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The Department of Water and Sanitation

MANAGEMENT ECHELON
DIRECTOR: WATER ABSTRACTION AND INSTREAM USE
SALARY: R 864 177 per annum (All inclusive package) level 13
REF NO: 120316/01
CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor Degree (NQF 7) in an Engineering field (e.g. Agricultural, Civil, Water Resources, Environmental or relevant qualification. Six (6) to ten (10) years experience in WRM, Policy and Strategy Development, and Project Management experience of which 5 years of experience should be at a middle/senior management level. Understanding of policy development and integrated water resources management. Knowledge of integrated water resource management, National Water Act (NWA), National Environmental Management Act (NEMA), BBBEE Act, Disaster Management Act and understanding of South African Constitutional Act. Registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer.

DUTIES: Oversee and provide specialist technical inputs as well as ethical professional judgement and leadership in compliance with legal and policy requirement in the evaluation & regulation of abstraction & in-stream water uses. Support WRM awareness and training programmes e.g. Integrated Environmental Management (IEM) series. Co-ordinate the assessment of WRM research needs and support structured interaction between the SA. Water Sector and the SA Research Environment. Oversee and provide specialist technical inputs as well as ethical professional judgement and leadership in the review. Manage the development and implementation of policies, legislation, protocols and guidelines for management of water resource and safety of dams. Reporting on statutory environmental accounting requirement for DWS in terms of consolidated Environmental. Implementation and management Plan (CEIMP); people management and financial management.

ENQUIRIES: Ms B Naidoo, tel (012) 336 6581

 

DIRECTOR: PROVINCIAL CO-ORDINATION AND REPORTING
R 864, 177 per annum (All inclusive package) level 13
REF NO: 120316/02
CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: A B-Degree or NQF level 7 in Public Administration or relevant qualification. Five (5) to ten (10) years experience in water and sanitation or related environment of five (5) years should be at middle/senior managerial level. Knowledge of relevant legislation and experience in governmental legal processes, legislation and contracts. Knowledge of PFMA, public service regulation, treasury regulations and water sector dynamics.

DUTIES: To ensure management of the Finance and Human Resources. To manage coordination of Ministerials, Cabs Memos, Parliamentary Questions and strategic projects. Stakeholder liaison, communication of relevant meetings. To oversee administration of the Chief Directorate: Operational Support Co-ordination & Consolidation.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Ramunenyiwa, tel (012) 336 8065

 

DIRECTOR: WATER SECTOR SUPPORT
R 864 177 per annum (All inclusive package) level 13
REF NO: 120316/03
CENTRE: Gauteng

REQUIREMENTS: Degree in Social Sciences/ Natural Sciences or relevant qualification (NQF 7). Five (5) to (10) ten years experience of which five (5) years of experience should be at a middle/senior management level. Sound knowledge and understanding of public management and knowledge of legislative regime. Strategic capability and leadership. Programme and project management. Financial management. Change management. Knowledge management. Service delivery innovation (SDI). Problem solving and analysis. People management and empowerment. Client orientation and customer focus. Communication. Accountability and ethical focus.

DUTIES: To provide leadership to Directorate. To conducts strategic and business planning for the Directorate. To ensure effective development and implementation of policies and strategic for the section functions. To facilitate the rendering of support to institutions. To manage rendering of technical support services. To promotion of inter-government relatives. To ensure effective planning and support of the water sector.

ENQUIRIES: Ms P Ramunenyiwa, tel (012) 336 8065

 

DIRECTOR: REGULATION
R 864, 177 per annum (All inclusive package) level 13
REF NO: 120316/04
CENTRE: Mbombela

REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor Degree in Science or relevant qualification (NQF 7). Five (5) to ten (10) years experience in Water Resources Management or environmental sector of which Five (5) years of experience should be at Middle/ Senior Management level. General Management and Presentation skills. Good Negotiation skills. Good Communication/Interpersonal skills. Policy and Strategy Development Skills. Knowledge of relevant Regulatory Legislation. Project and Programme Management. Integrated Water Resources Management. A valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES: Provide Strategic Leadership in the Directorate. Develop and share a vision and mission for the section. Promote team building within and beyond the section. Ensure adequate support to subordinates. Promote transformation within the section. Ensure the culture of innovation and performance improvement suggestions scheme. Advise top management and relevant sector bodies on policies and strategies relevant to the Directorate. Communicate effectively with stakeholders in the sector about the functions of the Directorate. Conduct strategic and business planning for the Directorate. Participate as a key player in the Water and Sanitation strategic plan function. Develop an expenditure forecast on quarterly basis for the Directorate. Manage both Human and Financial resources of the Directorate. Manage the Development of Employees within the unit. Ensure that HRD policies are applied for all staff members within the Directorate. Ensure effective development and implementation of policies and strategies for the Directorate. Ensure water use, regulation and efficiency. Ensure equitable water allocation. Ensure compliance and enforcement. Manage the compliance of water programmes within the national regulatory framework. Ensure regular communication with all relevant stakeholders. Manage and oversee environmental data registry.

ENQUIRIES: Mr M Mulaudzi, Tel no: 013-759 7311

NB: Preference will be given to people with disabilities/ African Female, Indians, Coloureds, whites and followed by African Males

 

DIRECTOR: MANAGEMENT SUPPORT
R864, 177 per annum (All inclusive package) level 13
REF NO: 120316/05
CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree or NQF 7 qualification in Social Science or relevant qualification. A legal qualification will be an added advantage. Six (6) to ten (10) years in Legal, Regulatory/Water environment/ legislative development managing information of which five (5) years of experience should be at a middle/senior management level. Knowledge of relevant legislation. Knowledge of and experience in government legal processes, legislation and contracts. Knowledge of PFMA, public service regulation and treasury regulations. Knowledge of water sector dynamics. Strategic capability, leadership skills, programme and project management. Financial Management.

DUTIES:To manage development of strategic and business plan. To ensure management of the office and human resource management. Coordination of Ministerials, Cab Memos, parliamentary questions and strategic projects. Stakeholder liaison, communication and management of relevant events.

ENQUIRIES: Ms B Naidoo, tel (012) 336 6581

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR: COMPLIANCE MONITORING
674 979.00 All inclusive package (level 12)
REF NO: 120316/06
CENTRE: Mbombela

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma or Degree in Science, or equivalent qualification in Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Water Care or Engineering plus appropriate experience. Three (3) to five (5) years experience in Integrated Water Resource Management and strategic management field relating to performance management . A valid drivers license. Knowledge of business management principles, Knowledge of strategic planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Principles and Systems, Financial Management, Report writing, Project Management, Risk Management, resource allocation and human resources. Knowledge of Public Service Act and Regulation; and Public Finance Act. A clear understanding of the departments role and policy with respect to water resource management. knowledge of the National Water Act, 36 of 1998, and related policies, strategies, and guidelines. Problem solving and analysis. Good communication skills. People management and empowerment.

DUTIES: To manage the facilitation and reporting of programme performance and business planning. To provide inputs into strategic and business planning for the component. To coordinate and analyze the performance on the programme performed for the component. Conducting of regulation site visits, capturing, analyzing and reporting of monitoring data. Manage the relationship with other stakeholders on the regulation policies. Compile budget for the component in relation to programme performed in the component. Ensure the monitoring of compliance of water programmes with national regulatory framework. Conduct Compliance Audit to water use authorization conditions issued in terms of the NWA. Prepare compliance audit reports. Implement suspension and withdrawal of entitlement to water use authorisation issued in terms of the NWA. Conduct survey of all unlawful water uses in terms of the NWA in the Region. Conduct routine inspection to ascertain compliance and non compliance to NWA .

ENQUIRIES: Mr S Kheva Tel no: 013-759 7313

NB: Preference will be given to people with disabilities/ African Female, Indians, Coloureds, whites and followed by African Males

 

CONTROL ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICERS: GRADE A
(2 posts) COMPLIANCE MONITORING
R381 030.00 per annum
REF NO: 120316/07
CENTRE: Mbombela

REQUIREMENTS: Four-year degree or equivalent qualification in the Natural Sciences or Environmental Sciences. A valid driver’s license. Computer Literacy. Six years post qualification experience in the environmental and water management field, waste management, industries, urban development and mining. A clear understanding of the departments role and policy with respect to water resource management. knowledge of the National Water Act, 36 of 1998, and related policies, strategies, and guidelines. Understanding the principles of Integrated Water Resource Management and Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement. Innovative thinking, negotiating and networking skills. Proven managerial and communication skills. Knowledge of Human Resource Policies. A clear understanding of transformation in the Public Service

DUTIES: Implement and enforce the National Water Act, 36 of 1998, National Environmental Management Act, and DWA policies and regulations. Assist in the development of policy and regulation. Conduct Compliance Audit to water use authorization conditions issued in terms of the NWA Prepare compliance audit reports. Implement suspension and withdrawal of entitlement to water use authorisation issued in terms of the NWA. Conduct survey of all unlawful water uses in terms of the NWA in the Region. Conduct routine inspection to ascertain compliance and non compliance to NWA . Conduct investigations where non compliance is suspected to verify available information and to gather admissible evidence in support of enforcement action. Prepare audit reports. Implement enforcement action in the form of formal or informal warning, administrative.

ENQUIRIES: Mr S Kheva Tel no: 013-759 7313

NB: Preference will be given to people with disabilities/ African Female, Indians, Coloureds, whites and followed by African Males

 

ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER GRADE A: COMPLIANCE
MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT (2 POSTS)
R207 888.00 per annum
REF NO: 120316/08
CENTRE: Mbombela

REQUIREMENTS:National Diploma in the Natural Science or Environmental Management qualification. A valid driver’s license. Computer literacy. At least two years experience in the environmental and water management field, waste management, industries, urban and mining would be an added advantage. A clear understanding of the department’s role and policy with respect water resource management. Knowledge of the National Water Act, 36 of 1998, and related policies, strategies and guidelines. Understanding the principles if Integrated Water Resource Management and Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Innovative thinking, negotiation and networking skills. Proven managerial and communication skills. Knowledge of Human resource Policies. A clear understanding of transformation in the Public Sector.

DUTIES: Implement and enforce the National Water Act (NWA), 36 of 1998, National Environmental Management Act and DWA Policies and regulations. Assist in the development of policy and regulations. Conduct compliance Audit to water use authorisation conditions issued in terms of the NWA. Compile compliance audit report. Implement suspension and withdrawal of entitlement to water use authorisation in terms of the NWA. Conduct survey of all unlawful water uses in the region. Conduct routine inspection to ascertain compliance and non- compliance to NWA. Conduct investigations where non- compliance is suspected to verify available information and to gather admissible evidence in support of enforcement action. Implement enforcement action in the form of formal or informal warning, administrative enforcement such as statutory notices, compliance notices and directives and court applications to enforce notices and directives, and criminal enforcement through criminal prosecution. water use efficiency through the issuance notices for unattended water leaks and unmetered raw water abstraction. Set a monitoring framework for compliance with International Agreements. Ensure co- operation and co-ordination between government institutions involved Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Noqayi, Tel no 013-759 7427

NB: Preference will be given to people with disabilities/ African Female, Indians, Coloureds, whites and followed by African Males

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
R361 659.00 Per annum
REF NO: 120316/09
CENTRE: Mbombela

REQUIREMENTS: National Diploma/Degree in Finance / Supply Chain Management. Three (3) to five (5) years working experience in the area of Supply Chain Management, Financial Management and Asset Management. A valid code B driver’s licence. Computer Literacy. Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, Procurement Policies and Procedures, must be able to work on BAS, LOGIS and SAP systems. Management skills, knowledge of Ms Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Good communication skills, Good Presentation skills and Excellent Interpersonal relations..

DUTIES: Implementation of Supply Chain Management Policies and Procedures in the Department. Compilation of Monthly Supply Chain Management and Asset Management Reports. Management of Bids in the Province. Management of Provincial PSP’s and Contracts Administration. Management of the Human Resources in the Unit. Assessing the Performance of Officials in the unit (PMDS). Maintain the Suppliers Database. Provide Training to Officials on new developments. Identify and mitigate risks within the unit.

ENQUIRIES: Ms HA Nabuza, Tel no: 013-759 7633

NB: Preference will be given to people with disabilities/ African Female, Indians, Coloureds, whites and followed by African Males

 

DIRECTOR: RETAIL (MUNICIPAL) WATER PRICE REGULATION which was advertised with the closing date of 04 March 2016.

The correct REF NO: is 040316/15. The department wishes to apologise for the inconvenience caused.

 

CLOSING DATE: 12 MARCH 2016

APPLICATIONS: Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number for Centre:
Pretoria and Gauteng:
Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 350 Pretoria 0001 or hand deliver at Continental Building, corner Cnr Visagie and Bosman, street, Pretoria. For attention: Ms C Mazibuko.

APPLICATIONS: Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number for Centre: Mbombela: The Acting Provincial Head, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 11259, Mbombela. 1200 or hand delivered to the Department of Water and Sanitation and deposited into the application box at the reception ground floor, Prorom building, Corner Brown & Paul Kruger Street, Nelspruit. For attention: Mr AA Lessing

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on signed and dated form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document. For all posts, please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number, to the address mentioned at each post. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. Note: If you have not heard from us within two (2) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Preference will be given to previously disadvantage groups. If no suitable candidates from the unrepresented groups can be recruited, candidates from the represented groups will be considered. Successful applicants will be required to undergo standard Government security clearance procedures and verification of qualification prior to permanent appointment. Should you be in a possession of a foreign qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation from South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). “All SMS shortlisted candidates will be subject 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” People with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for the posts. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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