12May2021

VACANCY: CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

The ZF Mgcawu District Municipality invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant position of Chief Financial Officer within its establishment in Upington in the Northern Cape.

Please find the required documentation for this position below:

  1. Advert for Chief Financial Officer Vacancy-Click here to read/download
  2. Annexure C- Application Form for Employment-Click here to read/download
  3. Government Gazette 37245 dated 17 January 2014-Click here to read/download

 No late or faxed applications will be considered. Candidates are required to complete the prescribed “Annexure C” application form as per Regulations on Appointment and Conditions of Employment of Senior Managers Government Notice 21 in Government Gazette 37245 dated 17 January 2014. If you meet the stated requirements, a detailed CV, certified copies of academic qualifications, Identity Document and Driver’s License (certified copies must not be older than 3 months) should be addressed to The Municipal Manager, ZF Mgcawu District Municipality, Private Bag X 6039, or hand delivered at C/o Dr. Nelson Mandela Driveway and Upington 26 Driveway Upington 8800

Enquiries: Municipal Manager: JG Lategan Tel. 054-3372800 during office hours (07:30 – 16:30) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Closing Date: 17 May 2021 at 12:00pm

If no communication has been received from us within three (3) months after the closing date, please consider your application not successful. The Municipality reserves the right to appoint or not appoint any person.

Draft Budget 2021/2024 & Draft IDP 2021/2022

Notice is hereby given that the ZF Mgcawu District Municipal Council’s Draft Budget for the period 2021/2024 and the Draft Integrated Development Plan (IDP) for the period 2021/2022 were compiled in accordance with the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 2000 (Act 32 of 2000) and Municipal Finance Management Act 2003 (Act 56 of 2003). These documents were considered by the ZF Mgcawu District Council at a Council meeting held on the 29 March 2021.

The public is kindly invited to examine the documents and submit comments or representations to the District Municipality not later than 20 April 2021. Written comments must be addressed to the office of the Municipal Manager, Private Bag X6039, Upington, 8800 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Draft Budget 2021/2024 and Draft IDP 2021/2022 can be accessed on the following links:

Draft Annual Report 2019/2020

In terms of section 21(a) of the Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, read with section 127(5)(a) of the Municipal Finance Management Act, Act 56 of 2003, members of the public, communities within ZF Mgcawu District Municipality, government institutions, the private sector and civil society are hereby invited to comment on the Draft Annual report for the 2019/2020 financial year.

Written comments must be addressed to the office of the Municipal Manager, Private Bag X6039, Upington, 8800 and at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

The closing date for the submission of comments and representations is 20 April 2021.

The Draft Annual Report 2019/2020 can be accessed on the following link:


Draft Annual Report 2019/2020-Click here to read/download


Council Meeting 29.03.2021 - Copy

ZFM OBTAINS 7th CLEAN AUDIT FOR 2019/2020

During a Council meeting held on the 29th of March 2021, the Office of the Auditor-General confirmed that the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality obtained its 7th clean audit for the 2019/2020 financial year.

The Auditor-General after examination of the municipality’s financial statements concluded that the financial statements reflect the true financial position of the municipality and that the financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the acceptable accounting principles and relevant legislation.The Executive Mayor of the ZFM District Municipality, Mr Paulus Mgcera could not hold back his pride, "It is an immensely proud moment for me that ZF Mgcawu District Municipality has obtained a clean audit for the 7th time for the 2019/2020 financial year. I would like to congratulate the senior management and the entire workforce on this clean audit”, he said.

 

The Council and the Administration of the Municipality worked hand in hand to obtain this achievement and this was done through the implementation of previous years audit findings and the Audit Recovery Plan and also close cooperation with the Office of the Auditor-General to ensure that certain goals and objectives are met. All the Councillors expressed their deep gratitude for this achievement but more importantly thanked the personnel for their dedication, hard work and professional behaviour during the period of the audit which resulted in the Clean Audit.

Mr Mgcera also mentioned that respect for the law in the management of the District Municipality, the oversight role of the Council to ensure that the budget and performance goals are properly achieved and that there is consequence management for non-performance. "We ensured that the basic principles of accountability, strong internal control measures and good governance are in place, and that resulted in this clean audit,” he said. At the same Council meeting, the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality swore in Ms Katrina Esau as a Councillor of the District Municipality as prescribed in item 11 of Schedule 2 of the Municipal Structures Act, 1998 thus filling the vacancy of a Councillor who ceased to hold office.

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