Manager: Policy and Planning

Department: Private Office of the Executive Mayor (POEM)
Branch: Office of the Chief of Staff
Designation: Manager: Policy and Planning
Remuneration: R886 816,85 pa (all-inclusive cost to company)
Location: Metropolitan Centre, 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric Certificate/Grade 12;
  • Bachelor’s degree/NQF level 7 in Political Science, Public Policy, Economics, Law or related field at NQF level 7;
  • 5 – 7 years’ experience in Legislature, Parliamentary, Legal, Public Sector or related

Primary Function:
Manage policy development and strategic planning within a range of political stricture with a view to advising and informing the executive Mayor and Mayoral committee in order to enable them to successfully achieve the Mayoral priorities.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Support the Assistant Director: Policy & Planning to provide policy and strategic support
    and advice to the Executive Mayor and Mayoral Committee;
  • Provide input, leadership oversight the Integrated Development Planning processes;
  • Develop strategies of engagement with current and potential stakeholder to build trust
    even between all stakeholders influencing the function in the POEM;
  • Plan coordinate, execute and manage research projects;
  • Comply with all the relevant legislation, manage and mitigate risk effectively;
  • Efficiently and effectively manage the operation assets and resources of the subdivision
    in accordance with the legislative framework of the City’s policies and procedures.

Leading Competencies:

  • Computer literacy (MS Office);
  • Good communication and coordination skills;
  • Good writing skills;
  • Time management and ability to work without supervision;
  • High level of confidentiality;
  • Ability to work with senior management of the City, Municipal Entities and other

Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of local, provincial and national political and legislative framework and
    dynamics and public policy.

“All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will be considered. The
City of Johannesburg applies the principles of employment equity as per National
legislation and policy guidelines and will consider designated groups in line with these
requirements. Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged groups including
those with disabilities. Appointments will be made in accordance with the approved
Employment Equity Plan to promote its equitable representation in terms of race,
gender and disability

Please take note that only online applications will be considered. Please apply by
using the following link below:


Contact Person: Wisani Mabunda
Tel No: 011 407 7644


Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment/response is
received within six (6) weeks of the closing date, they must accept that their application
was unsuccessful. By submitting your application for a position at the City of
Johannesburg, you are consenting that the personal information submitted as part of
your application may be used for the purposes of the Recruitment and Selection and
related process. In terms of the Talent Acquisition Policy of the City of Johannesburg,
you hereby consent to the following risk checks should your application be shortlisted:

  • Credit Record,
  • CV validation
  • Employment record verification,
  • Criminal check,
  • Identity validation.

All the best with your applications

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