• Contract
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street, North wing, 0001 View on Map
  • Social Development posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 31, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,978,533.00 - R1,978,533.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 978 533 per annum, plus a 10% non-pensionable HoD allowance. This inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the states’ contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may be structured i.t.o. the applicable rules. The successful candidate will be required to enter into a performance agreement, sign an employment contract and disclose her/his financial interest within one month of appointment and thereafter on an annual basis.
  • Qualifications Honours Degree
  • Industry Library and information services
  • Reference REF NO: P1/A/2021
  • Centre HSRC Building, Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Mr D Chinappan Tel No: (012) 312-7504
  • Where to submit application
    Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, to the Director-General, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X901, Pretoria, 0001. Physical Address: HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street In the event of hand delivery of applications, applicants must sign an application register book as proof of submission. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.
  • Notes
    Curriculum vitae with a detailed description of duties, the names of two referees and certified copies of qualifications and identity document must accompany your signed application for employment (Z83). Applicants are advised that until 31 December 2020 the current application for employment (Z83) form will be applicable however from 1 January 2021, a new application for employment (Z83) form will be effective. The new form can be downloaded online at Applicants applying for SMS posts are required to successfully complete the Certificate for entry into the SMS and full details can be sourced by following the link: course/sms-pre-entry-programme/. Applicants are expected to pay for the course and may enroll for it at a cost of R265.00. The duration of the course is 120 hours. 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 panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the 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. The successful candidate will sign an annual performance agreement, complete a financial discloser form and will also be required to undergo a security clearance. Candidates nominated for posts on salary levels 2 - 12 may be subjected to a competency assessment during the selection process. If the candidate is applying for an OSD post, certificates of service must be attached to the CV. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Personnel suitability checks will be conducted on short listed candidates and the appointment is subject to positive outcomes of the checks. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. The selection of candidates will be done with due regard to the relevant aspects of the selection process as set out in the Public Service Regulations, 2016, Regulation 67. Applications received after the closing date will not be taken into consideration. If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates requiring additional information regarding the advertised post may direct their enquiries to the person as indicated above. Internal applicants must submit and register their employment applications at the register book in the DSD reception area for the attention of Ms A Schoombee. DSD reserves the right to cancel the filling/ not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. In terms of the Department’s employment equity targets, Coloured and White males and African, Indian and White females as well as persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) and a post graduate qualification preferably in public administration/development/social sciences (NQF level 8) as recognised by SAQA plus 8 – 10 years of experience at senior managerial level of which at least 3 years’ experience must be within any organ of State as defined in the Constitution Act 108 of 1996. Knowledge of the Public Service Legislation. Knowledge and understanding of the relevant legal framework. Competencies: Strategic capability and leadership. Programme and project management. People management and empowerment. Financial management. Change management. Knowledge management. Service delivery innovation. Problem-solving and analysis. Client orientation and customer focus. Communication. Attributes: Ability to initiate and support organisational transformation and change. Ability to explore and implement new ways of delivering service. Ability to provide vision, set organisational direction and inspire others to deliver on the organisational mandate. Ability to work together with civil society, business, academia and the international community. DUTIES : Key Responsibilities: Overall management and administration of the Department through the provision of strategic leadership, policy and legislative development; Oversee the provision and implementation of comprehensive social security, social welfare services and community development programmes; Ensure effective corporate governance through financial compliance, risk management, systems and procedures; Ensure adequate resourcing for the department and capacity for implementation of its mandate. Develop effective strategies for the implementation and attainment of the seven priorities of Government with particular attention to women, youth and persons with disability; Effective stakeholder management by supporting Provincial Departments, Non-Governmental Organisations, community-based organisations; Provision of effective oversight of entities reporting to the Minister. Provide technical support to Minister. Preparation of strategic reports for submission to Minister and Parliament.

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