DEPUTY DIRECTOR: CONSUMER AFFAIRS

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R733 257 per annum (Level 11), (all inclusive remuneration package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Business, finance and economy
  • Reference REF NO: 07/DEDECT/2021- 22/NW
  • Centre Mahikeng
  • Enquiries
    Mr. Edwin Letsogo Tel No: (018) 388 5847
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE: The North West Department of Economic Development, Environment Conservation, and Tourism is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially in respect of race, gender and disability. White males and females are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted on a newly prescribed Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, which must be signed and dated (an unsigned and not dated Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV, as well as, copies of all educational qualification/s.( Matriculation Certificate must also be attached), ID document and driver’s licence (where applicable), including the details of at least three contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the applicant).Only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (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 personnel suitability checks (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. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). No faxed, and late applications will be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection committee will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA competency assessment tools. Applications: Complete application forms and supporting documents, quoting the relevant reference number, should be forwarded as follows

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of laws (LLB).Three (03) years managerial and leadership experience preferably in consumer protection field. Computer literate. Valid driver’s license. Excellent track record in consumer protection field. Sound knowledge and in depth understanding of consumer protection legislation. Broad knowledge of PFMA and Treasury Rules and Regulations. Excellent negotiation, mediation, analytical and negotiation skills. A lateral thinker with project management and ability to exercise credible and unquestionable judgment in decision making. Managerial and leadership skills. DUTIES: Oversee the investigation of consumer complaints lodged with the Office. Ensure implementation of Consumer Court decision. Ensure cooperate governance and alignment of Provincial and National legislation. Co-ordinate and harmonize functions performed by other Regulators, National and Provincial governments. Manage projects and programmes undertaken by the Office. Give legal advice on consumer related issues and interpret contracts and other legal documents. Administer the Consumer Affairs Act No. 4 of 1996 and implement national legislation within the functional area listed under Schedule 4 of the Constitution assigned to the Province. Liaise with other stakeholders on consumer advocacy issues. Partake in inter-Provincial forums.

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