Mr. Simon April - Acting HOD

Strategic Planning and Governance

Location

Department of Strategic Planning and Governance is based mainly at the main office, 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone with other sections located at 27 Reynold Street, Port Shepstone (Stannic Building).

Roles and Functions

The core function of the department is to ensure operational efficiency, community empowerment and brand management. Its core function can be categorized into three streams, that of public outreach and empowerment, executive support (mayoralty) including public relations, and corporate governance. In terms of the public outreach and empowerment the department coordinates initiatives for caring and empowering the vulnerable groups and this includes dealing with senior citizens, children, farm workers, HIV and AIDS pandemic, operation sukuma sakhe etc. It also coordinates empowerment of special target groups like youth and women. On the executive support and public relations the department is responsible for protocol issues, administrative support to Council political leadership, communications, stakeholder relations, customer care, etc. On the corporate governance side the department is responsible for strategic planning, performance management, auditing, legal services, risk management, occupational health and safety and coordination of policies and bylaws.

Ray Nkonyeni Vision 2036 Development Strategy​​

20-Year Strategic Growth and Development Plan - Vision 2036​​​​

 

Acting HOD Mr Simon April

Head of Department: Strategic Planning and Governance

Fax: 086 529 7131

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Mr Sithembiso Dlomo

Executive Secretary : SPG

Telephone: 039 688 2026

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Ms Zanele Cele-Ndabezitha

Senior Manager: Strategic Planning

Telephone: 039 688 2028

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Ms Toffie Khumalo

Manager: Special Programs

Telephone: 039 688 2199

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Mr Xolani Dlangalala

Manager: Stakeholder Relations/ Customer Care

Telephone: 039 688 2033

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Ms Winnie Mbili

Manager: Public Participation

Telephone: 039 688 2008

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Ms Samkelisiwe Ngwabe

Manager: Youth Development Office

Telephone: 039 684 0356

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Mrs Nomonde Bhengu

Manager: Performance Monitoring & Evaluation

Telephone: 039 688 2031

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