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Jobs: South African Social Security Agency May 2016

SASSA is a dynamic organisation that provides a range of essential services to a diverse group of South Africans. With offices countrywide, our operational structures aspire to embrace all that is state-of-the-art, offices that are modern and an environment designed to stimulate the worker to achieve, enjoy, progress and prosper.
Assistant Manager: Expenditure Administration

Salary: R311 784 - R 367 254 p.a. exclusive of benefits
Location: Head Office – Pretoria (Ref No:6/35)
Closing date: 20 May 2016

Candidates should hold National Diploma/B-Tech/ B.Com/B.Compt with Accounting as a major subject coupled with 3-5 years experience in the various disciplines related to Expenditure Administration; Extensive knowledge, experience, interpretation and application of accrual accounting and GRAP standards; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations on public entity and other relevant regulations; ERP knowledge on Oracle or SAP or AccPacc or accrual accounting compliant systems and a valid driver's license are essential.

The incumbent will ensure that operational plan, budget and resources are optimally implemented and managed; Ensure that all eligible suppliers, all inter departmental claims and all other third parties including employee claim are paid; Undertake reconciliation of credits and all other control account, individual creditors reconciliation and clearing of suspense accounts monthly; Ensure that the accounts payable module is open and closed without exceptions; Assist the Regional Offices with unpaid and consolidation of month end and reports; Assist in preparing audit pack for internal and external audit purposes; Ensure compliance with expenditure policies and practices with applicable GRAP standard, SA-GAAP and IFRS, PFMA, Treasury Regulations, Constitution and other various regulations; Prepare and submit monthly reports for review to manager; Assist in playing an oversight role for accounts payable in the Regional Office.

NB: Target group for the above post is African male/person with eisability and followed by white male and African female and, respectively as at the time of appointment.

Specialist: Equity Management (Disability Management)

Salary: R 262 272 - R 308 943 p.a. exclusive of benefits
Location: Head Office - Pretoria (Ref No.: 06/36)
Closing date: 20 May 2016

Candidates should hold a minimum of three year tertiary qualification coupled with 3-5 years relevant experience. Knowledge and understanding of the EE Act and its Codes of Good Practice and other related prescripts. Strong analytical skills and assertiveness; Good communication skills, Good interpersonal relations, and Project Management skills, Willingness to travel and work under pressure; Computer literacy (Advanced Ms Excel) and A valid driver's license are essential

The incumbent will be responsible for Promoting and marketing Disability in the workplace; Maintenance of National Disability structure ; Conducting and/or implementing disability audit / assessment; Identifying barriers and challenges on achieving Disability objectives; Implementing and Monitoring the Disability policy/Strategy/procedures/guidelines; Preparing Disability reports to stakeholders as and when required; Maintaining and update of Disability database Nationally; Ensure implementation of Affirmative Action measures with regards to disability; Preparing Monthly Disability statistics; Analyzing and providing advice to managers, supervising employees on meeting Disability targets ; provisioning of reasonable accommodations and disability related issues; Supporting Regional Offices on Disability matters; Commemorating special days (International Day of Disability, Casual day, etc.).

NB: Target group for the above post is all race and gender/person with disability as at the time of appointment.

Specialist: SCM Compliance

Salary: R 262 272 - R 308 943 p.a. exclusive of benefits
Location: Head Office – Pretoria (Ref No.:6/37)
Closing date: 20 May 2016

Candidates should hold a B Degree or 3 year tertiary qualification in relevant field coupled with 3-5 years' experience within the Supply Chain Management Compliance field; Knowledge, experience, interpretation and application of accrual accounting and GRAP standards as well as Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury regulations on Public Entity and other relevant regulations; ERP knowledge on Oracle or SAP will be an added advantage as well as a valid driver's licence are essential.

The incumbent will be responsible for effective administration of contracts; Collate and file a complete set of Contract; Documentation for each contract; Develop and Maintain the Contract register; Communicate early warnings / notifications for contract's expiry; Monitoring of contractor / supplier performance; Ensure the right payment for the right contract; Implement SCM Compliance System; Preserve and maintain a record of original and valid Tax Clearance certificates; Certify the copy of tax clearance certificate as proof of existence of original one; Verify the authenticity of the B-BBEE Certificates; Monitor the expiry of tax clearance certificates; Monitor requisition batches for correctness and completeness through the compliance checklist; Review and update SCM compliance checklist; Monitor the centralized quotation receipt system; Monitor / maintain SCM registers; Update deviations register; Report contract expansion and deviations to National Treasury and Auditor General; Update contracts register; Provide advice and interpretation on supply chain policies and procedures; Provide technical advice to SCM staff and update SCM Department on updates by National Treasury (Regulations and Practice Notes).

NB: Target group for the above post is African Female/Person with Disability and followed by African Male and White Male respectively as at the time of appointment.

Clerk: Expenditure Administration

Salary: R 142 461 - R 167 814 p.a. exclusive of benefits
Location: Head Office - Pretoria (Ref No.: 6/38)
Closing date: 20 May 2016

Candidates should hold senior certificate with accounting or mathematics as subjects; Knowledge, experience, interpretation and application of accrual accounting and GRAP standards, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations on public entity and other relevant regulations, ERP knowledge on Oracle or SAP or AccPacc or accrual accounting compliant systems are essential.

The incumbent will implement the operation plan of the accounts payable unit; Capture transactions on the system; File all payment vouchers; Implement accounts payable policies and practices with applicable GRAP standards, SA-GAAP and IFRS, PFMA, Treasury Regulations, Constitutions and other various regulations.

NB: Target group for the above post is Coloureds/ Indians / Whites Female/Male /Person with Disability, respectively as at the time of appointment.

Senior Manager: Property Management

Salary: R 864 177 - R1 017 972 p.a. inclusive of benefits
Location: Head Office - Pretoria (Ref No: SAS 06/40)
Closing date: 20 May 2016

Candidates should hold an undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Technical qualification in Building Environment (Architecture and Quantity Surveying) as recognized by SAQA coupled with 5 years middle/senior management level experience in the areas of government property and facilities management and Office Accommodation; Experience and knowledge of development of policies and strategies including guidelines; Experience in project management; Expert knowledge of government processes and procedures regarding the procurement of properties; Development of specification and terms of references; Development and management of lease agreement; Knowledge and understanding of the Public Finance Management Act, Public Service Act, Government-wide Immovable Asset Management Act (GIAMA) and all regulations pertaining to property management are essential; The successful candidate should be prepared to travel extensively; Computer literacy and valid driver's licence are essential.

The incumbent will be responsible for: providing strategic direction to the Property Management Unit; Develop and implement policies and strategies for the sourcing of properties; Monitor the implementation of policies and strategies by the Regions; Lead the process of acquiring properties for SASSA; Facilitate agreements with partners in relation to the sharing of properties; Develop norms and standards for the property requirements; Establish and implement Government-wide Immovable Asset Management Act (GIAMA) requirements; Manage contractors in accordance with the Service Level Agreements (SLA's); Monitor the performance of the Regions with regard to property management and advise the General Manager accordingly; Develop, manage and maintain a manual and electronic Property Asset Register for SASSA; Develop and manage User Asset Management Plan for SASSA; Co-ordinate and manage requests/ submissions by Regions and any other relevant duties that may be delegated from time to time.

NB: Target group for the above post is African Female/ Person with Disability followed by African Male and White Female respectively as at the time of appointment.

District Manager

Salary: R 864 177 - R 1 017 972 p.a. inclusive of benefits
Location: Eastern Cape - Sarah Baartman District Office (Ref No: SAS 06/41)
Closing date: 20 May 2016

Candidates should hold an undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 7) as recognized by SAQA in the relevant field coupled with 5 years of experience at a middle/senior managerial level in the relevant field; Knowledge of SASSA's constitutional mandate and relevant policies and legislation; Knowledge of social security management and poverty alleviation matters; Computer literacy and a valid driver's license are essential.

The incumbent will provide the following: Manage all resources attached to the District; Co-ordinate the compilation of strategic and business plan for the District and Local Offices; Manage the Grants Administration services; Manage Human Capital Management, Financial Accounting, Supply Chain Management Services (including fleet, contract and Financial/Budget management) to the District; Handle matters related to the provision of all General Auxiliary Support Services (including Facilities Management, ICT Support and Record Management); Manage Service Level Agreement (SLA) of service providers; Implement service delivery and client relations improvement models; Data acquisition, analysis and management information / reporting.

NB: Target group for the above post is African Male/Person with Disability and followed by African Female respectively as at the time of appointment.

Senior Manager: Human Capital Management

Salary: R 864 177 - R 1 017 972 p.a inclusive of benefits
Location: North West Regional Office - Mmabatho (Ref No: SAS 06/42)
Closing date: 20 May 2016

Candidates should hold an undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 7) as recognized by SAQA coupled with 5 years of experience at a middle/senior managerial level in the Human Capital Management; The incumbent must have a broad understanding of the Public Service Management Framework as well as the SASSA Act; Computer literacy and possession of a valid drivers' licence are essential.

The incumbent will manage and co-ordinate all Human Capital Management activities in the areas of Human Capital Provisioning, Benefits and Service Conditions, etc, Development and Training, implementation of the Skills Development Program, Labour Relations and ensure Human Capital Management policies and legislation are implemented and monitored; Manage the strategic operations of the Unit and the budget thereof; S/he must be able to provide reports written and verbal on strategic and budget areas of the Unit, with analysis thereof as well as drive the Regional Strategic HR priority projects.

NB: Target group for the above post is African Female.

Senior Manager: Customer Care

Salary: R 864 177 - R 1 017 972 p.a inclusive of benefits
Location: North West Regional Office - Mmabatho (Ref No: SAS 06/43)
Closing date: 20 May 2016

Candidates should hold an undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 7) as recognized by SAQA coupled with 5 years of experience at a middle/senior managerial level; Knowledge of SASSA's Constitutional mandate, relevant policies and legislation in Public Management; Knowledge of social security management and poverty alleviation matters; Computer literacy and a valid driver's license are essential.

The incumbent should be responsible for the management of Human, Financial resources and all assets attached to the Unit; Provide a customer care strategy for the Region that is aligned to National directive; Provide strategic guidance and coordinate customer care improvement initiatives; Provide strategic guidance, contact/complaints and call centre management; Management of human and financial resources of the Units; Initiate service delivery improvements in the Unit.

NB: Target group for the above post is African Female.

Important notes: Appointment will be subject to compulsory pre-employment screening in the form of qualification, references, ITC, criminal checks and compulsory competency assessment (where necessary). It is our intention to promote representivity in terms of race, gender, disability and youth through the filling of these posts and candidates whose appointment will promote representivity will receive preference; It is the applicant's responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) prior to the selection process; SASSA is under no obligation to fill a post after the advertisement thereof; All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subject to a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant elements technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA directive on the implementation of competency based assessment). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competency using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tool.

Please note: All SASSA staff are subject to compulsory Security Vetting on appointment; No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. It is the applicants responsibility to make sure that their application(s) reach the relevant office on or before the closing date.

Applicants interested in applying for these posts should send their applications (CV, recently certified copies of qualifications, driver's license, ID including a fully completed and signed Z83 form) quoting the relevant reference number to the relevant address:

Head Office: Attention: Manager: HCM, Postal Address: SASSA Private Bag x55662, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001.
Hand delivery: SASSA House, 501 Prodinsa Building, Cnr Steve Biko Road (Beatrix) and Pretorius Street, Arcadia, 0083.
Enquiries: Mr T Moloto (012) 400 2326.

North West: Attention: Manager: HCM, Postal address: Private Bag x 44, Mmabatho, 2735.
Hand Delivery: University Drive, Mmabatho, 2735.
Enquiries: Mr Malesela Sekhaolelo on 018 389 4059.

Eastern Cape: Attention: Manager: HCM, SASSA, Private Bag X9001, East London 5201.
Hand delivered: SASSA Office Park, BKB Building, corner Fitzpatrick and Merino Road, Quigney, East London.
Enquiries: Ms Z. Nqowana 043 707 6522.

If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

Visit us at www.sassa.gov.za or toll free: 0800 60 10 11

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