Professional Officer: Protocol and Events Coordination

Department: Private Office of the Executive Mayor (POEM)
Branch: Office of the Chief of Staff
Designation: Professional Officer: Protocol and Events Coordination
Remuneration: R967 109,56 pa (all-inclusive cost to company)
Location: Metropolitan Centre, 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein

Minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 plus a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration/Management or related field
    is required (NQF level 7);
  • 6 – 8 years’ experience of which 4 years’ experience should be in Protocol, Politics and
    Public Sector/Private Sector, Public Relations and/or any other related environment;
  • Proven organization and administrative skills – following set procedures a guideline
    methodically and accurately with minimum supervision;
  • Must have a valid drives license.

Primary Function:
Ensure effective implementations of protocols processes and procedures and
coordinating of all events and ceremonies involving the Office of the Executive Mayor
in order to ensure sound relations between the Office and its internal and external

Key Performance Areas:

  • Execute project planning process to inform the business unit business planning process;
  • Execute process optimization and efficiency;
  • Execute all protocol related processes and procedures;
  • Execute activities associated with management and control of the assets and resources;
  • Execute specific activities to ensure governance and risk management;
  • Execute specific activities effective Stakeholder Relations and Communication;
  • Ensure effective monitoring and reporting of the directorate;
  • Perform general administrative.

Leading Competencies:

  • Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word and Excel);
  • Good Management and Interpersonal skills;
  • Good Communication and Coordination skills;
  • Report Writing, Problem Solving, Time Management, Planning and Organizing skills;
  • Project Management and Analytical skills;
  • Ability to function under stress;
  • Collaborative/Teamwork & Accountability;
  • Advice and guidance;
  • Information gathering;
  • Change management;
  • Resource management and networking skills;
  • Time management, High level of confidentiality and Organisational skills.

Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the local government environment;
  • Knowledge of City strategy (IDP), Prescribed methodologies, Legislative, Policy and
    Regulatory Frameworks.
  • In depth knowledge of function principle, techniques & tools and how they can be
    practically applied;
  • Knowledge of Corporate Governance.

“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

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


Contact Person: Mashudu Rasalanavho
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, and
  • Identity validation.

All the best with your applications

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