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SALARY: R257 508 per annum (Level 07)

CENTRE: Department of Defence Headquarters, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: Degree in Language/ Applied Linguistics/B Tech/Diploma with specialization in English. 3 years experience in Language related field. Special requirements (Skills needed): Knowledge and experience in the language planning, education, training and development (ETD) fraternity. Knowledge of the Defence Review, 2015, Use of Official Languages, Act No 12 of 2012, PFMA, SAQA (NQF), and related prescripts. Knowledge of the editing, translation and interpreting prescripts and application thereof. Ability to, translate and interpret information written in English into other known official languages. Excellent leadership, financial and data management, transformation, people and team management skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Presentation, networking skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office. Ability to think independently and deliver objectives as planned. Compliance with departmental Command and Control processes. Willingness to travel. In possession of a valid RSA passport and driver’s license.

DUTIES: Edit/translate documents from English into known other indigenous languages. Ensure effective documentation/information management and reporting processes. Lexicography development and publication thereof and stakeholder consultation. Capacity development (TOT) of DOD personnel, other Language Practitioners and Language Interns in editing, translation and interpreting, M&E and impact analysis. Develop editing/translation tools, documents and reports.

ENQUIRIES: Mrs R.D. Tutu Tel No: (012) 355 5066/WO2 N.D. Mhlauli Tel No: (012) 355 6066/6042.

APPLICATIONS: Department of Defence, Training Command HQ, Directorate Language Services, Private Bag X161, Pretoria, 0001. Or maybe hand-delivered to Department of Defence, Defence Legal Services Division, C/C Nossob and Boeing Street, Erasmuskloof (Armscor Building) Pretoria 000.

CLOSING DATE: 28 May 2021 (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies will not be considered).

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the prescribed New Z83 form (obtainable from any Public Service department), which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience) and clear certified copies of original educational qualification certificates, ID document and Driver’s license (where applicable). Must be a South African citizen. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application it must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an applicant applies for more than one post on the same application form, the application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the application and not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted. The successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record-, citizenship- & financial/asset record checks and qualification and employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Potential candidates declared in excess must indicate their excess status on Z83, Applicants who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. For more information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated in the post details. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Local geo locations will receive preference. The certification date of your barcoded ID must not be older than 6 months and the copy must be of very good quality.

ERRATUM: Kindly note that the following 1 post was advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 14 dated 23 April 2021. The salary notch has been amended as follows (1) Team Leader with Ref No: 2FIELD/07/2144, Salary Level 04 (R145 281 per annum). The closing date has been extended to 28 May 2021.

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