ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: EXPANDED PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMME: SOCIAL SECTOR COORDINATION REF NO: DSD 02/04/2021
(12 Months Contract)
SALARY: R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE: Head Office
REQUIREMENTS: Grade12/Senior Certificate plus an appropriate tertiary qualification at NQF 6 in Social Sciences/Public Administration /Management or equivalent Qualification OR relevant Post-Matric Certificate of RPL (as assessed and awarded by a Recognised Accredited Institution of Learning with a minimum of 120 credits at NQF Level 7 – with at least five years relevant experience in Expanded Public Works Programme). A Valid South African Driver’s license.Competencies: Knowledge of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) or Public Employment Programmes. An understanding of government legislation, policies and procedures. Good communication skills. Innovative thinking ability as well as problem-solving. Sound interpersonal and organisational skills. Sound personal values in terms of honesty, integrity and confidentiality.
DUTIES: Liaise with public bodies to increase their investments in poverty alleviation programmes. Assist public bodies to ensure EPWP programmes and projects are mainstreamed in department programmes. Ensure public bodies contribute towards sectoral plans. Ensure that training and development form key aspects of sectoral plans. Establish sectoral committees and ensure they are functional. Collect and collate reports from sectoral committees. Contribute towards the realisation of EPWP targets and public bodies report utilising the EPWP reporting tools.
ENQUIRIES: can be directed to Ms ANjaba at Tel No: 043 605-5101 or Ms Z Moyeni Tel No: 043 605-5110
APPLICATIONS: Head Office: Hand Delivery: Albertina Sisulu Building, No 7 Beatrice Street (behind KFC-Alexandra Road), King William’s Town, or Post to the Director: HRA: Social Development, Private Bag X0039, Bhisho, 5605
FOR ATTENTION: Mr M Njaba
CLOSING DATE: 21 May 2021
NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the New Z83 form accompanied by copies of qualification(s), identity document (certified in the past 12 months), proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV, indicating three reference persons: Name and Contact Numbers, A relationship with reference, Reference checks will be done on the nominated candidate(s). Note: Failure to submit these copies will result in the application not being considered. Please do not send any original certificates, diplomas or testimonials. Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to the outcome of these checks include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal checking. Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted by the DPSA within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for their interest. All shortlisted candidates for SMS 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 department. 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 competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessments tools.