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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: Legal Services

Ref No: 3/1/5/1 – 20/13)
Salary: An all-inclusive package of R1 057 326 per annum
Centre: Hatfield, Pretoria

Requirements: Undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognised by SAQA in legal/ law (LLB) or equivalent qualifications.  Admitted Attorney/ Advocate with five (5) years’ experience at Middle Management level with legal practice background. Driver’s license.

Skills and competencies: At an advanced level required in the following: Strategic Capability and Leadership, Programme and Project Management, Financial Management, Service Delivery and Innovation, Problem-solving and Analysis, Risk management, Change management, Knowledge Management. Operational knowledge of and exposure to Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Corporate Law, the legislation and other prescripts applicable in public administration and the Public Service will be an added advantage. All legislation administered by GCIS SoCs, Magistrates Court Act, IGR Act, Supreme Court Act, Promotion of Administrative Justice Act, Public Service Act, PFMA and other Financial Regulations, Government Policies, Departmental policies & procedures, Departmental prescripts, Public service regulations, Policy analysis and development. Must have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), people management, client orientation and customer focused, and time management skills.

Duties: Manage and ensure an effective provision of professional legal advice, opinions and litigation process. Oversee management of contracts, service level agreement and litigation matters. Manage legal strategies and ensure legal compliance. Manage resources (Human, Finance, Equipment/Assets.) Manage and ensure an effective provision of professional legal advice, opinions and litigation process. Oversee and manage a detailed legal analysis of contracts. Oversee and ensure smooth and effective legal advice and support to management. Monitor the implementation of & provide advice on the interpretation and application of all pieces of legislation. Maintain and effective statutory services. Oversee management of contracts, service level agreement and litigation matters. Ensure legal research and opinion drafting. Formulate legal opinions & provide legal advice and support to management. Assess and ensure department’s legal capacity is strengthened during negotiations on agreements, contract and litigations. Manage and ensure quality legislation within the department. Manage legal work in accordance with national laws and Constitution. Manage the developing of sound policies, legal documents, contracts, etc. i.e. Legal support in relation to policy formulation and decision-making. Manage legal strategies and ensure legal compliance. Manage all litigations for the department. Ensure compliance and advocate for legislation, regulations, acts and policies. Manage investigation projects on fraud and corrupt business and provide strategic directions. Manage resources (Human, Finance, Equipment/Assets.) Manage and ensure proper implementation of budget by monitoring, projection and reporting of expenditures. Consolidate budget and ensure proper spending in line with strategic objectives. Ensure optimal utilisation and functionality of equipment/assets. Evaluate and monitor performance of employees to ensure achievement of Directorate’ strategic goals. Manage the development of employees in the directorate. Enhance and maintain employee motivation.

Note: Preference will be given to African male/female

Closing date: 13 March 2020

Enquiries: MS Z Ngwenya, 012 473 0472

Assistant Director: International Media Engagement (12 months contract)

Ref No: 3/1/5/1-20/11
Branch: International Media Engagement
Centre: Pretoria
Salary: R376 596 per annum (Level 09) Plus 37% of the annual notch
Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three (3) year degree (NQF level 7) or National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies or equivalent related qualification as recognised by SAQA. Three (3) years communication experience and one (1) year should be experience at salary level seven (7) or eight (8) or supervisory level, the incumbent must have the following knowledge: Basic knowledge of government legislation, Project Management, Batho Pele Principles Skills: Planning and Organizing, Advanced writing skills, Interpersonal ,Computer literacy ( Ms Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Social media skills, Communication skills, Problem Solving, Listening and observation, Event Management. Media writing experience. Applicants should have a sound understanding of government policies and priorities. The candidate should also have a solid understanding of international relations and foreign media operations. The candidate should also be able to work under pressure and independently. The position requires an individual who is willing to work extra hours and over weekends. Strong computer literacy is also a requirement of the position. An added advantage would be someone speaking any of the three SADC or AU languages.

Duties
: The successful candidate will be responsible to provide media liaison support to government departments on international relations matters and to GCIS international related projects. Facilitate the accreditation of Foreign Press. Develop media schedules for International events and programmes. The incumbent to work closely with the team on international events. Provide support and secretariat services to the International Communicators Forum. Manage a comprehensive record and databases of media lists, Op-Eds, Media plans etc. Arrange media briefings including writing and distribution of media statements and advisories.

Closing date: 28 February 2020
Enquiries: Ms Mmemme Mogotsi Tel No: (012) 473 0355

Principal Communication Officer (12 months contract)

Ref No3/1/5/1-20/12
Branch: International Media Engagement
Centre: Pretoria
Salary: R316 791 per annum (Level 08) Plus 37% of the annual notch
Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three (3) year degree (NQF level 7) or National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, Media Studies or equivalent related qualification as recognised by SAQA. Two (2) years relevant communication experience, specializing in social media and design. Skills: Planning and Organizing, Advanced writing skills, Interpersonal, Computer literacy (Ms Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Social media skills, Communication skills, Problem Solving, Listening and observation

Duties: Facilitate the accreditation of Foreign Press, Develop media schedules for International events and programmes, The incumbent to work closely with the team on international events, Provide support and secretariat services to the International Communicators Forum, Manage a comprehensive record and databases of media lists, op-eds, media plans etc.

Closing date: 28 February 2020
Enquiries: Ms Mmemme Mogotsi Tel No: (012) 473 0355