Department of Education – Various Positions ( Permanent )


DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
MANAGEMENT ECHELON
POST 24/187 : CHIEF DIRECTOR: CORPORATE INFORMATION AND
COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY REF NO: HO2020/10/01

(5 Years Fixed Term Contract Performance Based)
Branch: Corporate Management
SALARY : R1 251 183 per annum (an all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : Head Office, Johannesburg
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Degree NQF level 7 qualification in Information
Technology/Information System/Computer Science or Systems with at
least a minimum of 5 years senior management experience within IT
Environment. Knowledge of COBIT, ITIL, MISS, MIOS, ISO17799, GWEA
framework. Knowledge of the Treasury Regulations, relevant legislations
like Public Finance Management Act, ECT Act, etc. Knowledge of
Configuration Management, departmental systems (BAS, HardCat,
Persal, etc.), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL- industry
standard for IT Help desk), IT Risk Management practices, IT network
hardware and software and knowledge of current technology
developments and future trends. Competencies: Financial Management,
Management skills, Facilitation and Presentation, planning and
organising, report writing, Good verbal and written communication, Good
inter-personal relations, analysis, conceptualizing and problem solving,
Change management, project and strategic Management, conflict
management, policy analysis and development. Valid South African
driver’s license is essential.


DUTIES : Oversee and ensure the Management of Information Technology Support
services within the department. Oversee the overall IT Technical Support
service at Districts, Head Office, Teacher Centres and Satellite Offices.
Oversee implementation of server and storage infrastructure as well as
monitoring, capacity planning and management of the existing systems.
Manage Information Technology Ad-hoc projects within GDE. Oversee IT
systems and Service Management within GDE. Manage and ensure the
development, implementation and monitoring of the Departmental
Information management and Information Technology policies,
processes, procedures. Provide information Technology strategy. Align
the Department’s information management and information technology
strategy with the strategic direction, management plans and the business
processes of the Department. Ensure effective governance and
compliance within the Chief Directorate in line with relevant legislation.
Maintain internal and external stakeholder relationships. Build internal and
external networks with business unit partners, line managers and service
providers to ensure relevance and credibility of the Chief Directorate’s
services. Develop strategies to cultivate greater feedback with external
customers for the enhancement of service delivery. Proactively initiate
and maintain solid, credible working relationships within the Department
and ensure that Information Technology projects are managed. Oversee
the development of Internal Systems and Applications. Maintenance and
support of developed internal systems and applications. Maintenance and
support of proprietary systems and ensure license requirements are
met. Development of Project Management Framework and System
Development Life Cycle processes. Manage the resources within IT Chief
Directorate. Develop the operational plan for the Chief Directorate that is
aligned to the business objectives, goals and approved budgets and
ensure its implementation. Ensure adherence to policy and statutory
directives relevant to the functional territory of the Chief Directorate.
Provide reports on the overall planning and functioning of the Chief
Directorate. Ensure that IT Risk and Governance is managed and
complied within the Chief Directorate.


ENQUIRIES : Ms Winny Radzilani Tel No: (011) 843 6540
APPLICATIONS : Email your application to email address:
recruitmentapplication.HO@gauteng.gov.za


NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the
email address specified to each post. The email must include completed
and signed Form Z83 (application for employment form), obtainable from
any Public Service Department or any Public Service and Administration
website. All applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive
Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of the educational qualifications, identity
documents and driver’s license. No late applications will be accepted.
Failure to comply with this requirement will result in the candidate being
disqualified. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of
this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Please note that all applicants for Senior Management positions are
required to complete the SMS Pre- Entry Programme administered by the
National School of Government (NSG) and attach certificate or proof of
completion. The Course is available at NSG under the name Certificate
for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following
link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entryprogramme/.For more information regarding the course please visit the
NSG website: www.thensg.gov.za. Shortlisted candidates will be
subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical
elements of the job. Following the interview process, recommended
candidate (s) to attend to generic SMS competency assessment as
mandated by DPSA. The logistics of which will be communicated by the
Department. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a security
clearance. Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to
the advertised post(s). Women and people with disabilities are
encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the underrepresented
groups as per the GDE Employment Equity Targets. Applications received
after the closing date will not be considered.
CLOSING DATE : 30 October 2020


POST 24/188 : DIRECTOR: IT SYSTEMS AND SERVICE MANAGEMENT REF NO:
HO2020/10/02

(5 Years Fixed Term Contract Performance Based)
Chief Directorate: Corporate ICT
SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (an all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate NQF Level 7 qualification in Information Technology/
Information System/Computer Science Systems, with at least a minimum
of 5 years middle/ senior management experience within IT Environment.
Knowledge of COBIT, ITIL, MISS, MIOS, ISO17799, GWEA framework.
Knowledge of the Treasury Regulations, relevant legislations like Public
Finance Management Act, ECT Act, etc. Knowledge of Configuration
Management, departmental systems (BAS, HardCat, Persal, etc.),
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL- industry standard for
IT Help desk), IT Risk Management practices, IT network hardware and
software and knowledge of current technology developments and future
trends. Competencies: Financial Management, Management skills,
Facilitation and Presentation, planning and organising, report writing,
Good verbal and written communication, Good inter-personal relations,
analysis, conceptualizing and problem solving, Change management,
project and strategic Management, conflict management, policy analysis
and development. Valid South African driver’s license is essential.


DUTIES : Ensure the provision of IT service management. Oversee the
management of Service Level Agreement (SLA) of suppliers of
information management and Information Technology goods and
services. Manage the issuing, reception and storage of all hardware
through its entire lifecycle within GDE. Assess the provision of ICT
Services and Infrastructure Support advice to line managers to ensure
that line managers are fully equipped to deal with ICT Services and
Infrastructure Support strategy related matters. Ensure the development
of the Information Security and Disaster Recovery. Plan and deploy
information security mechanisms and ensure compliance with relevant
regulatory frameworks and authorities through researching, developing
and implementing information security policies. Collaborate with relevant
stakeholders to identify and manage Infrastructure risks by developing
appropriate mitigation strategies. Ensure the development and
implementation of a master systems plan. Ensure periodic review and
audits are performed across all key ICT operational infrastructures and
systems. Facilitates departmental database analysis design,
development, administration and integration of information. Ensure that
SA-SAMS is effectively implemented and maintained in all Public Ordinary
Schools. Provide and facilitate infrastructure and operational support
services. Manage the development of ICT policies, processes, procedures
and monitor the implementation thereof. Ensure operational efficiency and
improvement of IT Governance in the Department. Monitor compliance to
Infrastructure policies and procedures to minimize risks to the internal
control environment. Develop the operational plan for the Directorate and
ensure its implementation. Allocate and manage resources at functional
levels to ensure the delivery on set targets for the Directorate. Conduct
financial planning and account for allocated budget.


ENQUIRIES : Ms Winny Radzilani Tel No: (011) 843 6540
APPLICATIONS : Email your application to email address:
recruitmentapplication.HO@gauteng.gov.za


NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the
email address specified to each post. The email must include completed
and signed Form Z83 (application for employment form), obtainable from
any Public Service Department or any Public Service and Administration
website. All applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive
Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of the educational qualifications, identity
documents and driver’s license. No late applications will be accepted.
Failure to comply with this requirement will result in the candidate being
disqualified. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of
this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Please note that all applicants for Senior Management positions are
required to complete the SMS Pre- Entry Programme administered by the
National School of Government (NSG) and attach certificate or proof of
completion. The Course is available at NSG under the name Certificate
for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following
link :https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entryprogramme/.For more information regarding the course please visit the
NSG website: www.thensg.gov.za. Shortlisted candidates will be
subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical
elements of the job. Following the interview process, recommended
candidate (s) to attend to generic SMS competency assessment as
mandated by DPSA. The logistics of which will be communicated by the
Department. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a security
clearance. Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to
the advertised post(s). Women and people with disabilities are
encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the underrepresented
groups as per the GDE Employment Equity Targets. Applications received
after the closing date will not be considered.
CLOSING DATE : 30 October 2020

POST 24/189 : DIRECTOR: SCHOLAR TRANSPORT REF NO: HO2020/10/03 3
(5 Years Fixed Term Contract Performance Based)
Chief Directorate
: School Support
SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (an all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : Head Office
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate NQF level 7 qualification in Public Administration/
Management and/or related field, with at least a minimum of 5 years
middle/ senior management experience in Scholar Transport or providing
support to the school. Proven management skills in education
management or equivalent. Advance Knowledge of the Constitution of the
Republic of South Africa, Treasury Regulations, the Public Service Act,
Public Service Regulations, Personnel Administrative Measures, South
African Schools Act, Employment of Educators Act. Competencies:
Strategic capability and leadership Programme and Project Management,
Financial Management, Change Management, Service Delivery
Innovation, People Management and Empowerment Client Orientation
and Customer focus Communication, Computer literate. Valid South
African driver’s license is essential.


DUTIES : Ensure effective and efficient development of Scholar Transport Policies.
Manage the development of scholar transport policies. Provide complex
advice on policy matters to employees and management. Monitor and
evaluate the implementation of Scholar transport policies. Ensure
compliance to ICT policies, procedures, processes and standards. Ensure
and manage an effective implementation of scholar transport scheme in
the Department. Develop strategies for scholar transport. Provide advice
and guidance on all scholar transport scheme related matters. Develop
monitoring and evaluation system for school transport. Research
Monitoring and Evaluation best practices to ensure continuous
improvement and innovation of processes and services. Ensure
implementation of the approved monitoring and evaluation policy
framework. Maintain internal and external stakeholder relationships.
Conduct information sharing sessions for scholar transport policies with
key stakeholders Establish and maintain buy-in and support from all
relevant stakeholders. Set out the monitoring and evaluation framework
and procedures for programme evaluation with stakeholders. Build
internal and external networks with Business unit partners, line managers
and service providers to ensure relevance and credibility of the
Directorate’s services. Develop strategies to cultivate greater feedback
with external customers for the enhancement of service delivery.
Proactively initiate and maintain solid, credible working relationships
within the Department and ensure that scholar transport projects are
managed. Manage resources within the Directorate. Develop the
operational plan for the Directorate and ensure its implementation.
Allocate and manage resources at functional levels to ensure the delivery
on set targets for the Directorate. Conduct financial planning and account
for allocated budget. Prepare reports, submissions, letters and internal
memorandums.


ENQUIRIES : Ms Winny Radzilani Tel No: (011) 843 6540
APPLICATIONS : Email your application to email address:
recruitmentapplication.HO@gauteng.gov.za


NOTE : Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the
email address specified to each post. The email must include completed
and signed Form Z83 (application for employment form), obtainable from
any Public Service Department or any Public Service and Administration
website. All applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive
Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of the educational qualifications, identity
documents and driver’s license. No late applications will be accepted.
Failure to comply with this requirement will result in the candidate being
disqualified. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of
this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Please note that all applicants for Senior Management positions are
required to complete the SMS Pre- Entry Programme administered by the
National School of Government (NSG) and attach certificate or proof of
completion. The Course is available at NSG under the name Certificate
for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following
link :https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entryprogramme/.For more information regarding the course please visit the
NSG website: www.thensg.gov.za. Shortlisted candidates will be
subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical
elements of the job. Following the interview process, recommended
candidate (s) to attend to generic SMS competency assessment as
mandated by DPSA. The logistics of which will be communicated by the
Department. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a security
clearance. Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to
the advertised post(s). Women and people with disabilities are
encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the underrepresented
groups as per the GDE Employment Equity Targets. Applications received
after the closing date will not be considered.
CLOSING DATE : 30 October 2020

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