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About The Department


Born in Umlazi Township, Durban; Miss Zibuyile Memories Mdlazi started her Primary schooling in Qondokuhle Lower Primary School in Umlazi and finished her Primary schooling at Mbeleni Primary School in Harding, kwa Machi Area. She did her High School at Mbonwa Secondary School in Harding, Kwa Machi.

In 2005 she graduated with a Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Howard College majoring in Community Development and Industrial, Organisational & Labour Studies. In 2006 she graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Community Development from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. She also holds a National Certificate in Municipal Finance Management obtained under LGSETA in 2015.

Miss Mdlazi has over 12 years’ experience in the Municipal sector. Her Career path includes working for Msunduzi Municipality between January – October 2006 under the Greater Edendale Development Initiative [GEDI]. She then joined eDumbe Municipality from November 2006- July 2016 where she was a Director for the Community Services Department. In 2017 she joined Mkhambathini Municipality as Strategic Manager Corporate Services. In March 2019 she was appointed as Acting Municipal Manager for Mkhambathini Municipality.

The Corporate Services Department is a support department for the municipality. The department is responsible for the general operations of the municipality including Administration, Human Resources and Documents Management. The Department exists to render a comprehensive integrated Human Resources and Administration function to enhance service delivery and the welfare of all employees.

Moreover, the Corporate Services Department provides Secretarial service and guidance to Council and other governance structures of the municipality.

The Corporate Services Department has 9 sub-sections. They are as follows:

• Human Resources Management
• Records Management, Administration and Secretariat
• Fleet Management
• Public Participation
• Information Communications & Technology
• Security Services & Access Control
• Library Services
• Legal Support [Outsourced]
• Office & Buildings Cleaning