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To apply

  • Applicants with disabilities are welcome to apply. 
  • Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment form (Z83) [PDF] 167 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: 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 Ndlovu.

GCIS is an equal opportunity employer and practicing affirmative action employment. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the department through filling these posts.

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.

The successful candidate must disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the DG within three months from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top secret security clearance. All appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting.

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

For vacancies at other government departments, see Vacancies on the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) website.

Applications : The DG of Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag X 745, Pretoria 0001, or hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 cnr Francis Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria.

For attention: Ms Milcend Kotelo

Closing date: 25 June 2021

Note: Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The old prescribed application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020. As per the Government Gazette No: 43872, any applicant who submits an application on or after 1 January 2021 must do so on the new prescribed Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents. The fully completed and signed Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as originally certified copies of all academic qualification(s) including the matric certificate, ID-document and drivers licence where required. The certification must be within six (6) months. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. No faxed, copied or e-mailed application will be considered. Where a driver’s license is essential, such a license should be attached. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The successful candidate must disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the DG within three months from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top secret security clearance. All appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment. The department reserves the right to fill or not to fill the vacant post. The successful candidates will enter into an employment contract with the GCIS that will be reviewed based on performance expiration. . NOTE: It is mandatory for candidates to attach Public Service SMS Pre-Entry certificate. For further details, please click on the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/. For more information regarding the course please visit the NSG website: www.thensg.gov.za. 

Chief Director: Human Resources: Ref 3/1/5/1 – 21/40
Salary: R 1 251 183 (Level 14) (All inclusive salary package) of which 30% may be structured according to the individual's needs. 
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management/ Human Resource Development/ Public Management/ Public Administration or equivalent tertiary qualification (NQF level 7 as recognised by SAQA). Successful completion of the Nyukela Pre-entry certificate to Senior Management Services. Must have a valid driver’s license and be computer literate. Experience and Knowledge: A minimum of 5 years’ experience at Senior Management Service level with extensive experience in Human Resources Management, Human Resources Development, Employee Health and Wellness, Ethics in the Public Service and Labour Relations. Thorough knowledge and understanding of Public Service’s regulatory framework (legislation, directives and regulations) relating to the duties of this position and must possess in-depth knowledge of policy formulation, implementation and monitoring. Ability to communicate excellently across all levels of employees in the department. Process Competencies: Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation, Problem Solving and Analysis, Client Orientation and Customer Focus, Communication. Required Core Competencies: Strategic Capacity and Leadership, People Management and Empowerment, Financial Management, Change Management, Programme and project Management.

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic leadership to Human Resource Management and Human Resources Development in the department. Render Human resource Planning and Administration services. Ensure the planning of human resources for current and future needs, provide strategic support on HR practices and policies. Manage the Recruitment and Selection process. Manage Conditions of Service and Remuneration of employees. Promote and maintain sound Labour Relations. Promote high standard of Professional Ethics and Code of Conduct in the Department. Develop, manage and monitor the implementation of Employee Performance Management and Development System (EPMDS) in the department. Provide Organisational Development/design solutions. Manage the Training and Development processes and programmes in the department.  Manage employee Health and Wellness and Change Management. Develop, co-ordinate and implement all Gender and Disability related programmes and activities within the Department.  Provide strategic direction for the overall functioning and performance of the Chief Directorate so that targets are met. Manage human and financial resources of the Chief Directorate according to departmental prescripts.

Enquiries: Mr Paul Kwerane Tel no: (012) 473 0407
NOTE: Preference will be given to African Male/Female. People with disabilities will be given preference regardless of Race.

Director: Media Production Creative Technical
Ref 3/1/5/1 – 21/41 
Chief Directorate: Communication Service Agency
Salary: R 1 057 326 (Level 13) (All inclusive salary package) of which 30% may be structured according to the individual's needs.
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in Media Studies, Business Management, Marketing or related field of qualification. Successful completion of the Nyukela Pre-entry certificate to Senior Management Services. Must have a valid driver’s license and be computer literate. Experience: five (05) years’ experience at a MMS (Middle Management Service) /SMS (senior managerial level). 5 years’ relevant experience in creative advertising, with a copywriting or art direction specialisation, and extensive experience in media production service. Ability to provide overall leadership and guidance to the sub-directorate in Media Production i.e. Photography, video, Graphic Design, and Radio unit.  Proven knowledge of the media production, marketing and advertising sectors. Proven experience in managing third party vendors, agencies and managing budget. The applicant must have understanding of the government and /or public sector market and proven ability to develop and manage client-focused strategies. Skills: Administration, creative execution, excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Proven ability to interact with people at all levels of client organisations/ departments. Commitment to delivering creative solution and aligning team members to deliver those solutions to the satisfaction of client departments. Process Competencies: Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation, Problem Solving and Analysis, Client Orientation and Customer Focus, Communication. Required Core Competencies: Strategic Capacity and Leadership, People Management and Empowerment, Financial Management, Change Management, Programme and project Management.

Duties: The successful candidate will serve as a member of the Content Processing and Dissemination branch and provide overall leadership, directing and guidance to Graphic design, Video, Photography, Radio, Digital platforms and any other Production related projects in Media Production. Oversee the development of products and services, ensuring that high standards are maintained and all approved request are completed. Manage the creative process from concept to completion. Translate marketing and campaign objectives into clear creative strategies. Provide leadership and operate an efficient, effective and complaint Directorate: Media Production.

Enquiries: Ms N Shuping Tel No: (012) 473 0042

NOTE: Preference will be given to African Male/Female. People with disabilities will be given preference regardless of Race

Director: Media Production Administration 
Ref No:  3/1/5/1- 21/42 

Chief Directorate: Communication Service Agency
Salary: R 1 057 326 (Level 13) (All inclusive salary package) of which 30% may be structured according to the individual's needs.
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in Media Studies, Business Management, Marketing or related field of qualification. Successful completion of the Nyukela Pre-entry certificate to Senior Management Services. Must have a valid driver’s license and be computer literate. Experience: five (05) years’ experience at a MMS (Middle Management Service) /SMS (senior managerial level) with extensive experience in media production service and corporate identity management. Ability to provide overall leadership and guidance to the sub-directorate in Media Production i.e. Corporate Identity, Traffic Management and Panel of Agencies for Media Production and Marketing Services. Proven knowledge of the media production, marketing and advertising sectors. Proven experience in managing third party vendors, agencies and managing budget. The applicant must have understanding of the government and /or public sector market and proven ability to develop and manage client-focused strategies. Skills: creative execution, excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Proven ability to interact with people at all levels of client organisations/ departments. Commitment to delivering creative solution and aligning team members to deliver those solutions to the satisfaction of client departments. Process Competencies: Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation, Problem Solving and Analysis, Client Orientation and Customer Focus, Communication. Required Core Competencies: Strategic Capacity and Leadership, People Management and Empowerment, Financial Management, Change Management, Programme and project Management.

Duties: The successful candidate will serve as a member of the Content Processing and Dissemination branch and provide overall leadership and guidance to Media Production in traffic management, corporate identity management, production management, Panel of Agencies and Stakeholder Management in Media Production. Oversee the management of GCIS Panels of Agencies for Media Production and Marketing and drone services. Provide leadership and operate an efficient, effective and complaint Directorate: Media Production. Proactively manage risk and comply with audit requirements and management of all Strategic and Monthly reporting for Media Production.

Enquiries: Ms N Shuping Tel No: (012) 473 0042
Closing date: 25 June 2021
NOTE: Preference will be given to African Male/Female. People with disabilities will be given preference regardless of Race.

Regional Communication Coordinator Xhariep District Municipality

Ref No: 3/1/5/1 – 21/50
Directorate: Free State Provincial Local & Liaison (This is a re-advertisement; Persons who previously applied need not apply).
Salary: R376 596 per annum (Level 09), (Commencing salary)
Centre: Kopanong Thusong Service Centre (Trompsburg)

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three (3) year Degree (NQF level 7) or National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Communication or related qualification. Experience: Three (3) years communication experience of which one (1) year should be experience at salary level seven (7) or eight (8) with knowledge of communication disciplines, including media liaison, research and development communication. The candidate must have an understanding of development communication, and knowledge of the Free State Province with specific insights in the Xhariep district municipality and its local Municipalities. Furthermore, he/she must be computer literate and be in possession of a valid Code 08 driver’s license as the work involves extensive travelling. Good knowledge of administration and finances is required.

Duties:  The successful candidate will support the Deputy Director: Liaison in the implementation of a government communication programme (GCP) in the Xhariep District Municipality as follows: Implement key communication projects guided in line with government priorities and in accordance with the guidelines 25 for development communication practice and platforms as developed by GCIS. Supervise and monitor the work of district based Senior Communication Officers as well as any communication interns or learners assigned to the region, including their administrative and operational functions, and report these to the Deputy Director: Provincial Liaison. Ensure the establishment and where necessary review and strengthening of communication coordination structures in the District to ensure the effective cascading of government communication content especially to leaders and structures of local government across the District. Support all initiatives aimed at strengthening Local Government Communication System through advocacy in strategic IGR structures at District and local level. Further, provide communication support to various integrated service delivery models of government, including the Thusong service centre programme. Responsible for the development and maintenance of effective high-level stakeholder relations in the region with biasness towards civil society, minority groups, local government and traditional leaders. A strategy to this end will be one of the first necessary deliverables. Coordination and implementation of rapid response requirements in the District as well as writing service delivery articles on governments’ delivery on its mandate. Responsible for the revision and development of a regional distribution strategy for government information products. Additionally, on a regular basis, be required to develop local communication environment assessments reports on key issues emanating from the District for the use by various stakeholders and clients. Support government public participation initiatives including feedback and follow up on the required communication interventions as recommended.

Enquiries: Ms M Moshugi Tel No: 051 448 4504
Note: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female.

Principal Communication Officer (12 months Contract) 

Ref No: 3/1/5/1-20/51 
Directorate: International Media Engagement
Salary: R316 791 per annum (Level 08) Plus 37% of the annual notch
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three (3) year degree (NQF level 7) or National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies or equivalent related qualification as recognised by SAQA. Two (2) years relevant communication experience, specializing in social media and design. Skills: Planning and Organizing, Advanced writing skills, Interpersonal, Computer literacy (Ms Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Social media skills, Communication skills, Problem Solving, Listening and observation.

Duties: Facilitate the accreditation of Foreign Press, Develop media schedules for International events and programmes, The incumbent to work closely with the team on international events, Provide support and secretariat services to the International Communicators Forum, Manage a comprehensive record and databases of media lists, Op-Eds, Media plans etc.

Enquiries: Ms Mmemme Mogotsi
Tel No: 012 473 0355
Closing date: 11 June 2021