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5 June Deputy Director: Risk Management (3 year contract)

To apply

  • Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment form (Z.83) [PDF] 31 kb. Please print and complete the form or obtain it from any Public Service department.
  • The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document (certification stamp should not be older than three months).
  • Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).
  • Forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which you saw this advertisement, to: GCIS, Private Bag X745, Pretoria, 0001, or hand delivered to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street (corner Festival Street), Hatfield, Pretoria, for attention Mr S Matshageng.

The GCIS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities are welcome to apply. Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department and be accompanied by a comprehensive curriculum vitae and certified copies of qualifications and identity document. (Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the application being disqualified). Certification stamp must not be older than three months. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personal suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, and qualification and employment verification).

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within one month after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your
application was unsuccessful.

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Deputy Director: Risk Management (3 year contract)

Salary: All inclusive salary package: R532 278 per annum
Centre: Pretoria
Closing date: 5 June 2015

TA relevant three year bachelor’s degree preferably in risk management or equivalent; and at least five years relevant experience in the risk management area. Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations. Corporate Governance and Risk Management Framework. Knowledge of risk management software will be an advantage. A valid driver’s licence. Project management skills. Computer literacy skills. Planning and organisational skills. Analytical skills. Monitoring & evaluation skills. Interpersonal & negotiation skills. Problem solving skills. Customer care skills. Sound understanding of government policy: General knowledge of government' mandate and a keen interest in current and government affairs. 

Risk Management: Plan for strategic and operational risk assessment. Consult with stakeholders within the areas of responsibility to ensure identification and management of risks. Facilitate operational risk assessment process (identification, analysis and rating of risks) within the department, guided by the departmental risk management strategy and policy. Assist in linking risk management processes with the department’s objectives and annual performance plans. Assist in embedding risk management processes throughout the organisation by assigning responsibility and accountability for risk across processes, business units and strategic functions. Assist in developing and rolling out an on-going risk management awareness programme throughout the department. Provide advice to management on issues related to risk management. Assist in project risk analysis and evaluation of various projects. Monitor and evaluate the departmental risk profiles and related action plans and report on such. Attend Security Committee meetings.  Compile risk management quarterly reports to the departmental Management Committee, Internal and external Audit and Risk Committees, Manage all risk management related information. Fraud and Corruption Prevention: Review and implement the fraud prevention policy and the plan.  Implement a sustainable internal communications campaign on anti-fraud and corruption. Compile quarterly reports to relevant structures of the organisation. Business Continuity Management (BCM): Review and implement the business continuity management policy and plan for the GCIS. Conduct regular impact assessment. Act as Secretariat for the Business Continuity Steering Committee and convene it quarterly.  Compile BCM quarterly reports to relevant structures within the organisation.

The successful incumbent must be able to work under pressure without constant supervision and be willing to work overtime when required.

Ms Zukiswa Potye
Tel: 012 473 0339