HEAD OF DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Contract
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, Corner of Hockley and Hargreaves Street, King William`s Town , 5601 View on Map
  • @Social Development Eastern Cape posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Sep 16, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,976,533.00 - R1,976,533.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 976 533 per annum (Level 16) which may be structured in terms of applicable rules and guidelines, plus a non-pensionable HoD allowance equal to 10% of the package
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Human and social issues
  • Reference REF NO: DSD-HOD: 01/09/2021
  • Centre Bhisho
  • Enquiries
    Mr. L Van Zuydam at Tel No: 076 784 5033 /Mrs S Nkonki at 060 961 8624.can be directed to Mr L Van Zuydam on 076 784 5033 / Mrs S Nkonki on 060 961 8624.
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    Directions to candidates: Applications must be submitted on Z83 form, obtainable at any public service department or on the internet at http://www.info.gov.za/documents/forms/employ.pdf which must be signed (an unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV and copies of qualifications. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The communication from the HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. (Matric certificate must also be attached) an ID document and driver’s license (where applicable). Non-RSA citizens/ Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Resident Permit to his/ her application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from 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 shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizen verification, financial/ asset record check, qualification/ study verification and previous employment verification). SMS applicants will be subjected to a technical exercise and undergo competence assessment. Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance process. Where applicable candidates will be subjected to a skills/ knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 24 months. The department reserves the right not to make appointment (s) to the advertised post (s). Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications received after closing date will not be considered. All applications must be submitted to the relevant centre as specified in the advert. Should an individual wish to apply for a post on or after 01 January 2021, she| he will be required to submit the new application for employment form which can be downloaded on www.dpsa.gov.za – vacancies. From 1 January 2021should an application be received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83) it will be not considered

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: National Senior Certificate, an undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) and a postgraduate qualification (NQF level 8) as recognized by SAQA. Must have 8 to 10 years’ experience at senior management level, of which 3 years must have been at Executive Management level and 3 years must have been with any organ of state as defined in the Constitution, Act 108 of 1996. Experience in the Social Development sector will be advantageous. The suitable candidate will also be visionary, stable, innovative, excellence – oriented and a developmental administrator whose predisposition is to serve the poorest of the poor with distinction and empathy. Pre-entry Certificate for Senior Management Services is a requirement.Competencies: Strategic Capability and Leadership; Programme and Project Management; Financial management; Change Management; People Management and Empowerment; Service Delivery Innovation; Knowledge Management; Problem Solving and 45 Analysis; Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication. Knowledge of Public Service legislation and prescripts. Advanced knowledge of the prescripts such as the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, SCM Policy Framework, Public Service Act and Regulations. DUTIES: The successful candidate shall be the Head of Department and Accounting Officer of the Department of Social Development and be responsible for managing and giving strategic direction in the following matters: Strategic leadership, planning and management of departmental operations Provision of social development services to individuals, families, groups and communities to enable them to enjoy an acceptable quality of life and become self-reliant, with the primary focus on the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded Provision of social welfare services (promotive, preventive, palliative, rehabilitative, therapeutic) Provision of comprehensive social security services Community development facilitation and support Poverty alleviation and eradication of inequality Prevention and mitigation of the effects of HIV / AIDS on vulnerable groups Aligning departmental plans to the National Strategic Plan on Gender Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) and implement Programmes and Interventions to fight the same. Aligning departmental planning to the national and provincial priorities, including but not limited to the National Development Plan and Provincial Strategic Framework Ensuring integrated intra- and interdepartmental planning, collaboration and delivery of programmes and services pertaining to Social Development Ensuring the creation of an enabling environment for effective service delivery through the mobilisation and utilisation of internal and external resources Implementing good governance systems and compliance monitoring frameworks including the effective and efficient management of finances, risk assurance management services, customer and stakeholder participation in planning, service delivery and decision making Ensure cooperation and collaboration with relevant institutions like parliamentary committees, provincial and national inter and intra?governmental structures and external stakeholders Management of Provincial Transversal programs and transformational priorities Implementation of Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS) Efficiently managing corporate services in the department.

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