Municipal Manager

Municipal Manager
Mr. M.M. Kubeka

Tel: (051) 713 9304
Email: martyr@xhariep.gov.za

Overview

The Municipal Manager is the head of the administration and is responsible for the formation and development of an economical, effective, efficient and accountable administration which is equipped to implement the IDP, operates within the municipality’s performance management system and is responsive to the needs of the local community to participate in municipal affairs. The Municipal Manager is the accounting officer and therefore has oversight responsibility for all managers. All senior managers account to the municipal manager who in turn account to the Executive Mayor and Council on all administrative matters. In support of the above mandate the office of the Municipal Manager accommodates the Performance Management System Unit and Internal Audit.

Functions in terms of Municipal Systems Act

  • The formation and development of an economical, effective, efficient and accountable administration.
  • The management of the municipality’s administration in accordance with legislation applicable to the municipality.
  • The implementation of the municipality’s integrated development plan.
  • The management of the provision of services to the local community in a sustainable and equitable manner.
  • The appointment of staff subject to the Employment Equity Act, 1998.
  • The management, effective utilisation and training of staff.
  • The maintenance of discipline of staff.
  • The promotion of sound labour relations and compliance with labour legislation.
  • Advising the political structures and political office bearers of the municipality.
  • Managing communications between the municipality’s administration and its political structures and political office bearers.
  • Carrying out the decisions of the political structures and political office bearers of the municipality.
  • The administration and implementation of the municipality’s by-laws and other legislation. The exercise of any powers and the performance of any duties delegated by the municipal council.
  • Facilitating participation by the local community in the affairs of the municipality.
  • The implementation of national and provincial legislation.