Deputy Director: GIS Projects and Customer Services

The City of Johannesburg has a vacancy in the Department: Development Planning Branch: Corporate GEO- Informatics for a Deputy Director: GIS Projects and Customer Services. The vacancy is open to External Applicants AND Employees of the City of Johannesburg. Salary Range: R50 238.79 pm (basic salary excluding benefits) Appointment Requirements: • Grade 12 or equivalent NQF level 4 with Geography, Mathematics and Physical Science, plus Degree in GIS, Geography, Geoinformatics Town Planning Survey or Information Technology (NQF level 7). • 7- 8 years intensive experience in GIS of which 5 years in managerial experience. • High degree of Computer literacy. • Knowledge of Administrative management and Financial reporting. Primary Function: Provide strategic support and oversight in the management of key performance areas and indicators associated with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Projects and Public Information Services. Facilitate the provision of relevant, quality spatial data information and related services to support decision-making and broaden the internal and external customer base through innovative, word class spatial information solution Coordinate the overall Customer Relationship Management of the directorate and the implementation of its marketing strategy. Key Performance Areas: Identify and define the immediate short- and long-term objectives associated with Geographic Information System (GIS) related projects and customer services. Direct and control outcomes associated with the utilization, productivity and performance of personnel within the Projects and Public Information Counter sections. Prepare capital and operating estimates for the section and monitor project related expenditure against the budget allocations. Manage the formulation of specific contracts and control contractual obligations. Coordinate and control specific processes associated with the implementation monitoring and communication phases of the GIS projects. Disseminate functional and operational information on the immediate, short- and long-term objectives and current developments, problems and constraints related to spatial information. Develop and implement Geographical Information System strategies relating to GIS projects, requests and customers service responsibilities of the Section. Prioritize and control the capture and maintenance of core spatial datasets for the City, Municipal Entities and external stakeholders. Disseminate and report functional information regarding objectives, developments and problems. Facilitate Geo- Science research and developments to ensure keeping up with technological development and sharing knowledge. Leading Competencies: Decision-making ability; Analytical ability; Project management; innovative and creative thinking Core Competencies: Report writing, presentation skills; negotiation skills; Interpersonal relations and communication skills This is an employment equity targeted position and preference will be given to African and White Males and Females including people with disabilities Contact Person: Siphiwe Khumalo Closing date 16 March 2021 Tel No: (011) 407 7085 Workplace: Metropolitan Centre, 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein All applications will be through the website using this link: Or visit and click on Vacancies

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