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Jobs: Environmental Affairs Sep 2018

Chief Director: Integrated Coastal Management and Coastal Conservation

Salary: Remuneration package of R1 189 338 per annum (all-inclusive salary package)

Centre: Cape Town

Ref: OC 42/2018

Requirements: An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences or equivalent qualification (NQF Level 7). A minimum of 5 years experience at senior managerial level. Knowledge of Oceans and Integrated Coastal management legislative frameworks. Skill and insight in the implementation of environmental management interventions. Capacity in environmental management policy development and policy development processes. Good communication skills (verbal and written) with experience in stakeholder engagement. Proven strategic management and leadership skills. Experience in financial management and related legislation within the public sector.

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership in the management and co-ordination of programmes to address coastal ecosystem health by developing strategies and plans for the management of oceans and coastal management. Manage coastal biodiversity protection and expansion of the conservation estate. Manage and coordinate initiatives to address coastal vulnerability and improve public access. Manage and coordinate the development of regulatory frameworks. Provide strategic leadership and good corporate governance and enhance international interest.

Enquiries: Ms J. Beaumont, tel. (021) 819 2410.

Closing date: 1 October 2018