DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL: SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL STATISTICS SYSTEM

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Isibalo House, Koch Street, Salvokop, 0002 View on Map
  • @Statistics SA posted 4 days ago
  • Posted : Oct 11, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,521,591.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 521 591 per annum (Level 15) (All-inclusive Remunerative Package)
  • Qualifications not-provided"
  • Industry Human and social issues
  • Reference REF NO: 03/10/21HO
  • Centre Head Office Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Ms M Montsho, Tel No: (012) 310-4889
  • Where to submit application
    All applications must be submitted online on the following link: www.statssa.gov.za/recruitment
  • Notes
    NOTE: Applications must be submitted online and must be completed in full on all fields including the declaration part. Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be stated. A recent, comprehensive CV, specifying all qualifications and experience, with respective dates and copies of qualifications, ID and driver’s licence (where applicable) must be uploaded on the system. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day the interview following communication from HR. General Information: Candidates whose appointments promote representatively in terms of race, gender and disability will receive preference. 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. The shortlisted candidate(s) will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment and must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by Statistics South Africa. One of the minimum entry requirement for SMS position is the pre-entry certificate. For more details on the pre-entry course visit: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training?course/smspre-entry-programme/. The successful candidate(s) will be required to sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to security clearance. Applications that do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this Department within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Note: Statistics South Africa reserves the right to fill or not fill the below-mentioned posts.
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Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: A NQF level 8 in Statistics / Economics / Demography / Geography, At least 8 years of relevant experience at senior management level, Proven track record in research, statistical processes, managing large statistical projects especially marshalling large scale logistics, Demonstrated strategic and operational management ability and experience, Experience in budget preparation and control, Experience in strategy, transformation, change and diversity, Knowledge of government policies and initiatives and the role of information in government decision-making, Ability to work in cross-cutting/functional projects/teams, Good understanding of government policies and initiatives, Demonstrated understanding of statistical ethics and fundamentals of the principles of official statistics, Knowledge of MS Office Suite, A valid driver’s license. DUTIES: Provide strategic leadership in the coordination of production of statistics in social, economic and environmental subsystems by developing and implementing a National Strategy for Development of Statistics (NSDS); applying SASQAF light on relevant data and ensuring implementation of ShaSA 2, Lead the coordination of the data transfer and data sharing amongst entities of National Statistical System by developing and implementing a blueprint for a SANSS-wide data repository and expanding the use of E-data transfer and dissemination tools amongst SANSS members, Lead the coordination of statistical reporting according to national, regional and international requirements by developing and implementing protocols for development, compliance and reporting of statistics; ensuring indicator alignment of key developmental frameworks such as National Development Plan (NDP), Agenda 2063 and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Lead the statistical assessment of data producers and designate as official by conducting independent assessments on economic, social and environmental statistics publications, Provide leadership in strategic and operational planning, Ensure effective personnel and financial resource management, Ensure the continuous service delivery improvement, Represent Statistics South Africa in national, regional and international forums.

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