ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ADMINISTRATION AND COORDINATION SUPPORT REF NO: CCAQ06/2021
SALARY: R376 596 per annum
REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelors Degree/National Diploma in Office Administration/Public Administration or equivalent relevant qualification plus 3-5 years’ relevant experience. Knowledge of Departmental policies, PFMA, and other Financial Management and associated prescripts, and procedures. Knowledge of PAJA and PAIA. Sound organizing and planning skills, Analytical thinking, Expert level of computer literacy- skilled and confident user in office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher. Excellent communication (verbal and written), and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure.
DUTIES: Provide administrative support services to the Chief Directorate. Develop the filling system for the Chief Directorate administrative records, Implement the filling system; Maintain the filling system, Tracking EDMS assigned/delegated to the Chief Director, Provide Logistical Support to the Chief Directorate. Oversee the work of administrative officers in the Chief Directorate; Implement administrative systems in the Chief Directorate; Support Intergovernmental coordination and stakeholder liaison; Manage financial and asset systems for the Chief Director; Manage the procurement processes and oversee HR processes of admin staff; Develop, oversee and maintain office procedures for handling and distributing information and records, Oversee and monitor progress on correspondence referred to the Chief Director from the Offices of the Deputy Director-General, Director General, Ministry and Deputy Ministry and other stakeholders, Quality control of documents in the Office of the Chief Director, Management of Chief Director’s EDMS processes and Chief Directorate documents.
ENQUIRIES: Dr P Gwaze Tel No: (012) 399 9188
APPLICATIONS: Director-General, Department of Forestry; Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria or alternatively Private Bag X4390, Cape Town 8000 Or hand-deliver to:14th Loop Street, Cape Town (for posts based in Cape Town), marked for the attention: Human Resources Management
FOR ATTENTION: Human Resource Management
CLOSING DATE: 24 May 2021
NOTE: Application must be submitted on a signed New Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department and must be completed in full accompanied by certified copies of qualifications (Matric Certificate must also be attached) ID document, a valid Driver’s License (all attached documentation must not be older than 6 months) together with the recent Curriculum Vitae in order to be considered. Applications may be forwarded for the Director-General, Department of Forestry and Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria or alternatively Private Bag X4390, Cape Town 8000 Or hand-deliver to:14th Loop Street, Cape Town (for posts based in Cape Town), marked for the attention: Human Resources Management. The National Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the Department’s equity plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizenship status; Creditworthiness; previous employment (reference checks); social media checks, and Qualification verification. Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the Department’s convenience. Entry-level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and the 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 assessments. The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of a performance agreement, and an employment contract. The department reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.