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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.

Director: Strategic Planning, Risk and Performance Management

Ref No: 3/1/5/1 – 20/22
Directorate: Strategic Planning and Performance Management
Centre: PretoriaSalary: All-inclusive salary package: R1 057 326.00 per annum of which 30% may be structured according to the individual’s needs. (Salary level 13)

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in the field of Strategic Planning and Performance Management / Communication or equivalent qualification, with at least 5 years proven experience in a MMS/senior managerial position. 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: In depth knowledge and understanding of Strategic planning and performance management in the public service. High- level of 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: Review GCIS strategic Planning, performance monitoring and reporting policy to ensure alignment to government’s planning and performance monitoring frameworks. Develop GCIS’s Strategic Plan and 3 year Annual Performance Plans. Coordinate the development and ensure timeous submission of the four preliminary and actual quarterly performance report of the department to the Executive Authority and Oversight bodies. Development of the Annual Report and Annual Report to Citizen and submission to oversight bodies within legislated timeframes. Manage the evidence verification process to ensure the department receives an unqualified audit of performance information. Develop, implement and maintain the Departmental Risk Management framework and supporting policies within the GCIS. Audit and Risk Management. Human Resource, Risk Management and Financial Management for the Directorate.

Closing date: 4 April 2020
Enquiries: Ms Z Ngwenya: 012 473 0472
Note: Preference will be given to African male/female candidates

Regional Communication Coordinator: Ngaka Modiri Molema District

Ref No: 3/1/5/1 – 20/23
Directorate: Directorate: Provincial Liaison: North West
Centre: Mafikeng
Salary: R376 596 per annum (level 9)

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.

Closing date: 4 April 2020
Enquiries: Ms B Mosadi Tel No: (018) 381 7071