DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL: PROVINCIAL POLICY PLANNING AND COORDINATION

  • Full Time
  • Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, 4th FloorOR Tambo BuildingCnr St Andrew & Markgraaf Street, 9300 View on Map
  • @Office of the Premier Free State posted 2 months ago
  • Posted : Sep 8, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,521,591.00 - R1,521,591.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 521 591 per annum (Level 15), (An all-inclusive salary package). The remuneration package consists of the basic salary, the Government’s contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund and flexible portion, which may be structured in terms of the rules for the structuring of the flexible portion and which may include a 13th cheque, motor car allowance, home owner’s allowance and medical aid assistance.
  • Qualifications Honours Degree
  • Industry Development
  • Reference REF NO: 1/2021
  • Centre Bloemfontein (Office of the Premier)
  • Enquiries
    Mr. A.J. Venter, DDG: Corporate Administration and Coordination, Tel No: 051 4054926
  • Where to submit application
    Posted to: Ms. Lerato Motsie, Office of the Premier, Human Resources Advice, Co-ordination and Management Directorate, PO Box 517, Bloemfontein, 9300 or Hand delivered to: Lerato Motsie, Room 8, Ground floor, OR Tambo House, Bloemfontein or e-mail [email protected] (Kindly note that applicants needs to verify at 051 4055276 whether application is received due to problems experience with our e-mails.
  • Notes
    Directions to applicants: Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department and must be accompanied by copies of qualifications; driver's license, identity document and a C.V. Such copies need not be certified when applying for the post. The communication from the HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified document will be limited to shortlisted candidates Applicants are requested to complete the Z83 form properly and in full. If a Z83 could not be obtained, a comprehensive CV should be submitted as application. The following information should be included in the CV: Personal information – Surname, Name, ID number, Driver’s License, Race, Gender, Disability, Nationality and an indication of criminal offences; Contact details; Language Proficiency; Qualifications; Work experience and References. (Separate application for every vacancy should be submitted). Applications without a reference number or a clear indication of the post for which you apply will not be considered. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with these requirements will not be considered. The onus is on the applicants to ensure that their applications are posted or hand delivered timeously. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The successful candidate will be subjected to the verification of qualifications, employee reference checks, criminal record check as well as vetting where necessary. Applicants are respectfully informed that if no notification on appointment is received within 4 months of the closing date, they must accept that their application was unsuccessful. Applications from people with disabilities are welcomed. NB: Note: This appointment is subject to the signing of an employment contract, a security clearance and an annual performance agreement. The successful candidate will be required to disclose his/her financial interests in accordance with the prescribed regulations. 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 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.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 7) and a post graduate qualification (NQF level 8) as recognized by SAQA. 8 – 10 years of experience at a senior managerial level. Potential applicants for posts in the Senior Management Service as well as existing SMS members who which to progress to higher levels within the SMS are expected to successfully complete the compulsory pre-entry Certificate for entry into the SMS which took effect on 1 April 2020. (Full details can be sourced by following the link: http://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/. Individual applicants are expected to pay for the course and may enroll for it at a cost of R265.00. The duration of the course is 120 hours.) No appointment to successful applicant will be concluded in the absence of the certificate. DUTIES : The duties are mainly, but not limited to, the following: Provide leadership to ensure that the strategic thrust and objectives of Policy Research, Development and Co-ordination are achieved within the Free State Province. This entails inter alia the following: Co-ordinate the implementation of Major Government Programmes and projects and any other National Programme of Government, having a provincial impact that needs to be implemented at provincial level. Development of policies and processes to ensure implementation of integrated development and planning. Determining the impact of the policy direction of Free State Provincial Government on the overall growth and development of the Free State and advise accordingly. Assess the impact of the implementation of policies/strategies including the Provincial Growth and Development Strategy in order to take corrective action where necessary and/or improve on policies/strategies for purposes of developing policy/strategies and or reporting on progress with implementation. Execute research that will impact on the macro policy direction of the Free State with regard to the macro-economic policy and other priority areas as identified. Manage Intergovernmental Relations and Special Programmes relating to vulnerable groups. Management of the Component to ensure the effective and efficient utilization of resources including the management of the performance of the personnel falling under this component.

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