CHIEF DIRECTOR: ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 251 183 – R1 495 956 per annum (Level 14)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Environment
  • Reference REF NO: DEDEA/2021/09/01
  • Centre Head Office: Bhisho
  • Enquiries
    Mr T. Gantsho at Tel No: 043 605 7091
  • Where to submit application
    https://erecruitment.ecotp.gov.za/
  • Notes
    effective from 01 January 2021 obtainable from any Public Service department or on the internet at http://www.info.gov.za/documents/forms/employ.pdf) (an unsigned Z83 usually disqualify an applicant, however, the Z83 in the e?recruitment system is currently un-downloadable and therefore unsignable – applicants applied via the system therefore will not be disqualified), and should an application be received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83), it will not be considered. And Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV including at least two contactable referees as well as copies (copies need not be certified) of all qualification(s) [Matric certificate must also be attached] and ID-document and Driver’s license [where applicable]. 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) (It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the 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 three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable 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. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Persons with disability and women are encouraged to apply. For SMS posts all shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. The selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic Managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency?based assessment. In terms of DPSA Directive for SMS appointments, applicants are required 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

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: National Senior Certificate, B. Degree (NQF7) or equivalent qualification majoring in Environmental Management as recognized by SAQA. In addition, 85 6 to 10 Years’ experience at senior management level after obtaining the minimum qualification within the environmental management sector/ senior management level. Valid driver’s license required the following skills, knowledge and attributes are required: Strategic Capability and Leadership, Programme and Project Management, Financial Management, Change Management, Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation, Problem Solving and Analysis, People Management and Empowerment, Client Orientation and Customer Focus, Communication, Honesty and Integrity A successful candidate will be required to undergo a security clearance. Knowledge and understanding of the Eastern Cape Economy and priority economic sectors. DUTIES: Strategically manage, direct and align the environmental management programme with legislative, scientific and provincial development imperatives. Coordinate and strategically direct the activities of a multi-disciplinary team to provide professional advice on the planning and implementation of sustainable spatial development initiatives as well as the protection of the bio-diversity and coastal zone within the Eastern Cape Province. Coordinate and strategically direct activities of the Branch to develop provincial environmental governance policies, programmes, empowerment strategies and systems supporting the protection, mitigation of adverse practices and sustainable utilisation of the Province’s natural resources and coastal zone. Monitor evaluate and report on the performance of the integrated environmental management programme. Manage the allocated resources of the Branch in line with legislative and departmental policy directives and comply with corporate governance and planning imperatives.

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