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  • 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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Director: Office of the Director-General
Salary: R864 177 per annum (all inclusive remuneration package)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: An appropriate Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Public Management/ Public Administration or Human Sciences. Experience: 5 years of experience at a middle management service. Writing and facilitation skills as well as sound communication and interpersonal skills. Requirements: Thorough and in-depth understanding of how government functions. Specialised knowledge and understanding of government policies and priorities at a strategic level. Good analytical and strategic planning skills. Efficiency and ability to work under pressure. Knowledge and understanding of the PFMA. Competencies Required: Administration and co-ordination, problem solving and analysis, negotiation, people and financial management, project management, innovative, strategic and creative thinking, computer literacy.

Duties: Provide effective management of the DG’s office. Coordinate of administration, procurement, financial, correspondence management in the DG’s office. Providing secretarial function to all meeting of Manco, Minister, including minute-taking. Maintain a registry if Manco documents, distribution, follow-up and retrieval systems. Liaising with the Office of the Minister on all issues regarding Cabinet, Cabinet committees, Parliamentary portfolio committees, FOSAD and external entities. Supporting the DG in executing Cabinet duties. Act as the Director-General’s principal point of contact with the Ministry, Department, Department’s entities, Parliament, Government Departments and other stakeholders. Ensure delivery on strategic/high-level projects and other task teams identified by the Director-General and Minister. Manage the process of delivery on the implementation plan of Government’s Programme of Action and brief the Director-General and the Minister on the Department’s performance. Ensure effective and efficient management of the Director-General’s office including workflow, management of the budget and general administration.  Coordinate the Management Performance Assessment Tool (MPAT) within the department, by liaising with KPA managers and the DPME.  Manage the entire MPAT process within the department as the MPAT coordinator.

Closing date: 23 October 2015

Enquiries: Ms P Tshitaudzi  Tel 012 473 0245


Senior Secretary Gr III in Chief Directorate: Human Resources
Salary: R158 985 per annum excluding benefits
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a Diploma in Secretarial studies or equivalent qualification with atleast 2 years relevant experience. Special requirements / skills needed: Excellent interpersonal skills. Good communication skills (written and oral), and exceptional organising and planning skills. Ability to work independently, under pressure and in a team. Time management and pro-activeness. Problem solving skills and results orientated individual. Attention to detail. Computer literate (Microsoft Word, Power Point, Access and Excel). Job Knowledge: Report writing, compilation and collation of information from directorates. Advanced minute taking and development of action plans. Credible and proven experience in the secretarial and administrative function of an organisation.

Duties: Provide secretarial support to the Chief Director: Human Resources and general administration support to the Chief Directorate. Write routine notes, memos, letters and reports. Maintain an effective filing and document tracking system (electronic and physical). Manage the Manager’s diary (electronic and manual) and maintain an appropriate schedule for appointments. Develop new ideas to change existing procedures so as to improve filing, tasking and document tracking. Create and maintain databases of internal and external stakeholders. Coordinate effective internal and external meetings, appointments and events. Compile agenda and take accurate minutes during meetings. Diary and calendar management. Receive visitors, and organise parking and refreshments. Handle travel and accommodation arrangements, subsistence & Travel (S&T) claims and budget cash flow information. Manage the leave register. Apply relevant public service and GCIS policies and procedures. Budget and projections administration for the office of the Chief Director. Handle catering services in the office of the Chief Director.

Closing date: 23 October 2015

Enquiries: Mr Keitumetse Semakane  Tel 012 473 0128