Jobs

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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.

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 The old prescribed application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020.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.  

Director: Information Technology

Ref No: 3/1/5/1-21/85
Chief Directorate: Information Management and Technology
Salary: R1 057 326 per annum (Level 13), (All-inclusive remuneration 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 or Advanced diploma (NQF Level 7) in Computer Science or Information Technology (IT) or an equivalent qualification. The successful completion of the Nyukela Pre-entry certificate to Senior Management Services. Experience: At least 10 years relevant experience in an IT service management environment. Extensive technical experience in an IT environment that has included an IT Service Desk, Networks, IT Security, Datacenter, and Web Infrastructure. A minimum of five (05) years’ experience at a MMS (Middle Management Service) /SMS (senior managerial level) in an IT environment. Job knowledge: Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft, Open Source, IT Security and AppleMACtechnologies and systems. A good working knowledge and understanding of an IT Service Management environment. A good understanding and knowledge of Datacenters, Wide and Local Area Networks (WAN’s andLAN’’s), IT Security and Internet and Web infrastructure. Experience and exposure to IT Service Management, COBIT and the ITIL frameworks, a certification will be desirable. A valid driver’s licence. 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: Manage and direct the staff and operations of the IT directorate that includes electronic office and audio visual support, enterprise servers and network administration and support nationally, web servers and infrastructure support as well as IT security. Contribute towards the development and implementation of the Information Management and Technology (IM&T) Strategy and IT Operational Plans. Continuously develop, coach, mentor and lead the IT staff. Ensure timely reporting on the activities of the directorate and the service levels and utilisation of the IT services and infrastructure. Manage service levels and the delivery of the State IT Agency and IT Service Providers. Evaluate, investigate and apply new technologies to enhance Information Technology and Information Management within the GCIS. Serve on project teams and related forums. Proactively manage risk and comply with audit requirements and management of all Strategic and Monthly reporting for Information Technology

Enquiries: Mr T Vandayar Tel: 012 473 0304
Closing date: 12 November 2021

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

State Accountant

Ref No: 3/1/5/1-21/54  
Directorate: Finance
Salary: R257 508 per annum (Level 07)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a three-year Degree (NQF level 7) in commerce with Accounting as subject or a National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Public Finance. Two (2) years relevant experience. Ability to work under pressure. Good communication and writing skills. Knowledge of the Budget process in the Public Service, the Basic Accounting System (BAS), National Treasury Regulations and understanding of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). Computer literacy in Microsoft Excel and Word.

Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible for co-ordinating, analysing, consolidating and reporting in respect of the budget and expenditure information of GCIS; monitor the expenditure trend against allocated budgets of Programmes, Sub-programmes and Sections, ensures that records of financial transactions and expenditure are updated and allocated correctly according to the Standard Chart of Accounts (SCOA). These functions include, amongst others, duties regarding monthly projections, virement, Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), Estimates of National Expenditure (ENE), budget functions on the Basic Accounting System (BAS), etc. The successful candidate should also be able to evaluate the performance of planned activities as indicated in the business plan against the allocated budget. Provide an administrative support service to the component.

Enquiries: Ms Kedibone Matlala
Tel No: (012) 473 0127
Note: Preference will be given to Coloured, White and Indian Male/Female. People with disabilities will be given preference regardless of Race.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 M Kotelo

Closing date: 27 August 2021