2020

Vacancies within our department

November

DIRECTORATE:

Private Bag X9078, PIETERMARITZBURG, 3200 Human Resource Administration

Natalia Building, 330 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 Tel: 033 395 2090 Fax: 033 3952489 Email: Langa.nyilenda@kzncogta.gov.za

CHIEF DIRECTORATE: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT

DIRECTORATE: HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

POST TITLE: DIRECTOR: HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT

SALARY: R 1 057 326 PER ANNUM (All inclusive remuneration package to be structured in accordance with the rules of the Senior Management Service)

CENTRE: PIETERMARITZBURG

REFERENCE: 2/ 2020 (HRMD)

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate must be in possession of an undergraduate (NQF level 7) qualification as recognised by SAQA in Human Resource Management/ Human Resource Development or related qualification coupled with 5 years’ experience at a middle management/ senior management level in the human resource management/ human resource development environment. Furthermore, the recommended candidate will be required to produce his/her SMS Pre-entry certificate as offered by the National School of Government (NSG) prior to the appointment being made.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

The successful candidate must have:- ■ Understanding of relevant legislation ■ Understanding of Human Resource Development strategies in the public service, skills development, skills audit as well as facilitation of skills development competencies ■ Knowledge of project management ■ Awareness and understanding of cultural climate within the Public Service ■ Knowledge of Public Service  legislation ■ Knowledge of health

and wellness programmes ■ Organisational and Development as well as management skills ■ Leadership skills ■ Decision making and problem-solving skills ■ Organizing ability ■ Good communication skills (written and verbal) ■ Financial management and strategic management skills ■ Computer literacy in MS Office ■ A valid code 8 driver’s license.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be required to develop and implement human capital development strategies with the following key responsibilities:- ■ Develop, implement and monitor HRD systems ■ Coordinate management development programmes ■ Manage training and development ■  Manage performance management and development systems ■ Manage the provision of employee health and wellness programmes ■ Manage the resources of the Directorate.

ENQUIRIES: Mr GN Dlamini TELEPHONE: 033 395 3177



CHIEF DIRECTORATE: FINANCE

DIRECTORATE: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

POST TITLE: DIRECTOR: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

SALARY: R 1 057 326 PER ANNUM (All inclusive remuneration package to be structured in accordance with the rules of the Senior Management Service)

CENTRE: PIETERMARITZBURG

REFERENCE: 2/2020 (F)

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate must be in possession of an undergraduate (NQF level 7) qualification as recognised by SAQA in Financial Management or related qualification coupled with 5 years’ experience at a middle/ senior managerial level within the financial management environment.

Furthermore the recommended candidate will be required to produce his/her SMS Pre-entry certificate as offered by the National School of Government (NSG) prior to the appointment being made. Knowledge of understanding and application of financial management prescripts that guide Traditional councils will be an added advantage.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

The successful candidate must have: - ■ Knowledge of financial management prescripts and prescripts that guide Public sector ■ Knowledge of PFMA ■ Understanding of Traditional Institution ■ Knowledge of departmental polices and guidelines ■ Audit and financial management skills ■ Management & strategic planning skills ■ Decision making, project planning and work analysis skills ■ Good communication skills (written and verbal) ■ Computer literacy in MS Office ■ A valid driver’s license.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be required to manage an integrated financial administration service with the following key responsibilities:- ■ Manage the financial systems and accounting of the Department and Traditional Institutions ■ Provide an integrated financial administration services ensuring accountability and clean administration ■ Ensure a comprehensive payment administration system ■ Manage the preparation and production of financial statements and other reports as required ■ Manage the development and implementation of policies ■ Ensure effective and efficient management of resources of the Directorate.



DIRECTORATE: BUDGET CONTROL AND PLANNING

POST TITLE: DIRECTOR: BUDGET CONTROL AND PLANNING

SALARY: R 1 057 326 PER ANNUM (All inclusive remuneration package to be structured in accordance with the rules of the Senior Management Service)

CENTRE: PIETERMARITZBURG

REFERENCE: 3 /2020 (F)

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate must be in possession of an undergraduate (NQF level 7) qualification as recognised by SAQA in Financial Management (majors in Accounting or Economics or Public Finance) or related qualification coupled with 5 years’ experience at a middle management/ senior management level in a financial environment. Furthermore the recommended candidate will be required to produce his/her SMS Pre-entry certificate as offered by the National School of Government (NSG) prior to the appointment being made.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

The successful candidate must have:- Knowledge of PFMA, Public Service Regulations and Public Service Act ■ Knowledge of Public Finance Management – best practices ■ Knowledge of policy analysis ■ Knowledge of Government processes ■ Knowledge of project management and Treasury practice notes ■ Knowledge of financial management system and performance budgeting – best practice & guidelines ■ Knowledge of of recognised Accounting Principles ■ Good planning and management skills ■ Team development, decision making and problem solving skills ■ Financial management and budgeting systems skills ■ Analytical skills ■ Functional ability ■ Coaching and developing people skills ■ Quick thinking skills ■ Good communication skills (written and verbal) ■ Computer literacy in MS Office ■ A valid code 8 driver’s license.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be required to manage and co-ordinate the budget, financial planning, monitoring and reporting on behalf of the department with the following key responsibilities:- ■ Provide budget control services ■ Manage financial monitoring reporting ■ Manage financial planning ■ Manage the development and implementation of policies, procedures and strategies ■ Manage the effective and efficient utilization of the unit resources

ENQUIRIES: Ms Y Joyi TELEPHONE: 033 3953085



DIRECTORATE: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

POST TITLE: DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ASSET MANAGEMENT AND LOGISTICS SERVICES

SALARY: R733 257.00 PER ANNUM (All inclusive remuneration package to be structured in accordance with the rules of the Middle Management Service)

CENTRE: PIETERMARITZBURG

REFERENCE: 4 /2020 (F)

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate must be in a possession of a National Diploma or NQF level 6 qualification as recognised by SAQA in Asset Management/ Finance/ Auditing or related qualification coupled with 3 years junior management experience in an asset management or supply chain management environment.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

The successful candidate must have:- ■ Practial demonstration knowledge in asset management and supply chain management ■ Sound knowledge of PFMA, Treasury Regulations, Asset Management, SCM and other prescripts ■ Knowledge of private sector supplier trends and commodities ■ Knowledge of asset planning and mangement ■ Good planning, decision making and problem solving skills ■ Ability to develop the unit into a team ■ Numeracy skills, computer literacy (MS Word, Excel) ■ A valid Code 8 drivers licence (must be prepared to drive official vehicles).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be required to manage asset management and asset logistic services with the following key responsibilities:- ■ Provide Strategic Asset Management Planning, Policy development and Training services ■ Manage asset management services ■ Manage asset logistic services ■ Manage Loss Control system for the Department ■ Manage the resources of the sub-directorate

ENQUIRIES: Mr N Ludidi TELEPHONE: 033 395 2254



HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT

OFFICE OF THE HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

POST TITLE: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: OFFICE OF THE HOD

SALARY: R376 596.00 PER ANNUM

CENTRE: PIETERMARITZBURG

REFERENCE: 4/2020 (OHOD)

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate must be in a possession of a National Diploma or NQF level 6 qualification as recognised by SAQA in Public Management/ Public Administration or related qualification coupled with 3 - 5 years’ administrative experience.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

The successful candidate must have:- ■ Knowledge of relevant legislation ■ Knowledge of Public Service procurement legislation and processes ■ Good interpersonal skills ■ Project management and control skills ■ Computer literacy (MS Word, Power Point,MS Excel, Novel Groupwise ■ Good communications skills( verbal and written) ■ A valid Code 8 drivers licence.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be required to manage the Office of the Head of the Department with the following key responsibilities:- ■ Provide administrative and general support to the Office of the HOD ■ Co-ordinate MANCO and EXCO meetings ■ Co-ordinate the compilation and dissemination of correspondence ■ Staff supervision.

ENQUIRIES: Ms S Mchunu TELEPHONE:033 3953217

NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z83) available from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV together with originally certified copies of qualifications, driver’s licence and ID. Applicants who possess a qualification which was obtained from a non-South African University must produce SAQA evaluations when submitting their applications. Failure to comply with any instruction will disqualify applicants. Appointment is subject to a positive outcome obtained from the NIA on the following checks (Security Clearance, Qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment). Faxed or late applications will not be accepted. Should applicants not receive any response from the Department within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise in terms of SMS posts that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the selection committee will recommend the candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The posts of Director: Human Capital Development and Director: Financial Accounting are being re-advertised. All applicants who applied previously need to re-apply if they wish their applications to be considered.

APPLICATIONS TO BE POSTED TO: The Chief Director, Human Resource Management and Development, Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Private Bag X9078, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or HAND DELIVERED TO: The Chief Registry Clerk, 14th Floor North Tower, Natalia 330 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg for the attention of Mr LA Nyilenda, Closing date: 4 December 2020

(Applications received after this date will not be accepted).

The Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to empowering people with disability.

 





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CHIEF DIRECTORATE: MUNICIPAL SERVICE DELIVERY SUPPORT

DIRECTORATE: LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHAMPIONS

POST TITLE: LOCAL GOVERNMENT SPECIALIST

SALARY: R 1 057 326 PER ANNUM (All inclusive remuneration package to be structured in accordance with the rules of the Senior Management Service)

CENTRE: PIETERMARITZBURG

REFERENCE: 5/2020 (MSDS)

REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate must be in possession of an undergraduate (NQF level 7) qualification as recognised by SAQA in the field of Public Administration/ Municipal Governance/ Administration/ Social Sciences or a related qualification coupled with 5 years at a middle /senior management level in the local government environment. Furthermore, the recommended candidate will be required to produce his/her SMS Pre-entry certificate as offered by the National School of Government (NSG) prior to the appointment being made.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

The successful candidate must have:- ■ Sound knowledge of relevant local government legislation and enabling prescripts ■ Knowledge of the functioning of municipalities ■ Knowledge of intergovernmental and internal relations ■ Knowledge of Project Management principles ■ Ability to articulate and implement the Intergovernmental Relations Framework Act (IGFA), Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA) and all other relevant local government legislation ■ Ability to nurture relationships with strategic partners (especially municipalities) within and outside of the government sector ■ Good planning and management skills ■ Strategic analysis and conflict resolution skills ■ Decision making and team development skills ■ Problem solving and project management skills ■ Presentation and facilitation skills ■ Good communication skills (verbal & written) ■ Computer literacy in MS Office ■ A valid code 8 drivers licence.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will be required to manage and coordinate municipal support and COGTA programmes within the Districts with the following key responsibilities:- ■ Implement  redetermined municipal support programme objectives ■ Manage departmental projects regarding municipalities facing service delivery problems (Back to Basics) ■ Provide and facilitate hands on specialist support to municipalities on local government issues and municipal support programmes (Municipal administration, governance and finance) ■ Facilitate the planning and coordination of appropriate interventions ■ Refer high profile queries/ complaints regarding service delivery problems to HOD/ MEC ■ Compile reports on service delivery issues within the districts ■ Convene meetings and provide support to municipalities on municipal support service programmes ■ Oversee municipal performance and service delivery improvement programmes within municipalities ■ Manage the implementation of the MEC’s activity plan, campaign plans and ministerial visits to municipalities to launch campaigns ■ Provide support with the development of MEC’s project plans ■ Monitor the implementation of the municipal support programmes and campaign plans within municipalities ■ Ensure the compilation of reports on affected municipalities by obtaining relevant evidence ■ Provide feedback to all stakeholders ■ Liaise with relevant stakeholders with regard to municipal support programme launches/ campaigns ■ Provide support in facilitating the visits by MEC’s to municipalities within the district ■ Support the MEC’s during the visits by briefing them on the status of the municipal support programmes and challenges faced by municipalities ■ Manage  administrative support functions pertaining to municipal support programmes ■ Provide reports timeously on status of service delivery issues ■ Develop and implement policies, frameworks, guidelines and toolkits ■ Analyse and interpret legislation and existing frameworks in respect of service delivery imperatives ■ Development of effective municipal performance and service delivery policies, strategies, guidelines and toolkits ■ Develop best practices in respect of policy matters ■ Ensure implementation of policies and strategies ■ Provide advice and guidance to management and municipalities regarding the interpretation and implementation of policies, strategies, guidelines and toolkits ■ Monitor and evaluate compliance with implemented policies ■ Report on any discrepancies with regard to compliance with all relevant stakeholders ■ Manage the resources of the Directorate.

ENQUIRIES: Ms B Ally TELEPHONE: 033 3556554D

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NOTE TO APPLICANTS:

Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z83) available from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV together with originally certified copies of qualifications, driver’s licence and ID. Applicants who possess a qualification which was obtained from a non-South African University must produce SAQA evaluations when submitting their applications. Failure to comply with any instruction will disqualify applicants. The appointment is subject to a positive outcome obtained from the NIA on the following checks (Security Clearance, Qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment). Faxed or late applications will not be accepted.

Should applicants not receive any response from the Department within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise in terms of SMS posts that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department.

Following the interview and the technical exercise, the selection committee will recommend the candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

The above-mentioned post is being re-advertised. All applicants who applied previously need to re-apply if they wish their applications to be considered.

APPLICATIONS TO BE POSTED TO: The Chief Director, Human Resource Management and Development, Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Private Bag X9078, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or HAND DELIVERED TO: The Chief Registry Clerk, 14th Floor North Tower, Natalia 330 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg for the attention of Mr LA Nyilenda, Closing date: 27 November 2020 (Applications received after this date will not be accepted).

The Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to empowering people living with disability.