DEPUTY DIRECTOR: COORDINATION AND MONITORING IN THE OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, DST Building (Building No. 53), CSIR Campus (South Gate Entrance), Meiring Naudé Road, Brummeria, 0001 View on Map
  • @Science and Innovation posted 7 days ago
  • Posted : May 11, 2022 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 177332
  • Offered Salary R744 255 per annum
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Industry Research, science & technology
  • Reference REF NO: 22/04
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Dolly Masuku Tel No: 012 843 6692
  • Where to submit application
    Applications must be emailed to [email protected]
  • Notes
    NOTE: Applications must be accompanied by a fully completed and signed Z83 form (even if CV is attached) and up-to-date curriculum vitae (including three contactable referees) as well as the applicant's qualifications and identity document. Required documents need not be certified when applying for a post. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resources. A new application for employment form (Z83) became effective as of 1 January 2021. Individuals applying for a post must submit the new application form, which can be downloaded at http://www.dpsa.gov.za/dpsa2g/vacancies.asp. Applications submitted on the old forms will not be considered. Applications must be submitted as one pdf document and emailed to the email address specified for the particular post. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personal suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, previous employment verification, verification of qualifications and creditworthiness). It is the responsibility of applicants to have any foreign qualifications verified by the South African Qualifications Authority. The Department will respond only to shortlisted candidates, who will be interviewed on a date and at a time specified by the Department. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment. All candidates for Senior Management Service (SMS) positions will be subjected to a technical exercise to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics for which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments and using the mandated DPSA SMS competency-assessment tools. All SMS candidates must have completed a senior management leadership programme with either the National School of Government (NSG) or a higher education institution accredited by the NSG, and must submit proof of this with their applications.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: An NQF level 6 qualification in public administration, office management and technology, business administration and/or business management. At least three years’ experience rendering administrative support services to senior management and executive offices. Good knowledge and understanding of the national system of innovation. Knowledge of government and parliamentary processes, and departmental policies, processes and procedures. Knowledge and understanding of the Public Service Regulations and the Public Finance Management Act. Knowledge of the Minimum Information Security Standards. Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Good financial, people management and empowerment skills. Good project management, coordination and records management skills. Customer orientation, service and stakeholder liaison skills. Policy development and negotiation skills. Interpersonal and communication skills and computer literacy. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team. Ability to work with diverse people and to make decisions. Innovative and creative. DUTIES: Manage effective and sustainable administrative services and support to the office of the Director-General (DG). Oversee the quality assurance of submissions and all documents submitted to the DG. Manage the drafting of letters, submissions and memos using information received from officials to address various matters and ensure responses to queries. Manage the DG memo workflow processes in the office of the Director-General. Coordinate requests for speeches and briefing notes for the Minister, Deputy Minister and DG’ in good time. Manage the Parliamentary questions process. Manage and coordinate institutional support funding. Manage and maintain a workflow system and database. Manage and ensure the security profile and classification of documents or information related to the office. Coordinate and manage the implementation of special projects delegated by the DG. Financial management, people management and development.

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