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Jobs: Limpopo Provincial Government Jul 2016

Head of Department: Co-operative Governance, Human Settlements & Traditional Affairs (5) years fixed term contract)

Reference: OTP/08/16/01
Salary: R1 656 618 per annum
(SMS Grade D, salary level 16). Non-pensionable HoD allowance: 10% of the payable inclusive remuneration package
Centre: Polokwane

Requirements : An undergraduate qualification NQF level 7 and a post graduate qualification NQF level 8 as recognised by SAQA; At least 8 -10 years’ experience at a senior managerial level (5 years of which must be with an organ of State as defined in the Constitution, Act 108 of 1996).A post graduated qualification in Financial/Business Management/ Administration will be an added advantage; Proven managerial skills;

Competencies: Core and Process Competencies: Strategic Capability and Leadership; People Management and Empowerment, Programme and Project Management; Financial Management; Change Management; Computer Literacy; Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation; Problem Solving and Analysis; Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication; Public Service Knowledge; Negotiation skills, Policy formulation Analytic thinking and Proven management skills.

Personal Attributes: Assertiveness, Self-driven, team player, innovative.

Duties: The successful candidate will be the Head of Department and Accounting Officer responsible for:- Render advice to the MEC and any other relevant authority on all aspect of CoGHSTA administration in the Province; Ensure effective Co-operative Government and integrated Human Settlements; Ensure that the programme of action of the Governance and Administration, Economic and Infrastructure clusters are implemented; Liaise with the national Department of Co-operative Governance and traditional Affairs and National department of human Settlements; Provision of Strategic leadership in the Department; leading and managing intergovernmental relations with respect to local government; Maximise benefits arising from regional integration; Implement the Environment Management Act; Promote and facilities twinning agreement with municipalities; Perform any other responsibilities delegated by the Executive Authority; Ensuring that financial and physical resources allocated to the Department are spend cost effectively and efficiently; Ensure that there is creativity and innovation in the implementation of programmes in the department

Enquiries: Ms Suzan Mahlase (015) 287 6030 OR Mr Junior Maboya (015) 287 6290

Head and Accounting Officer for Department of Sport, Arts & Culture (Five (5) Years Fixed Term Contract)

Reference: OTP/10/16/01 (This is a re-advertisement and applicants that have previously applied are encouraged to re- apply.)
Salary: R1, 656 618 per annum (SMS Grade D, salary level 15). Non-pensionable HoD allowance: 10% of the payable inclusive remuneration package
Centre: Polokwane

Requirements : An undergraduate qualification NQF level 7 and a post graduate qualification NQF level 8 as recognised by SAQA; At least 8 -10 years’ experience at a senior managerial level(5 years of which must be with an organ of State as defined in the Constitution, Act 108 of 1996).A post graduated qualification in Social Science/ Public Administration will be an added advantage; Proven managerial skills; Track record in preparation of management of strategic plans, business plans and budgeting; Ability to interact at both strategic and operational levels.

Competencies: Core and Process Competencies: Strategic Capability and Leadership; People Management and Empowerment, Programme and Project Management; Financial Management; Change Management; Computer Literacy; Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation; Problem Solving and Analysis; Client Orientation and Customer Focus; Communication; Public Service Knowledge; Negotiation skills, Policy formulation and Analytic thinking.

Duties : Rendering support and Advice to the MEC on the core mandates of Department; Ensuring development and transformation of Sport and Recreation services in the Province; Providing strategic guidance and support in the delivery of cultural, language, museum, heritage, library and archives services; Guiding the development and implementation of the departmental strategic plans in line with national, provincial and departmental strategic goals and objectives; Acting as Accounting Officer of the department in terms of the Public Service Act, Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations and the Public Service Regulations; Advising the Executive Authority on departmental strategic programmes and objectives; Performing management functions in relation to the mandates and activities of the department in line with the Constitution; Managing service delivery improvement plan of the department; Managing the performance of the department, including submission of Annual Performance plans and reports, ensure implementation and monitoring of the NDP and LDP; ensuring that financial and physical resources of the department are expended cost effectively and efficiently; Providing strategic Human Resource management of the Department; Providing and managing the departmental assets (movable and immovable), and Ensuring that eight Gender Principles are effectively and efficiently implemented

Enquiries: Ms Suzan Mahlase (015) 287 6030 OR Mr Junior Maboya (015) 287 6290

APPLICATIONS : The Acting Director General, Office of the Premier, Private Bag X 9483, POLOKWANE, 0600 or Hand delivered to the Office of the Premier, No 40 Hans Van Rensburg Street, Mowaneng Building, Offi ce No.A013, General Records (Registry), Ground Floor.

For attention: Ms Suzan Mahlase / Mr Junior Maboya

Closing date

HoD: CoGHSTA 12th July 2016

HoD: Sport, Arts and Culture – 15th July 2016

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at https://www.gov.za/about-government/government-vacancies . The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, faxed and emailed will not be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The successful candidate will be subjected to a security clearance. The successful candidate must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the Department. All shortlisted candidates for these 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 Office of the Premier. The successful candidate will be expected to enter into a performance agreement with the Executive Authority and sign a five (5) year contract of employment upon assumption of duty with the Premier. The candidates will be required to disclose his/her financial interests in accordance with the applicable prescripts. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend a candidate 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.