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Jobs: Department of Tourism Oct 2015

DIRECTOR: KNOWLEDGE AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (NDT33/2015)

Package: R864 177 per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package consisting of a basic salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may be structured according to personal needs within a framework).

Centre: Pretoria

Requirements:  A SAQA recognised B-degree (NQF7) in Knowledge / Information Management or relevant field plus extensive experience in the Knowledge / Information Management field, A minimum of five-years’ experience at a middle/senior managerial level ; Working knowledge of the Electronic Communications Act, 2005 (Act 36 of 2005) as well as on the latest developments in the knowledge and information field, such as the Social Media; Working knowledge of GIS, web technology, mobile technology, database development and management, etc; Experience in the management of human resources, financial resources, projects and programmes; Good communication skills (verbal and written); Good interpersonal, co-ordination and stakeholder liaison skills; An understanding of the Tourism sector in South Africa and globally is essential; Knowledge of the policy environment within which  tourism operates; Client orientated; Candidates are expected to familiarise themselves with the Public Service environment

Duties: Provide overall strategic management and leadership to the Directorate: Knowledge and Information Management; Develop and implement strategies and/or systems for tourism sector knowledge identification, capturing, processing and dissemination. Implement the National Visitors Information Centres Framework (NVIF); Implement and maintain the National Tourism Information Gateway (NTIG); Provide Geographical Information Systems Services; Provide Library and Information Services.

Enquiries:  Ms S Ngidi, Tel (012) 444 6326

DIRECTOR: INTEGRATED POLICY AND SECTOR PLANNING, INTERGOVERNMENTAL AND INTERDEPARTMENTAL COORDINATION (NDT34/2015)

Package: R864 177 per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package consisting of a basic salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may be structured according to personal needs within a framework)

Centre: Pretoria

Requirements:  A SAQA recognised B-degree (NQF7) plus extensive relevant experience. A minimum of five-years’ experience at a middle/senior managerial level. Working knowledge of the sector as well as the co-ordination. Extensive research experience. A valid driver’s licence. Knowledge required: Strategic planning; Policy development and analysis; Coordinating multiple stakeholders; Finance and budgeting; Planning and management; Project management; Knowledge of National Tourism Sector strategy; Spatial and developmental planning; Tourism value chain; Cooperative governance mechanism. Skills required: Managerial and leadership; Extensive writing ; Organising; Presentation skills; Project management; Conflict management and resolution; Analytical thinking; Networking; Negotiation; Stakeholder consultation; Computer literacy and communicating skills at all levels.

Duties: The successful candidate will be required to perform the following functions: Provide overall strategic and leadership of the Directorate. Ensure the planning and development of policies and strategies and their integration into sectoral and departmental plans. Initiate and guide tourism sector planning processes. Advance effective, efficient Intergovernmental and Interdepartmental coordination and integration services. Manage the Directorate Human and Financial Resources..

Enquiries:  Ms S Ngidi, Tel (012) 444 6326

Note: All shortlisted candidates for the above positions will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, whilst selected interviewed candidates will be subjected to a 2-days competency assessment that will test generic managerial competencies. Appointment will be subject to the signing of a performance agreement, employment contract and annual financial disclosures. Applications received, may be used to fill other similar post within six months of the closing date

In order to be considered, applications must be submitted on a fully completed signed Z83 form, accompanied by all required certified copies of qualifications, Identity Document, proof of citizenship/permanent residence if not an RSA citizen and a comprehensive CV (including three contactable references). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All instructions on the application form and this advert must be adhered to. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the candidate being disqualified. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine the suitability of a person for employment.

The Department of Tourism is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Department through the filling of these posts.

Applications: Applications, quoting the relevant reference number must be forwarded for the attention of Mr E Masindi to Department of Tourism, Private Bag X424, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at Tourism House, 17 Trevenna Road, Sunnyside, Pretoria, 0001

Closing date: 19 October 2015 at 16:30 (E mailed, faxed and late applications will not be considered)