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Jobs: Department of Social Development Sept 2015

Deputy Director-General: Non-Profit Organisations
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.

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.

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.

Enquiries:  Mr TW Magwaza  Tel: (012) 312-7647

DIRECTOR: Community And Capacity Enhancement
Chief Directorate: HIV/AIDS and Burdens of the Diseases
PACKAGE: R864 177 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. The successful candidate will be required to enter into a performance agreement and to sign an employment contract.
CENTRE: Pretoria, HSRC Building

Requirements: An appropriate Bachelors Degree (NQF level 7) in Social Science or equivalent qualification PLUS five (5) years’ experience at middle/senior managerial level in the field of HIV/AIDS, TB and STIs as well as Capacity Building. Knowledge of the relevant public service legislation. Knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and social system. Knowledge of relevant policies and strategies pertaining to social services and HIV/AIDS, TB and STIs.

Competencies needed: Programme and Project management skills. People management and empowerment skills. Policy development and formulation skills. Presentation skills. Communication (written and verbal) skills. Client orientation and customer focus skills. Change management skills. Interpersonal skills. Knowledge management skills. Planning and organising skills. Problem solving skills. Analytical skills. Counselling skills. Strategic capability and leadership skills. Stakeholder management skills. Computer literacy. Financial management skills. Research skills. Facilitation and training skills. Influencing skills.

Attributes: Confidence. Honesty and integrity. Accuracy. Diplomacy. Assertiveness. Compliance. Ability to work under pressure. Ability to work in a team and independently. Creative and innovative. Business ethics.

ENQUIRIES:  Ms N Majola  Tel: (012) 312-7549

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). • In the event of hand delivery of applications, applicants must sign an application register book as proof of submission. • 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 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 successful candidate for a SMS post 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. • The selection of candidates will be done with due regard to the relevant aspects of the selection process as set out in the Public Service Regulations, 2001 (as amended) Part VII/D. • Applications received after the closing date will not be taken into consideration. • If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. • Candidates requiring additional information regarding the advertised post may direct their enquiries to the person as indicated.

It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts and candidates whose transfer / promotion/ appointment will promote representivity will receive preference.

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:     17 September 2015