ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DEFENCE STRATEGY

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria West, Gauteng, Nossob Street & Boeing Street, Erasmuskloof,, 0001 View on Map
  • @Department of Defence posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Sep 21, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R470,040.00 - R470,040.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R470 040 per annum (Level 10)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Defence and Military
  • Reference Y REF NO: DPSP/23/21/01
  • Centre Defence Headquarters, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Mr P. Ramsing Tel No: (012) 355-5967
  • Where to submit application
    Department of Defence, Director Strategy and Planning, Private Bag X910, Pretoria, 0001
  • Notes
    NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department office i.e effective 01 January 2021. Should an application be received using incorrect application employment form Z83, it will be disqualified), which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience) and clear copies of original educational qualification certificates, ID document and Driver’s license (where applicable). Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application it must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an applicant applies for more than one post on the same applications form, the application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the application and not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted. The successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizenship & financial/asset record checks and qualification and employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Applicants who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. For more information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated in the post details. Successful candidates will be appointed on probation for the period of twelve (12) months in terms of the prescribed rules.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : NQF Level 6-7 (Diploma/Advanced Certificate or Bachelor’s Degree/Advanced Diploma): A qualification related to management science, strategic studies or related field is required. A relevant post graduate NQF 7 tertiary qualification will be preferred. A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the environment of corporate strategy, planning, monitoring and evaluation is required. Five to ten (5 – 10) years related working experience is preferred. Special requirements (Skills needed): Good research, writing skills, analytical, communication, report writing and presentation skills. Understanding and interpretation of relevant Regulatory Frameworks, Acts, Regulations and Policies. Sound understanding of planning, risk management, monitoring and evaluation. Excellent end user computer skills in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint. Astute programme and project management skills. Must be able to function under pressure and against deadlines. Experience in dealing with planning, monitoring and evaluation at least at Divisional level or corporate level in the Public Service. Must be able to comply with the security clearance processes of the Department of Defence. DUTIES : Assist in analysing the Defence Strategic Environment. Analyse Government and departmental strategic direction and the impact on the department. Assist with the external environmental review processes of the DOD, which encapsulate the identification and management of strategic issues in the department. Assist with development of annual Defence Strategic Guidelines for Planning. Development of departmental policies, strategies and plans which entails conducting research into international best practices or benchmarking in respect of specific strategic issues that impact the DOD

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