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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.

Chief Director: Strategic Planning and Performance Management

Ref No: 3/1/5/1 – 20/02
Branch: Corporate Services
Centre: Pretoria
Salary: All-inclusive salary package: R1 251 183 per annum of which 30% may be structured according to the individual’s needs
Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in the field of Strategic Planning and Performance Management and/or Communication, with at least 5 years proven experience in a senior managerial position. Required 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. Technical competencies required: In depth knowledge and understanding of Strategic planning and performance management in the public service. High- level understanding of risk management, fraud and corruption prevention and business continuity management.  Sound knowledge of Government policies and key programmes and interest in Government affairs.

Duties
: Manage the development and implementation of the organisation’s strategic plan and performance monitoring processes in line with relevant legislation. Develop, review and implement risk management (including fraud and corruption prevention and business continuity management) framework of the department in line with relevant legislation. Develop and implement the organisations planning processes in line with relevant legislation. Provide financial and personnel leadership and management to the Chief Directorate: SPPM. Oversee the Audit and Risk Management processes of the Chief Directorate.

Closing date: 07 February 2020
Enquiries: Ms Z Ngwenya  Tel: 012 473 0472

Chief Financial Officer

Ref No: 3/1/5/1 – 20/03
Branch: Corporate Services
Centre: Pretoria
Salary: All-inclusive salary package of R1 251 183 per annum per annum of which 30% may be structured according to the individual’s needs
Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three year Bachelor’s Degree (NQF level 7) in the field of Financial Management, with at least 5 years proven experience in a senior managerial position. Required 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. Technical Competencies required: Advanced financial and analytical skills and innovativeness. Adequate financial management and extensive knowledge of Supply Chain Management in the Public Service.  Excellent knowledge of registry, asset management procurement processes - (SCM). Strong managerial and communication skills (written and verbal). Thorough knowledge of the Financial Prescripts of the Public Service, Registry and Supply Chain Management, and government communication.

Duties: Provision of sound financial, supply chain and auxiliary services management to enable Departmental Management to make informed decisions. Ensure an effective budget (MTEF adjusted and compiled), and the preparation of interim financial and annual financial statements. Maintaining an effective Supply Management System. Ensuring proper maintenance of systems of internal control, cash management, liabilities management and expenditure and revenue management. Identifying, managing and implementing risk and risk mitigation plans for the achievement of GCIS objectives.  Ensure overall management and control of the CFO Chief-Directorate.  Providing strategic advice to the Department in respect of Financial Management. Overseeing the budgeting and expenditure monitoring processes. Presenting the monthly financial reports to the Budget Committee and the Executive Committee. Ensuring the timeous submissions of Government Communication and Information System’s financial documentation to National Treasury. Providing professional financial advice to the line function managers. Ensuring full compliance to the PFMA, SCM Regulations, Treasury Regulations and all the relevant Acts relating to Auxiliary Services.
 
Closing date: 07 February 2020
Enquiries: Ms Zanele Ngwenya    Tel: 012 473 0472

Deputy Director: Systems Developer

Ref No: 3/1/5-20/04 (12 Months Contract)
Directorate: Information Management Systems
Centre: Pretoria
Salary: R733 257 per annum (all-inclusive remuneration package)
Requirements: An appropriate National Diploma (NQF 6) or three (3) year Degree (NQF 7) in Computer Science or Information Technology or an equivalent qualification as recognized by SAQA. Four (4) years relevant experience in systems development according to the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Specialized skills needed are Programming in Visual Studio 2013 or 2015, ASP.Net and Visual Basic.Net Languages, Relational Database concepts and experience in SQL server for database design and SQL query design, Design and Develop Business Intelligent dashboards and Reports in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services, Systems Analysis, documentation and problem solving skills. Good logical and analytical thinking Ability to work independently, under pressure and in a team, time management and pro-activeness, fair understanding of project management. Good communication skills (written and oral) and interpersonal, as well as good organizing and planning skills.

Duties: The candidate will be responsible to perform systems analysis, design and development based on user requirements. Develop Business Intelligent dashboards and reports for various systems. Work closely with the Director: Information Management Systems and other team members to provide system solutions. Evaluate, investigate and apply new technologies to enhance Information Management Systems within GCIS.

Closing date: 07 February 2020
Enquiries: Ms Cathy Chen Tel No: (012) 473 0043

Note: Those who previously applied do not need to re-apply

Assistant Director: Human Resource Management

Ref No: 3/1/5-20/05
Directorate: Human Resource Management
Centre: Pretoria
Salary: Commencing Salary of R 376 596 per annum
Requirements: National Diploma (NQF 6) Degree (NQF 7) or in Human Resources Management or Public Management/ Administration. Three (3) years relevant experience in Human Resource Management field of which one (1) year should be at salary level seven (7) or eight (8) Certified copies of PERSAL certificates with completion of relevant courses (i.e. Leave Administration, Personnel Controllers’ Course; Personnel Administration course and establishment etc). Certified copy of Computer literacy in MS Office software package. Certified copy of Valid driver’s licence (copy must be attached). Ability to drive, willingness to travel and work after hours. Knowledge, interpretation and application of Public Service legislative frameworks and directives relevant to Human Resources policies, agreements, processes and procedures relating to Recruitment and Selection, Performance Management and Development System, Human Resources Administration, MMS and SMS package structuring. Good interpersonal relations with ability to interact and communicate well (verbally and in writing) with people at various levels. Excellent report writing skills. Problem-solving, creativity and initiative skills. Planning, Organising, execution, reliability and administrative skills. Analytical thinking, ability to pay attention to details and handle confidential information. Accountability and ability to work in a team. Ability to multitask and work under pressure. 

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for the supervision and management of Human Resources within the Directorate. Provide guidelines in line with Human Resource policies, practices and procedures to ensure implementation of Human Resource Plans. Management of Human Resources with regard to Recruitment and Selection processes (advertisements, verification of qualifications, secretariat functions at interviews, reporting the outcomes of recruitment and selection) including monitoring the filling of vacant posts within the set timeframes. Oversee personal suitability checks (criminal, credit, citizenship, etc.). Compile submissions for the approval of appointments. Provide advice to clients and management regarding recruitment and selection. Management of Organisational Structure and maintain post establishment and post structure for the Department, aligned to the approved organisational structure. Maintain an efficient filing and record keeping system. Compile management reports. Manage and ensure implementation of Performance Management Development System. Ensure implementation and monitoring of PMDS policy and standards. Conduct and arrange PMDS workshops. Coordinate the management of the Performance Improvement Plans. Coordinate the management of probations. Coordinate the moderation of performance agreements and the moderation of performance evaluation results. Act as a secretariat during moderation committee meetings. Verify and implement rewards after approval. Compile submissions for implementation of PMDS incentives. Compile management reports. Maintain informative and accurate PMDS databases. Manage the administration of all service conditions and benefits. (i.e appointments; transfers; promotions, probations; home owners allowances, leave; long service recognition; pension, service bonus; PMDS; ill health retirements; service terminations and administration of PILLIR processes). MMS and SMS packages restructuring, processing of allowances (Overtime; standby; acting etc). Ensure effective personnel records management system is provided to the Directorate. Provide an effective information service regarding Human Resource administration matters. Administration of employment equity statistics for the Department and provide accurate data. Provide accurate data for Annual Report, Human Resource Plan and implementation of Human Resource policies. Supervision of subordinates within Human Resources section. Provide inputs of Human Resource Management reports and policies. Coordinate internal and external audits and draft measures to be implemented for audit findings.

Closing date: 07 February 2020
Enquiries: Mr Paul Kwerane: Tel (012) 473 0407