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Jobs: Department of Transport Jul 2016

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.
Deputy Director-General: Corporate Services

Branch: Administration
Salary
: All-inclusive salary package of R 1 201 713 per annum of which 30% can be structured according to individual needs.
Centre: Pretoria (Head Office)
Reference: 2016/01

Requirements: An appropriate Bachelor degree in Public Administration or Public Relations, Human Resource Management or LLB qualification at NQF level 7 and an appropriate postgraduate qualification at NQF level 8 (honours) as recognized by SAQA plus at least ten (10) years’ relevant experience at a Senior Management level. An appropriate Master’s degree will be an added advantage

Note: The following will serve as recommendation: Excellent communication skills, extensive knowledge and experience of the Transport planning, high level ability to analyse and synthesise information and to formulate policy and strategy, analytical abilities, excellent liaison skills, sound knowledge of government protocol and processes, sound knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, and Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF)

Duties: The successful candidate will: Provide internal and external communication. Manage the internal communication, media relations, monitor and analyse the media. Manage stakeholder management, research, content development and publications. Provide corporate management services. Provide a secretariat service, security services, travel and facilities management services. Manage and administer the Government Motor Transport processes and Government Fleet contracts. Render human resource management and development. Render human resource planning and administration services. Develop and improve departmental transport sector capacity. Provide an effective professional legal service to the Minister, Department and its Agencies. Render a corporate legal service to the department, Minister and the domestic and International Air Services Councils. Develop appropriate legislation in support of the departmental policies.  Provide and manage an effective information technology services to the department. Develop and maintain business information systems to enhance DoT operations. Maintaining current systems and ensure operational effectiveness. Maintain effective information technology infrastructure and manage IT security. Manage and control the branch. Provide guidance and adequate support for and development of the staff of the branch. Ensure compliance with all administrative requirements, regulations, rules and instructions pertaining to the branch and the department. Establish and maintain governance and administrative systems continuity within the work of the branch and the department. Develop financial reports for forecasting, trending and results analysis. Prepare and submit of implementation plans. Evaluate infrastructure spending plans, authorize expenditure, authorize travel plans, and monitor quality of work. Ensure the compilation of the annual performance plan, annual report and strategic plan of the branch. Monitor planning, organizing and delegation of work. Ensure that monitoring and evaluation is carried out in all areas of the branch.

Enquiries: Mr Christopher Hlabisa 012 309 3170

Deputy Director-General: Rail Transport

Branch: Rail Transport
Salary:
All-inclusive salary package of R 1 201 713.00 per annum of which 30% may be structured according to the individuals needs
Centre: Pretoria (Head Office)
Reference: 2016/02

Requirements: A bachelor degree in Engineering or Transport Economics, Administration or Arts at NQF 7 and an appropriate postgraduate qualification at NQF level 8 (honours) as recognised by SAQA plus at least 8 - 10 years relevant experience in the related field of which at Senior Management level. An appropriate Master’s degree will be an added advantage.

Note: Knowledge and Skills required: - Compilation of management reports - PFMA

Duties: The successful candidate will: Manage the development of an effective rail regulatory framework by ensuring policy and strategy for the development of the rail industry; manage the development and implementation of a rail economic regulation framework; ensure the development of rail transport safety and security and develop operational standards and guidelines for safety. Manage the planning and development of an integrated rail Infrastructure network & industry by ensuring the development, maintenance and updating of infrastructure funding and coordinate funding needs; ensuring the coordination development of integrated transportation systems network with sectors in the built environment and economic development; ensuring the maintenance and updating of expenditure related to rail infrastructure projects / programmes and evaluate the progress. Coordinate and manage the implementation of effective rail transport services by ensuring an analysis of service delivery challenges facing the rail transport industry and develop appropriate monitoring and evaluation systems; ensure the performance of rail agencies against performance MOU; ensure the effectiveness of passenger rail systems (PRASA & Gautrain); analyse, evaluate and monitor the performance of rail freight services. Manage and control the Branch by providing guidance and adequate support for and development of the staff of the branch; ensure compliance with all administrative requirements, regulations, rules and instructions pertaining to the branch; establish and maintain governance and administrative system’s continuity within the work of the branch; develop financial reports for forecasting, trending and results analysis; prepare and submit implementation plans; evaluate infrastructure spending plans; authorise expenditure; Monitor quality control of work; ensure the compilation of the annual report and strategic plan of the branch; Set budget levels; monitor the planning, organising and delegation of work; ensure monitoring & evaluation is carried out in all areas of the branch.

Enquiries: Mr Christopher Hlabisa 012 309 3170

Deputy Director-General: Maritime Transport

Branch: Maritime Transport
Salary: All-inclusive salary package of R1 201 713 per annum of which 30% can Structured according to individual needs
Centre: Pretoria (Head Office)
Reference: 2016/03

Requirements: A Bachelor Degree in Transport Economics, Transport Planning, Transport Engineering and Law at NQF level 7 and an appropriate postgraduate qualification at NQF level 8 (honours) as recognized by SAQA plus eight to ten (8-10) years’ relevant experience at a senior management level. An appropriate Master’s degree will be an added advantage. Possession of a qualification in Maritime related studies will be an added advantage.

Note: The following will serve as recommendation: Financial Management and Treasury regulations • Strategic Capability and Leadership • People Management and Empowerment • Project / Programme Management • Client Orientation and Customer focus • Change Management • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Duties: The successful candidate will: Develop and promote an integrated Maritime Infrastructure and Industry • Ensure the development of a strategic framework for the development and growth of the maritime sector • Ensure the management and the development of and planning of Maritime Transport Infrastructure • Regulate and direct maritime industry promotion and capacity development • Provide and facilitate the management of an effective internationally competitive regulatory regime in support of the efficiency of maritime transport sector • Ensure effective implementation of maritime economic regulations • Facilitate the implementation of and effective maritime environmental protection regime • Create an enabling environment for the provision of a search & rescue function within South Africa and in cooperation with other states • Provide an effective framework for the safety and security of navigation, port infrastructure, services and environment • Ensure the implementation of the Maritime Safety Regulatory Framework • Ensure the monitoring and evaluation of maritime environment compliance • Oversee the conducting of investigations on maritime accidents and incidents • Oversee the monitoring and evaluation of the performance of maritime public entities• Manage and control the Branch• Ensure compliance with all administrative requirements, regulations, rules and instructions pertaining to the branch •Establish and maintain governance and administrative systems continuity within the work of the branch •Develop financial reports for forecasting, trending and results analysis •Ensure the compilation of the annual report and strategic plan for the branch •Ensure that monitoring and evaluation is carried out in all areas of the branch including its agencies.

Enquiries: Mr Christopher Hlabisa 012 309 3170

Chief Director: Aviation Economics and Industry Development

Branch: Civil Aviation
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: 2016/04

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree at NQF level 7 as recognised by SAQA. Minimum of 6-10 years relevant experience of which 5 years must be at Senior Management level.

Note: The following will serve as recommendation: Proven experience in dealing with regulatory matters, more particularly in the economic regulation environment. Extensive knowledge of tariff determination methodologies, processes and instruments. Knowledge of government’s transformation agenda. A strategic thinker with managerial, leadership and operational knowledge and skills. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Knowledge of relevant legislation and policies. Good analytical, liaison and project management skills. Ability to engage with all levels of Government and Private sector.

Duties: The successful candidate will: Provide aviation economic analysis and regulation and develop strategies for industry development. Manage all aspects related to air services market access and regulation. Manage tariff regulation aspects related to air services, airports and air navigation services. Manage the development and promotion for the aviation industry and freight logistics. Facilitate civil aviation industry promotion and development. Manage freight logistics activities, Manage and control the Chief Directorate. Provide guidance and adequate support for and development of staff of the branch. Ensure compliance with all administrative requirements, regulations, rules and instructions pertaining to the branch. Establish and maintain governance and administrative systems continuity within the work of the branch. Develop financial reports for forecasting, trending and results analysis. Prepare and submit implementation plans. Evaluate infrastructure spending plans. Authorise expenditure and monitor the quality of work. Ensure the compilation of annual report and strategic plan of the branch. Set budget levels. Monitor planning, organising and delegation of work. Ensure monitoring and evaluation is carried out in all areas of the branch.

Enquiries: Mr Christopher Hlabisa 012 309 3170

Chief Director: Aviation Policy and Regulation

Branch: Civil Aviation
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: 2016/05

Requirements: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in Transport Economics/Transport Planning or a degree in Law at NQF level 7 as recognised by SAQA plus Six (6) - Ten (10) years relevant experience of which 5 years must be at Senior Management level. Excellent Management skills.

Note: The following will serve as recommendation: Compilations of management reports • Extensive knowledge of public finance management act •

Duties: The successful candidate will: Manage aviation related policy development in support of the branch strategies. Develop effective legislation in support of policies. Manage the enactment of international instruments which have been ratified. Audit the effectiveness of related legislation in compliance with international standards and amend as required. Ensure the administration of the Air Services Licensing Act 115 of 1990 and the International Air Services Act 60 of 1993. Manage the implementation of the Airlift Strategy. Manage all aspects relating to licensing and permits for air services. Participate in intra and inter-governmental strategic meetings for planning purposes. Negotiate Air Services Agreement and Memoranda of Understanding on behalf of South Africa with foreign states. Ensure the effective coordination of State Letters received from ICAO. Coordinate and facilitate research on multilateral issues. Facilitate South Africa’s participation at regional and continental level. Ensure fulfilment of South Africa’s obligations and associations in terms of the ascendance of international legal instruments. Monitor the implementation of continental and regional Agreements and Protocols. Represent South Africa’s position at international fora. Finalisation and implementation of the National Airports Development Plan. Implementation of the Aviation Policy relating to airport and airspace infrastructure. Manage the development, annual revision and facilitation of the implementation with DEA and NEMA Act on airspace matters. Represent the DoT in the regional and international airport and airspace forums. Ensure the development of required regulatory frameworks. Monitor and evaluate agency performance. Manage and control of the Chief Directorate.

Enquiries: Mr Christopher Hlabisa 012 309 3170

Chief Director: Road Transport Regulation

Branch: Road Regulation
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: 2016/06

Requirements: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in Law or equivalent qualifications at NQF level 7 as recognised by SAQA plus Six (6) - Ten (10) years relevant experience of which 5 years must be at Senior Management level. A Post Graduate Degree will be an added advantage. A strong legal background with extensive experience in the drafting of legislation including the process involved until it becomes an Act. Skills in road safety standards, vehicle inspections and standards will be an 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) • Experience in legal road regulations • Project management skill.

Duties: The successful candidate will: Manage, regulate and promote road safety and road traffic management • Manage and update all road traffic related acts and regulations • Draft and promulgation of road traffic legislation through the parliamentary process • Ensure the review, implementation and monitoring of road traffic management related legislation • Manage the implementation, monitoring and compliance of traffic related standards • Develop and implement uniform standards and procedures in the monitoring of road traffic management • Develop, manage and inspect standards and procedures at driving license testing centres and motor vehicles testing stations • Manage and inspect standards relating to the transportation of dangerous goods, dangerous goods operators, consignors and consignees • Investigation of fraud and corruption within the road traffic management environment. (Driving licenses and motor vehicles) • Mange, promote and co-ordinate road safety projects and related services • Oversee the establishment, coordination and management of road safety consultative structure • Liaise with other  government departments, law enforcement, road safety organization, industry and NGO’s on road traffic related matters • Assist and oversee in the implementation, management and monitoring of the road traffic agencies • Ensure the implementation of service delivery intervention and innovation within road traffic management • Manage and control the Chief Directorate.

Enquiries: Mr Christopher Hlabisa 012 309 3170

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 July 2016.

These posts are being re-advertised and candidates who applied previously may re-apply if they are still interested.

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 shortlisted 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.