Strategic Planning and Programme Management


Acting Chief Director
Karabo Sebati

Tel: 012 473 0123
Email: karabom@gcis.gov.za

The purpose of the Chief Directorate is to provide strategic management services to the organisation in accordance with the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), 1999 (Act 1 of 1999) and other relevant legislation as follows:

  • risk management, including fraud prevention and business continuity management;
  • strategic and annual performance planning, including operational planning;
  • performance monitoring and evaluation; and reporting to management structures and oversight bodies; and
  • service delivery improvement mechanisms

The Chief Directorate’s responsibilities and functions include:

  • facilitating and coordinating the development of the GCIS's strategic, annual performance and operational plans
  • developing risk management strategy, policy and plans and report to relevant management structures on progress made,
  • managing the organisation’s performance in line with the PFMA of 1999 and other relevant legislation,
  • providing Management Commitee (Manco) and Executive Management Committee (Exco) with an analysis of organisational performance per month and on a quarterly basis and making recommendations for corrective measures, where necessary
  • developing and implementing planning and monitoring and evaluation policies
  • developing the service delivery improvement plans, service standards and charter; and developing an  annual report to citizens in accordance with relevant legislation and Batho Pele Principles.

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Directorate: Strategic Planning, Performance Monitoring and Reporting

Director: Karabo Sebati
Tel: 012 473 0123
Email: karabom@gcis.gov.za

The purpose of the directorate is to implement effective strategic planning and organisational performance monitoring and reporting processes, in line with relevant legislations.  It facilitates the development of the strategic, business and operational plans, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

The functions of the Directorate: Strategic Planning, Performance Monitoring and Reporting include:

  • facilitating and coordinating the development of the GCIS's strategic plans, annual performance plans and operational plans in line with the relevant legislation
  • compiling monthly and quarterly programme performance reports as a mechanism for measuring delivery of departmental  strategic objectives
  • managing the development of the annual reports for timeous submission to Parliament
  • managing and enhancing the Departmental Performance Monitoring and  Evaluation system
  • ensuring alignment to the planning, budgeting and reporting cycles for the GCIS

Subdirectorate: Risk Management

Deputy Director: Mhlengi Mkhize
Tel: 012 473 0376
Email: mhlengi@gcis.gov.za

The purpose of the risk management function is to create a disciplined and controlled environment within the department by implementing risk management procedures, policies and strategies:

  • planning for strategic and operational risk assessment and link risk management processes with the department’s objectives and the annual performance plans
  • assisting with embedding risk management processes throughout the organisation by assigning responsibility and accountability for risks across processes, business units and strategic functions
  • facilitating strategic, operational and projects risk assessment process (identification, analysis and rating of risks) within the department
  • providing advice to management on issues related to risk management
  • monitoring and evaluating the departmental risk profiles and related action plans and report on such
  • participating in Audit Committee meetings
  • compiling risk management quarterly reports to the Risk Management Committee, Departmental Audit & Risk, and Internal Audit and Management Committees
  • creating awareness in risk management and fraud prevention
  • conducting business impact analysis.

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