Appointment Requirements: Degree in Communication (NQF Level 7) or Public Relations Management or similar and/or relevant experience in Communication and Stakeholder Management. Suitably qualified candidates as defined by Section 20(3) of the EE Act will be considered. 8 years’ relevant experience. Experience in Public Administration will be an added advantage. A valid driver’s license. Primary Function: To provide direction, and develop a communication, stakeholder, and community engagement strategy for the Office of the MMC. To proactively manage and implement strategies, systems and procedures that will enable the Office of the MMC to effectively communicate its programmes and approaches to engage the broad and diverse communities of the City of Johannesburg, to ensure successful political and administrative mandates. Key Performance Areas: Planning and Developing, Strategic Communication and Stakeholder Management, Human Resource Management, Financial Management and Control, Asset and Resource (Materials and Tools) Management, Governance and Risk and Monitoring and Evaluation. Leading Competencies: Ability to work under pressure; Creativity; able to network and interact on all levels of a multitude of organizational stakeholders. Strategic thinker. Core Competencies: Excellent oral and written communication skills with an innate attention to detail; coordinating skills; excellent interpersonal and team working skills; networking and negotiation, emotional intelligence, conflict management, project management, planning, organizing and execution.