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Unit: Demand and Acquisition Management

SALARY: R208 584 per annum (Level 06) plus benefits

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: A 3-year tertiary qualification (NQF 6) in Supply Chain Management/ Public Management, Logistic, and Purchasing Management or equivalent with at least 3 years experience in Supply Chain Management of which at least 1 year experience must be in Demand and Acquisition. Must have knowledge of SCM procedures and policies, PFMA, PPPFA, and National Treasury Regulations. Computer literacy and sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite applications and LOGIS will be an added advantage. Organisational skills and good interpersonal relations, communication skills (written & verbal), ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality, and be able to work under pressure.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible to implement demand and acquisition administration efficiently and effectively. Provisioning of quotation administration: ensuring that all documents are prepared for quotations to be sent to registered suppliers; quotations are effectively and efficiently sourced and quotations are effectively and timeously finalized. Engaging with end-users to clarify specifications. Keeping of records and reporting: Ensuring that the effective filing system is maintained and accurate reporting provided as and when required. Updating of supplier database

ENQUIRIES Ms. J Mchunu Tel No: 012 312 0462

APPLICATIONS: Applications must be sent to The Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME), Attention: Human Resource Admin & Recruitment, by email to (please quote the relevant post and reference number) or hand-delivered at 330 Grosvenor Street, Hatfield, and Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE: 21 May 2021 @ 16:30 pm


NOTE: The relevant reference number must be quoted on all applications. The successful candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement and will be required to undergo a security clearance. Applications must be submitted on a signed Z.83 accompanied by certified copies of all qualifications, Identity Document, valid driver’s license (where driving/traveling is an inherent requirement of the job), proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, and a comprehensive CV specifying all experience indicating the respective dates (MM/YY) as well as indicating three reference persons with the following information: name and contact number(s), email address and an indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. Only send documents related to the requirements in the advert. Applicants will be required to meet vetting requirements as prescribed by Minimum Information Security Standards. The DPME is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender, and disability) through the filling of this post(s) Failure to submit the above information will result in the application not being considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Reference checks will be done during the selection process. Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by DPME. Applicants must note that pre-employment checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and the appointment is also subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification, and criminal records. Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a written test as part of the selection process. For salary levels 11 to 15, the inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund, and a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules. SMS will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment as prescribed by DPSA. All candidates shortlisted for SMS positions will be required to undergo a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job. The DPME reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process (candidates who are shortlisted will be informed accordingly) to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The DPME also reserves the right to cancel the filling / not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. 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 the successful completion of the Snr 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:  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. Candidates are required to use the new Z83 (Application for employment) that is implemented with effect from 1 January 2021. A copy can be downloaded on the website of the Department of Public Service & Administration (DPSA) at

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