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To apply:

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: 1 July 2022

Note: Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The old prescribed application or employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020.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. The fully completed and signed Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as copies of all academic qualification(s) including the matric certificate, ID-document and drivers license where required, and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Communication regarding the requirement for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview, following communication from the department. 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. By submitting the employment application form, you agree and consent in terms of section 11 (1) of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA), to your personal information which you provide to the Government Communication and Information System (“GCIS”) being processed by the GCIS and its employees, agents, cabinet committees, and sub-contractors for recruitment purposes, in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013

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 SMS candidates to attach their Public Service SMS Pre-Entry certificate. For further details, please click on the following link: For more information regarding the course please visit the NSG website:  

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

Deputy Director: Risk Management

Post 22/52
Directorate: Risk Management (8 months contract)
Salary: R744 255 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, of which two years should be at salary level nine (9) or ten (10). 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 licence 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 Sizakele Sibiya Tel No: 012 473 0123

Note: Preference will be given to African male and Coloured Male/Female People with disability will be given preference regardless of race