DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AGRO-PROCESSING

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R733 257 – R863 748 per annum (Level 11)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Agriculture
  • Reference REF NO: DEDEA/2021/09/09
  • Centre Head Office: Bhisho
  • Enquiries
    can be directed to 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 /Diploma (NQF 6 or 7) with Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Management as a major as recognised by SAQA. A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the Agro-processing or related field at a middle management/ assistant director level. The following skills, knowledge and attributes are required: Computer Literacy, Project Management; Communication and Problem Solving. A valid driver’s licence is required. DUTIES: Provide technical support to the implementation of the Provincial Agro Industry Development Action Implementation Plan. Manage mainstreaming of start-up Agro-processing enterprises. Provide scientific and technical inputs on Agro?processing developmental initiatives. Identify, undertake and oversee the application of and adaption of international best practice Agro processing and Agro industry development models. Manage the budget of the sub-directorate. Coordinate and provide support for research on user-friendly processing methods focusing on innovation, technology and ease of operation and maintenance.

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