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Jobs: Department of Social Development

Applications    :    The Director General, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X901, Pretoria, 0001, Physical Address: HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street

For Attention    :    Ms E de Waal

Closing Date    :    18 December 2015

Note : A curriculum vitae with a detailed description of duties, the names of two referees, certified copies of qualifications and identity document must accompany your signed application for employment (Z83). All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated.  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 successful candidate will sign an annual performance agreement, complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. If the candidate is applying for an OSD post, certificates of service must be attached to the CV. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Personnel suitability checks will be conducted on short listed candidates and the appointment is subject to positive outcomes of the checks. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. “The Department of Social Development supports persons with disabilities”

Deputy Director-General: Corporate Support Services  (Ref: 2015/34)

Branch: Corporate Support Services
Salary:  R 1 267 806 per annum
This inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the states’ contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may be structured i.t.o. the applicable rules.
Centre: HSRC Building, Pretoria

Requirements: An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) and a post graduate qualification (NQF level 8) as recognised by SAQA PLUS 8 to 10 years experience at a senior management level. Knowledge of the relevant Public Service regulatory legislations. Knowledge and understanding of corporate service support systems. Knowledge of managing integrity of various internal services. Knowledge of management, coordination and integration of corporate support service.

Competencies needed:
Strategic capability and leadership skills. Programme and project management skills. Financial management skills. Policy analysis and development skills. Change management skills. Knowledge management skills. Communication (verbal and written) skills. Service delivery innovation skills. Problem-solving skills. People management and empowerment skills. Client orientation and customer focus skills. Stakeholder management skills. Presentation and facilitation skills.

Attributes:
Good interpersonal relations. Ability to work under pressure. Innovative and creative. Independent thinker. Ability to work in a team and independently. Cultural sensitivity. Adaptability. Confidentiality. Political sensitivity. Cost consciousness. Honesty and Integrity.

Duties: Provide leadership in the development and implementation of policies and strategies relating to corporate support functional areas. Manage the provision of information management systems technology services. Manage the provision of human resource management services. Manage the provision of internal and external communication services. Manage the provision of security services. Manage the provision of legal services. Provide advice and guidance to social development sector and participate in various fora in relation to corporate support matters. Ensure that the financial and physical capacity requirements of the Branch adequately reflect operational realities in accordance with the Department’s priorities and policies.

HR Related Enquiries: Mr D Chinappan, Tel: (012) 312 7504

Post enquiries: Mr TW Magwaza, Tel: (012) 312 7647

Deputy Director-General: Non-Profit Organisations (Ref: 2015/37)
            Branch: Non Profit Organisations  

(This is a re-advertisement and candidates who applied previously need not to re-apply).
        
Salary Package: R1 267,806.00 p.a. This inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the states’ contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may be structured i.t.o. the applicable rules.
Centre: Pretoria, HSRC Building

Requirements: Applications are invited from persons in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification (NQF level 7) and a post graduate qualification (NQF level 8) plus 8 – 10 years of experience at a senior management level.  Credible experience in NPO governance and/or administration.  Knowledge of the public service legislation.  Knowledge and understanding of the NPO legal framework. Knowledge and understanding of government development strategies.

Competencies: Strategic capability and leadership skills.  Programme and project management skills.  Financial management skills.  Policy analysis and development skills.  Information and knowledge management skills.  Communication (written, verbal and liaison) skills.  Service delivery innovation.  Problem-solving and change management skills.  People management and empowerment skills.  Client orientation and customer focus.  Stakeholder management skills.  Presentation and facilitation skills.  Change management skills.  

Attributes: Good interpersonal relationship.  Ability to work under pressure.  Innovative and creative.  Ability to work in a team and independently.  Confidentiality.  Adaptability.  Diplomatic.  Independent thinker.  Cost consciousness.  Honesty and Integrity.

Duties: Lead the review, development and implementation of the administrative and regulatory framework within which the non-profit organisations can conduct their affairs.  Lead processes to create an environment in which non-profit organisations can flourish and maintain adequate standards of governance, transparency and accountability.  Ensure the implementation of an efficient administrative and information management system for registration and accessibility of reliable information concerning registered non-profit organisations.  Lead the development and implementation of multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary programs.  Promote a spirit of co-operation and shared responsibility with other organs of state donors and amongst other interested persons in their dealings with non-profit organisations.

HR Related Enquiries: Mr D Chinappan, Tel: (012) 312-7504

Post Related Enquiries: Mr TW Magwaza, Tel: (012) 312 7647