Market-related Salary Package

Purpose of the position: Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will provide strategic direction and leadership to the management and executive management teams, by identifying strategic opportunities that will respond to the CoJ’s focus areas, evaluating the agency’s performance and providing corporate governance oversight. Facilitate and assist managers of the various business units in the identification, analysis and resolution of strategic issues within the business unit.

Key Responsibilities: The role will lead the strategic and administration unit by preparing a 5-year strategic plan for the JDA and delivering an approved business plan every year. Set the long-term strategy and objectives for the Strategy, Performance Monitoring & Evaluation business unit, taking into account economic, social and international variables. Monitor and manage the execution of the business plans and action steps set out in the business plan. Lead the development of a risk management policy and strategy that clearly describes and articulates management stance, philosophy and attitude and vision for risk management. Develop the overall organisational framework for managing risk. Oversee the development, updating and amendments of all legally compliant templates and agreements. Ensure the JDA receives legal support and advice, relevant legal knowledge is filtered through to the agency.

Education and qualification: A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a sound legal and regulatory knowledge. Master’s degree or MBA will be an advantage. Approximately 10 years’ experience in a Strategy, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Risk, Compliance and Legal environment of which at least 5 years should be management experience. Experience in policy development. Knowledge in Inter-governmental relations, Risk and Compliance management, Corporate Governance, Companies Act, Public Finance Management Act, MFMA, King III, FIC Act and Financial principles, Legislation, Contract law, Commercial law and Common Law, Administrative law, Principles of corporate governance. Knowledge and understanding of government environment both national, provincial and local. Proven management and leadership skills

Please email a detailed CV in MS Word format to:

Closing Date: 07 MAY 2021

Correspondence will be with short-listed candidates only. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Johannesburg Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer and position will be filled in line with its EE targets