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.

 

Human Resource Development (HRD) Coordinator
Directorate: Human Resource Development
Reference:
03/25
Salary: R243 747 per annum (excluding benefits)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: A 3 year Degree/Diploma in Human Resource Management or Development with knowledge of Skills Development Act, Skills Development Levies Act, SAQA, NQF and PFMA, Skills Development Strategy and other related legal prescripts. Requirements: Trained CIP Facilitator, good communication skills (verbal & written), facilitation, coordination, administration skills, knowledge of MS Package (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook) Assessors and Moderators qualification will serve as an added advantage Experience: 3 years’ experience in HRD/Training & Development environment.

Duties: Coordinate learning programmes (short courses, management development programmes, induction,). Facilitate Compulsory Induction Programme. Administer the implementation of bursaries. Coordinate implementation of Internship, Learnership and TVET programmes. Compile Quarterly and Annual Training Reports. Assist with the compilation of the WSP.

Closing date: 5 February 2016

Enquiries: Dikeledi Nthite, Tel: 012 473 0060

 

Imbizo Coordinator (12 months contract)
Directorate: Programme Support
Reference:
03/26
Salary: R18 150.78 per month
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Qualifications: Candidates must be in possession of a National Diploma (or equivalent qualifications in Communications, Public Relations, or relevant experience in the field of Communications. Experience: 12 months experience in communication related work. Knowledge: Knowledge of MS Office suite programmes. Planning and organizing skills. The ideal candidate will have general knowledge and a strong feel for the current affairs and socio-political situation in South Africa. The ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision. Potential incumbents should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good command of the English language. It is vital for the successful applicant to have a good understanding of government issues and programmes and to be able to articulate these appropriately. Knowledge of the Izimbizo programme of government and all other public participation platforms. High telephone etiquette and ability to follow-up as well as adhere to deadlines. Applicants must have good facilitation, communication, interpersonal and project management skills and be able to work well in a team. Candidates must be willing to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment which may require them to occasionally work overtime/on weekends or public holidays.

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to provide effective coordination and administrative support to the Director and Deputy Director Programme Support. Monitor the implementation of the Izimbizo programme across government (National, provincial and local). Coordinate the Izimbizo e-platform training nationally, provincially and locally. Serve as the Izimbizo e-platform administrator. Monitor the issues status report on the data repository instrument (e-platform). Maintain an updated Izimbizo stakeholder database. Monitor the implementation of feedback mechanism for Izimbizo events. Support the coordination of the Minister and Deputy Minister of Communications Izimbizo programmes including of the President and Deputy President. Capture the Izimbizo action plan and progress reports into the e-platform. Compile the quarterly and semester Izimbizo report. Support the management of Izimbizo stakeholder partnerships in line with the Inter-governmental Relations prescripts. Coordinate the national Izimbizo calendar. Provide assistance to ad hoc projects when assigned.

Closing date: 5 February 2016

Enquiries: Moferefere Moloi Tel: 012 473 0189

 

Principal Communication Officer (X2): Media and Communication Monitoring (18 Months Contract)
Directorate: Government Communications Monitoring and Evaluation (GCME)
Reference: PCO 02/16

Salary: R243 747 per annum (including benefits)
Centre: Pretoria

Qualification: Applicants must have a Bachelors Degree in Media Studies or equivalent qualification and at least one year experience in media monitoring and analysis.

Requirements:
Strong knowledge and understanding of government programmes and priorities. Knowledge of and a strong interest in the South African socio-political situation. Understanding of the media landscape and environment. Knowledge of media analysis methodologies. Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation will be a recommendation.

Job Knowledge:
Experience and skills in data capturing and use of spreadsheets. Good, communication/liaison, planning and research skills. Experience in media monitoring and analysis. Experience of monitoring and evaluation will be a recommendation. Proficiency in using GCIS Media System for media monitoring and analysis purposes.

Competencies Required:
Analytical thinking and problem solving skills. Well-developed interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Ability to work independently, but also to coordinate work within a team environment. Ability to work under pressure. Advanced computer skills. Proficiency in internet searches. Use of databases and electronic dissemination of products. Planning and organising.  

Duties: Using GCIS Media System to monitor and analyse communications environment for media coverage of government’s priorities; major programmes such as Infrastructure Development; special events like the State of the Nation Address; and government communication programmes. Assisting with gathering, capturing and analysing data for monitoring and evaluation purposes. Assisting with GCIS projects such as the media landscape book, government communication policy development and media transformation policy. Assisting with administrative functions in the directorate.

Closing date: 3 February 2016

Enquiries: Ms Nkele Sebasa - Tel 012 473 0207

Provincial Director GCIS Free State
Reference: PDFS 21216

Salary: All-inclusive salary Package: R 819 126 per annum
Centre: Bloemfontein

Requirements: Qualifications: A seasoned manager with an appropriate Bachelor’s degree or equivalent tertiary qualification. Experience: At least 5 years’ 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 Free State 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 Free State 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.

Closing date: 12 February 2016

Enquiries: Mr Michael Currin - Tel  012 473 0183

Provincial Director GCIS North West
Reference: PDNW21216

Salary: All-inclusive salary Package: R 819 126 per annum
Centre: Mahikeng

Requirements: Qualifications: A seasoned manager with an appropriate Bachelor’s degree or equivalent tertiary qualification. Experience: At least 5 years’ 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 North West 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 North West 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.

Closing date: 12 February 2016

Enquiries: Mr Michael Currin - Tel  012 473 0183

 

Assistant Director: Training and Development
Chief Directorate: Cluster Communications
Reference: 04/26

Salary: R270 804 (excluding benefits)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Qualifications: Applicants should be in possession of a Degree or Equivalent Qualification in either, Communication or Communication Training and Development. A postgraduate qualification in either field will be an added advantageous. Experience: Experience 4 years in the key areas of the post. Job Knowledge: Understanding of Government Communications and key areas for training of communicators, demonstrated in-depth knowledge of how SA government operates, writing and editing. Competencies required: Capability, understanding government communication system, financial management, programme and project management, service delivery innovation, communication (written & verbal) skills, problem solving and analysis, stakeholder engagement, customer service, knowledge management and learning and researching.

Duties: Confer with departments and assist with them to identify training programmes based on the development needs of government communicators. Engage and coordinate the participation of government communication in already established courses provided by accredited learning institutions. Assist to monitor the implementation of developed training programmes offered to government communicators. Identify new communicators within the system and conduct induction sessions for new government communicators. Assist to evaluate the effectiveness of training and development programme being rolled out. Interact with various training institutions who are able to provide training programmes for government messengers. Contribute to the development of training manuals and other educational and support material for government communicators. Identify and build a database of various service providers who can assist in training government communicators. Assist to develop the government communication policies and the communicators Handbook. Facilitate and conduct communications training workshops. Prepare and monitor training and development budgets

Closing date: 12 February 2016

Enquiries: Mr Tiisetso Ramotse: Tel 012 473 0204