DIRECTOR: RAIL SAFETY REGULATION

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, 159 Struben St, Pretoria Central, 0002 View on Map
  • @Transport posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : Oct 6, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,057,326.00 - R1,057,326.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 057 326 per annum (Level 13), (All-inclusive salary package) of which 30% may be structured according to individual needs
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry transport"
  • Reference REF NO: DOT/HRM/2021/72
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Mr. Ngwako Makaepea Tel No: (012) 309 3541
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE : Applications must be accompanied by new Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, (or obtainable at www.gov.za) and a recent updated comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed, i.e. positions held and dates), as well as copies of all qualifications, ID document and license (these copies need not be certified), only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interviews following communication from the department. Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the post. All shortlisted candidates for will be subjected to undertake a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job; the logistics will be communicated to candidates prior to the interviews. Recommended candidates will also be required to attend a generic managerial competency assessment after the interviews also take a note that National School of Governance (NGS) has introduce compulsory SMS pre-entry certificate with effect from 01 April 2020 as Minimum Entry Requirements for Senior Management Services and can be accessed through the following link: http://www.thensg.gov.za/training?course/sms-pre-entry-programme/. The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate must disclose to the Director-General particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the Director-General within three months from the date of assumption of duty. The successful candidate must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the Department. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and assessments at a time, date and place as determined by the Department. An offer letter will only be issued to the successful candidate once the following has been verified educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting. Please Note: Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : A recognised NQF level 7 qualification in Transport Economics, Transport Management, Transport logistics or Planning, Engineering or Legal qualification as recognised by SAQA and an SMS pre-entry certificate, plus 6 – 10 years’ experience in Rail Safety Regulatory environment of which 5 years should be at middle management level. Note: The following will serve as strong recommendation: Exposure to legislative drafting and understanding of Government legislative processes, knowledge of Public finance Management Act (PFMA), Knowledge and understanding of legislative framework governing railway safety, understanding of intergovernmental relations, analytical and problem-solving skills, Project management skills and understanding of procurement legislation and processes. DUTIES : The successful candidate will: Perform and ensure regulatory oversight of the Railway Safety Regulator. Manage the development of the Railway Safety Regulatory Framework. Develop and amend the Railway Safety Regulator Act. Develop railway safety regulations to ensure the implementation of legislation. Ensure effective implementation of Railway Safety Regulator Act, 2002 by relevant Entities. Facilitate the development of standards for the rail industry. Ensure the develop a safety permit fee regime model. Develop and implement rail incidents and investigations framework in line with legislative prescripts. Co-ordinate rail safety initiatives between relevant stakeholders. Benchmark the performance of rail entities and strategies with other Regulators. Ensure annual reporting of railway safety performance. Represent the Department in regional and international structures on rail safety. Provide project management support to railway safety projects and initiatives. Ensure the compilation of the annual report and strategic plan of the Directorate. Efficient management of the Directorate budget and process

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