Operations Manager (Disaster Management) - Port Elizabeth
more than 14 days ago
Our client one of the District Municipalities in the Eastern Cape has a vacancy for an Operations Manager – Disaster Management. The position will be based in Port Elizabeth area.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the performance of all duties at the Satellite Centre in accordance with legislative requirements and the Council’s Disaster Management Framework.
Coordinating the establishment of municipal advisory disaster management advisory forums for each of the local municipalities.
Effective application of all Disaster Management measures in terms of the entire Continuum to ensure co-ordination and control as required in the applicable legislation including establishment.
Monitoring and promoting an integrated and coordinated approach to disaster management in the District.
Attending to various external forums (District, Provincial, etc.) for the coordination of the District Municipality’s functionality associated with its roles and responsibilities.
Facilitate and assist Satellite Officers with the compilation of Disaster Plans and the maintenance of Disaster Operation Centres.
Liaise with Industrialists, Business, and Education, Non-Governmental Organisations, Community Based Organisations, and officials of other authorities in a spirit of co-operative governance with regards to Disaster Management.
Prepares capital and operating estimates and controls expenditure against the approved budget allocations.
Preparing reports detailing qualitative and quantitative information on the activities and progress made with regards to the implementation of Disaster Management plans and interventions
Controls the Key Performance Indicators and outcomes of personnel based in the section and respective Local Municipalities.
Maintain records and statistics of Disaster Operation Centres.
Diploma or Degree in Disaster Management
Code EB Drivers Licence is essential
Five (5) years of practical experience in Disaster Management Programmes;
Qualification in risk or safety management would be advantageous;
Extensive knowledge of relevant legislation;
Knowledge of contract administration experience including financial budget control;
Have the capability to operate under extreme hazard and traumatic conditions.
Must be able to work extended hours and standby.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills;
Ability to supervise a staff of four disaster management satellite officers and a volunteer base;
Good planning, organising skills and project management;
Experience in presentation and facilitation of Disaster Management related programmes;
Computer knowledge particularly MS Office packages are essential;
Ability to work independently;