• Contract
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, 8th Floor, Waldorf Building, 80 St George's Mall, 8001 View on Map
  • @Local Government Western Cape 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)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Research, science & technology
  • Reference REF NO: LG 32/2021
  • Centre Department of Local Government, Western Cape Government
  • Enquiries
    Mr G Paulse at Tel No: (021) 483 3938
  • Where to submit application
    Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co
  • Notes
    Only applications submitted online will be accepted. All shortlisted candidates must make themselves available to be interviewed at a date, time and place as decided by the selection panel. Please ensure that you submit your application on or before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. 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 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 nominated candidate will be required to complete the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme before they may be appointed into this post. The purpose of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme, which is a public service specific training programme applicable to all applicants who aspire to join the SMS, is to ensure that potential SMS members have a background on processes and procedures linked to the SMS. The duration of the online Pre-Entry Programme is 120 notional hours (15 days). Full details may be sourced by the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-preentryprogramme/ Furthermore, thanks to the huge public interest we receive many applications for our positions, and as such will not be able to respond personally to all applications. Therefore, should you not hear from us within 10 weeks from close of advert please consider your application unsuccessful.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate 3-year B-degree/ Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) or higher qualification as recognised by SAQA; A minimum of 6 years relevant middle- management experience; A valid code B driving licence; Successful completion of the Certificate for entry into the SMS. Recommendation: Public Management/ Administration Degree. Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Relevant policies and procedures; IDP and related planning processes; Programme and Project Management; Procurement and tendering processes; Development, strategy management, strategy monitoring and review processes; Modern Systems of governance and administration; Global, regional and local political, economic and social affairs impacting on the provincial government of the Western Cape; Public Finance; Human Resource Management, Labour relations and discourse management processes; Core Competencies are as follows: Strategic Capability and leadership; People Management and Empowerment; Programme and Project Management; Financial Management and Change Management; Skills: Accounting Finance and Audit; Information Technology; Monitoring and reporting; Networking; Facilitation and collaboration; Stakeholder Management; Ability to integrate the priorities for the 3 spheres of government; Ability to integrate planning, budgeting and implementation and align with government priorities. DUTIES : Develop and maintain strategies, policies, guidelines, reporting and other strategic documents; Facilitate the institutionalisation of the Joint District and Metro Approach (JDMA) in the WCG; Strategically manage, coordinate and guide the JDMA programme; Mobilise and manage, consult and engage national, provincial, municipal and associated institutions and private sector; Facilitate and align horizontal and vertical interface in line with policy directives, Cabinet, Bosberaad and PCF decisions including national policies and budget directives; Ensure planning, budgeting and implementation on national, provincial and local levels by means of collaboration and coordination; Strengthen, support and guide the JDMA leads in the development and implementation of the Metro/District Implementation Plans; Streamline and rationalise provincial/ municipal interface and introduce efficiencies; Ensure monitoring systems are in place and monitor and report on the progress of implementation projects; Evaluate the impact of programmes; Strategic Management; Change Management; People Management; Financial Management.

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