Performance Rewarded at ZFM

Since 2010, the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality has implemented a Performance Management System, which is being reviewed annually and approved by the Council. With this system, staff are evaluated quarterly on the basis of their individual performance plans. The performance plans are developed according to the job descriptions of employees and they are evaluated based on the indicators set out.

On an annual basis, the employees of the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality are rewarded for the performance delivered during a specific financial year. This event takes place in the presence of the Executive Mayor and Municipal Manager. During October 2018 the same principle was followed and employees were rewarded for outstanding work for the 2017/2018 financial year.

The Acting Executive Mayor, Councillor Mpho Mashila, praised all employees who received performance rewards. "I'm proud to be part of this winning team. Your dedication and collective hard work as a team has led us to have a clean audit for the 2017/2018 financial year, not only in the District but also in the entire Province. So the Council is very proud of the work you do, "she said.

One of the objectives of the Performance Management Framework is the creation of a municipality's performance culture among all officials, including recognition of outstanding performance and the reduction and correction of poor performance.


Councillor Mashila emphasized in her speech to the staff that the institution is making progress to ensure that it is financially viable and sustainable but that this goal can only be achieved by the hard work of its staff. The acting Executive Mayor commented on the role that the District Municipality should play in terms of legislation and building the capacity of Local Municipalities, more so in areas such as town planning, IT, Internal Audit and financial viability.


"Thank you to the acting Municipal Manager and the Directors for their leadership but, above all, thank you to the workers who does the physical work to bring about the sustainability of a clean audit," concluded Rdl Mashila.

The ZF Mgcawu District Municipality wishes to congratulate the staff who earned the "Employee of the Year" awards for their unselfish service to ensure quality services are rendered.

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