Human Resources (HR)


Chief Director
Vacant

HR aims to provide strategic leadership in the implementation of the human resource management strategy of the department.

The Chief Director's responsibilities and functions include:

  • Develop and implement the strategic management processes, procedures and systems in compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Provide strategic leadership in the implementation of the human resource management strategy.
  • Establish and support of Information Management and Technology (IM&T) systems.
  • Provide the department with overall financial and supply chain and facility management services, and guides management in complying
  • Render an integrated communication and liaison services.

The Chief Director comprises of the following directorates; Human Resource Management (HRM) and Human Resource Development (HRD) as well as the Sub directorate: Internal Communication.

 

Directorate: Human Resource Management (HRM)

Director: Ms Zanele Ngwenya
Tel: 012 473 0472
Email: Zanele@gcis.gov.za

The aim of HRM is to facilitate the achievement of the organisational goals by providing direction for the management of Human Resource Management and Labour Relations.

The Director's responsibilities and functions includes:

  • Manage Human Resource administrative services
  • Manage recruitment and selection processes
  • Render employee relations services. 
  • Promote ethics and integrity in the Department. 
  • Develop Organisational Structure and Post establishment
  • Manage Performance Management & Development System
  • Facilities the achievement of the organisational goals by providing effective human resources strategies. 
 

The Public Service Regulations [PDF] 665 kb allow for a great deal of decentralisation and flexibility, and place the onus on departments to develop and implement their own departmental policies derived from the national framework. This directorate develops and manages these policies.

HRM comprises the following sub-programmes:

Subdirectorate: Human Resource Administration/EPMDS

Deputy Director: Human Resource Administration and EPMDS

Mr Paul Kwerane
Tel: 012 473 0407
Email: paulk@gcis.gov.za

The functions of the unit are:

  • providing support to the GCIS in terms of human resource administration services
  • effecting the appointment of staff
  • handling human resource maintenance practices, i.e. promotions, transfers, secondments and other rewards
  • handling conditions of service for employees in the organisation, e.g. leave, housing allowances, medical aid, injury on duty and overtime
  • developing and maintaining human resource management policies and strategies
  • monitoring and facilitating employee performance management
  • developing, implementing and maintaining the organisation's Human Resource and Employment Equity Plans
  • Oversee the implementation of the Employee Performance Management and Development Systems.

Assistant Director: Employee Performance Management and Development System
Ms Puleng Mokone
Tel: 012 473 0487
Email: pulengm@gcis.gov.za

Assistant Director: Human Resource Administration

Ms Samuel Matsapola
Tel: 012 473 0231
Email: Samuel@gcis.gov.za 

Subdirectorate: Labour Relations

Deputy Director: Labour Relations and Human Resource Planning
Ms Lerato Makobe
Tel: 012 473 0232
Email: leratom@gcis.gov.za

The functions of the unit are:

  • Coordinating the Departmental Bargaining Chamber to ensure labour peace and prevent labour disputes
  • Investigating and handling misconduct cases
  • Handling grievances and acting as a facilitator in the event of grievances that could not be resolved at directorate level
  • Promoting sound labour relations within the organisation
  • Representing the organisation in dispute resolution processes
  • Educating and creating awareness on key labour relations issues.
  • Development and review of HR related policies/procedures and guidelines
  • Provision of effective management of Ethics within the department.

Contact persons:
Assistant Director: Organisational Development and Recruitment & Selection
Ms Dipuo Kupa
Tel: 012 473 0307
Email: dipuo@gcis.gov.za 

Directorate: Human Resource Development (HRD)

Director: Ms Thabile Zuma
Tel: 012 473 0177
Email: thabilez@gcis.gov.za

The Directorate: HRD is responsible for:

  • development of human capital;
  • overseeing the implementation of Youth Development Programmes;
  • overseeing the implementation of Employee Health & Wellness Strategic Framework for the Public Service within the department;
  • development and maintenance of Human Resource Development Policies and strategies;
  • providing strategic support to managers on Training and Skills development programmes;
  • providing strategic support to managers on Youth Development Programmes
  • providing strategic support to managers on Gender Equity and Disability Management.
  • Promote and implement gender mainstream and special projects

HRD comprises the following Sub Programmes:

Sub Directorate: HRD and Youth Development Programmes

Deputy Director: Human Resource Development 
Dikeledi Nthite
Tel: 012 473 0060
Email: dikeledi@gcis.gov.za

The key functions of the Sub Directorate are to:

  • coordinate and implement learning programmes in the department, e.g. Bursaries, Short Courses, Induction and Management Development Programmes;
  • compile and implement the Workplace Place Skills Plan (WSP);
  • compile training Quarterly Monitoring Reports (QMR);
  • compile and implement the HRD plan;
  • coordinate the implementation of Youth Development Programme, e.g Internship, WIL;
  • implement Recognition of Improved Qualifications.

Contact: 
Assistant Director: HRD
Tel: 012 473 0121
Email: kabelo@gcis.gov.za

Sub-directorate: Gender mainstreaming, disability management and youth programmes

Deputy Director: Gender Mainstreaming
Mr Xikombiso Khosa
Tel: 012 473 0332
Email: xikombiso@gcis.gov.za

The key functions of the Sub Directorate are to: 

  • Oversee the implementation of reasonable accommodation for employees with disabilities in GCIS.
  • Compile and implement GCIS Gender Equality plan and reports.
  • Compile and implement GCIS Job Access plan and reports.
  • Compile and implement Employee Health & Wellness plan and reports.
  • Monitor and advice on the implementation of Gender Mainstreaming in the Department.
  • Monitor an advice on the implementation of Job Access Strategic Framework in the department.
  • Monitor and advice on the implementation of Employee Health & Wellness Programme.

Contact:
Kolani Neba (Disability Management)
Tel: 012 473 0138
Email: kolani@gcis.gov.za

Middah Spaumer (Wellness Coordinator)
Tel: 012 473 0184
Email: middah@gcis.gov.za

Subdirectorate: Internal Communication

Deputy Director: Phillimon Tebogo Kgomo
Tel: 012 473 2255
Email: phillimon@gcis.gov.za

Much emphasis is placed on ensuring dynamic communication within the GCIS. The Internal Communication unit is responsible for the establishment, coordination and maintenance of communication platforms and mediums aimed at improving the flow of information within the GCIS. The section is responsible for establishing a communication-orientated culture within the department.

Activities include:

  • disseminating messages through electronic and digital platforms such as the GCIS intranet, Blog page, short-messaging service, mass-mailing system, etc.
  • disseminating messages through print mediums such as the in-house newsletter, weekly news bulletins and noticeboards.
  • Manage the process of instilling a culture of open communication and information sharing through direct communication and interaction
  • Monitoring and reporting on compliance with the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000
 

Electronics and digital mediums
Contact:
Ms Nokuthula Zulu
Tel: 012 473 0208
Email: nokuthula@gcis.gov.za

Print mediums
Contact:
Ms Brenda Nkuna
Tel: 012 473 0038
Email: brenda@gcis.gov.za