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Jobs: North West Department of Tourism Oct 2016

Assistant Director: Awareness & Education

Salary notch: R311 784 per annum (SL 09)
Reference number: K27237/1
Centre: Mahikeng

Job purpose: To implement skills development initiatives for the tourism industry in all districts.

Requirements: • A degree in Tourism Management or equivalent qualification in a related field • 3-5 years’ experience at administration level in a related field • Proven training skills • Advanced project management skills • Good computer literacy • In-depth knowledge of tourism-related policies, strategies and legislation • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the tourism value chain • In-depth knowledge of prescripts and processes applicable within the Public Service, such as the Public Finance Management Act • A good understanding of the provincial tourism dynamics • Legal and mediator skills • Skill in the interpretation of prescripts • Proven strategic planning skills • Organising skills • Presentation skills • Financial management skills • Excellent communication skills • Good negotiation skills.

Duties: • Conduct skills audits in the tourism sector businesses provincially • Implement training projects • Liaise with various training SETAs for compilation of training • Coordinate and conduct education awareness programmes in the industry • Promote service excellence services and products.

Enquiries: Ms S Manone, tel. 018 387 7883

Assistant Director: Tourism Infrastructure

Salary notch: R311 784 per annum (SL 09)
Reference number: K27237/2
Centre: Mahikeng

Job purpose: To coordinate the North West Province Tourism Infrastructure.

Requirements: • A degree/National Diploma in Construction/Building Engineering and related field • 3 years’ experience at management level in a related field • Proven strategic planning • Advanced project management skills • Knowledge of tourism legislation and policies • In-depth knowledge of tourism-related policies and strategies • In-depth knowledge of prescripts and processes and legislation • Proven strategic planning skills • Organising skills • Research and analysing skills • Presentation skills • Financial management skills • Excellent communication skills • Negotiation skills • Good computer literacy.

Duties: • Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of the tourism infrastructure development plan/master plan in line with the North West Province Tourism Sector Strategies • Play a support function in facilitating and coordinating the departmental Infrastructure projects • Coordinate and facilitate information pertaining to the implementation and development of the Provincial Tourism Product Development Programmes • Liaise with stakeholders • Advise, facilitate and coordinate the current market price for infrastructure material and construction industry costing per square meter.

Enquiries: Ms S Manone, tel. 018 387 7883

Assistant Director: Monitoring & Evaluation

Salary notch: R311 784 per annum (SL 09)
Reference number: K27237/3
Centre: Mahikeng

Job purpose: To ensure effective and efficient corporate Monitoring and Evaluation processes and implementation.

Requirements: • A higher/National Diploma/BTech/B degree/NQF Level 6-7 • Excellent computer literacy • 3-5 years’ experience in Monitoring and Evaluation • Knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation systems, indicator development and administrative procedures • Knowledge of the PFMA • Computer literacy • Sound organising and planning skills • Good communication skills • Basic document management skills • Teamwork orientation • Financial management skills • Honesty and integrity • The ability to work long hours • Good interpersonal relations • The ability to work under pressure • A sense of confidentiality, responsibility and loyalty • Initiative and creative • Time management skills.

Duties: • Manage overall coordination in Monitoring and Evaluation • Coordinate quarterly performance reports • Liaise with oversight commitments on review/evaluation of reports • Manage feedback in terms of reports and portfolio of evidence.

Enquiries: Mr J Radebe, tel. 018 388-2243/2151

Assistant Director: Strategic Planning

Salary notch: R311 784 per annum (SL 09)
Reference number: K27237/4
Centre: Mahikeng

Job purpose: To manage the development and implementation of strategic planning documents and monitoring and evaluation of departmental performance.

Requirements: • A degree in Public Admin Management or equivalent qualification in a related field • 8 years’ experience at management level in a related field • Proven strategic planning skills • Advanced project management skills • Good computer skills • In-depth knowledge and application of strategic planning process management • In-depth knowledge of the monitoring and evaluation process • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the strategic planning value chain • In-depth knowledge of prescripts and processes applicable within the Public Service, such as the Public Finance Management Act • A good understanding of the provincial tourism dynamic • Good planning and organising skills • Research and analysing skills • Presentation skills • Advanced financial management skills • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

Duties: • Facilitate and coordinate the monitoring of Performance Assessment Tool process in the Department • Oversee implementation of special programmes and transformations • Facilitate and coordinate the departmental strategic planning process • Monitor the development and implementation of the Department’s annual performance plans and Operational Plans (MSTF) • Monitor and evaluate the performance impact on the implementation of departmental plans, programmes and agency oversight (MTEF/APP) • Manage the human and financial resources of the Directorate.

Enquiries: Mr J Radebe, tel. (018) 388-2243/2151

Assistant Director:_Research & Policy Development

Salary notch: R311 784 per annum (SL 09)
Reference number: K27237/5
Centre: Mahikeng

Job purpose: To create tourism knowledge management base for tourism planning and monitor the implementation of policies and strategies.

Requirements: • A Grade 12 or equivalent • A National Diploma/degree in Tourism Management, Social Science, Statistics and Economics • Advanced Excel/SPSS skills • 3 years’ working experience in the relevant field • In-depth knowledge of prescripts applicable to tourism • In-depth knowledge of prescripts applicable to the Public Service, such as the Labour Relations Act and PSR • Advanced research and analysis skills • Computer literacy • Problem-solving skills • Communication skills • Project management and forecasting skills.

Duties: • Develop tourism plans, legislation and policies • Conduct monitoring on the implementation of developed strategies • Conduct research and produce reports on tourism trends • Maintain the research and policy knowledge database • Render all-inclusive administrative support to the unit.

Enquiries: Ms L Marakalla, tel. 018 387-7880/7887

Directions to Applicants

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (fully completed), obtainable from any Public Service Office, and should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications and Identification Document, a Curriculum Vitae with competencies, experience and the full names, addresses and telephone numbers of least3 referees.

Applications with foreign qualifications must submit a SAQA evaluation report on the qualification. Applications should be forwarded in time to the Department, since applications received after closing date indicated below will, as a rule, not be accepted. It will be expected of candidates to be available for interviews on the date and time and at a place as determined by the Department.

Appointment of successful candidates will be strictly subject to the result/outcome of Personnel Suitability Checks. Failure to comply with the above requirements will result in the disqualification of the application.

Completed applications should be forwarded to the Director: Human Resource Management: Department of Tourism, Private Bag X2099, Mmabatho 2735 or hand delivered at the Telkom Building, 3366 Besemmer Street, Industrial Site, Mafikeng (behind The Crossing Shopping Complex), for the attention of Mrs Keolebogile Rasebitse.

The North West Department of Tourism is an Affirmative Action Employer with the intention of promoting representivity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of these posts.

NB: The Department reserves the right not to make appointments. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

Closing date: 14 October 2016

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