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					      The Department of Public Service and Administration
                 the dpsa
                 Department:
                 Public Service & Administration
                 Republic of South AfRicA



                Deputy Director: Senior Management Service
        CHIEF DIRECTORATE: EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES AND CAREER MANAGEMENT (Ref. 13485/1)
Salary: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R407 745 per annum (Level 12). Annual progression up to a maximum
salary of R472 758 is possible subject to satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive package consists of basic salary, State’s
contribution to the Government’s Employee Pension Fund and flexible portion that may be structured according to personal
needs within a framework.
Requirements: •An appropriate recognised qualification at NQF level 6 in Human Resource Management/Social Science or
Public Administration •Relevant experience in policy development and implementation •Comprehensive knowledge of public
service legislative and regulatory frameworks •Sound understanding of DPSA strategy •Sound knowledge of the Performance
Management and Development System for the Senior Management Service •Knowledge of the Senior Management Service
Policy Framework •Knowledge of the Leadership Development Management Strategic Framework •Thorough knowledge and
experience in the laws and principles relevant to HR management and practices for senior managers •Sound knowledge and
expertise in human resource policy research, development and implementation •Sound analytical, interpretive and high level
communication skills (writing and presentation) •Computer literacy •Ability to manage subordinates •Good knowledge of
the principles and techniques related to project management •Excellent organisational skills •Must be team player •A valid
driver’s licence.
Duties: •Ensure the application of sound human resource practices pertaining to the management and administration of
employment policies specifically the Senior Management Service Handbook for levels 13-16 •Research, develop and maintain
policies in the afore-mentioned areas •Render clear and accurate advice on the employment practices for members of the
SMS •Build capacity by providing training/workshops/focus groups on the policies, practices and systems •Conduct statistical
analyses •Regularly update the SMS Handbook •Develop and maintain the SMS database •Prepare compliance reports on
the application/implementation of SMS policies •Assist in the organisation of the annual SMS Conference •Compile inputs/
reports and submissions.
Enquiries: Mr S. Ntombela, tel. (012) 336 1041.

                              Deputy Director: African Affairs
                  CHIEF DIRECTORATE: INTERNATIONAL AND AFRICAN AFFAIRS (Ref. 13485/2)
Salary: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R407 745 per annum (Level 12). Annual progression up to a maximum
salary of R472 758 is possible subject to satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive package consists of basic salary, State’s
contribution to the Government’s Employee Pension Fund and flexible portion that may be structured according to personal
needs within a framework.
Requirements: •A tertiary qualification in any of the following areas: Public Administration, Political Science, International
Relations, Law or its equivalent •Candidates should demonstrate a keen interest in and be familiar with national and continental
current affairs •Exposure to and an in-depth knowledge of regional, continental and global affairs is crucial •Candidate should
be conversant with AU/NEPAD Governance and Public Administration programmes •Proven research experience and research
management is a critical requirement for the post •Ability to think conceptually and knowledge of research-related computer
software •In-depth knowledge of and clarity on the South African foreign policy •Solid verbal and written communication
•Knowledge of French would be an added advantage.
Duties: •Support the African Affairs Director in leading the DPSA contribution to the African Agenda •Provide support to
the implementation of the African Affairs operational plan •Work within the collective to contribute to the realisation of the
Chief Directorate’s strategic objectives •Support the implementation of the Continental Governance and Public Administration
programme •Support the SADC Governance and Public Administration programme •Manage and facilitate bilateral relations
•Develop systems for engagement with strategic partners •Conduct research on trends and developments on the Continental
Governance and Public Administration Programme •Establish and manage strategic partnerships to advance the Continental
Governance Programme •Compile and update data on key stakeholders on the Continental Governance Programme •Prepare
and manage strategic documents on the Continental Governance Programme •Compile reports for and from the IRPS Cluster
•Write policy briefs and disseminate information on the continental Governance and Public Administration.
Enquiries: Dr Mataywa Busieka, tel. (012) 336 1306.

                                      Deputy Director: Gender
                          CHIEF DIRECTORATE: DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT (Ref. 13485/3)
Salary: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R407 745 per annum (Level 12). Annual progression up to a maximum
salary of R472 758 is possible subject to satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive package consists of basic salary, State’s
contribution to the Government’s Employee Pension Fund and flexible portion that may be structured according to personal
needs within a framework.
If you are a dynamic, mature and balanced self-starter with a serious disposition, who understands strategic management,
government’s priority issues, the designing of planning frameworks and the management of the interface between policy
formulation and implementation, you are invited to apply.
Requirements: •An accredited post-Matric NQF level 6 (360 credits) tertiary qualification as a minimum •A relevant
bachelor's degree in Social Sciences/Development Studies, or any relevant qualification •A relevant post-graduate qualification
will be an added advantage •Experience in conducting research •Experience in the field of policy formulation, implementation
and project facilitation •Relevant experience in a level appropriate management position •Knowledge of National Gender
Policy Framework, relevant legislation, as well as relevant international and sub-regional instruments/agreements •Project and
programme management expertise •Proven track record in the implementation of integrated strategies to manage gender
issues in the workplace •Technical expertise in gender issues and policy formulation •Must be a change agent with extensive
knowledge of government’s developmental agenda •Good interpersonal and managerial skills •Good communication skills,
both in writing and presentation •Innovative, critical and strategic thinking skills.
Duties: •Develop policies, systems and guidelines pertaining to gender equality and gender mainstreaming in the Public
Service •Co-ordinate, facilitate, monitor and evaluate the implementation of strategic frameworks on gender equality within
departments •Ensure that all policies are gender sensitive and responsive •Provide technical assistance and guidance to
departments on the implementation of policies on gender issues •Develop interventions for gender in departments •Conduct
research, audits, social and organisational surveys on gender issues in the Public Service •Manage human resources in the unit
•Network with National OSW, Commission on gender equality and other relevant stakeholders.
Enquiries: Ms Fanani Manugu, tel. (012) 336 1271.

                 Deputy Director: Communications Specialist
                                 DIRECTORATE: COMMUNICATIONS (Ref. 13485/4)
Salary: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R344 052 per annum (Level 11). Annual progression up to a maximum
salary of R398 805 is possible subject to satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive package consists of a basic salary, State’s
contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and flexible portion that may be structured according to personal
needs within a framework.
Requirements: •An appropriate three-year degree or equivalent qualification (NQF Level 6) •Proven experience in the
corporate communications environment especially in reputation management, branding, experience in the editing of
Publications and development of the External Communications Strategy •Excellent analytical and research skills •Exceptional
verbal and written communication skills •Computer skills •A valid driver’s licence.
Duties: •Develop and implement an external communication strategy •Ensure that the Department’s corporate identity is
applied correctly and is consistent with the Government’s CI •Ensure effective collaboration with stakeholders on matters
of effective branding and marketing of the Department •Promote and sustain a culture of external communication within
Government •Co-ordinate the Department‘s participation in broad Government Communication Programme.
Enquiries: Ms Olebogeng Kgasi, tel. (012) 336 1206.

Note: The successful candidates will have to sign an annual performance agreement and will be required to undergo a security
clearance.
Positions are all based in Pretoria.
It is the intention of the DPSA to promote representation through the filling of these posts. The candidature of
applicants from designated groups especially in respect of people with disabilities, will receive preference.
Applications must be submitted on the Z.83 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 with the
following information: •Name and contact numbers •An indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the
candidate •Reference checks will be done during the selection process.
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 short-listed and that their appointment is subject to
outcomes of these checks, which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal checking.
Applications can be delivered to pinpoint one, First Floor, Unit 2, Albury Park, Cnr Jan Smuts and Magalieszicht
Avenues, Hyde Park, Johannesburg OR posted to PO Box 687, Saxonwold, 2132 OR submitted via e-mail
response6@pinpointone.co.za
Application enquiries can be directed to Happy Mandlasi, tel. (011) 325 5101.
Closing date: 2 February 2009.
Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted by the
DPSA within three months of the closing date of the advertisement, please
accept that your application was unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for
their interest.

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