Current Vacancies


The suitable candidate will be selected with the intention of promoting representivity and achieving affirmative action targets as contemplated in the relevant Ingonyama Trust Board’s Employment Equity Plan. The Ingonyama Trust Board reserves the right not to appoint any applicant in these positions and reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security screening.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be submitted with a covering letter stating your suitability to be appointed for the position and should be accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified copies of qualifications, service certificates and identification document. Applicants with foreign qualification(s) must submit a SAQA evaluation report on the qualification(s). Non-SA citizens must attach a certified copy of proof of permanent residence in South Africa. Applicants must also provide the full names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three referees. Failure to submit the requested documents may result in your application not being considered. Applications lacking evidence of relevant experience will not be considered. If you apply for more than one post in the organisation, please submit separate application forms for each post. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews at a time, date and place as determined by the organisation. If you have not been contacted for an interview within three months after the closing date, please note that your application was not successful.

Applications will not be considered after the closing date.

The Ingonyama Trust Board (ITB) is responsible for the land administration and governance of extensive rural and communal land which spans the entire province of Kwazulu-Natal. ITB is inviting suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following vacancies which currently exists:

Chief Executive Officer

(Salary range- R1,360,356- R1,979,642 inclusive of benefits)

Centre: Pietermaritzburg, KZN

Reference: ITBCEO#01

Key responsibilities:

Support the Board and provide strategic leadership to ITB by:

  • managing the strategic and operational plans for the ITB;
  • managing stakeholder relations; and
  • overseeing the management of ITB’s functional units- land management services, corporate services and financial services.

Post requirements:

A minimum of a post-graduate qualification in any of the following Business management; Law; Public administration or equivalent qualification with minimum 15 years’ experience in business management of which at least 8 years should be senior management experience; or an equivalent combination of appropriate education and experience. Proven track record in strategic leadership, stakeholder relationship management and corporate governance. Sound knowledge of indigenous land rights allocation in terms of customary law. Ability to communicate in isiZulu is essential.

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Head: Land Management Services

(Salary range- R1,118,603- R1,701,103 inclusive of benefits)

Centre: Pietermaritzburg, KZN

Reference: ITBLMS#02

Key responsibilities:

Manage the policies and programmes in support of the implementation of:

  • integrated processes of access to land- land ownership and sustainable development;
  • customer care; and
  • stakeholder support.

Post requirements:

A minimum of a post graduate qualification in Land tenure / Property law/Property management/Real Estate. Minimum of 15 years’ experience with specific focus on any one of the above subjects, of which 7 years should be at senior management level. A proven track record in Land tenure and immovable property management. Sound knowledge of tenure registrations in terms of South African Legislation. Sound knowledge of customary/indigenous practices and systems with specific reference to land tenure allocation and management. Ability to communicate in isiZulu is essential.

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Head- Corporate Services

(Salary range- R927,262- R1,256,084 inclusive of benefits)

Centre: Pietermaritzburg, KZN

Reference: ITBCS#03

Key responsibilities:

Provide corporate support services to ITB by providing:

  • communication services;
  • human resource management services;
  • information & communication technology services (ICT); and
  • administration & facilities management.

Post requirements:

A minimum of a post-graduate qualification in business or public administration with 10 years’ experience in business or public administration of which at least 5 years’ experience in a senior management position. Sound knowledge of HR legislation, Records Management, IT and Communications strategies and policies.

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To apply please submit a detailed CV using the job reference to

If you do not hear from us within 14 days after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful. Closing date for applications: 15 December 2017

Enquiries pertaining to these positions should be directed to Work Dynamics on telephone Number: 031 536 8278