ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: CAPACITY BUILDING AND MUNICIPAL SUPPORT

Full Time Human Settlements Eastern Cape in Provincial Government
  • Post Date: Aug 3, 2022
  • Apply Before : Aug 15, 2022
  • Salary: $477,090.00 / Annual
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Job Details

  • Offered Salary R477 090 per annum (Level 10)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Human and social issues
  • Reference REF NO: DHS06/08/2022
  • Centre Head Office: East London
  • Enquiries
    W. Hartzenberg Tel No: 043 711 9685
  • Where to submit application
    Directions to candidates: Applicants must apply using e-Recruitment system which is available on https://erecruitment.ecotp.gov.za, to report technical glitches or for assistance regarding the system and/or activation of your profile, send an email to: [email protected] (NB: Do not send CV’s to this email). The system is available 24/7 and closes at 23:59 pm on the closing date. However, the technical support is given within working hours and weekdays only i.e. between 08:00-16:30 from Monday to Thursday and between 08:00-16:00 on Fridays. Should you submit your applications to [email protected] and not as specified above – your application will be regarded as lost and will not be considered. NB: The Department will also allow hand delivered/walk-ins/postage applications. Your applications must be addressed to -The Director: Human Resource Management, Eastern Cape Department of Human Settlements, Private Bag X13008, Cambridge, 5206 (for postage) and Steve Tshwete House, 31-33 Phillip Frame Road (in front of SARS) Waverly Park, Chiselhurst, East London (for hand delivery and courier
  • Notes
    Applications must be submitted on a duly complete New Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit a fully completed signed Z83 form and detailed Curriculum Vitae. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other relevant documents to HR on or before the day of the interview. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within six (6) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Selected candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12) months. Misrepresentation in the application documents will result in automatic disqualification and disciplinary action in the event the candidate has already been appointed. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Persons with disability and people from previously disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply. Employment equity targets of the department will be adhered to. For SMS (Senior Management Service) Posts: In terms of DPSA Directive on compulsory capacity development, mandatory training and minimum entry requirements for members of the Senior Management Level for SMS appointments. It is a requirement for applicants to produce or attach a pre-entry Certificate for entry into the SMS posts and the full details can be sourced by following the link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme. Applications received after closing date will not be considered.

Job Description

REQUIRMENTS: National Senior Certificate, National Diploma (NQF level 6)/B. Degree (NQF level 7) in Social Science/Developmental Studies/Human Settlements degree/Public Management/Public Administration or equivalent. 3 years working experience at supervisory level. Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation, government policies and planning systems, government programme of action, public service regularity framework, presidency policies and procedures, information management and performance management. Must possess a valid driver’s licence. DUTIES: Conduct capacity assessment of municipalities. Prioritise identified municipalities for assessment and facilitate the assessment process. Organise meetings with the identified municipalities in respect of the actual assessment. Assist in conducting walkthrough of the municipalities. Collate, collect data and eventually compile the assessment report. Facilitate feedback session for the assessed municipalities. Organise meetings with the assessed municipalities for feedback. Provide reports on the performance of accredited municipalities. Assist in monitoring the performance of the two accredited municipalities on their delegated areas of their responsibility. Establish communication lines and working relations with officials at the municipalities. Request reports from the two accredited municipalities to assess their performance. Design and implement practical and acceptable monitoring instruments. Provide support towards accreditation of municipalities. Assist in assessing the current capacity of municipalities against the required capacity. Identify gaps and provide interventions to those gaps. Provide support with the development of the business plan. Work in collaboration with National for the final assessment done by an Independent Capacity Compliance Assessment Panel. Analyse and consolidate municipal capacity status information. Analyse assessment reports to establish the capacity of the municipalities. Consolidate municipal project information. Qualify problem areas and deficiencies. Skills And Competencies: Facilitation, report writing, research, computer literacy, negotiation, networking, presentation, analytical, financial, project management, strategic planning and motivational skills

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