Deputy Director: Rental Housing Tribunal, Ref No. HS 11/2020

  • Full Time
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Western Cape Government

Cape Town, Western Cape

R733 257 a year

Job Purpose

The Department of Human Settlements, Western Cape Government has an exciting employment opportunity for an individual to manage the component and render administrative and technical support services to the Western Cape Rental Housing Tribunal. This individual must have the ability to work under pressure, willingness to work irregular hours and meet tight deadlines. The post is based in Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements

An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (B-Degree or higher) in Law or legal field of study; A minimum of 3 years middle management experience in a rental housing tribunal working environment ; A valid code B driving license.


Post-graduate qualification in Law or Legal field of study.

Key Performance Areas

Render administrative and technical support services to the Rental Housing Tribunal by Overseeing: Management of documentation for the clerk of the court, provision of administrative support to the tribunal hearings and investigation of lodged complaints. Promote the Rental Housing Tribunal by: Engaging with municipal managers, Thusong centre managers and other stakeholders, Increase public awareness in terms of rental housing act, regulations and services of the Rental Housing Tribunal. People and Financial Management: Participate in the recruitment process, managing performance and ensure discipline within the component.


Proven knowledge of: Public Service policies and inter-governmental relations in South Africa; Conflict management and mediation; Council and political dynamics; The composition of communities and their functioning in the Western Cape; Existing service delivery levels in the Western Cape; Research methods and techniques; Project management principles and processes; Development studies; Public service procedures and property management and maintenance from a rental perspective. Communication (written and verbal) and report-writing skills; Proven computer literacy skills in MS Office, Intranet and Internet; Strong leadership, project management, legal administration, stratergic planning, organising; people management, problem solving and dispute resolution/conflict management skills, research and relationship-building and networking skills. Ability to interpret relevant acts, policies, regulations, codes, strategies, frameworks, procedures, standards, guidelines, etc; Ability to communicate well with people at different levels from different backgrounds.


All-inclusive salary package of R 733 257 per annum (Salary level 11) Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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