DEPUTY DIRECTOR: YOUTH AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES EMPOWERMENT

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R733 257 per annum (Level 11), (all inclusive remuneration package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Business, finance and economy
  • Reference REF NO: 06/DEDECT/2021-22/NW
  • Centre Mahikeng
  • Enquiries
    Mr. Kakona Tlhomelang Tel Mo: 018 388 5826
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE: The North West Department of Economic Development, Environment Conservation, and Tourism is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially in respect of race, gender and disability. White males and females are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted on a newly prescribed Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, which must be signed and dated (an unsigned and not dated Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV, as well as, copies of all educational qualification/s.( Matriculation Certificate must also be attached), ID document and driver’s licence (where applicable), including the details of at least three contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the applicant).Only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). No faxed, and late applications will be considered. 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 committee will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA competency assessment tools. Applications: Complete application forms and supporting documents, quoting the relevant reference number, should be forwarded as follows

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate National Diploma (NQF6) / Bachelor Degree (NQF7) in Entrepreneurship / Business Management / Business Economics / Social Science specializing in Community Development. Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience in disability rights inclusion, monitoring and evaluation processes. Sound knowledge of international treaties and domestic policies impacting on the lives of persons with disabilities. A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in youth and people with disabilities empowerment environment management. A valid driver’s license. A proven knowledge of and experience in organizing and coordinating public outreach programmes and campaigns, community development for youth and people with disabilities advocacy programmes and stakeholder relations. Intimate knowledge of public policy priorities and legislative and policy frameworks and other prescripts applicable to youth and people with disabilities in South Africa. A good understanding of intergovernmental relations, non-governmental organisations, civil society organisations and other stakeholders supporting people with disabilities and youth empowerment programmes. Understanding disability from a sociopolitical and human rights perspective, as well as advocacy and awareness strategies and measures to support people with disabilities and youth. Applied knowledge of organisational and project management skills. Strong people skills, ability to lead and motivate teams and work in a consultative manner. Excellent analytical thinking and report writing skills. Must be prepared to travel and work long hours where necessary. DUTIES: To develop, lead and coordinate the implementation of youth and people with disabilities empowerment responsive public outreach and community mobilisation programmes and advocacy campaigns to advance the rights of people with disabilities and youth empowerment advancement. Facilitate stakeholder coordination and outreach across sectors of society. Facilitate and coordinate activities related to Provincial Youth Month, People with Month and Days of Activism other relevant national campaigns to advance gender equality rights and women’s empowerment. Ensure effective coordination of youth and people with disabilities entrepreneurship promotion programmes with other government departments and stakeholders. Facilitate economic 187 transformation, youth entrepreneurship and Job creation programmes in partnership with keys private and public sector stakeholders. Effectively support the management of the Sub Programme in line with departmental and public service prescripts. Maintain an updated database of youth and people with disabilities in business per district Municipality in line with the new District Delivery Model. Prepare presentations and reports on youth and people with disabilities. Consolidate reports on youth and women empowerment interventions from other DEDECT programmes and submit monthly and quarterly progress reports. Advocate for youth empowerment programmes in consultation with local government, private sector and national government.

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