This page contains information on the latest vacant posts within GCIS.

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.

Content Coordinator

Reference number: 3/1/5/1-18/6
Programme Support
Commencing salary of R242 475 per annum (Level 07)
Head Office (Pretoria)

Requirements: Applicants should be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF level 6) or three years Degree (NQF level 7) in Communications, Media Studies Journalism / Public Relations, or related equivalent qualification as recognised by SAQA. Experience: Two (2) years relevant experience inthe field of Communications.  Knowledge of MS Office suite programs.  Emphasis is placed on writing, analytical, planning and organising skills.  The ideal candidate shold have general knowledge  and a strong feel for the current affairs and socio-political situation in South Africa.  The ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision.  The applicant should good comm and ofthe English language. It is vital for the applicant to have a good understanding of government issues and programmes and to be able to articulate these appropriately.  Knowledge of the Izimbizo programme of government and all other public participation platforms.  High telephone etiquetteand  ability to follow-up as well as adhere to deadlines.  Applicants must have good facilitation, stakeholder management, communication, interpersonal and project management skills and be able to work will in a team.  Applicant must be willing to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment which may require them to occasionally work overtime/on weekends or public holidays.

Duties:The successful candidate will be expected to provide effective coordination and administrative support to the Director and Deputy Director Programme Support.  Monitor the development communication activations in provinces and profile them through social media unit.  Monitor the implementation of Izimbizo programme across government (National, provincial and local). Coordinate the Izimbizo e-platform training nationally, provincially and locally.  Serve as the Izimbizo e-platform administrator. Monitor the issues status report on the datarepository instrument (e-plaform). Maintain an updated Izibizo stakeholder databases. Monitor the implementation of feedback mechanism of Izimbizo events. Support the coordination of the Minister and Deputy Minister of Communications Izimbizo programmes including of the President and Deputy President.  Capture the Izimbizo action plan and progress reports into the e-platform.  Compile the quarterly and semester Izimbizo report. Support the management of Izimbizo stakeholder partnerships in line with the Inter-government Relations prescripts. Write articles. Coordinate the national Izimbizo calendar. Provide assistatnce to ad hoc projects when assigned. Ensure the instantaneous escalation of synchronised provincial coalface projects to national platforms.


Enquiries: Mr Moferefere Moloi Tel No: 012 473 0189

Note: Preference will be given to person with disability
Closing date: 05 October 2018


Senior Supply Chain Management Clerk: Procurement

Reference number: 3/1/5/1-18/17
Commencing salary of R 196 407 per annum (Level 06)
Centre:Head Office (Pretoria)

Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF 6) or Degree (NQF7) in Finance and Economics, Economic Management Sciences,Logistics Management, Purchasing and Public Management. At least two (2) years’ work experience. Knowledge of Supply Chain Management policies, PFMA, Preferential Procurement Regulations, Treasury Regulations. The ability to work under pressure and willingness to work irregular hours, be able to work independently and have innovative thinking. Excellent computer skills (MS Word and Excel). Be flexibility and willing to adjust to changes in the work environment, excellent communication skills and client service orientated and excellent writing skills.


Duties: The successful candidate will be responsible to assist as entry point in receiving requisitions from internal clients online. Verifying requisitions for compliance in line with prescripts. Check and verify suppliers on Central Suppliers Database.Approve compliant requisitions on-line using SharePoint and return non-compliant requisitions back to the clients. Capture requisitions and petty cash on LOGIS. Approve procurement advises generated and authorise requisitions on the LOGIS System. Ensure that all requisitions captured and authorized are compliant with legislation. Update the e-requisitions received with order numbers once generated. Monitor the requisitions received to ensure that this are finalised within the approved standard and write reports. Capture new suppliers on corporate reference data, advice clients with respect to procurement and attending to enquiries.


Enquiries: Ms V Basket Tel No: (012) 473 0378


Closing date: 05 October 2018







Radio Producer

Reference number: 3/1/5/1/18/27
Directorate: Commutation Service Agency
Salary: Commencing salary of R356 289 per annum (Level 09)
Centre:Head Office (Pretoria)


Requirements: Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three (3) year degree (NQF level 7) or National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Radio Production or equivalent related qualification. The candidate must have at least three years’ experience in radio production, of which one year should be experience at salary level 7 or 8/ Supervisory level. Think creatively, work under pressure & meet deadlines, work independently as well as part of a team candidates must be in possession of a valid driver’s license. Good radio presenter skills will be an added advantage. Job Knowledge: Candidates must have detailed knowledge of radio production, both from a technical aspect and from a content perspective.


Duties:  The successful candidate will be required to initiate, plan, write and produce radio adverts for GCIS and Government. Prepare and conduct live radio shows. Facilitate the live transmission of government events. Write and produce radio news bulletins. Engage with radio stations and GCIS clients. Complete all administrative work with regard to radio production. Provide support to the Deputy Director in the management of the unit. Supervise any junior staff within the radio section. Assist with training of students on internship. The incumbent will be expected to work after hours and travel extensively.


Enquiries: Mr L Klaas Tel No: 012 473 0149


Note: Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White male/female.
Closing date: 28 September 2018