DIRECTOR: COOPERATIVES

Full Time Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) in National Government
  • Post Date: Jun 20, 2022
  • Apply Before : Jul 1, 2022
  • Salary: $1,073,187.00 - $1,073,187.00 / Annual
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Job Details

  • Offered Salary R1 073 187 per annum (Level 13), (all-inclusive package). The package includes a basic salary (70% of package), and a flexible portion that may be structured in accordance with the rules for Senior Management Services (SMS)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Agriculture
  • Reference REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/345
  • Centre Gauteng (Pretoria)
  • Enquiries
    Ms K Komape Tel No: (012) 319 6201 / 6533
  • Where to submit application
    Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria or to Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001.
  • Notes
    The requirements for appointment at SMS level include the successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by the NSG. Applicants should therefore attach proof that they have registered for the Pre-entry Certificate, which can be accessed using the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/. Shortlisted candidates must provide proof of the successful completion of the course before the interview commences. Failure to do this will result in the application being disqualified. No appointment will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof. All shortlisted candidates 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 Department of Public Service and Administration (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. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and the successful candidate will have to undergo full security vetting. DALRRD may conduct reference checks which will include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract, sign an annual performance agreement and annually disclose her or his financial interests. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of Pre-entry Certificate for SMS as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and Bachelor`s Degree in Economics / Agricultural Economics / Business Economics / Public Management / Development Studies (NQF Level 7). 5 years’ middle / senior management experience in cooperatives / enterprise development. Job related knowledge: Knowledge and understanding of all relevant legislation and regulations that govern the Public Service including the Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations, Public Service Act and Labor Relations Act. Knowledge of Government policies and priorities in terms of the Agricultural Sector, Knowledge and understanding of all relevant legislation and regulations relating to cooperatives, Knowledge and understanding of the white paper on the transformation of the Public Service (Batho-Pele). Job related skills: Financial management skills, Strategic capability and leadership skills, Programme and project management skills, Knowledge management skills, Service delivery innovation skills, Problem solving and analysis skills, People management and empowerment skills, Client orientation and customer focus skills, Communication skills, Honesty, integrity and Change Management skills. Willingness to work extended hours and travel. A valid driver’s licence. DUTIES: Develop strategies, policies and programmes for cooperative development. Develop strategies for cooperative development in agriculture. Develop policies and norms and standards for cooperative development in agriculture. Devise entrepreneurial development growth strategies and identify partners. Coordinate departmental and provincial policy inputs into programmes with regard to cooperatives. Present concept documents to the Department’s senior management team for input and discussion. Make amendments and incorporate recommendations into concept documents. Manage the implementation of cooperative development policies, strategies and programmes. Develop a supporting communication plan and operational manual for the implementation of policies and strategies. Develop an implementation plan for the delivery of programmes in the Province and sector. Establish institutional structures for the implementation of the sector programmes. Promote and coordinate entrepreneurial development linkages. Review, monitor, evaluate and report on progress made on various programmes. Analyze and provide progress reports on the impact of the various programmes. Compile annual reports on the state of cooperatives in the agricultural sector. Develop and modify data gathering instruments in collaboration with stakeholders. Liaise with stakeholders to collect and update data on agricultural cooperatives. Capture new and update existing data on Cooperative Data Analysis System (CODAS). Analyze data captured on CODAS. Compile annual report on the state of cooperatives in agricultural sector. Manage implementation of the AgriBEE fund. Receive, assess, package and present funding proposals to the fund committee. Review the memorandum of agreement between the Department and fund manager as well as the operations manual for the fund. Market and promote the fund. Conduct impact assessment on approved and implemented projects. Provide secretariat support services to the fund committee. Compile annual report on implementation of the fund.

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD)
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Pretoria, Gauteng, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, 0002 View on Map
  • Apply Before : Jul 1, 2022
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