mphansi
Tel No: (011) 407 7644
Workplace: 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein
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