Vacancies

APPLICATIONS ARE HEREBY INVITED FOR THE FOLLOWING VACANCIES

DEPARTMENT

CORPORATE SERVICES

INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY MANAGER

Ref: HRM/02/23        

MINIMUM SALARY:R1086 455,23 per annum on a D-Upper Paterson Broadband  (All inclusive)

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Communication and Technology (ICT) or Information Systems or Computer Science coupled with 8 years relevant experience in Information Communication and Technology environment of which 5 years must be at middle management level.
  • A postgraduate qualification in Information Communication & Technology and registration with professional body will be an added advantage.
  • A valid driver’s license is a prerequisite.

Competencies :

  • A good and broader understanding of new ways of information technology facets of business
  • Good understanding of the most pressing ICT challenges in a business
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of management
  • Ability to manage massive information technology culture change
  • Good planning, organizing , presentation and report writing skills
  • Problem solving and critical analytical skills
  • Interpersonal and consultative skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

Purpose:

  • Reporting to the General Manager: Corporate Services,
  • the Information Communication and Technology Manager is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, execution and management of the entire information technology infrastructure in support of Lepelle Northern Water’s vision, mission and strategic objectives
  • Manage the information technology and computer systems to provide effective backup and ensure restoration of producers to minimize the risk of information loss or damage
  • Develops  and manages the Information Technology budget
  • Manages the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) anti-virus corporate software
  • Manages the effective and efficient support environment and procedures to end users
  • Manages the operational efficiency and effectiveness of a website and intranet
  • Manages the operational efficiency and effectiveness of telecommunication infrastructure (Teltrace, IPECS and VOIP systems)
  • Manage the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the VIP system
  • Manage the operational  efficiency  and effectiveness of the Tracker system, the Biometric Access system, the VMWare virtualization system, the MSP, DRP and off-site DR
  • Develops and implements information technology master plan, policies and procedures
  • Develops  and enters into performance management agreements with the GM Corporate Services
  • Conducts periodic and quarterly self-appraisals for discussions with the GM Corporate Services
  • Develops individual Personal Development Plan for career advancement
  • Adheres to health and safety policies, regulations and procedures

CLOSING DATE: 03 February 2023

An application letter together with a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications and a drivers’ license must be addressed to: Human Resource Manager, Lepelle Northern Water, Private Bag X9522, Polokwane, 0700. Alternatively, applications can be e-mailed at hr@lepelle.co.za

IMPORTANT: Appointment will be made in accordance with Lepelle Northern Water’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan.  Recommended candidate will be subjected to the following checks: qualifications, criminal, credit records and employment history. Appointable candidate may be subjected to competency assessment. Lepelle Northern Water reserves the right not to make appointment to the post/s advertised.

DEPARTMENT:

CORPORATE SERVICES

INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION SPECIALIST

Ref: HRM/03/23

MINIMUM SALARY: R778 013.16 per annum on a D-Lower Paterson Broadband (All inclusive)

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Communication &Technology or Computer Engineering with at least 5 years working experience in Information Communication & Technology environment of which 3 years should be at supervisory level.
  • Knowledge of SAP, VIP, Wonderware and Citrix would be an added advantage.
  • A valid driver’s license is a prerequisite.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the ICT Manager
  • the incumbent will be responsible for the implementation, development, maintenance and management of all application systems and software components for the organisation in support of the Lepelle Northern Water’s vision, mission and strategic objectives
  • Contribute to both ICT Strategy and Operational Plan on systems and application of key critical activities
  • Enhance the implementation of project management principles for the section
  • Develop and implement systems/applications, policies and standard operating procedure manuals
  • Manage and Maintain Systems/Applications Enterprise Architecture (EA)
  • Manage backup and restore procedures to minimize the risk of information loss or damage
  • Maintains and monitors the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the SAP ERP and SCADA system
  • Maintains and monitors software components of the network to ensure operational effectiveness and efficiency
  • Assessing the stability, security, and scalability of installed all systems
  • Installing and upgrading systems and servers
  • Ensure  effective technical support to staff and back-end system users
  • Ensure the review system error logs and user-reported errors
  • Ensure the management of user management access
  • Develop technical specifications for upgrades of ICT infrastructure Applications
  • Lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions
  • Effective management of direct reports
  • Ensure adherence to health, safety and environmental regulations, policies and procedures

Competencies:

  • Problem solving and critical analytical skills
  • ICT User Skills
  • Interpersonal and consultative skills
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good planning, organizing, presentation and report writing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

CLOSING DATE: 03 February 2023

An application letter together with a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications and a drivers’ license must be addressed to: Human Resource Manager, Lepelle Northern Water, Private Bag X9522, Polokwane, 0700. Alternatively, applications can be e-mailed at hr@lepelle.co.za

IMPORTANT: Appointment will be made in accordance with Lepelle Northern Water’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan.  Recommended candidate will be subjected to the following checks: qualifications, criminal, credit records and employment history. Appointable candidate may be subjected to competency assessment. Lepelle Northern Water reserves the right not to make appointment to the post/s advertised.

DEPARTMENT

FINANCE

FINANCE MANAGER

Ref: HRM/04/23

MINIMUM SALARY : R1086 455, 23 per annum on a D-Upper Paterson Broadband ( All inclusive)

Minimum requirements: Minimum requirements:

  • Post Graduate Qualification in Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management or equivalent with 8 years relevant experience in Financial Accounting
  • External or Internal Auditing environment of which five (5) years must be at the middle management level.
  • A valid driver’s license is a prerequisite.
  • Registration with professional body is advantageous, ( e.g.CA (SA) )

Competencies:

  •  People management
  • Ability to lead a team with resilience
  • Good business acumen
  • Sound knowledge of financial management
  • Ability to develop and implement a full spectrum of financial management systems and control measures
  • excellent interpersonal relations, communications (verbal and written), negotiations, and persuasive skills
  • Good problem solving and analysis skills
  • Good presentation skills

Key responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for advising and providing interpretation of financial accounting models, systems and procedures
  • Management of revenue, expenditure, debtors, creditors, payroll, budget and assets.  Ensuring of compliance on tax laws and statutory payments
  • Development and maintenance of financial management policies and procedures
  • Compiles  and manages annual budget for the department
  • Compiles quarterly and annual departmental performance reports for submission to the Chief Financial Officer
  • Directly supervise subordinates
  • Develops and enter into performance management agreements with subordinates in line with the organizational business plans
  • Conducts periodic and quarterly performance appraisal for subordinates
  • Conducts periodic and quarterly self-appraisals for discussions with the Chief Financial Officer
  • Develops individual Personal Development Plan for career advancement
  • Develop, trains, coaches and mentor subordinates for succession planning and promotion
  • Ensure compliance with all the health, safety and environmental requirements.

CLOSING DATE: 03 February 2023

An application letter together with a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications and a drivers’ license must be addressed to: Human Resource Manager, Lepelle Northern Water, Private Bag X9522, Polokwane, 0700. Alternatively, applications can be e-mailed at hr@lepelle.co.za

IMPORTANT: Appointment will be made in accordance with Lepelle Northern Water’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan.  Recommended candidate will be subjected to the following checks: qualifications, criminal, credit records and employment history. Appointable candidate may be subjected to competency assessment. Lepelle Northern Water reserves the right not to make appointment to the post/s advertised.

DEPARTMENT:

FINANCE

SENIOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

Ref: HRM/05/23

MINIMUM SALARY: R778 013, 16 per annum on a D-Lower Paterson Broadband (All inclusive)

Minimum requirements:

  • National Diploma in Finance Management or Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Commerce coupled with 5 years relevant experience in Financial Accounting environment of which 3 years’ experience should be at a Supervisory level.
  • A valid driver’s license is a prerequisite and registration with the relevant professional body will be an added advantage.

Competencies:

  • people management
  • Effective Communication
  • Service delivery innovations
  • change management
  • problem solving
  • analytical
  • strategic capability and leadership
  • report writing
  • Ability to work under pressure and beyond normal working hours.

Key responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the review of taxes owed and preparation of tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or tax requirements and interpretation of management accounting information systems, policies, and procedures in support of Lepelle Northern Water’s vision, mission and strategic objectives
  • The incumbent  will also be responsible for revenue & debtors management, creditors management, payroll management.
  • Modifies and recommends changes in accounting systems
  • Ensure compliance with all the financial management legislative requirements
  • Develop specific financial models, systems, policies and procedures for financial accounting
  • Obtain approval and implement financial models, systems and procedures for financial accounting
  • Provides interpretation of financial accounting models
  • Modifies and recommends changes in accounting systems
  • Establishes tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts for the sub general ledgers
  • Prepares, examines, or analyses accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and performance  reporting and procedural standards
  • Compiles monthly and quarterly financial reports (financial statements)
  • Directly supervise subordinates
  • Develops and enter into performance  agreements with subordinates in line with the organizational objectives
  • Conducts periodic and quarterly performance appraisals for subordinates
  • Conducts periodic and quarterly self-appraisals with the Finance Manager
  • Develops individual Personal Development Plan for career advancement
  • Develops , trains, coaches and mentor subordinates, learners and interns for succession planning and promotion

CLOSING DATE: 03 February 2023

An application letter together with a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications and a drivers’ license must be addressed to: Human Resource Manager, Lepelle Northern Water, Private Bag X9522, Polokwane, 0700. Alternatively, applications can be e-mailed at hr@lepelle.co.za

IMPORTANT: Appointment will be made in accordance with Lepelle Northern Water’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan.  Recommended candidate will be subjected to the following checks: qualifications, criminal, credit records and employment history. Appointable candidate may be subjected to competency assessment. Lepelle Northern Water reserves the right not to make appointment to the post/s advertised.

DEPARTMENT

OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

MAINTENANCE PLANNING TECHNICIAN

Ref: HRM/06/23

MINIMUM SALARY: R649 807, 78 per annum on a C-Upper Paterson Broadband (All inclusive)

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • National Diploma or Degree in Engineering field coupled with 4 years related experience in maintenance environment, of which 2 years’ experience must be at a supervisory role on infrastructure maintenance or capital projects.
  • A valid driver’s license is a prerequisite and registration with the relevant professional body will be an added advantage.

Competencies:

  •  Time Management
  • Report writing skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Problem of Solving
  • Computer Literacy
  • Ability to read specifications and drawings
  • Excellent reliability and maintenance of infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of tools
  • Communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and beyond normal working hours

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Infrastructure Maintenance Engineer the incumbent will be responsible for the planning of maintenance schedule for the existing infrastructure to ensure availability, reliability and cost effectiveness of operations
  • Conducts plant or functional assessment of equipment for infrastructure optimization
  • Conducts Reliability Centered Maintenance and Condition Monitoring
  • Adhere to a planned maintenance schedule for the existing infrastructure to ensure availability, reliability and cost effectiveness
  • Develops  a scope of planned infrastructure maintenance work, prioritize, plans on the best  way to execute the job, schedules daily plans, and coordinates planned maintenance activities. Create , edits and release job cards
  • Prepares condition monitoring, assessment ,
  • Manages work order backlogs and compiles SAP report on human resources utilization and provide a graphic report on plants overtime
  • Plans and develops a maintenance shutdown schedule and coordinates the availability of  maintenance materials to be used
  • Plans and develops a maintenance schedule for expansion business and coordinates the availability of maintenance materials to be used
  • Assist the schemes in the alignment of pump sets and produce reports
  • Develop and review infrastructure refurbishment and replacement plan
  • Conduct research and development on new infrastructure technology and makes recommendations
  • compiles and submits infrastructure maintenance reports
  • Ensures compliance with all the health, safety and environmental requirements

CLOSING DATE: 03 February 2023

An application letter together with a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications and a drivers’ license must be addressed to: Human Resource Manager, Lepelle Northern Water, Private Bag X9522, Polokwane, 0700. Alternatively, applications can be e-mailed at hr@lepelle.co.za

IMPORTANT: Appointment will be made in accordance with Lepelle Northern Water’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan.  Recommended candidate will be subjected to the following checks: qualifications, criminal, credit records and employment history. Appointable candidate may be subjected to competency assessment. Lepelle Northern Water reserves the right not to make appointment to the post/s advertised.

DEPARTMENT

CHIEF EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE

COMPANY SECRETARY

LOCATION: HEAD OFFICE
(REF: HRM/01/23)

Salary is negotiable on a D-Upper Paterson Broadband considering experience, qualifications, and expertise.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  •  Law Degree, coupled with 8 years’ experience in a company secretariat environment of which 5 years must be at middle management level.
  • Admission as an Attorney or Advocate, knowledge of PFMA and Companies Act, and a valid drivers’ license are prerequisite.
  • Company Secretarial certificate and registration with relevant professional body for Chartered
    Secretaries and knowledge of the Water Services Act will be an added advantage.

Competencies required: 

  • Knowledge of corporate/company law, Comprehensive
    understanding of King IV report.
  • Must be computer literate (MS word, MS excel, MS
    PowerPoint, etc.), planning and organizing, strong report and minute writing skills, emotional
    intelligence, problem solving, communication (verbal and written), interpretation skills, strong
    business acumen and ethical standards, good presentation skills, report writing skills, ability to
    work under pressure and beyond normal working hours.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Board functionally and to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    administratively, the incumbent will be responsible for
  • Build and maintain effective stakeholder
    relationships (e.g., Board, Exco) for the purpose of expectations management, knowledge sharing and
    integration, and to manage the organisation’s reputation; Providing advisory services in relation to
    secretariat services to the Board and Board committees
  • Provide advice to the Board and committees
    on all relevant legislations and administrative issues
  • Give legal opinion and advice as and when
    required by the Board; Provide input in the planning and compilation of the annual budget aligned to the
    operational and strategic delivery plans to support the implementation of set objectives.
  • Provide a
    central source of guidance and advice to the Board on matters of law, ethics and good governance
  • Provide an update on legislative and corporate governance developments to the Board
  • Administer Board and Board Committees Secretariat functions
  • Assist Chairperson and CEO to determine the
    annual Board plan and the administration of other issues of a strategic nature at the Board level
  • Plan and design the Board and its committee meetings agenda and prepare meetings packs in consultation
    with the CEO and Chair of the Board
  • Ensure proper and orderly conduct of Board and Board Committee meetings
  • Draft and distribute the minutes to the Board and its committee members
  • Submit Board action plans to the CEO
  • Monitor committee action plans to ensure plans are being addressed timeously
  • Schedule Board, Committees meetings and maintain registers
  • Ensure new Board members undergo
    the appropriate training/ induction
  • Compile reports on Board matters for auditing purposes to include compliance
  • Ensure that the Board Charter and the terms of reference or any charters of Board
    Committees are periodically reviewed and kept up to date.
  • Prepare and process Board claims for
    payment
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation by the organization, including the Board and
    Committees; Ensure the mitigation of the unit’s risk profile through the application of fraud controls and
    risk prevention principles and implementing of sound governance and compliance processes and tools
    to identify and manage risks; Manage and lead Office of the Company Secretary.

CLOSING DATE: 13 February 2023

An application letter together with a detailed CV, certified copies of qualifications and a drivers’ license must be addressed to: Human Resource Manager, Lepelle Northern Water, Private Bag X9522, Polokwane, 0700. Alternatively, applications can be hand delivered at No.1 Landros Mare Street, Polokwane or e-mail at hr@lepelle.co.za

IMPORTANT:

Appointment will be made in accordance with Lepelle Northern Water’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan. Recommended candidate will be subjected to the following checks: qualifications, criminal, credit records and employment history. Appointable candidate will be subjected to competency assessment. Lepelle Northern Water reserves the
right not to make appointment to the post advertised