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  • Forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which you saw this advertisement, to: The DG of Government Communication and Information System, 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.

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Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment.

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Deputy Director: Parliamentary and Media Liaison

Reference Number3/1/5/1 – 18/24
Chief Directorate: Chief Directorate: Media Engagement
Salary: R697 011 per annum (Level 11) (All-inclusive salary package)
Centre: Cape Town

Requirements: Applicants should be in possession of a recognised 3 year Degree (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Communication, Public Relations, Media Studies and Journalism plus four years’ experience in media and communication environment of which two (2) years should be experience at Salary level 9 or 10. Furthermore, the applicant must have knowledge of Departmental policies and procedures, Project management, Batho Pele principles, Planning and organising, Interpersonal relations and Leadership, Computer literacy, Writing, Communication, Problem solving, Listening and observation, Negotiation, Event management. Strategic communication and stakeholder engagement with focus on media engagement is critical to the role. Must have knowledge of Parliamentary Processes and platforms and Government cycle of communication. Supervisory skills a must and ability to work in a team highly beneficial. A valid driver's license and computer literacy are prerequisites.

Duties: The successful candidate will be required to plan, coordinate and execution of media, stakeholders and public liaison plans on behalf of the GCIS in Parliament in line with communication strategy and programmes of Government Communication. Keep abreast of developments within Parliamentary environment, and manage the platforms of media and stakeholder engagement together with other government departments frequenting Parliament. Implement Communication Strategy accordingly and manage media liaison activities. Identify opportunities and appropriate communication interventions for the GCIS in Parliament. Coordinate and consult with and participate in Department’s communication structures and processes. Coordinate media liaison and other communication activities on behalf of Government in Parliament and assist with a Parliamentary Liaison Role in the Information Resource Centre to better promote Government information in Parliament. Assist with basic administration of the office in consultation with the Director. Lead a team of media and parliamentary liaison officials of the Department in and around Parliament.

Enquiries: Ms Liezil Cerf Tel: 021 465 3658

Note: Preference will be given to African male/female and Coloured male/female
Closing date: 14 December 2018