DEPUTY DIRECTOR: PARLIAMENTARY SUPPORT

  • Pretoria, Gauteng, 40 WF Nkomo Street, 0001 View on Map
  • @National Treasury posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Dec 7, 2021 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R744 255. per annum (all-inclusive remuneration package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Business, finance and economy
  • Reference REF NO: S091/2021
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Only (No applications): [email protected]
  • Where to submit application
    To apply visit: https://erecruitment.treasury.gov.za/eRecruitment/#/browseJobs
  • Notes
    The National Treasury effective from 7 April 2021 now utilises an e?Recruitment system which means all applicants must login/register to apply for positions, we no longer accept applications via email or hand delivered/post. Certain documentations will still be required to be uploaded on the system such copies need not be certified at point of application (ID, Qualification etc.) however will be required prior to attending interviews. Please note: 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. Successful completion of the Nyukela Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government available as an online course on https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/, prior to finalisation of appointment. All Qualifications and SA citizenship checks will be conducted on all short-listed candidates and, where applicable, additional checks will be conducted. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), not negotiable. The status of your application will be visible on the system. However, if you have not received feedback from the National Treasury within 3 months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Note: The National Treasury reserves the right not fill the below?mentioned post/ to put on hold a position and/or to re-advertise a post. The National Treasury is compliant to the requirements of POPIA.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: A minimum 3-4-year Degree in Political Science/ Law/ Economics, A minimum 5 years’ experience in parliamentary procedures and processes, Technical and professional knowledge with specific reference to knowledge of parliamentary procedures and the structure and working of a legislature, Knowledge of legislative, oversight, public participation and parliamentary processes and procedures, Knowledge and experience of the policy framework of working groups and their mandates, Willingness to work long hours, Valid driver’s license, Experience of working to tight deadlines. DUTIES: Some key Outputs include: Committee Support and Monitoring: Attend and monitor parliamentary committees relevant to the National Treasury (not only 71 limited to finance and appropriations committees), Liaise with committee section and Office of the Leader of Government Business regarding parliamentary committees and legislative programmes, Develop, maintain and update weekly parliamentary committee and plenary programmes, Develop and maintain a database of all committee meetings and attendance of National Treasury officials, Monitoring and liaising with the Parliamentary Committees to ensure relevant officials are kept abreast of the committee programme, Engage committee administrators on the availability of representatives from National Treasury and confirmation of their attendance to Parliamentary Committee/s, Ensure relevant documents for presentations are approved, and timeously shared with committee members, Ensure departmental officials are timeously informed about all logistical arrangements for parliamentary committee meetings and that the relevant committees receive copies of document/s proposed, Provide the parliamentary manager with detailed minutes of committee engagements after every parliamentary committee meeting and escalate updated schedules of meetings and requests to relevant officials for action, Keep abreast all activities in both the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces. Tabling, Legislative and Research Support: Liaise with relevant departments, entities and stakeholders on due processes and procedures for statutory tabling and introduction of document/s in Parliament, Liaise with legislative divisions in the department in preparation for tabling of Bills in Parliament, Distribute documents proposed for tabling in Parliament which have a direct bearing on the functions of the National Treasury, Monitor and identifying relevant parliamentary business and trends, Research, analyse and evaluate information to ensure that the National Treasury is accurately informed about key issues in parliament, Develop and maintain current knowledge of Bills in the parliamentary system, Conduct research on Parliamentary Questions, legislation and queries related to the mandate of the National Treasury. Administrative and Team Support: Obtain and dispatch copies of documents tabled in Parliament to the relevant officials in the departments and entities, Assist with the dispatch of copies of the Annual Reports and Strategic Plans tabled in Parliament, Obtain reports tabled in Parliament by the Auditor-General and distribute to the relevant officials within the National Treasury, Obtain and dispatch documents tabled in Parliament by other Ministries, Develop, compile and maintain a detailed database of a list of legislation enacted for the Annual Report of the National Treasury, Obtain and dispatch Reports of Parliamentary Committees having a bearing on the function of the National Treasury, Obtain Minutes of the National Assembly and NCOP pertaining to the functions of the National Treasury. Communicate parliamentary working programmes to all National Treasury stakeholders• Provide the National Treasury with the necessary departmental support to enable them to meet all parliamentary obligations and any parliamentary information that might impact on their responsibilities. Client and Stakeholder Engagement: Coordinate

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