• Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, 222 Struben Street, 0002 View on Map
  • @Basic Education posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Sep 20, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,251,183.00 - R1,251,183.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 251 183 per annum, (All-Inclusive remuneration package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference REF NO: 29724/02
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Ms J Masipa Tel No: 012 357 3295/Ms N Monyela Tel No: (012) 357 3294
  • Where to submit application
    Submitted via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver to: The Department of Basic Education, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria. Please visit the Department of Education’s website at or the Department of Public Service and Administration vacancy circulars at
  • Notes
    Applications must be submitted on Form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service; Department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, ID and qualifications. Drivers’ License and registration certified must be attached if required. Required documents need not be certified when applying for post, only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. applicants who do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. Applications received after the closing date, e-mailed or faxed applications will not be considered. NB as of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part of the Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a Government Medical Subsidy. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted applicants. A Certificate for SMS pre-entry programme is required for all SMS appointments, the full details of the outlined requirements and course information can be sourced by following the link programme/. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical element of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and the technical exercise, 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 assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The incumbent will have to sign an annual performance agreement as well as annually disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to a security clearance. NB: Applications are invited from appropriately qualified persons for this senior management position in the Department of Basic Education in Pretoria. The position requires a proactive person with strong conceptual, strategic and operational leadership skills as well as proven management ability to ensure the effective management of the Chief Directorate. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and maintenance of policies, strategies and programmes aimed at promoting the health and wellness of learners in order to support quality teaching and learning.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s Degree or an undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA; At least 5 years’ experience at Senior Managerial level. Management experience in the education sector and the communication field is essential. Process competencies: Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation, Problem solving and analysis, Client orientation and Customer focus, Communication skills. Core Competencies: Strategic capacity and leadership, People Management and Empowerment, Financial Management, Change management. The candidate must be confident, trustworthy, accurate, adaptable and diplomatic. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel extensively. DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible to oversee the administration of the office of the Director-General; Provide general support services to the Director-General; Support the Director-General in the execution of his duties, particularly with regards to FOSAD, government clusters, SMM, MMM, HEDCOM, CEM and Parliament; Manage the parliamentary offices in Pretoria and Cape Town during sessions. Manage business processes and workflow in the office of the Director-General including and efficient record keeping system; Liaise with the Ministry and other Branches within the Department; Support the Director-General in his monitoring and oversight role in the provinces; Provide strategic support for provincial interventions; Ensure effective liaison and system co-ordination of support services; Manage identified project for the Director-General.

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