Eng Edward Mukaratirwa appointed substantive Town Clerk for City of Masvingo
The City of Masvingo wishes to announce the appointment by Local Government Board of Engineer Edward Mukaratirwa as the substantive Town Clerk. The appointment is with effect from 09 June 2021.
Engineer Mukaratirwa is an Engineer and Administrator par excellence who has vast experience in Local Governance, which dates back as 2001. He held the position of District Engineer for Vungu Rural District Council from 2001 to 2002 before moving to Gutu Rural District Council on a similar position up to September 2006. He was appointed Acting Chief Executive Officer for Gutu Rural District Council in October 2006 a position he held until he joined Masvingo City Council in March 2011 to date. Engineer Mukaratirwa joined Masvingo City Council as Deputy City Engineer and was later appointed as Acting Town Clerk in September 2019 a position he held until his confirmation as substantive Town Clerk.
He is a holder of the following qualifications:
Master of Business Administration (MBA) –Great Zimbabwe University
BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering- University of Zimbabwe
He is a dedicated Engineer who commands tremendous respect in the field. He sits in several boards he is the current Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers Masvingo Area Chairman, Runde Catchment Council Vice Chairman (2014), Mutirikwi Sub-Catchment Council Chairman (2014 & 2020) and Mutirikwi Sub-Catchment Vice Council Chairman (2013 & 2019) and a member of the Masvingo Polytechnic College Advisory Board (2021).
Adding to that he holds professional membership to Engineering Profession bodies both locally and regionally. He is Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of Zimbabwe, a Corporate Member of Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers and member of Water Institute of Southern Africa.
Engineer Mukaratirwa possesses extensive experience and technical expertise in design and construction of water, waste water and road infrastructure. He was the Project Engineer for Bradburn Extension Road Construction (March 2019-August 2019), Mucheke D Infill Stands Servicing (November 2017- August 2019), Rujeko Footbridge (November 2018-August 2019), Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme-Masvingo City (2017-2018), Target Kopje & Hillside Extension Roads Surfacing (February 2018-August 2019), Resident Engineer for Mucheke Sewer Trunk Line Construction (March 2015-May 2016), Beneficiary Representative for Water and Waste Water Infrastructure Rehabilitation (June 2014-January 2016), Resident Engineer for Bushmead Pumping Main Replacement (April 2011-February 2013), Resident Engineer for PSIP Roads Rehabilitation (March 2012-November 2012), and Resident Engineer for Hillside Infrastructure Development (September 2011-October 2012).
His Worship the Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councillors, Management and Staff have the pleasure to express warmest congratulations to Engineer Mukaratirwa on his new appointment and wish him success in office. We are confident that your appointment is an endorsement of your visionary and indigenous leadership and we wish to pledge our unwavering support and commitment as you lead the City of Masvingo.
We look forward to your insightful leadership as we continue in our endeavour to be An Industrialised World Class Metropolitan by 2030.
Congratulations, Makorokoto, Amhlope.