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Graduate Internship Programme 

To apply

  • Applicants with disabilities are welcome 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: 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.

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.

Sport and Recreation Coordinator

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/68 
Directorate: Human Resource Development
Salary: R208 584 per annum (Level 06)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate National Diploma (NQF level 6), Bachelor’s Degree (NQF level 7) in Sport Administration/Sciences or an equivalent related qualification in the field of sport and recreation Two (2) years’ experience in the field of sports programmes implementation, including the management thereof would be an added advantage. A valid driver’s license Code 08 driver’s license. The candidate should have understanding of different sport and recreational activities related areas: movement development, provide recreation leisure activities, sport and recreation marketing, provide first aid, provide advice on lifestyle nutrition and provide physical activity classes and wellness. Computer literacy, Communication skills (verbal and written), ability to work independently and within a team, ability to provide Fitness Instructor classes and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines It will be an advantage for the candidate to have thorough knowledge of the South African sporting environment. The candidate must have experience in planning and project management. Skills in effective verbal and written communication. Monitor gender mainstreaming in all departmental programmes and project to ensure that women and men benefits by collecting data of various projects. Ensure implementation of calendar events campaigns and programmers initiated by National and Provincial government e.g National Women’s Month, 16 Days of Activism on No Violence against Women & Children, Big Walk etc.

Duties: Coordination of sporting codes to increase the number of participants in sports and recreational activities. Maintain a comprehensive database of all stakeholders relevant to departmental recreation activities. Development and maintenance of delivery mechanisms to increase the number of participants in sport and recreation activities. Assist with the efficient delivery of departmental recreation activities. To assist with the monitoring and evaluation of the increase in number of participants in sport and recreation activities. Monitor the number of participant’s departmental recreation activities. Report regularly on the status and progress of departmental sport recreation activities, and the number of people participating in them. Development and implementation of interventions to increase the number of participants on sport and recreation activities. Liaise with internal stakeholders in order to increase the number of participants in sport and recreation activities. Compile data from departmental programmes in line with gender mainstreaming and women empowerment. Assist with the coordination of calendar events campaign and programmes.

Enquiries: Ms M Spaumer Tel No: (012) 473 0184
Closing Date: 1 November 2019

NOTE: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female

Food Service AID Coordinator

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/67
Directorate: Security & Facilities Management
Salary: R122 595 per annum (Level 03)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants should be in possession of a minimum qualification of Grade 12. Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English. Experience in food service aid and cleaning will be an advantage. Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to work under pressure and even longer hours when required.

Duties: The successful candidate will be required to prepare boardroom for meetings. Clean kitchen utensils and dish clothes after the meetings. Collection of dirty cups and dishes in the offices and washing them. Responsible for cleaning of water bottles and filling them daily with fresh water. Safe keeping of kitchen utensils. Cleaning of microwaves, fridges, trolleys and kitchen cupboards. Relieving on other floors when required Replace toilet papers, hand paper towels, hand soap and seat wipes in the toilets.

Enquiries: Ms X Job Tel No: (012) 473 0334
Closing Date: 1 November 2019

NOTE: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female.

Junior Media Planner

Reference Number: 3/1/5/ – 19/89  
Directorate: Media Buying
Salary: R316 791 per annum (Level 08)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF 6) or Degree (NQF 7) in in Marketing, Advertising, Communication, Media Buying/Media Planning or equivalent related qualification majoring in Media Buying/Media Planning as recognized by SAQA, with at least 2 years relevant experience The incumbent should be an organised, process driven individual with strong relationship management skills, which are required to execute media buying and implement activities at GCIS The job requires effective planning and implementation of media plans and media analysis Evaluation of media proposals, strong negotiation skills and good client management are all key parts of the job The ideal candidate must be able to work under pressure as part of a team and adhere to set deadlines He/she must have excellent command of the English language Excellent written, grammatical and communication skills Proven ability to translate media strategies into effective media plans, knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, knowledge of the Public Service Act, working knowledge of Telmar (TNT/RBP/Programs/Plans), computer literacy in Ms Office suite ,excellent administrative abilities, ability to assess needs of incoming campaigns and act decisively to mobilize resources He/ she must be persuasive and comfortable in negotiating timelines and deliverables with internal and external stakeholders, be an assertive, self-motivated and driven individual with strong interpersonal communication skills, both in written and spoken format and good knowledge of and understanding of all standard media types.

Duties: The successful incumbent will be responsible for planning, and implementing media campaigns by raising cost estimates, developing media schedules, writing memorandums, securing necessary approvals, booking campaigns, compiling post campaign reports, attending client meetings, and ongoing liaison with internal and external clients and media owners.

Enquiries: Mr Sinombulelo Mlisa Tel No: (012) 473 0287
Closing Date: 25 October 2019

NOTE: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female

Tradesman AID

Reference Number: 3/1/5/1-19/46  
Directorate: Security and Facilities Management
Salary: R122 595 per annum (Level 03)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Grade 12 or equivalent qualification a plumbing/electrical certificate will be added advantage Basic Skills in Maintenance Services (plumbing, electrical, etc) Sound interpersonal skills Ability to liaise with team members, clients and members of the public Customer focused Computer literate.

Duties: The successful candidate will be required to fix and repair minor damages in and around the building Replacement of globes/bulbs and starters Repair damaged and broken furniture Inspect the facilities on daily basis and report all defects to the Supervisor Unblock toilets Move furniture in the building Assist with any other cleaning and maintenance services Keep a register of all maintenance work conducted in all the buildings Team leader/member of the cleaning/maintenance team Setting up of chairs and tables at the Auditorium.

Enquiries: Ms X Job Tel No: (012) 473 0334
Closing Date: 25 October 2019

NOTE: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female

Assistant Director: Research (X3 Posts)

Reference Number: 3/1/5- 19/80  
Directorate: Research and Knowledge Management
Salary: R376 596 per annum
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants should be in possession of an appropriate 3 year Degree (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Communication Sciences/Social Sciences/Political Sciences or Statistics Experience: Three years of work experience in research/communication research of which one year should be at salary level seven or eight (full academic research project including all processes of research will be considered as part of experience).General managerial, project management and administration experience (related to tasks of human resources) Knowledge: Good general knowledge and interest in current and government affairs Skills: Must be well-versed in all aspects related to communication research processes as well as quantitative data analysis techniques and qualitative research Competency in quantitative research data analysis and interpretation and qualitative methodologies Proficiency in MS programmes and data analysis packages (i.e SPSS) Ability to liaise with clients and service providers Proficiency in both presentation and report writing Ability to work independently without direct supervision as well as in a team Must be able to work under pressure The post might require some travelling outside Gauteng province thus, the successful applicant must be willing to spend nights away from home.

Duties: The successful candidate will be required to assist with the management, planning and application of research to enhance effectiveness of government communication Assist in providing research advice and a support service to GCIS and to clients in terms of communication research Professionally liaise with service providers and clients Use SPSS and MS Excel programme for quantitative data analysis Interpret research results and prepare research reports (Ms Word & Ms PowerPoint) for sharing with relevant stakeholders Present research findings at various stakeholder meetings (internal and external) Provide assistance in general managerial tasks, including financial management to ensure optimal resource management in the Directorate: Research and Knowledge Management Work as part of a team in the Directorate and GCIS project teams.

Enquiries: Dr Ntombifuthi Nala Tel No: (012) 473 0218
Closing Date: 18 October 2019

NOTE: Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a competency test Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female

Regional Communication Coordinator

Reference Number: 3/1/5- 19/81  
Directorate: Provincial Office Eastern Cape
Salary: R376 596 per annum
Centre: Nelson Mandela Bay: Port Elizabeth

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 and 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 Eastern Cape Province with specific insights in the Nelson Mandela Bay area 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 Nelson Mandela area as follows: Implement key communication projects guided in line with government priorities and in accordance with the guidelines for development communication practice and platforms as developed by GCIS Supervise and monitor the work of district based Senior Communication Officers (if any) 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 Metro 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 in the Metro Further, provide communication support to various integrated service delivery models of government, including the District/Metro Based Service Delivery Model and 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 Metropolitan municipal area 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: Mr N Pinyana Tel No: (043) 7222 602/09

Closing Date: 18 October 2019

NOTE: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female

Regional Communication Coordinator

Reference Number: 3/1/5- 19/82  
Directorate: Provincial Office Eastern Cape
Salary: R376 596 per annum
Centre: Amathole District: Centane Thusong Service Centre – Centane

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 and 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 Eastern Cape Province with specific insights in the Amathole District 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 Amathole District as follows: Implement key communication projects guided in line with government priorities and in accordance with the guidelines for development communication practice and platforms as developed by GCIS Supervise and monitor the work of district based Senior Communication Officers (if any) 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 District based service delivery model and 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: Mr N Pinyana Tel No: (043) 7222 602/09
Closing Date: 18 October 2019

NOTE: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female

Regional Communication Coordinator: Liason 

Reference Number: 3/1/5- 19/83  
Directorate: Provincial Office Eastern Cape
Salary: R376 596 per annum
Centre: Tambo District: Viedgesville Thusong Service Centre - Mthatha

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 and 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 Eastern Cape Province with specific insights in the OR Tambo District 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 OR Tambo District as follows: Implement key communication projects guided in line with government priorities and in accordance with the guidelines for development communication practice and platforms as developed by GCIS Supervise and monitor the work of district based Senior Communication Officers (if any) 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 District based service delivery model and 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: Mr Ndlelantle Pinyana Tel No: (043) 7222 602/09
Closing Date: 18 October 2019

NOTE: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female

Regional Communication Coordinator: Central Karoo District 

Reference Number: 3/1/5- 19/85  
Directorate: Western Cape Provincial Office
Salary: R376 596 per annum
Centre: Beaufort West

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 and one (1) year should be experience at salary level seven (7) or eight (8) or supervisory level, with knowledge of communication disciplines, including media liaison, research and development communication The applicant must have an understanding of development communication, and knowledge of the Western Cape Province with specific insights in the Central Karoo District and its local Municipalities.

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible to support the Deputy Director: Liaison in the implementation of a strategic government communication function in the Central Karoo District as follows: implement key communication projects guided in line with government priorities and in accordance with the guidelines for development communication practice and platforms as developed by GCIS Coordinate and monitor the government communication function in the district, including the monitoring and supervision of the work of the district based on 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 The candidate will support all initiatives aimed at strengthening Local government communication system through interface with strategic IGR structures at local level The candidate will further provide communication support in various integrated service delivery models of government such as the Thusong service center programme The successful candidate will also be responsible for the development and maintenance of effective high level stakeholder relations in the region with a bias 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 articles on government developments in the region from time to time The regional coordinator will also be responsible for the revision and development of a new regional distribution strategy for government information products The successful candidate will additionally, on a regular basis, be required to develop local communication environment assessments of the District for use by various stakeholders and clients with required communication interventions recommended.

Enquiries: Ms Geraldine Thopps Tel No: (021) 418 0533
Closing Date: 18 October 2019

NOTE: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female

Assistant Director: Provincial and Local Liaison 

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/88  
Directorate: Northern Cape Provincial Office
Salary: R376 596 per annum
Centre: Kimberly

Requirements: Applicants should be in possession of an appropriate 3 year Degree (NQF 7) or National Diploma (NQF 6) in Communications or related qualification, as recognized by SAQA Three years communication experience of which one (1) year should be experience on salary level 7 or 8, with knowledge of communication disciplines, including media liaison, research and development The candidate must have an understanding of development communication and knowledge of the Northern Cape Province Skills: Communication, Good interpersonal skills and Computer literacy Some knowledge of administration and finance is required Applicants must in possession of a valid Code 08 driver’s license as the work involves extensive travelling.

Duties: The successful candidate will be required to provide support in overseeing the work of the Provincial Office Serve as the Sub-project desk for information management in the Provincial Office Support the Deputy Director: Liaison in coordinating the implementation of projects and the monitoring and evaluation of work done by district based RCC/Senior Communication Officers Oversee the functioning of information resource centres in the Provincial and District offices Quality assures the corporate and branding identity of government information products Oversee the management of the distribution function in the GCIS Provincial and District offices The candidate will be responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the work of the GCIS Northern Cape Office including desktop research duties and impact assessments.

Enquiries: Mr Marius Nagel: Tel No: (053) 8321378
Closing Date: 18 October 2019

NOTE: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female

Regional Communication Coordinator: Ngaka Modiri Molema District (Mahikeng) 

Reference Number: 3/1/5- 19/87  
Directorate: Provincial Liaison: North West
Salary: R376 596 per annum
Centre: Ngaka Modiri Molema District (Mahikeng)

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 and one (1) year should be experience at salary level seven (7) or eight (8) or supervisory level, with knowledge of communication disciplines, including media liaison, research and development communication. The applicant must have an understanding of development communication, and knowledge of the North West Province with specific insights in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District and its local Municipalities.

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible to support the Deputy Director: Liaison in the implementation of a strategic government communication function in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District as follows: implement key communication projects guided in line with government priorities and in accordance with the guidelines for development communication practice and platforms as developed by GCIS Provide strategic communication support in the district, including the monitoring and supervision of the work of the district based 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 The candidate will support all initiatives aimed at strengthening Local government communication system through interface with strategic IGR structures at local level The candidate will further provide communication support in various integrated service delivery models of government such as the Thusong service center programme The successful candidate will also be responsible for the development and maintenance of effective high level stakeholder relations in the region with a bias 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 articles on government developments in the region from time to time The regional coordinator will also be responsible for the revision and development of a new regional distribution strategy for government information products The successful candidate will additionally, on a regular basis, be required to develop local communication environment assessments of the District for use by various stakeholders and clients with required communication interventions recommended.

Enquiries: Ms Boitumelo Mosadi Tel No: (018 381 7071)
Closing Date: 18 October 2019

NOTE: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female

Assistant Director: Bid Office 

Reference Number: 3/1/5 –  19/90  
Directorate: Supply Chain Management (12 Month contract)
Salary: R376 596 per annum (Level 09) plus 37% in lieu of benefits
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF 6) or Degree (NQF 7) in Public Management/Administration/Logistics Management/Public Finance and Accounting or Purchasing Management environment, and three (3) years proven experience in Supply Chain Management environment Excellent writing and communication skills, ability to manage and plan, as well as advanced computer literacy (Excel, PowerPoint and Ms Outlook) Ability to interpret and apply legislation and policies (PFMA, Preferential Procurement Regulations, BBBEE, Treasury regulations, Contracts, etc.) Supervisory skills with strong leadership qualities Ability to work independently without close supervision Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and able to work under pressure The incumbent should be self-driven, creative, innovative, flexible and highly motivated Excellent co- ordination skills Ability to work in a team environment Client service orientated Have initiative and pay close attention to detail Have excellent communication skills, written and verbal Ability to interact with people across all levels.

Duties: Advice clients with respect to media buying request memos, deviations and Bids. Keep track of media buying requests and spend Ensure that media buying procurement memos are compliant to the PFMA and other regulatory legislation Monitor the implementation of contracts of awarded in relation to tenders and or RFQ’s Consolidation of the procurement plan of the department and develop a sourcing strategy Monitor implementation of the procurement plan and ensure timeous reporting to relevant structures in line with departmental standard. Continuously lead capacity building presentations to internal clients on media buying and other bid related matters Compiling and typing of submissions/reports Manage the performance of staff by supervising Bid Office Compile monthly reports on media buying and bids Compile accurate work statistics and maintenance thereof within the component Manage filing of bid and Media Buying documents Provide functional training to subordinates Compile status reports on the performance of the bid section officials being supervised Provide accurate information in relation to Annual and Interim Financial Statements (Commitments, Accruals and Payables) Provide general office support Attending to enquiries and or queries.

EnquiriesMs M Ramashi Tel No: (012) 473 0194/Mr G Storey Tel No: (012) 473 0093/Ms Midah Moreroa Tel No: (012) 473 0185

Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Senior Supply Chain Management Officer: Bid Office (12 Month contract) 

Reference Number: 3/1/5 –  19/91   
Directorate: Supply Chain Management )
Salary: R316 791 per annum (Level 08) plus 37% in lieu of benefits
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF 6) or Degree (NQF 7) in Public Management/Administration/Logistics Management/Public Finance and Accounting or Purchasing Management environment Five (5) years proven experience in Supply Chain Management environment Excellent writing and communication skills, ability to manage and plan, as well as advanced computer literacy (Excel, PowerPoint and Ms Outlook) Ability to interpret and apply legislation and policies (PFMA, Preferential Procurement Regulations, BBBEE, Treasury regulations, Contracts, etc.) Ability to work independently without close supervision Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and able to work under pressure The incumbent should be self-driven, creative, innovative, flexible and highly motivated Excellent co-ordination skills Ability to work in a team environment Client service orientated Have initiative and pay close attention to detail Have excellent communication skills, written and verbal Ability to interact with people across all levels.

Duties: Advice clients with respect to media buying and bids Keep track of media buying requests and spend Keep track of tenders and RFQ’s in process Assist in the compilation of the procurement plan and monitoring thereof as well as reporting Assist in the monitoring of operational leases of the department including 3G’s Ensure that media buying procurement memos are compliant to the PFMA and other legislation continuously lead capacity building presentations to internal clients on media buying and other bid related matters Compiling and typing of submissions/reports Compile monthly reports on media buying and bids Responsible for filing of bid and media buying documents Provide accurate information in relation to Annual and Interim Financial Statements (Commitments, Accruals and Payables) Provide general office support Attending to enquiries.

EnquiriesMs M Ramashi Tel No: (012) 473 019 / Mr G Storey Tel No. (012) 473 0093/Ms M Moreroa Tel No. (012) 473 0185

Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Senior Supply Chain Management Clerk: Payments (12 Month contract) 

Reference Number: 3/1/5 –  19/92  
Directorate: Supply Chain Management 
Salary: R257 508 per annum (Level 07) plus 37% in lieu of benefitsR257 508 per annum (Level 07) plus 37% in lieu of benefits
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF 6) or Degree (NQF7) in Supply Chain Management, Public Management/ Administration, Logistics Public Finance and Accounting or relevant qualifications with two (2) years proven experience in Supply Chain Management Sound knowledge and experience of LOGIS, BAS, SCM policies, PFMA, Preferential Procurement Regulations, Treasury regulations The ability to work under stressful circumstances Be able to work independently, and have innovative thinking Supervisory skills with strong leadership  qualities  Excellent  computer  skills  (MSWord  and  Excel)  Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) Must be willing to work irregular hours Flexibility and willingness to adjust to changes in the work environment Client service orientated.

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for pre-authorization of payments on Procurement Integration He/she should ensure that payments are not processed after 30 days from receipt of valid invoices including within the standard set by the department Ensure that supplier’s information and all related information is accurate and compliant before pre-authorising payments Reconciliation of statements that reflect debit or credit balances and ensure that accounts of creditors of the department are not outstanding for more than 30 days Filing of Payment Advices Retrieving of paid payment advices for Internal/External Auditors as well as other internal clients and ensure adherence to the standards as per the communication protocol Ensure that documents are legibly recorded and signed for before being handed over and reconciliation done to ensure that all documents are submitted Compile weekly reports in relation to your area of performance and submit to the supervisor in line with the standards set by the department Monitoring of information disclosed on IFS/AFS when processing payments during these reporting periods in order to eliminate misstatements.

Enquiries: Ms M Rabodiba Tel No: (012) 473 0172/Mr G Storey Tel No: (012) 473 0185

Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Senior Supply Chain Management Clerk: Receiving and Issuing & Payments (X2 Posts) 

Reference Number: 3/1/5 –  19/93 (12 Months Contract)  
Directorate: Supply Chain Management 
Salary: R208 584 per annum (Level 06) plus 37% in lieu of benefits
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF 6) or Degree (NQF 7) in Supply Chain Management, Public Management/ Administration, Logistics Public Finance and Accounting or relevant qualifications with two (2) years proven experience in Supply Chain Management Sound knowledge and experience of LOGIS, BAS, SCM policies, PFMA, Preferential Procurement Regulations, Treasury regulations The ability to work under stressful circumstances Be able to work independently, and have innovative thinking Excellent computer skills (MSWord and Excel) Must be willing to work irregular hours Excellent Communication skills (verbal and writing) Flexibility and willingness to adjust to changes in the work environment Ability to interact with people across all levels Client service orientated.

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for receiving invoices from suppliers Distributing invoices to relevant sections and do follow up on the outstanding invoices within the standards set by the department Capturing of payments and invoices on Procurement Integration and BAS within the standards set by the department Adhere to payments turnaround time Ensure that payments are not processed after 30 days from the date of receipt of valid invoices including within the standard set by the department Ensure that supplier’s information and all related information is accurate and compliant before capturing payments and or invoices on the system Ensure that information is also inputted accurately on the system Filing of Payment Advices Retrieving of paid payment advices for Internal/External Auditors as well as other internal clients and ensure adherence to the standards as per the communication protocol and standards set by the department Ensure that documents are legibly recorded and signed for before being handed over and reconciliation done to ensure that all documents are submitted Reconciliation of statements that reflect debit or credit balances and ensure that accounts of creditors of the department are not outstanding for more than 30 days Attending to enquiries/queries relating to payments and invoices Follow-up on outstanding invoices with the relevant sections for invoices submitted for signature and with suppliers where invoices are not submitted Inputs to the IFS/AFS and follow-up with the relevant sections for confirmation of commitments and accruals Arrange meetings with travel agencies and or other suppliers on a monthly basis Submit weekly reports on area of responsibility to the relevant seniors within the directorate.

EnquiriesMs M Rabodiba Tel No: (012) 473 0172 / Ms M Ramashi Tel No: (012) 473 0194/Mr G Storey (012) 473 0093

Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Senior Supply Chain Management Clerk: Payments Pre-Authoriser 

Reference Number: 3/1/5 – 19/94 (12 Months Contract)  
Directorate: Supply Chain Management 
Salary: R208 584 per annum (Level 06) plus 37% in lieu of benefits
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Qualifications: Applicants must be in possession of a three-year National Diploma (NQF 6)/Degree in Supply Chain Management, Public Management/Administration, Logistics Public Finance and Accounting or relevant qualifications Two (2) years proven experience in Supply Chain Management Sound knowledge and experience of LOGIS, BAS, SCM policies, PFMA, Preferential Procurement Regulations, Treasury Regulations He/she should have the ability to work under stressful circumstances Be able to work independently, and have innovative thinking Supervisory skills with strong leadership qualities Excellent computer skills (MSWord and Excel) Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) Must be willing to work irregular hours Flexibility and willingness to adjust to changes in the work environment Client service orientated

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for Pre-Authorization of payments on Procurement Integration Ensure that payments are not processed after 30 days from receipt of valid invoices including within the standard set by the department Ensure that supplier’s information and all related information is accurate and compliant before pre-authorising payments Reconciliation of statements that reflect debit or credit balances and ensure that accounts of creditors of the department are not outstanding for more than 30 days Filing and of payment advices. Retrieving of paid payment advices for Internal/External Auditors as well as other internal clients and ensure adherence to the standards as per the communication protocol Ensure that documents are legibly recorded and signed for before being handed over and reconciliation done to ensure that all documents are submitted Submit weekly reports in relation to your area of performance and submit to the supervisor in line with the standards set by the department Monitoring of information disclosed on IFS/AFS when processing payments during these reporting periods to in order to eliminate misstatements.

Enquiries: Ms M Rabodiba Tel No: (012) 473 0172/Mr G Storey Tel No: (012) 473 0185

Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Deputy Director-General: Intergovernmental Coordination & Stakeholder Management 

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/69 
Directorate: Intergovernmental Coordination & Stakeholder Management
Salary: R1 521 591 per annum (All-inclusive salary package) of which 30% may be structured according to the individual’s needs
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Envisaged for appointment to this position is a seasoned and experienced Senior Manager with a minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years’ experience at Senior Managerial Level Experience in any of the following fields: government policy, intergovernmental relations, stakeholder and relationship management, development communication, journalism, media liaison and communication. An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) and a post graduate qualification (NQF level 8) in Public Relations/ Development Communication/Public Management/Journalism and Communication or equivalent qualification as recognised by SAQA which is relevant/related to the duties mentioned below Excellent writing skills with extensive report writing experience Strong Financial and People Management skill Computer Skills A code 8 driver’s license.

Duties: Provide effective strategic leadership and management to the Branch: Intergovernmental Coordination & Stakeholder Management with the following Chief Directorates: (i) Provincial and Local Liaison, (ii) Social Sector and Governance and Admin Clusters, (iii) Economic and Infrastructure, Justice and International Clusters and (iv) Media Engagement. Lead and drive interaction and communication between government and the media Provide strategic communication, planning, coordination and support to Clusters Ensure that the National Communication Strategic Framework is presented to the provinces for alignment Build partnership with strategic stakeholders in pursuit of the GCIS’ vision of access to information Ensure effective functioning of the IC&SM Branch. Supervise, lead or participate in government communication projects, including giving strategic guidance to cluster communications Manage intergovernmental relations, as well as stakeholder management for the programme. Provide support in developing communication system at the sphere of local government as well as working closely with the office of the Director-General and communication unit in the provincial government Ensure synergy in the work of GCIS and that of the provinces with respect to communication guided by the national communication strategy.

Enquiries: Ms Zanele Ngwenya Tel No: (012) 473 0472
Closing Date: 4 October 2019

Deputy Director-General: Content Processing and Dissemination 

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/70 
Directorate: Content Processing and Dissemination
Salary: R1 521 591 per annum (All-inclusive salary package) of which 30% may be structured according to the individual’s needs
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Envisaged for appointment to this position is a seasoned and experienced Senior Manager with a minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years’ experience at Senior Managerial Level. Experience in any of the following fields: research, marketing, advertising, media-bulk buying, communication, journalism, editing, content development, publishing, videography and photography, government policy and intergovernmental relations An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) and a post graduate qualification (NQF level 8) in Communication/ Journalism/ Content Development/ Advertising/ Media Bulk-Buying or equivalent qualification as recognised by SAQA which is related/relevant to the duties mentioned below. Excellent writing skills with extensive report writing experience. Strong Financial and People Management skills Computer Skills A code 8 driver’s license.

Duties: Provide effective strategic leadership and management to the Branch: Content Processing and Dissemination with the following Chief Directorates: Policy and Research, Products and Platforms, Communication Service Agency. The Head of this Branch must also deputies for the Director-General in providing leadership in Government communication Carry out all functions delegated to him/her by the DG. Co-ordinate strategic communication planning in GCIS and across government. Oversee the content development process implemented through the Communication Service Agency, Intergovernmental Coordination and Stakeholder Management, Media Engagement and Electronic Information Resources Coordinate the dissemination of information about GCIS services. Supervise, lead or participate in communication projects Development of a communication strategy for government and GCIS Oversight over production of accurate and high quality content for GCIS platforms Strategic oversight of the media Bulk Buying Oversee the building and maintenance of reliable knowledge base to inform communication interventions Coherence in the work of GCIS with respect to content development and management and integrated messaging Conduct research through independent service providers to assess how government should address the public’s information needs.

Enquiries: Ms Zanele Ngwenya Tel No: (012) 473 0472
Closing Date: 4 October 2019

Provincial Director: Free State 

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/71 
Directorate: Intergovernmental Coordination & Stakeholder Management
Salary: R1 057 326 per annum of which 30% may be structured according to the individual’s needs (All-inclusive salary package).
Centre: Free State

Requirements: Qualification: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Science/Communication/Development Communication/Journalism or equivalent tertiary qualification (NQF level 7 as recognised by SAQA) Experience: At least 5 years’ experience at a middle or senior management level with extensive experience in and knowledge of communication and or development communication, proven leadership capabilities, and sound interpersonal and project management skills. Experience in coordinating multi-media communication campaigns Sound knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act as well as understanding of the procurement processes in the Public Service 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.

Enquiries: Ms M Tshwane Tel No: (012) 473 0188
Closing Date: 4 October 2019

Deputy Director: Risk Management  

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/73 
Directorate: Strategic Planning, Performance Monitoring and Reporting
Salary: R733 257 per annum (Level 11) (All-inclusive salary package)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants should be in possession of a relevant National Diploma (NQF 6) or a Bachelor’s Degree (NQF 7) preferably in Risk Management or equivalent related qualification as recognised by SAQA, and at least four (4) years relevant experience in the risk management environment He/she should have knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations, Corporate Governance and Risk Management Framework Knowledge of risk management software will be an added advantage Required skills; project management, computer literacy, planning and organisational, analytical skills, monitoring & evaluation, interpersonal & negotiation skills, problems solving skills, and customer care skills. He/she should have sound understanding of government policy, general knowledge of government' mandate and a keen interest in current and government affairs. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Duties: Assist in linking risk management processes with the Department’s objectives and business plan Develop, review, monitor and implement the enterprise risk management framework within the department Assist in developing and rolling out an on-going risk management awareness programme throughout the department Consult with stakeholders within the areas of responsibility to ensure identification and management of risks Facilitate operational risk assessment process (identification, analysis and rating of risks) within the department, guided by the departmental risk management strategy and policy Assist in project risk analysis and evaluation of various projects Provide advice to management on issues related to risk management Identify potential business interruptions, develop safeguards against these interruptions and implement recovery procedures in the event of business interruptions Ensure plans are in place to keep the Department functioning after disruptive events such as natural disaster, sabotage, crime and computer and human error Monitor and evaluate the departmental risk profiles and related action plans and report on such Assist in compiling risk management quarterly reports to the departmental Risk Management Committee and Management Committee Coordinate the Integrity Management within the department as part of part of the department’s anti-corruption initiatives.

Enquiries: Ms K Sebati Tel No: (012) 473 0123
Closing Date: 4 October 2019

Deputy Director: Parliamentary And Media Liasion  

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/76 
Directorate: Media Engagement
Salary: R733 257 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 L Cerf Tel No: (021) 465 3658
Closing Date: 4 October 2019

Assistant Director: Language Services (Nguni Languages)  

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/65 
Directorate: Directorate: Content Development
Salary: R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: An appropriate three-year Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Translation/Language Practice A proven track record and experience as a translator/language practitioner; Must have fine writing skills and be fluent in one of the Nguni languages (isiZulu, isiXhosa, isiNdebele and Siswati), and have a working knowledge and understanding of the other three Nguni languages; Outstanding quality control and proofreading skills; Computer literacy; Sound knowledge  and understanding of government policies and programmes; Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; A team player with good interpersonal and intercultural skills.

Duties: Translate content for information products such as Vuk’uzenzele newspaper, reports, newsletters, media statements, leaflets and posters, etc; Edit and quality control translated material; Develop and harvest government-specific terminology; Liaise with service-providers and stakeholders.

Enquiries: Mr Elias Tibane Tel No: (012) 473 0069
Closing Date: 4 October 2019

Regional Communication Coordinator: John Taolo Gaetsewe District  

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/79 
Directorate: Provincial and Local Liaison
Salary: R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
Centre: Kuruman

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 and one (1) year should be experience at salary level seven (7) or eight (8) or supervisory level, with knowledge of communication disciplines, including media liaison, research and development communication The applicant must have an understanding of development communication, and knowledge of the Northern Cape Province with specific insights in John Taolo Gaetsewe District and its local Municipalities.

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible to support the Deputy Director: Liaison in the implementation of a strategic government communication function in the Central Karoo District as follows: implement key communication projects guided in line with government priorities and in accordance with the guidelines for development communication practice and platforms as developed by GCIS. Coordinate and monitor the government communication function in the district, including the monitoring and supervision of the work of the district based on 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 The candidate will support all initiatives aimed at strengthening Local government communication system through interface with strategic IGR structures at local level The candidate will further provide communication support in various integrated service delivery models of government such as the Thusong service center programme The successful candidate will also be responsible for the development and maintenance of effective high level stakeholder relations in the region with a bias 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 articles on government developments in the region from time to time The regional coordinator will also be responsible for the revision and development of a new regional distribution strategy for government information products The successful candidate will additionally, on a regular basis, be required to develop local communication environment assessments of the District for use by various stakeholders and clients with required communication interventions recommended.

Enquiries: Mr M Nagel Tel No: (053) 832 1378
Closing Date: 4 October 2019

Provincial Director: Free State

Reference Number: 3/1/5-19/71
Branch: Intergovernmental Coordination & Stakeholder Management 
Salary: All-inclusive salary package of R1 057 326 per annum of which 30% may be structured according to the individual’s needs 
Centre: Free State 

Requirements: Qualification: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Science/ Communication/ Development Communication/Journalism or equivalent tertiary qualification (NQF level 7 as recognised by SAQA).  Experience: At least 5 years’ experience at a middle or senior management level with extensive experience in and knowledge of communication and/ or development communication, proven leadership capabilities, and sound interpersonal and project management skills. Experience in coordinating multi-media communication campaigns. Sound knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act as well as understanding of the procurement processes in the Public Service. 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. 

Note: All the shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics 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. 

Enquiries: Ms M Tshwane Tel no: (012) 473 0188
Closing Date: 04 October 2019

Internship programme for 2019/2020

Government Communication and Information System would like to invite qualifying graduates to apply to participate in an Internship programme in the 2019/2020 financial year. The internship is meant to provide work exposure to sixteen (16) graduates for a period of twenty four (24) months. Applicants must be unemployed and never participated in an internship programme previously Placement in the organisation after the programme is not guaranteed.

Digital Media

Reference Number: 3/1/5 – 19/95  
Directorate: Directorate: Digital Media (24 Month contract)
Salary: R6 747.75 per month
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Recognised three-year National Diploma/Bachelor’s in Communication Science, Journalism or Media Studies, as recognised by SAQA Computer literacy, website and social media knowledge; Good interpersonal and intercultural skills: Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Enquiries: Ms Joy Sauli Tel No: (012) 473 0118
Closing Date: 18 October 2019

Human Resource Management

Reference Number: 3/1/5 –  19/96 (24-months contract)  
Directorate: Directorate: Human Resource Management
Salary: R6 747.75 per month
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF 6) or Degree (NQF 7) in Human Resource Management or relevant qualification as recognized by SAQA the incumbent should be an organized and process driven individual The ideal candidate must be able to work under pressure and as part of a team and adhere to set deadlines He/she must have excellent command of the English language, excellent written, grammatical and communication skills, self-motivated and driven individual with strong interpersonal communication skills Knowledge of HR principles practices and legislation and Human Resources analytics skills.

Enquiries: Ms Z Ngwenya Tel No: (012) 473 0472
Closing Date: 18 October 2019