Government Jobs in Western Cape – Chief Director

Website Western Cape Government

Job Description:

As the Chief Director, you will be responsible to strategically guide and direct the provision of Development Planning Services in the province.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Guide and direct the provision of municipal IDP and LGMTEC support;
  • Ensure the provision of development facilitation services to provincial and municipal stakeholders;
  • Ensure the provision of specialist integrated land management advice on a sub-regional basis;
  • Direct the management of sub-regional integrated environmental management regulatory services;
  • Guide and direct the provision of development planning intelligence management services;
  • Strategic management, guidance and advice in respect of the provisioning of development planning services. This includes the following functions:
  • Manage and engage all spheres of government in integrated development planning and support services through programmes and projects.
  • Guide and direct the promotion and provision of sustainable spatial planning on a regionalised and sub-regional basis.
  • Ensure the provision of land use regulatory support services.
  • Guide and direct the provision of development planning research services;
  • Ensure the coordination of special programmes and projects;

Job Requirements:

  • Strong conceptual, interpretive and formulation skills
  • The ability to multi-task, deal with ambiguity and manage change in an ever-changing environment and under pressurized circumstances
  • Exceptional planning, organizing and people management skills
  • Strong leadership, team building and interpersonal skills
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of modern systems of governance and administration

Qualification & Experience:

  • 5 Years’ experience at a senior managerial level.
  • Honours degree or 4-year Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 8) as recognised by SAQA.
  • Professional Registration required, either with the South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN) or Environmental Assessment Practitioners Association of South Africa (EAPASA).
  • A valid drive’s license.

Job Details:

Company: Western Cape Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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