ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: STRATEGY AND SERVICE DELIVERY SUPPORT Directorate: Strategy & Service Delivery Support

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R376 596 per annum (Level 09), plus benefits
  • Qualifications not-provided"
  • Industry Development
  • Reference REF NO: 026/2021
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Ms J Mchunu Tel No: 012 312 0462
  • Where to submit application
    Applications must be sent to: The Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME), Attention: Human Resource Admin & Recruitment, by email to [email protected] (please quote the relevant post and reference number) or hand delivered at 330 Grosvenor Street, Hatfield, Pretoria.
  • Notes
    NOTE: The relevant reference number must be quoted on all applications. The successful candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement and will be required to undergo a security clearance. Applications must be submitted on a signed Z.83 accompanied by copies of all qualifications, Identity Document, valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job), proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, and a comprehensive CV specifying all experience indicating the respective dates (MM/YY) as well as indicating three reference persons with the following information: name and contact number(s), email address and an indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. Only send documents related to the requirements in the advert. Applicants will be required to meet vetting requirements as prescribed by Minimum Information Security Standards. The DPME is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) Failure to submit the above information will result in the application not being considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Reference checks will be done during the selection process. Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by DPME. Applicants must note that pre-employment checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and the appointment is also subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal records. Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a written test as part of the selection process. For salary levels 11 to 15, the inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules. SMS will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment as prescribed by DPSA. All candidates shortlisted for SMS positions will be required to undergo a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job. The DPME reserves the right to utilise practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process (candidates who are shortlisted will be informed accordingly) to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The DPME also reserves the right to cancel the filling / not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is the successful completion of the Snr Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/ The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Candidates are required to use the new Z83 (Application for employment) that is implemented with effect from 1 January 2021. A copy can be downloaded on the website of the Department of Public Service & Administration (DPSA

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (NQF 06) in the areas of Public Management/Administration/Strategic Planning or equivalent with at least 5 years appropriate experience of which 2 years must be in Strategic Planning environment and 3 years supervisory experience. An NQF 07 qualification or specialised training/courses will serve as an added advantage. Competencies / Skills: The ideal candidate should possess sound knowledge of policies and practices, technical skills and the ability to accept responsibility for own areas of work and those of subordinates. Should possess good strategic planning skills, analysis skills, produce good quality of work, be reliable and take initiative. Should have good Interpersonal relations and communication skills and high level of computer literacy and sound knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, should be flexible and have the ability to work with the team. Personal attributes: The incumbent must be assertive and self-driven, innovative and creative, client orientated and customer focused, solution orientated and able to work under stressful situations and the ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality. DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible to facilitate strategic and operational planning activities within the department and render administrative support to the directorate. This entails providing support in strategic plan and annual performance plan for the department and provide department’s service delivery charter and service delivery improvement plan (SDIP). Monitor quarterly performance information against the annual performance plan; compile departmental annual reports and assist in the coordination of performance information.

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