Monday , May 20 2024

Water and Sanitation Jobs – Compliance And Enforcement Director

Website Department of Water and Sanitation

Job Description:

The protection of consumer interest in relation to water tariffs. The regulation of drinking water quality and waste-water services. The assurance of compliance to water use legislation across all sectors. Ensuring compliance with regulations pertaining to scientific practices. The assurance of the supply of safe drinking water.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The facilitation of compliance of waste-water services to legislation. The improvement of waste-water services. The enforcement of compliance with legislation and authorisation conditions by all water users. The investigation of non-compliance for possible prosecution. The provision of policies and guidelines to the water sector on appropriate legal procedures and actions. The facilitation of the initiation of the first phase of prosecution of perpetrators for non- compliance. The provision of administrative legal support to the Enforcement unit. Ensure that key deliverables as defined by the National Water and Sanitation Master Plan relating to the Branch are implemented. Develop monitoring systems and mechanisms to ensure that the key deliverables outlined in the Strategic Plan is implemented. Ensure compliance to PFMA, PSR and Departmental Prescripts. Render expert advice to the Director-General and Minister on the application of the legislative mandate and enabling regulatory frameworks. Recommend updates to legislation and prescripts and provide expert interpretation of the relevant legislation and prescripts. Provide Minister with accurate information required for parliamentary responses in accordance with prescribed timeframes.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience in policy formulation, implementation, and monitoring. Knowledge and experience in project and programme management. Understanding of social and economic development issues.
    Understanding of Water Sector legislation. Strategic capability and leadership. Financial management. Change management. Knowledge in water management and experience in a regulatory environment will be an added advantage. Service Delivery Innovation (SDI). Problem solving and analysis. People and diversity management. Client orientation and customer focus. Good communication skills. Legal background and experience will be of advantage. Accountability and ethical conduct.

Qualification & Experience:

  • An undergraduate qualification (NQF7) in Natural Sciences or Engineering and an appropriate postgraduate qualification (NQF level 8) in Management, Natural Sciences, Engineering or related field as recognised by SAQA. At least eight (8) to ten (10) years proven experience on Senior Management level. Knowledge and experience in Water Sector.

Job Details:

Company: Department of Water and Sanitation

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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