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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.

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 Milcend Kotelo

Closing date: 10 May 2021

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. 

Regional Communication Coordinator: Overberg Ref 3/1/5 – 21/43
Branch
: Western Cape Provincial Office
Salary: R376 596 per annum (Level 9)
Centre: Bredasdorp

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 Overberg 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 Overberg 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 G Thopps Tel No: (021) 418 0533
NOTE: This post is earmarked for Coloured, Indian and White male/female candidates

Senior Supply Chain Management Clerk: Receiving and Issuing & Payments Ref 3/1/5 – 21/44 (12 Months Contract)
Branch: Supply Chain Management
Salary: R208 584 per annum (Level 6)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF level 6) or degree (NQF level 7) or 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 (MS Word 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 travel agencies. Distributing invoices to relevant sections and do follow up on the outstanding invoices within the standards set by the department. Capturing of payment 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 payments 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 communicate in 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 and 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.

Enquiries: Ms M Rabodiba Tel No: (012) 473 0172 / Ms M Ramashi Tel No: (012) 473 0194
NOTE: This post is earmarked for Coloured, Indian and White male/female candidates

Senior Accounting Clerk: Transport Ref No: 3/1/5- 21/16

Branch: Finance
Salary: R208 584 per annum (Level 06)
Centre: Pretoria

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a three year National Diploma (NQF Level6) or Degree (NQF level 7) in Public Finance/Commerce with Accounting as a major subject. Two (2) years working experience in a financial environment. Applicant must have the ability to work under pressure, good writing and communication skills and knowledge of the Public Sector Finance; including suspense accounts, the Basic Accounting System (BAS), National Treasury Regulations and understanding of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). Applicant must be in possession of a valid driver’s license. Applicant must be computer literate and must have good interpersonal skills. Knowledge of Word, Excel and Power point. Language proficiency in English (written and verbal). Analytical and innovative thinking ability as well as problem solving skills and interpersonal skills.

Duties: The successful candidate will be required to ensure effective management of GG Transport, including monthly payments of GG Transport invoices and the monthly reconciliation of GG Transport expenditure. Payment of invoices from Chauffeur Drive Companies. Administer the subsidized motor transport scheme, including payments of claims for officials who are out of Scheme A; compile and send log sheet summary of subsided vehicles to the external service provider for payment; capture transactions on BAS and effect transactions relating to the administration of Subsidised Motor Transport; serve as a scriber to the Subsidised Motor Transport Committee Meetings. The incumbent will provide transport related information and submit reconciliations for the compilation of the interim and annual financial statements. Keep statistics and compile reports for the monthly CFO meeting and Financial Control Forum, adhere to internal and external deadlines and assist with transport related tasks such as capturing payments on BAS. Ensure compliance to all internal and external due dates, National Treasury prescripts, the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, GCIS Financial Policies, as well as the Directorate’s Business Plan objective, outputs and priorities relating to the Financial Administration sub-directorate.

Enquiries: Mr Eutychus Sebati Tel No: (012) 473 0082
NOTE: Applicants who previously applied may not apply. Preference will be given to White, Coloured and Indian Male/Female. People with disabilities will be given preference regardless of Race.