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.