Project Manager: Provincial And Municipal Debt Management

REF NO: NCPT/2018/25 (X1 POST) (12 Months Contract)
SALARY : R697 011 per annum (Level 11)
CENTRE : Kimberley Office
CLOSING DATE : 27 July 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
Degree (NQF/7) in Economics or National Diploma (NQF/6) in Public Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or Finance.
A post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
3-5 years relevant experience se.
Must be computer literate (Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point).
Have knowledge of prescripts and regulations of debt management, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA), Treasury Regulations and any other relevant legislation.
Knowledge of BAS and PERSAL systems.
Being able to work under pressure, be creative, innovative and have the ability to communicate at all levels.

DUTIES :
Debt Administration, Management and Collection: Assist the municipalities and departments in collecting all forms and types of debts due to them.
Facilitate and oversee an efficient and effective debt collection process from municipalities and debtors.
Improve cash and creditors management in departments and municipalities.
Monitor that all debt collections processes are implemented.
Facilitating monthly Municipal Debt Technical Committee meetings, per district.
Facilitating Quarterly Municipal Debt Steering Committee meetings, involving all municipalities and relevant departments.
Arrange one on one meetings with municipalities in the development of payment agreements for municipality debtors and creditors.
as well as monitor the implementation of payment agreements with the debtors and creditors.
Obtaining and maintaining acknowledge of debts.
Develop innovative measures for departments to implement debt collection and optimize revenue and implement early warnings systems of identifying municipalities and departments that might be in financial crisis.
Responsible for the overall training, direction coordination and provision of guidance to the staff helping to collect debt.
Providing necessary training to all officials involved in the process of debt management and collection.
Review existing policies and procedures relating to debt management and administration and provide recommendations on effectiveness and implementation of policies for the concerned departments and municipalities.
In Municipalities and departments where there are currently no debt management policies and procedures, assist to develop and implement such debt management policies and procedures.
Develop strategies to assist with the recovering of debt money.
Provide progress reports in relation to targets outlined in the debt collection strategy.
Come up with a reform strategy for Northern Cape municipalities on how to address debt in a sustainable manner.
Furthermore, submission of monthly reports on debt challenges, achievements, and remedial actions.

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