Cogta Mpumalanga Vacancies – Assistant Director: Monitoring and Evaluation 

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The Mpumalanga Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs invites qualified candidates to apply for the post of Assistant Director: Monitoring and Evaluation.

  • Directorate : Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Post : Assistant Director: Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Salary: R477 096 per annum
  • Salary Level: 10
  • Ref: AD/M&E/COGTA/22
  • Station : Head Office
  • Closing Date: 14 October 2022

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage municipal performance.
  • Manage the monitoring and evaluation of the Local Government programmes.
  • Evaluate and assess the IDP and SDBIP implementation programmes in Municipalities.
  • Verify and validate municipal performance information.
  • Coordinate support and monitor the implementation of municipal support plans.
  • Conduct quarterly score card assessments of municipalities and verify portfolio of evidence (POE) for such performance.
  • Coordinate and implement monitoring and evaluation IT system.
  • Monitor performance of municipalities and provide necessary interventions when required.


  • A Senior Certificate and National Diploma/ Degree in Public Administration/ Social Sciences, Project Management and or equivalent qualification. 3 years’ experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of the National Treasury Framework for Managing Programme Performance, Public policy and frameworks for managing programme and performance information, Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) Act no. 56 of 2003, Municipal Systems Act (MSA) act no. 32 of 2000, Municipal Structures Act (MSA) Act no. 117 of 1998.
  • Knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation methods and systems.
  • Ability to analyse and present performance information reports, people and stakeholder management, computer literacy, good interpersonal relations, analytical skills, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to handle pressure and able to meet deadlines.
  • A valid Driver’s Licence.

Directions to Applicants:

Applicants must be submitted on a prescribed New Z83 application form fully completed, obtainable from any Public Service department. Applications must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit a copy of their ID document, a valid driver’s license (if specified as a job requirement), as well as the relevant highest educational qualifications, on or before the day of the interview.

Applicants are discouraged from sending application through registered mail because the Department will not be responsible for non-collection of these applications. No late applications will be accepted.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personal suitability checks on criminal records, citizenship verification, financial records, employment references and qualification verification.

If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. It is the Applicant’s 18 responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Authority (SAQA). The successful candidate will be expected to enter into employment contract and sign a performance agreement with the Department.

How to Apply:

Applications must be posted to: The Director: Human Resource Management, Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Private Bag x 11304, Mbombela.

Hand delivered to: Rhino Building extension 2 No.7 Government Boulevard, Riverside Park, Mbombela 1200.

For enquiries, contact: Mr IPM Moukangwe (013 766 6221) and Mr PP Mokwena (013 766 6225)

The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and preference will be given to the suitable qualified candidates from designated groups in terms of Employment Equity Act.