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

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Closing date Post
21 August Assistant Director: Research
21 August Production Assistant (Assistant Director)
21 August

Senior Supply Chain Management Officer (12 Months Contract)

21 August Provincial Director Mpumalanga
28 August

Director: Human Resource Management

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.

 

Assistant Director: Research

Salary: R270 804 per annum (excluding benefits)
Centre: Pretoria
Closing date: 21 August 2015

Requirements:

Qualification:  An appropriate three  year degree or equivalent qualification (A degree in communication or statistics will be an added advantage). Experience: At least 3 years’ experience in the field of research and/or communication. General managerial and administration experience. Knowledge: Good general knowledge and interest in current and government affairs. Skills: Must be well-versed in all aspects related to communication research processes and quantitative data analysis techniques. Competency in quantitative research data analysis and interpretation. Proficiency in MS programmes and data analysis packages (i.e. SPSS). Ability to liaise with clients and service providers. Proficiency in both verbal and written communication. Ability to work independently without direct supervision as well as in a team. Must be able to work under pressure.
 

Duties:    
Assist with the management, planning and application of research to enhance effectiveness of government communication. Provide assistance in managing coordination, identification and acquisition of research findings/reports. Assist in providing a research advice and a support service to GCIS and to clients in terms of communication research. Professionally liaise with service providers. Use SPSS and MS Excel programme for quantitative data analysis. Interpret research results and prepare research reports (MS Word & MS PowerPoint) for sharing with relevant stakeholders. Provide assistance in general managerial tasks to ensure optimal resource management in the Directorate: Research and Knowledge Management. Work as part of a team in the Directorate and GCIS project teams. Competency test: Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a competency test.

Enquiries:
Dr Ntombifuthi Nala
Tel: 012 473 0218

 

 

Production Assistant (Assistant Director)

Salary: R270 804 per annum (excluding benefits)
Ref: Post 31/49
Centre: Pretoria
Closing date: 21 August 2015

Requirements:

Qualifications: An appropriate three-year degree or equivalent qualification in Public Relations, Advertising and Communications. Experience: At least one year experience in the graphic design field, specifically in a glossy corporate magazine and/or newsletter environment. Must be proficient in the use of an Apple Macintosh computer. Proven experience in a publishing environment. Good organisational and communication skills. Basic article/feature writing skills. Source adverts and liaise with advertisers. Sourcing, overall management and briefing of freelancers. Sourcing of appropriate images and photographs for the publications. The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. The ability to multi-task and manage priorities in a fast-paced environment. Should be highly motivated with an eye for detail. Excellent coordination and analytical skills. Experience in disseminating information on social media platforms in the dissemination of information. Excellent report writing skills. Must be willing to work after hours as and when required.
 
Duties:    
Provide editorial support to the editorial team. Provide support to the graphic design team as and when required. Collaborate with the editorial team on the required images and photographs for the newspaper, magazine and newsletter per edition. Assist editors and writers with information research for the development of content. Coordinate and prepare editorial meetings and taking of minutes thereof. Assist the Graphic Designer in doing some of the design work in accordance with the product development guidelines of GCIS. Liaise with the Translation Unit and to ensure that the translation process run smoothly. Manage the Vuk’uzenzele Reader Response System and online subscribers. Establish and maintain working relations with internal and external information providers in order to build relevant network of information for the benefit of the clients. Conceptualise and handle visual execution of all design briefs. Provide comprehensive briefs to photographers and illustration artists. Liaise with reproduction houses, feature writers, sub-editors, advertisers and printing companies on production related matters. Assist with the updating of the website when required to do so. Responsible for archiving all visuals and publications produced, accordingly, for future access. Quality control of the production of all design products.

Enquiries:
Dorris Simpson
Tel: 012 473 0065

 

Senior Supply Chain Management Officer (12 Months Contract)

Salary: R16 963.34 per month (all- inclusive benefits)
Centre: Pretoria
Closing date: 21 August 2015

Requirements:

Applicants must: A National Diploma in Public Management/Administration/Logistics management/Public Finance and Accounting or Purchasing Management. Knowledge of LOGIS, BAS,PFMA, Treasury regulations and government procurement procedures will be an advantage. Relevant experience in Supply Chain Management. Very good communication, writing and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure and independently. Computer literacy with knowledge of Excel. Good organizational skills.

 
Duties:    
The incumbent will be responsible to: Management of Faxes and Photocopy machine. Handling Audit queries, sharepoint, external and internal enquiries. Filing and safekeeping of batches. Capture expenditure control. Making sure that all batches requested are recorded and all batches received back are signed off on the record book. Upload proof of payments on sharepoint and send proof of payments to the suppliers on request. Handling queries and advice clients on procedures. Compiling as well as submission of regular reports on area of responsibility

Enquiries:
Mpho Ramashi
Tel: 01 473 0194

 

Provincial Director Mpumalanga

Salary: All-inclusive package: R819 126.00 per annum
Ref: PDMP 130815
Centre: Pretoria
Closing date: 21 August 2015

Requirements:
Qualifications: A seasoned manager with an appropriate Bachelor’s degree or equivalent tertiary qualification. Experience: At least 5 years of experience at a middle/senior managerial level with extensive experience in and knowledge of development communication, proven leadership capabilities, and managerial, sound interpersonal and project management skills. Experience in coordinating multi-media communication campaigns. Sound knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act. Knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge of the Mpumalanga province, including socio-economic and development dynamics as well as the programmes and priorities of government.  Must have a valid driver’s license and be computer literate.

 
Duties:    
Provide strategic leadership and management to the GCIS Provincial Directorate in the Mpumalanga Province. Deliver communication campaigns in line with the government communication programme and provincial communication programme. Provide support for the extension of the government communication system to the local government sphere.  Support provincial government in the rollout and promotion of a government-wide access strategy including the establishment of Thusong Service Centres. Develop and maintain communication partnerships with provincial stakeholders from government and civil society. All the shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job, the logistical of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment.Duties: Provide strategic leadership and management to the GCIS Provincial Directorate in the Mpumalanga Province. Deliver communication campaigns in line with the government communication programme and provincial communication programme. Provide support for the extension of the government communication system to the local government sphere. Support provincial government in the rollout and promotion of a government-wide access strategy including the establishment of Thusong Service Centres. Develop and maintain communication partnerships with provincial stakeholders from government and civil society. All the shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job, the logistical of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment.

Enquiries:
Mr Michael Currin
Tel: 01 473 0183

 

Director: Human Resource Management

Salary: All - inclusive remuneration package R 864 177.00 per annum
Ref: DHRM 1308
Centre: Pretoria
Closing date: 28 August 2015

Requirements:
An appropriate 3-year Bachelor’s degree/National Diploma in Human Resources or Public Administration. Experience: Five (5) years of experience at a middle/senior managerial level with extensive experience in the field of Human Resource Management, managerial experience and financial management. Writing and facilitation skills as well as sound communication and interpersonal skills. Job Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of Public Service Regulatory framework. Knowledge of all applicable Human Resources Management and prescripts i.e. PSR, PSA, LRA, BCEA, SDA, EEA. Knowledge of Labour relations practices. Competencies required: Influencing and networking skills. Financial Management. Programme and project management. Communication (both written and oral). Innovative, strategic and creative thinking. Computer literacy.
 
Duties:    
Manage the Human Resources Management Directorate consisting of Organisational Strategy, Planning and Administration, Labour Relations Performance Management and Recruitment and Selection.  Oversee the development and implementation of the organization’s Human Resources Plan and strategy.  Provide an effective organisational development and job evaluation service. Lead the development and implementation of an effective strategy for recruitment, selection and retention of competent staff in the organization. Oversee the development and implementation of Human Resources Management policies, procedures and guidelines. Ensure effective implementation of service conditions and benefits. Promote sound Labour Relations. Provide advice and support to managers and employees with regard to Human Resources Management matters and ensure compliance to appropriate policies, procedures and legislation. Manage human and financial resources of the Directorate. Provide overall strategic planning and preparation of the Directorate’s annual business plans.

Enquiries:
Mr KS Semakane
Tel: 012 473 0128