DIRECTOR: INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 057 326 per annum, An All-Inclusive remuneration salary package which can be structured in terms of applicable rules and guidelines)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Agriculture
  • Reference REF NO: LDARD 03/2021
  • Centre Head Office: Polokwane
  • Enquiries
    Mr Mabula NJ, Ms Mtswene P & Mrs. Thema T.M Tel No: (015) 294 3000
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE: The successful candidates must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the Department. By virtue of applying you are consenting that the department should subject you to personnel suitability checks e.g. the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks, financial check and security vetting NB: You Are Kindly Requested to Complete Part A, B and C of the Z83 in Full. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Applicants who apply for more than one position are requested to submit separate applications for each position they wish to apply for. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive and if you have not heard from us within 90 days of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. However, should there be any dissatisfaction, applicants are hereby advised to, within 90 days, request reasons from the Department for any administrative action which has adversely affected them in terms of section 5 (1)(2) of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to security clearance. Candidates with foreign qualifications are advised to attach SAQA accreditation of their qualifications. Successful incumbents will be expected to sign a performance agreement within one month after assumption of duty and be required to disclose their financial interest in accordance with the prescribed regulations. Note: Shortlisted candidates for Senior Management Services (SMS) will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test technical elements of the job. 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 tool. A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Governance (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry for SMS and the full details can be obtained by the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. Note: Due to austerity measure, the department will not carry any related costs (transport, accommodation, and meals) for candidates attending interviews. The Department reserves the right to fill or not to fill the advertised posts. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department.

Job Description

DUTIES: To manage the information technology function of the department and to ensure the establishment of sound information management systems. Align the department information management (information system included) and Information technology strategy with the strategic direction, management plan and the business processes of the department. Develop departmental supporting information management and information technology enabler policies and strategies, regulations, standards, norms, guidelines, best practice and procedures. Promote effective management of information and information technology as enabler as a strategic resource. Develop information and technology system infrastructure architecture and conduct investigation into the maintenance of existing technologies, availability, needs and demand of new technologies. Represent the department at the GITO Council. Promote the utilization of technology as a key enabler for the future in delivering information and service and promote its use in the re-engineering/ transformation of government service delivery. Create an enabling environment for other managers to perform their function more effectively and efficiently. Manage the SITA relationship. Utilisation of security mechanism and ensure compliance to the relevant regulatory framework. Ensuring development and training of the members in the department in relevant information technology matters. Manage and utilise resources (financial, human and physical) in accordance with relevant directives and legislation

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