Director Technical Services

July 27, 2018
Chief Planning Officer
July 27, 2018




Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Director Technical Services within the Municipal Council of Mbabane on a 4 year performance based renewable contract.


This is an executive management position reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

Main Purpose of the job:

The main purpose of the job is to provide engineering solutions and technologies in the development, improvement and maintenance of physical infrastructure for the city of Mbabane.


Key performance Areas:

  • Strategic management and oversight of the department,
  • Interdepartmental coordination and teamwork facilitation,
  • Monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting on departmental performance against annual operating plans,
  • Provide advisory service to the CEO and the Municipal council,
  • Ensure the value for money design, construction , maintenance solutions and  costing of public works projects such as roads, drainage systems, sidewalks etc in the city,
  • Workshop and fleet management
  • Policy development, implementation and contract management,
  • Council’s energy management

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BSc Degree or equivalent qualification in Civil Engineering, and professional registration with a recognized institution,
  • Membership of LAMAS or equivalent Municipal association
  • MBA or MBL will be an added advantage
  • At least eight years relevant experience in a senior management position.

Key Competences (Knowledge and Skills):

  • Advanced knowledge of the Urban Government Act No. 8 of 1969 (as amended),
  • Advanced strategic capability and leadership,
  • Ability to work with people and under pressure,
  • Management/& Leadership development
  • Community engagement
  • Knowledge of the Procurement Act 2011 and World Bank Procurement guidelines
  • Advanced knowledge of the Building Act of 1968 and regulations
  • Advanced knowledge of project management and costing.

Salary and Benefits

A very competitive remuneration package is offered.


The process

Candidates considered suitable for interviews will be invited within two months of the closing date.



Please send applications accompanied by a full CV with certified copies of academic qualifications marked “Confidential” to:


The Acting Human Resources Manager

Municipal Council of Mbabane

P O Box 1


OR Email:


The closing date for applications is 8th  August  2018.








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