DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS – VARIOUS VACANCIES (PERMANENT)


APPLICATIONS : Applications must be sent to the correct email address specified at the
bottom of each position, on or before the closing date.
CLOSING DATE : 30 October 2020
NOTE : submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z.83), obtainable at
www.gov.za; accompanied by a comprehensive CV, citing the start and
end date (dd/mm/yr) of each employment period to be considered,
including the details of at least two contactable employment references
(as recent as possible); accompanied by a copy of the Applicant’s ID, valid
driver’s license and relevant educational qualifications. Applicants who
possess (a) foreign qualification(s), must also submit the evaluated results
of such qualifications, as received from the South African Qualifications
Authority (SAQA). Limited to 2.5MB in size, if emailed. Should an
automated acknowledgement of receipt not be received when an
application is emailed, this could mean that the application did not reach
the Department due to the size of the attachments. Should this occur,
kindly resend the application in 2/3 parts, splitting the attachments
accordingly. Shortlisted Candidates will be subjected to an interview and
technical test(s) (which test Candidates’ demonstrated professional and
technical competency against the job requirements and duties).
Candidates potentially considered suitable after the interview and
technical test(s), will be subjected to a competency assessment (which
tests the Candidates’ demonstrated proficiency in the professional
dimensions attached to the level of the post); employment suitability
checks (credit, criminal, citizenship, employment references and
qualification verifications); and will be required to complete the online
“Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services” course. The
course is available at the National School of Government (NSG), under
the name “Certificate for entry into the SMS”. Full details can be obtained
via the following link: http://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-preentry-programme/. Candidates wishing to be considered for appointment,
are encouraged to enrol for this course immediately. Appointed persons
will be required to enter into an employment contract; serve a prescribed
probation period; and successfully undergo an appropriate security
clearance process within a prescribed timeframe.
MANAGEMENT ECHELON


POST 24/50 : PROVINCIAL MANAGER: KZN REF NO: HRMC 44/20/01
SALARY :
R1 251 183 – R1 495 956 per annum (Level 14), (An all-inclusive salary
package) structured as follows: Basic salary – 70% of package; State
contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund – 13% of basic
salary. The remaining flexible portion may be structured in terms of the
applicable remuneration rules.
CENTRE : Province: KwaZulu-Natal: Provincial Manager’s Office
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification at (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA.
A relevant post graduate qualification will be an added advantage. 5 years’
experience at a senior managerial level in a related field. Pre-entry
Certificate to Senior Management Services. Knowledge of the
Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, the Public Service Act and
Public Service Regulations. Basic knowledge of applicable Human
Resource legislations and prescripts. Knowledge and understanding of
the Public Finance Management Act. In-depth knowledge and
understanding of the Citizenship Act, Births, Marriages and Death Act, the
Identification and Identity Documents Act, and the Travel Document and
Passport Act. Knowledge and understanding of the Immigration Act and
Regulations, the Refugee Act and Regulations. Computer literacy. A valid
drivers’ licence, willingness to travel extensively and work extended hours
is essential.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the
following specific tasks: Provide strategic advice and guidance to Civic
and Immigration Services Front Offices in the Province. Develop strategy
for Civic and Immigration Services. Responsible for strategic decision
making and risk management regarding Civic and Immigration Services
at Provincial level. Monitor and report to the Deputy Director-General’s
Civic Services on the performance of the Province against the objectives
of the DHA Strategic Plan. Direct and enable the growth of the footprint at
Regional Offices, District Offices, Permanent Service Points and Thusong
centres. Ensure provisioning of services and functions in accordance with
all relevant legislation for Civic and Immigration Services. Ensure effective
management and implementation of Inspectorate and Permitting services
and functions in compliance with the Immigration and Refugee Act.
Ensure the preparation, development and implementation of Civic and
Immigration Services business and operational plans of the Province.
Interaction with Provincial and local government (i.e. Premier, Member of
Executive Council (MEC’s), Head of Departments (HOD’s) and
community based structures). Manage and implement strategic objectives
and innovation. Participate in the development of the strategy for the
Department. Ensure the development and implementation of business
plans in conjunction with Head Office in order to meet the strategic
objectives of the Department. Responsible for strategic decision making
and providing expert advice. Ensure effective and efficient risk
management within province in order to mitigate security and fraud risks.
Manage various strategic projects and programmes identified to meet
short, medium and long term objectives of the Unit. Ensure effective
monitoring and coordination of the Province so as to provide strategic
advice and update the Minister and Departmental Heads regarding
capacity requirements, demand trends and service delivery. Develop
strategy to address representation, service delivery requirements and
global trends. Develop and review policies, procedures and standard level
agreements. Manage and oversee the implementation of governance
processes, frameworks and procedures. Ensure compliance with
legislation, regulations, DHA policies and procedures within the Province.
Participate in management and other government forums. Manage and
monitor quality, risk, standards and practices against prescribed
frameworks. Develop and oversee the implementation of written policies,
standards, and guidelines. Ensure adherence to department policies,
processes and procedures. Ensure effective governance and compliance
within the Province. Provide leadership and strategic direction within the
Province in identifying policy gaps, determine policy goals and draft policy
documents as needed. Ensure good governance within the Province in
line with the King Report and other related legislation. Ensure effective
management of compliance with legislation, regulations, DHA policies and
procedures within the Province. Ensure compliance with all audit
requirements within the Province. Ensure the development of quality and
risk management frameworks, standards and practices. Draft and submit
annual, monthly and weekly reports that are required or delegated by
Ministry, DG, DDG or other Business Units. Ensure the implementation of
effective risk and compliance management practices. Coach and guide
staff on compliance to all relevant regulatory, internal and external
compliance requirements. Report on all risk and financial indicators
including e.g. financial losses, overpayment, etc. according to required
format. Keep up to date with compliance and regulatory requirements and
liaise with all relevant stakeholders within and external to the organisation
to ensure accurate implementation. Interpret and implement all
organisational circulars, policy and other communications that impact on
the operation of the business unit. Implement compliance with all duties
of the employer in terms of the applicable legislative framework falling
within office duties Establish and implement a quality control, norms and
standards framework for human resource stakeholder interaction and
service delivery. Establish and manage relationships with all relevant
stakeholders. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on strategic
issues and challenges that emanates. Build partnerships with various
internal and external stakeholders in order to enforce compliance. Ensure
that various stakeholders enquiries or complaints are directed to relevant
officials for resolution. Coordinate, support and track the resolution of
various stakeholder enquiries or complaints. Manage Resources (Human,
Financial and Physical) within the Province. Report on the performance of
the unit against operational plan, business requirements and targets.
Develop the business plan for the Province and ensure effective
prioritisation and resource planning. Agree on the training and
development needs. Implement effective talent management processes
within the Province (attraction, retention, development). Manage the
implementation of compliant performance management. Ensure that
employees are equipped with the required skills and resources to perform
optimally. Manage compliance of the Province against finance, asset
management, supply chain and procurement regulations and policy
requirements. Manage the financial resources of programmes and
projects in charge of in accordance to the PFMA. Identify and monitor
financial risks in relation to the projects in the Province.
ENQUIRIES : Mr LT Sigama, Tel No: (012) 402 2167/66 or (012) 402 2214
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your CV, certified copy of
highest qualification together with an Application for Employment form
(Z83), obtainable from any Public Service Department or at www.gov.za,
by the closing date to: E-mail: Civicsrecruitment@dha.gov.za


POST 24/51 : DIRECTOR: IT SERVICE DELIVERY MANAGEMENT REF NO: HRMC
44/20/02
Branch:
Information Services
Chief Directorate: IT Service Management
Directorate: Service Delivery Management
SALARY : R1 057 326 – R1 245 495 per annum (Level 13), (An all-inclusive salary
package) structured as follows: Basic salary – 70% of package; State
contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund – 13% of basic
salary. The remaining flexible portion may be structured in terms of the
applicable remuneration rules.
CENTRE : Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification at NQF level 7 as recognized by SAQA. 5
years’ experience at a middle management level. Pre-entry Certificate to
Senior Management Services. Experience in IT Service Delivery
Management (IT Asset Management, Procurement and Contract and
SLA) environment is required. Experience in managing Vendors, IT
assets, IT Procurements and SLA/ OLA and Contracts is required. Sound
knowledge and application of the GITO Guidelines and prescripts (E
Governance policy framework and Corporate Governance of IT in Public
Sector). Knowledge of the State Information Technology Agency Act 88
of 1998, SITA regulations and sound knowledge of the Protection of
Information Act 84 of 1982 and the Promotion of Access to Information
Act 2 of 2000. Sound knowledge of the Copyright Act. Knowledge of the
Public Service Regulatory Framework. Understanding of the departmental
legislation and prescripts. Sound Knowledge of Public Finance
Management Act and Supply Chain Management prescripts. ITIL
Foundation Certification is required. Strategic capability and leadership.
Service delivery innovation, client orientation and customer focus. People
management and empowerment. Time management, accountability and
decision making. IT Service (Business) Continuity Management. Service
Level Management and capability management. Problem solving
analysis, business report writing, influencing and networking. Written and
verbal communication skills. A valid drivers’ licence, willingness to travel
extensively and work extended hours, and on call are essential.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the
following specific tasks: Manage IT service delivery improvements in line
with Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Framework. Ensure the alignment of IT
service delivery management strategy with the overall Departmental
strategy. Lead and direct effective business strategy needs to incorporate
into IT Service Management Strategy. Provide direction and guidance on
IT service delivery management to DHA Business Units. Manage the
implementation of ITIL processes to focus on service delivery
improvements. Ensure compliance to ITIL norms and standards in order
to deliver excellent service and add value to the business. Manage and
monitor IT procurement plan for seamless and effective service delivery.
Manage and monitor IT procurement and service contracts, OLAs and
SLA to ensure that are implemented according to best practice. Manage
IT assets (tangible and intangible) in line with DHA policy prescripts and
best practices. Manage the quality of service rendered by IT Vendors to
ensure effective service delivery. Manage business agreement with SITA
and alignment with all SLAs for mandatory and non-mandatory services.
Ensure that all procurement are part of the IT procurement plans,
business case, project plans etc. Ensure that all supplier relationship is
underpinned by legally binding contracts and SLAs. Ensure that all IT
Assets within the branch are managed in accordance to the DHA Asset
Management prescripts. Ensure all Policy, Processes and Procedures are
in place as part of control measures and mechanism to manage IT Service
delivery. Oversee values and principles of IT Standards, PFMA and SITA
and Supply Chain Management policies are adhered to. Ensure that IT
structures that streamlines IT processes are implemented to eliminate
redundancy. Design appropriate and cost-justifiable continuity
mechanisms to meet the agreed business continuity. Manage and
implement strategic objectives and innovation within the functional Unit.
Develop the operational plan for the directorate and ensure effective
prioritisation and resource planning. Provide strategic direction within the
directorate. Coordinate and monitor the delivery of the business plan
against the agreed objectives and timeframes. Report on the performance
of the directorate against the business plan to the CD. Develop technical
expertise within the directorate and keep abreast of technological
advancements. Develop identified policies and procedures in conjunction
with the policy and strategy Unit. Develop service delivery processes and
procedures for the Department. Develop relationship with vendors and
service providers for the delivery of services. Ensure that IT services are
implemented to the best practice standards, time, quality and budget.
Create and build partnerships with various internal and external
stakeholders. Ensure the implementation of effective risk and compliance
management practices. Develop and implement governance processes,
frameworks and procedures within the Unit. Monitor and ensure
compliance with legislation, regulations, DHA policies and procedures
within the Unit. Ensure compliance with all audit requirements within the
Unit. Represent the Unit at management and other government forums.
Decide on appropriate rewards and promotion on the basis of
performance and contribution against agreed targets. Manage
grievances, discipline and terminations within the Unit. Manage and
ensure employees are equipped with the required skills and resources to
perform optimally. Ensure that staff is motivated and committed to the
vision and goals of the directorate.
ENQUIRIES : Ms NR Nengovhela Tel No: (012) 406 4090
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your CV, certified copies of
qualifications and ID together with a completed Z83 application form which
can be downloaded from our website, by the closing date to: E-mail:
isrecruitment@dha.gov.za


POST 24/52 : DIRECTOR: POLICY DEVELOPMENT REF NO: HRMC 44/20/03
Branch:
Institutional Planning and Support
Chief Directorate: Policy and Strategic Management
SALARY : R1 057 326 – R1 245 495 per annum (Level 13), (An all-inclusive salary
package) structured as follows: Basic salary – 70% of package; State
contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund – 13% of basic
salary. The remaining flexible portion may be structured in terms of the
applicable remuneration rules.
CENTRE : Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification in Social Sciences /Policy Development or
related field at NQF level 7 as recognized by SAQA. 5 years’ experience
at a middle management level. Pre-entry Certificate to Senior
Management Services. Knowledge and understanding of Public Service
policies and legislation. Knowledge and understanding of all Departmental
prescripts, legislation and policies. Client orientation and customer focus.
Programme and project management. Communication and decision
making. Business report writing and presentation skills. Influencing and
networking. Planning and organising. Negotiation and interpersonal skills.
A valid drivers’ licence, willingness to travel extensively and work
extended hours.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the
following specific tasks: To manage and coordinate the policy
development programme of the Department of Home Affairs. Develop a
multi-year departmental policy program that is aligned with DHA
constitutional mandate and government priorities. Ensure effective and
inclusive processes for the formulation of policies. Coordinate policy
development within the Department. Keep abreast of relevant national
and international trends in policy development. Monitor the policy
environment and assist the Department to review policy as required.
Support and drive policy analysis and professional policy development,
including the contracting and management of policy specialists. Ensure
effective policy analysis, supported by sound information and knowledge,
in the development of policy. To ensure communication, coordination and
maintenance of policies within Department of Home Affairs. Ensure
alignment of DHA policies with government priorities, legislation, DHA
strategic direction, environment and other requirements. Manage
communication of DHA wide policies across the entire organization.
Collaborate with other departments, spheres of government, academia
and internal divisions where and when necessary, and ensure effective
consultation on policy internally and externally. Participate in relevant
policy forums/workshops that impact on the effective operation of Home
Affairs. Build and maintain links with national, provincial and local
government and other institutions on policies that impact on the mandate
of the Department. Provide expert advice and guidance to management
and staff on policy matters. Establish a systematic and standard approach
for policy development in the Department. Identify and communicate
policy requirements within DHA. Keep and maintain DHA wide policy
register. Promote best practice in respect of policy management. Ensure
operational efficiency and service delivery within the directorate. Develop
the operational plan for the directorate and ensure effective prioritisation
and resource planning. Report on the performance of the directorate
against the operational plan to the CD/DDG. Effectively manage the
performance of the directorate against agreed service level agreements,
business requirements and targets. Oversee the effective implementation
of process and systems enhancement initiatives within the directorate.
Maintain close links with Business Intelligence and Research functions in
Branches to identify new trends and strategic direction, and to ensure data
and information flow in support of planning. Develop and implementation
of policy and procedure, directive, acts and regulations. Manage physical,
financial and human resources. Ensure that budget spending is
maximized in line with strategic objective. Monitor and report on the
utilization of equipment. Ensure proper implementation of the budget
by monitoring, projecting & reporting on expenditure. Ensure capacity
and development of staff. Enhance and maintain employee motivation
and cultivate a culture of performance management. Ensure that the
Directorate is adequately staffed. Evaluate and monitor performance
and appraisal of employees. Ensure risk and compliance management.
Develop and implement governance processes, frameworks and
procedures within the directorate associated with statutory financial
responsibilities. Monitor and ensure compliance with legislation,
regulations, DHA policies and procedures within the directorate.
Ensure compliance with all audit requirements within the directorate.
Represent the directorate at management and other government
forums.
ENQUIRIES : Mr S Mthiyane Tel No: (012) 406 4353
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application (following
the “Directions to Applicants” above), by the closing date of 18 September
2020 to: E-mail: ipsrecruitment@dha.gov.za


POST 24/53 : DISTRICT MANAGER OPERATIONS REF NO: HRMC 44/20/04
SALARY :
R1 057 326 – R1 245 495 per annum (Level 13), (An all-inclusive
remuneration package) structured as follows: Basic salary – 70% of
package, State contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund
13% of basic salary. The remaining flexible portion may be structured in
terms of the applicable remuneration rules.
CENTRE : Eastern Cape: District Municipality Office: Amathole and Buffalo City
Metro Municipalities.
REQUIREMENTS : Undergraduate qualification in Operations Management / Social Sciences
at NQF level 7 as recognized by SAQA. 5 years’ experience at a middle
management level. 5-7 years’ experience in Civic and Immigration
Services or Operations Management. Pre-entry Certificate to Senior
Management Services. Knowledge of the Public Service Regulatory
Framework. Knowledge of the Human Resources Legislation and
Prescripts. Knowledge of Human Resource Plan. Knowledge
Understanding of departmental legislation and prescripts. Knowledge and
understanding of Immigration Services Acts. Knowledge and
understanding of Civic Services Acts. Business report writing and
presentation skills. Problem solving and analysis. Planning and
organizing. Operations and logistics management. Capacity planning.
Research methodology and analysis. Policy development. Computer
literacy. A valid drivers’ licence, willingness to travel extensively and work
extended hours are essential.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the
following specific tasks: Manage operations of the Civic and Immigration
services in the District / Metro Municipality in accordance with service
delivery standards. Manage Civic Services operations on the issuing of
enabling documents (eg. birth, marriages, and deaths, travel documents,
IDs / Smart Cards etc.). Facilitate the implementation of national
immigration initiatives, processes and policies to achieve improved
efficient and effective service delivery. Ensure the accessibility of DHA
services by the public and management of outreach programmes. Ensure
the delivery against the mandates derived from the Government’s
Programme of Action (POA). Provide input in the development of Civic
and Immigration Services strategies. Oversee operations and activities of
all Local offices and Ports of Entry to meet the needs of the clients in line
with the departmental service standards. Oversee the integrity of the
national population register in the district and ensure effective utilisation
of all relevant Civic Services systems. Identify external trends and
patterns that will impact the medium and long term footprint and channel
development for both Civic and Immigration Services. Facilitate the
development of the footprint at Local Offices (small, medium and large),
Thusong centres, Health Facilities and mobile offices. Develop, interpret
and manage statistical information on service standards, throughout
times, bottlenecks, volumes and error rates. Revisit, review and
streamline all processes to ensure accuracy and efficiency in all
operations. Manage the implementation of a service delivery plan with
measures to improve and monitor service delivery, combat corruption,
address and prevent backlogs. Act as a change agent for transformation
and communicate, motivate and drive change initiatives within the district.
Recommend and implement performance improvement initiatives. Drive
consistency and uniformity by enforcing Standard Operating Procedures
(SOPs) within DHA offices and Ports of Entry (POE) and adhere to service
standards. Provide expert advice and guidance in the Metro/District
Municipality on operational matters. Serve as a project leader within the
District Municipality to ensure effective project management
implementation. Manage Immigration operations (eg. port of entry, law
enforcement, deportations and inspectorate functions). Manage
compliance to all legislation administered by the department in the District
/Metro Municipality. Identify policy gaps, provide input and comments on
drafting policy documents Ensure effective interpretation and
implementation of Civic Services and Immigration legislative frameworks.
Ensure effective management of compliance with legislation, regulations,
DHA policies and procedures within the Metro/District Municipality.
Develop the Operational plan and facilitate implementation and resource
planning. Provide strategic direction within the Metro/District Municipality.
Manage the delivery of the Operational plan within the allocated budget,
against the agreed objectives and timeframes. Report on the performance
of the Metro/District Municipality against the APP, BP and Operational
Plan to the Provincial Manager. Develop technical expertise within the
Metro/District Municipality and keep abreast of technological
advancements. Ensure the implementation of innovative initiatives.
Provide administrative support services in the District /Metro Municipality.
Draft and submit reports that are required or delegated by Ministry,
Director-General, Deputy Director-General or other Business Units.
Ensure compliance with all audit requirements within the Province.
Develop quality and risk management frameworks, standards and
practices. Ensure effective management of external contractors and
suppliers within the Metro/District Municipality. Ensure effective
development and management of internal service level agreements.
Ensures effective alignment of Civic and Immigration Service’s budget
and reporting to the department’s strategic planning in terms of the
Treasury Regulations and PFMA of 1999. Ensure effective talent
management within the unit (attraction, retention, development). Ensure
effective and compliant implementation of performance management
within the Province. Foster effective inter-governmental and stakeholder
relations within the District / Metro Municipality. Liaise with various internal
and external bodies/institutions on matters relating to Civic and
Immigration Services functions. Recommend stakeholder development
patterns within the District Municipality. Ensure that the DHA services and
plans are in line with the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) of the Metro municipality. Ensure the delivery of services against the mandates derived
from the Government’s Programme of Action (POA). Develop and
maintain good relations within the department and with all stakeholders.
Represent the Province at management structures and other government
structures/forums. Liaise and co-ordinate with governmental, nongovernmental institutions and other structures and organizations to
enhance service delivery. Manage key stakeholders relationship related
to the delivery of services. Manage external contractors and suppliers in
an efficient manner. Develop relationship across diverse groups of
stakeholders. Interaction with Provincial and local government on matters
of interest to the Department’s service delivery. Ensure efficient
management of risk and audit queries to obtain an improved audit
outcome in the District / Metro Municipality. Ensure effective management
of compliance with legislation, regulations, DHA policies and procedures
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within the Unit. Ensure compliance with all audit requirements within the
Province. Develop quality and risk management frameworks, standards
and practices. Manage resources (Human, physical and financial) in the
District Municipality. Prepare, monitor and control the annual budget so
that expenditure is in line with financial requirements and the strategy of
the District/Metro Municipality. Ensure management of external
Contractors and Suppliers. Ensure that supply chain management and
asset management are effectively managed in line with Treasury
Regulations and PFMA. Ensure talent management within the unit
(attraction, retention, development). Ensure the implementation of
performance management system. Oversee the management of IT
support in District Municipality. Ensure the management grievances,
discipline and terminations in the District Municipality. Ensure that
managers are equipped with the required skills to manage transformation
and transition.
ENQUIRIES : Mr Mr G Mabulu Tel No: (082) 887 5563
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application (following
the “Directions to Applicants” above), by the closing date of 18 September
2020 to: E-mail: Civicsrecruitment@dha.gov.za

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