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Jobs: Department of Transport Aug 2016

Chief Director: Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation

Branch: Maritime Transport
Salary: All-inclusive salary package of R 1 042 500 per annum of which 30% can be structured according to individual needs.
Centre: Pretoria (Head Office)
Reference: 2016-07

Requirements: Applicants should be in possession of an appropriate BSC Degree in Maritime Studies, Environmental Sciences or equivalent qualifications at NQF level 7 as recognised by SAQA coupled with five (5) years’ experience at Senior Management Level in Maritime Industry and Transport Sector.

Note: The suitable candidate must have the following skills and experience: Sound knowledge of the maritime, environment and transport industry; Sound knowledge and understanding of the maritime policy and legislation environment; Sound knowledge and understanding of environmental protocols and conventions; Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act; Sound knowledge of related sectors in the maritime environment; Sound maritime sciences, research and analytical skills; Experience in leading a project team.

The candidate must: have ability to respond under pressure; have sound knowledge of the functioning of the various government departments and related stakeholder within the maritime environment; have a track record demonstrating proficiency in leadership management, verbal and written communication and financial skills; be willing to travel and work irregular hours

Duites: The candidate will be responsible for: Monitor and evaluate implementation of the maritime policy and legislation for the maritime safety and security as well as accident an incident management; Facilitate the implementation of an affective maritime environmental protection and compliance regime; Monitor and evaluate performance of maritime public entities; Monitor the implementation of International Conventions and Protocols.

Enquiries: Mr. Clement  Manyungwana; Tel: 012 309 3405

Chief Director: Maritime Infrastructure and Industry Development

Branch: Maritime Transport
Salary: All-inclusive salary package of R 1 042 500 per annum of which 30% can be structured according to individual needs.
Centre: Pretoria (Head Office)
Reference: 2016-08

Requirements:  Applicants should be in possession of an appropriate Bachelors’ Degree in Maritime, B Comm in Economics or equivalent qualifications at NQF level 7 as recognised by SAQA, coupled with 5 – 10 years relevant experience of which 5 years must be at Senior Management Level. A post graduate qualification in Maritime studies will be added advantage.

Note: The following will serve as strong recommendations: Sound knowledge of maritime operations and infrastructure; Sound knowledge of the maritime regulatory environment; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act; Extensive experience in maritime; Sound knowledge of related sector in the maritime fields; Maritime research and analytical skills; Experience in leading a project team. The incumbent must: have the ability to respond under pressure; have sound knowledge on functioning of the various government departments and related stakeholders within the maritime environment particularly on Operation Phakisa; have a track record demonstrating proficiency in leadership management, verbal and written communication and financial skills; be willing to travel and work irregular hours.

Duties: The successful candidate will: Manage the development, growth and transformation of the maritime industry; Manage the development and planning for Maritime Transport Infrastructure and freight logistics. Manage the promotion of National, Regional and International Bilateral and Multilaterals; Facilitate ownership and improvement of South African Ship Register; Promotion of Black Economic Empowerment in maritime trade business and entry of previously disadvantaged institutions in the maritime transport sector.

Enquiries: Mr. Clement  Manyungwana; Tel: 012 309 3405

Chief Director: Maritime Policy Development and Legislation

Branch: Maritime Transport
Salary: All-inclusive salary package of R 1 042 500 per annum of which 30% may be structure according to the individual needs
Centre: Pretoria (Head Office)
Reference: 2016-09

Requirements: Applicants should be in possession of an appropriate Honours / Master’s Degree in Maritime Law, Maritime Transport Economics or equivalent qualifications coupled with five to ten (5 to 10) years’ experience of which five (5) years must be at Senior Management Level.

Note: The following will serve as strong recommendations: Sound knowledge of maritime and transport industry; Sound knowledge and understanding of the maritime policy; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act; Extensive experience in international conventions; Sound knowledge of related sector in the maritime environment; Maritime research and analytical skills; Experience in leading a project team. The incumbent must: have the ability to respond under pressure; have sound knowledge on functioning of the various government departments and related stakeholders within maritime environment; have a track record demonstrating proficiency in leadership management, verbal and written communication and financial skills; be willing to travel and work irregular hours.

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Integrate the performance results of the Public Entities and do quality audits ; Review, analyse and develop maritime transport policies, strategies and legislation; Develop effective legislation in support of international Conventions; Represent South Africa at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) ;

Enquiries: Mr. Clement  Manyungwana; Tel: 012 309 3405

Chief Director: Driving Licence Credit Card Trading Entity

Branch: Road Transport
Salary: All-inclusive salary package of R 1 042 500 per annum of which 30% may be structure according to the individual needs
Centre: Pretoria (Head Office)
Reference: 2016-10

Requirements: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification at NQF level 7 recognised by SAQA. Minimum of 6 years relevant experience of which five (5) years must be at Senior Management Level. A Post Graduate Degree will be added advantage.

Note: The following will serve as recommendation: Compilations of management reports; Extensive knowledge of public finance management act; Knowledge of Road Traffic Legislation; Negotiation and problem solving; Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Duties: The successful candidate will: Manage the driving licence credit card fund; provide strategic direction to the trading entity and ensure achievement of strategic objectives; Develop and implement corrective measures to address poo performance by entities in achieve strategic objective; Quarterly and annual performance reporting on the achievement of trading entity strategic objective; Budget development and management; Facilitate approval of annual reports by the Director-General and Minister; Review monthly management account and approve the submission to the Director-General, Minister and National Treasury; Quarterly communication with provinces Representatives on trading entities operations directly affecting Provinces and driving license testing centres management; Establish effective management structures of the entity and their terms of reference; Effective management of all risk of the entity by conducting risk assessment, developing risk mitigation plans and ensures implementation; Develop control measures to ensure that the entity complies with all applicable law and regulations, and report status of compliance to the Director-General; Develop and implement effective fraud prevention strategy; Ensure development and implementation of effective measures for collection of revenue; Develop process for preventing irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure; Ensure that proper records management system is implemented by DLCCTE for all financial and non- financial information; Develop asset management plan for all asset of the entity spread across all 9 provinces and monitor implementation.

Enquiries: Mr Christopher Hlabisa; Tel: 012 309 3170

Preference will be given to those candidates whose appointment will assist the department in achieving its employment equity targets at specific levels in terms of the Department’s Employment Equity Plan (People with disabilities and Coloureds, Whites and Women of all races at Senior Management level).

NOTE: All shortlisted candidates for the above posts will be subjected to undertake a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated to the candidates prior to the interviews. Recommended candidates will also be required to attend a generic managerial competency assessment after the interviews. The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

The successful candidate must disclose to the Minister particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the Minister within three months from the date of assumption of duty.

The successful candidates must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the Department.  Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and assessments at a time, date and place as determined by the Department.  An offer letter will only be issued to the successful candidate once the following has been verified: educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting.

Closing date:  22 AUGUST 2016.  Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Applicants who apply for more than one position are requested to submit separate applications for each position they wish to apply for.

Please note:  Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates.

Applications must be accompanied by form Z.83, obtainable from any Public Service Department, (or obtainable at www.gov.za) and a recent updated comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed, i.e. positions held and dates), as well as certified copies of all qualifications, ID document, service certificates of previous employers stating the occupation must also be submitted and attached for each application. Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).  Due to large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged. Applications who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

The Department reserves the right not to fill the posts. No e-mail and faxed  applications will be considered. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on date, time and place as determined by the Department.

Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number to:  The Department of Transport, Private Bag X 193, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Forum Building, Cnr Struben and Bosman Street, Pretoria for attention Recruitment Unit Room 4034.