Remuneration: Market related 
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #SWM 25/20
Company: City of Cape Town

Job opportunity

The City of Cape Town promotes and applies the principles of employment equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Water and waste services – Solid waste management – Collections

Head – Collections

TCOE salary commencing from: R1,026,140 to R1,326,805 per annum – Ref no: SWM 25/20 – De Grendel, Parow


  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in Engineering or Environmental Management
  • Up to eight (8) years’ relevant experience with at least five (5) years at management level
  • A valid driver’s licence
  • Exposure to a Solid Waste Management environment will be advantageous.

Key performance areas:

Strategic support:

  • Future planning and overall operational control in order to ensure efficient and effective refuse collection services

Performance management:

  • Managing performance of refuse collection services
  • Developing and monitoring the implementation of the refuse collections plans (routes, frequency, etc.)

Management and administration:

  • Managing and administering contracted refuse removal services by ensuring contractual obligations.
  • Determining and managing the work of external service providers in respect of the outsources refuse collection service


  • Human resources management
  • Training and development needs
  • Disciplinaries
  • Coordinating hiring of fleet
  • Managing the execution of service orders
  • Reconciling SAP billing data
  • Expertise to research and development

Statutory compliance:

  • Managing operational budget by complying with internal policies, regulation and MFMA and other related legislation

Service level agreements:

  • Administering Service Level Agreements by rendering or receiving services and recover cost or pay for services rendered.

Closing date: 4 December 2020

Please apply online at (external applicants) or via the SAP Portal (internal applicants), unless otherwise stated.

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