Jobs


This page contains information on vacant posts within GCIS, with the relevant application form to complete.

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.

For vacancies at other government departments, see Vacancies on the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) website

Deputy Director: Liaison
Provincial and Local Liaison (PLL): Mpumalanga
Salary: R612 822 per annum
Centre: Mbombela
Reference:  Post 22/18

Requirements:
Qualifications: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three year tertiary Degree (NQF level 7) or a National Diploma (NQF level 6) with four years sufficient communication experience with knowledge of communication disciplines, including media liaison, research, grass-root and development communication. Job knowledge: Sound knowledge of the Mpumalanga Province and a solid understanding of the government communication system and the workings of provincial and local government are essential. Experience: Proven managerial experience with sound knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act. Knowledge and experience in managing procurement processes and development of content. Experience in project management is also vital. Competencies required: People Management & Empowerment, Financial Management, Change Management and Service Delivery Innovation. A valid driver's license and computer literacy are prerequisites.

Duties:
The incumbent will be responsible for the following: Support the Provincial Director in managing the provincial office with special attention to monitoring of performance and reporting on the province business plan, financial administration, information management, assets and performance management. Support the Provincial Director in the development and maintenance of partnerships towards communication initiatives with stakeholders from government and civil society in the province. Support the Provincial Director with the extension of government communication systems to local government. Providing support to the district offices of GCIS in implementing communication activities and campaigns based on the Government Communication Programme. Support the Provincial Director in driving the marketing and communication programme for Thusong Service Centres. Support the Provincial Director in broadening the provincial Office stakeholder database for content dissemination. Support the provincial Director on content development. Oversight of research and other processes associated with the assessment of the communication campaigns in the province. Project leadership of government communication campaigns in the province when required.

Closing date: 17 June 2016

Enquiries: Mr J Nkosi, Tel: 013 753 2397

Deputy Director: Liaison
Provincial and Local Liaison (PLL): Eastern Cape
Salary: R612 822 per annum
Centre: East London
Reference:  Post 22/19

Requirements:
Qualifications: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three year tertiary Degree (NQF level 7) or a National Diploma (NQF level 6) with four years sufficient communication experience with knowledge of communication disciplines, including media liaison, research, grass-root and development communication. Job knowledge: Sound knowledge of the Eastern Cape Province and a solid understanding of the government communication system and the workings of provincial and local government are essential. Experience: Proven managerial experience with sound knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act. Knowledge and experience in managing procurement processes and development of content. Experience in project management is also vital. Competencies required: A valid driver’s license and computer literacy are prerequisites.

Duties:
The incumbent will be responsible for the following: Support the Provincial Director in managing the provincial office with special attention to monitoring of performance and reporting on the province business plan, financial administration, information management, assets and performance management. Support the Provincial Director in the development and maintenance of partnerships towards communication initiatives with stakeholders from government and civil society in the province. Support the Provincial Director with the extension of government communication systems to local government. Providing support to the district offices of GCIS in implementing communication activities and campaigns based on the Government Communication Programme. Support the Provincial Director in driving the marketing and communication programme for Thusong Service Centres. Support the Provincial Director in broadening the provincial Office stakeholder database for content dissemination. Support the provincial Director on content development. Oversight of research and other processes associated with the assessment of the communication campaigns in the province. Project leadership of government communication campaigns in the province when required.

Closing date: 10 June 2016

Enquiries: Mr N Pinyana Tel: 043 722 2602/9

System Support (24 months contract)
Directorate: Information Management Systems (IMS)
Salary: R24 111.31 per month (including 37% benefits)
Centre: Pretoria
Reference:  Post 23/06

Requirements:
Qualifications: A National Diploma, Preferably in Information Technology, specializing in System Development. A fast learner on Information Systems, preferable having at least One to two year’s experience on System Support or Information Technology support. Competencies: System Support skill; Good logical and analytical thinking; Problem solving skills; System Testing skill; Good communication skills (written and oral); Good interpersonal skill; Documentation skill; Fair understanding of project management.

Duties:
Support users for GCIS internal Information Management (IM) Systems, especially SharePoint support and Training. Assist the Directorate: Information Management Systems (IMS) to manage IM Systems projects. Assist the directorate to do the administration tasks. Test the new systems developed and test on the enhancements for the existing systems.

Closing date: 24 June 2016

Enquiries: Mrs XH Cathy Chen Tel: 012 473 0043

Chairperson of Risk Management Committee

In terms of Section 38 of the Public Finance Management Act of 1999 (PFMA), the Government Communication and Information System requires the services of a qualified and interested person to serve as the Chairperson of the Department’s Risk Management Committee.  The incumbent will advise the Accounting Officer on Enterprise Risk Management in fulfilling his/her mandate as required by the Public Finance Management Act.

Minimum requirements: Must be an independent external person, with extensive knowledge and experience in the relevant regulations and prescripts, including the Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations, and ISO31000, King III Report on Corporate Governance, the COSO and Public Sector Risk Management Framework. Must have previously served on Risk Management/Audit Committee. Experience in Risk Management, Financial Management, Information Technology, Anti-Fraud and Corruption and Auditing in the Public or Private Sector. Experience in a communications environment is preferred.

Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and a Post-Graduate Degree in Auditing or Risk Management, with more than 10 years management experience gained from an Audit/Financial or Risk Management environment.

Duties: The incumbent’s main duties will be to:

  • Ensure that Risk management Committee (RMC) functions properly
  • Advise management and the Accounting Officer on risk management at an organisational level
  • Represent the Department in respect of all enterprise Risk Management- related matters as delegated by the accounting officer
  • Ensure that the department’s risk identification and assessment methodologies are reviewed to provide reasonable assurance of completeness and accuracy of the risk register
  • Ensure effective and efficient implementation of BCM Policy and Plan
  • Ensure that there is proper coordination of the functions for all information involved in risk management mitigating strategies (e.g. Audit Committee)
  • Assist in developing efficient and effective measures to prevent fraud by developing a system with administrative and technical features which makes the department  less vulnerable to fraud
  • Provide advice/guidance on setting risk of appetite and review risk appetite and tolerance levels
  • Provide Risk Management Reports to the Accounting Officer and the Audit Committee on a quarterly basis
  • Perform any other duties to the members of the Risk Management Committee as specified in the terms of reference
  • Report annually to the Executive Authority through the Audit and Risk Committee.

Management of the Committee

  • Take all reasonable steps to ensure the Committee fulfils its obligation and responsibilities
  • Calling and chairing quarterly meetings and special meetings
  • Act as liaison between the Accounting Officer and Audit Committee
  • Maintain ethical and responsible decision-making framework at committee level and address any potential unethical or dishonest situation or potential conflict of interest brought to his/her attention in a timely and efficient manner
  • Provide overall leadership to the committee without limiting the principles of collective responsibilities of committee decisions.

Running of meetings

  • Set the agenda of each committee;
  • Chair the meeting of the RMC, take all reasonable steps to encourage participation of all the Committee members in the Committee meetings and to facilitate free and constructive discussion; and
  • Maintain a good working relationship with the secretariat to ensure that tasks which were to be completed between meetings are completed.

Term of office

  • The appointment for the Chairperson is for the duration of 3 years, subject to renewal at the discretion of the Department. The Chairperson may not serve more than two terms.
  • This will not be a full time appointment. The Risk Management Committee will meet at least four (4) times a year, and special meetings will be convened where deemed.

Remuneration

  • An appointed member will be remunerated according to the scales approved by the National Treasury, determined on an hourly basis.
  • All other refundable expenses are based on the National Treasury Guidelines.

Closing date: 30 June 2016

Applications must be directed to: The Acting Director-General, Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), Private Bag X745, Pretoria 0001 or hand delivered to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 cnr Frances Baard and Festival Street, Hatfield, Pretoria, 0083. Applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, with certified copies of qualifications and identity document (not older than 3 months). 

Enquiries: Mr Donald Liphoko, Tel: 012 473 0063