Mossel Bay Municipality: Jobs / Vacancies (Aug 2020) – Chief Financial Officer

Mossel Bay Municipality hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Chief Financial Officer. The application will close on 7th August 2020 @ 13:00.

Location: Western Cape

Mossel Bay Municipality advertised post is as follows:



  • A minimum of a postgraduate qualification in the field of Accounting, Finance or Economics registered on the National Qualifications Framework at NQF Level 8 with a minimum of 120 credits OR Chartered Accountant (SA)
  • A minimum of seven years’ relevant experience at senior and middle management levels, of which at least two years (but preferably five years) must be at senior management level
  • Sound knowledge of and extensive exposure to local government operations and municipal financial management
  • Sound visionary and strong leadership management skills, with strategic thinking and decision-making abilities
  • In-depth knowledge of local government legislation and the statutory requirements pertaining to the post
  • Core competencies as set out in the Local Government: Regulations on Appointment and Conditions of Employment of Senior Managers, 17 January 2014
  • The incumbent must have attained the minimum competency level in the competency area unit standards as prescribed by the Municipal Regulations on Minimum Competency Levels (CPMD/MFMP) [GNR. 493 published under GG. 29967, dated 15 June 2007] OR attain the minimum competency level in the unit standards for each competency area within an 18-month period from the date of appointment as it is prescribed in GNR. 1146 published under GG. 41996
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape
  • A Code B driver’s licence and a reliable own vehicle.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted with a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications and the names of three references from current and previous employers and a fully completed application form as applicable on Senior Manager as available from the municipal website or the Human Resources Department, to be forwarded to The Senior Manager: Human Resources, PO Box 25, Mossel Bay 6500.

Administrative enquiries may be directed to Mr C Engelbrecht (Senior Manager HR) on 044 606 5091/2 or Electronic applications may be e-mailed to


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