Department of Small Business Development – Administrator (x2) & Various Posts (x7)


The Department of Small Business Development is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.
It is our intention to promote representativity (race, gender & disability). The candidature of persons
whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representativity will receive preference.


APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by email to: recruitment@dsbd.gov.za by
quoting the relevant reference number provided on the subject line.
CLOSING DATE : 27 November 2020 at 16h00. Applications received after the closing date
will not be considered.
NOTE : Applications must quote the relevant reference number and consist of: A
fully completed and signed Z83 form; a recent comprehensive CV;
contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be
indicated); copies of qualifications (if available, or may be requested at a
later stage) and ID document. Foreign qualifications must be
accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All non-SA citizens must attach a
certified copy of proof of permanent residence in South Africa. All
shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to (1) a technical
exercise, (2) a generic managerial competency assessment. A technical
exercise and/or Competency assessment may also form part of the
selection process for MMS positions and below. Personnel suitability
checks will be done during the selection process. Applicants could be
required to provide consent for access to their social media accounts.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have
not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Department of Small Business Development is committed to the pursuit
of diversity and redress. Candidates whose appointment will promote
representivity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive
preference (as per EE Plan). The successful candidate will be required to
sign a performance agreement within 3 months of appointment, as well as
completing a financial interest’s declaration form within one month of
appointment and annually thereafter. The Department reserves the rights
not to fill or withdraw any advertised post.
MANAGEMENT ECHELON


POST 26/81 : CHIEF DIRECTOR: BLENDED FINANCE REF NO: BLEND FIN 10/20-
21
SALARY :
R1 251 183 per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Development Finance /
Economics/Financial Accounting/Corporate Finance/Business
Leadership / Business Administration. Minimum of 5 years’ experience at
a senior managerial level. National School of Government Certificate for
entry into the SMS. Computer literacy (MS Office Packages), and driver’s
license. Demonstrate knowledge of the Constitution, Public Service Act,
1994, Public Administration Management Act, 2014, Public Finance Act,
1999 and the National Development Plan. Lead, manage and develop
successful management teams that are results orientated. Successfully
negotiate and communicate with stakeholders and clients from diverse
backgrounds, demonstrate sound decision-making during stressful
situations, Analyse information on a multi-dimensional level (lateral and
out-of-the-box).
DUTIES : Provide strategic direction during the development of blended finance
policy, frameworks, guidelines, and interventions for SMMEs and Cooperatives. Oversee the design of blended financial support programmes
and access to finance interventions for SMMEs and Cooperatives across
government and through public private partnerships. Oversee the
establishment of a credible pipeline of applications that accounts for
access to finance initiatives for SMMEs and Co-operatives across
Government. Negotiate, influence and monitor implementation of
partnership funding interventions. Oversee the provision of technical and
supplementary support to SMMEs and Co-operatives. Communicate with
internal and external stakeholders, drive the mandate of the department,
and lead complex discussions without compromising the integrity of the
Department. Lead and manage operations, financial, human, and physical
resources of the chief directorate.
ENQUIRIES : All advertised posts should be directed to the recruitment office on Tel No:
(012) 394-5286/ 41140 / 43097


POST 26/82 : DIRECTOR: BLENDED FINANCE REF NO: BLEND FIN 11/20-21
SALARY :
R1 057 326 per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Development Finance /
Economics/Financial Accounting/Corporate Finance/Business
Leadership / Business Administration. Minimum of 5 years’ experience at
a relevant middle/senior managerial level. National School of Government
Certificate for entry into the SMS. Computer literacy (MS Office
Packages), and driver’s license. Possess skills in Strategic Capability &
Leadership, Programme & Project Management, Change Management,
Communication skills, Client orientation and customer focus, Problem
solving and analysis, Service delivery innovation.
DUTIES : Manage and design blended financial support initiatives for SMMEs and
Co-operatives. Provide direction during coordination of access to finance
for SMMEs and Co-operatives across Government and the Private Sector.
Execute the implementation and monitoring of the SMME and Cooperatives Funding Policy. Build strategic partnerships that ensures
collaboration of blended funding initiatives that are designed and
implemented between sector departments. Communicate with internal
and ecosystem players. Draft basic to complex correspondence, provide
basic to comprehensive advise on procedural and technical related
matters in respect of blended financial support for SMMEs, and
Cooperatives. Report on applications, approvals and disbursements.
Manage and ensure effective and efficient utilisation of financial, human,
and physical resources in line with applicable legislation.
ENQUIRIES : All advertised posts should be directed to the recruitment office on Tel No:
(012) 394-5286/ 41140 / 43097


OTHER POSTS


POST 26/83 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: BLENDED FINANCE REF NO: BLEND FIN
12/20-21
SALARY :
R733 257 per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An NQF7 qualification in Development Finance/Economics/Financial
Accounting/Corporate Finance/Business Leadership/Business
Administration. A minimum of 5 years relevant experience within a
Development Finance/Economics/Financial Accounting/Corporate
Finance environment. Project Management training. Computer Literacy
(MS Office). Drivers licence would be an added advantage. Possess skills
such as, Project Management, Stakeholder Engagement,
Communication, Client Orientation and customer focus, Service Delivery
Innovation, Problem Solving and Analysis.
DUTIES : Manage the operations, human and physical resources of the SubDirectorate in line with applicable legislation. Design blended financial
support programmes and mechanisms that will support SMMEs and
Cooperatives. Provide technical support to SMMEs and Co-operatives
during contracting with big business. Coordinate and facilitate access to
finance for SMMEs and Co-operatives across Government and the
Private Sector. Negotiate and implement partnership funding
interventions through SEFA which includes but is not limited to: Evaluate
applications and claims; Identify fraudulent application/claims and advise
accordingly. Communicate with external and internal stakeholders which
includes: Responses to and resolving audit queries and escalated client
queries; Presenting status reports on approvals, commitments made, jobs
supported and claims at relevant committees; Representing the
department on relevant forums, committees, working groups, etc.
ENQUIRIES : The Recruitment Office, Tel No: (012) 394 1440 / 5286 / 3097


POST 26/84 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT REF NO: SUPP
DEV 13/20-21
SALARY :
R733 257 per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Business / Commerce /
Economics / Development Studies / Market Access related qualifications.
A minimum of 6 years’ experience in the Market Access / Enterprise /
Supplier Development functional areas. Computer Literacy (MS Office)
and Drivers licence code B or EB. Possess skills such as, Advanced
Report Writing, Advanced Analytical, Advanced Communication,
Advanced Customer / Client Focus, Standard Coaching, Standard Project
Management and Advanced Incentive Administration.
DUTIES : Facilitate the creation of an enabling environment for SMMEs and Cooperatives through policies, strategies and programmes that support
supplier development. Design incentives for start-up and procurement
incentives for suppliers. Develop and monitor the implementation of
instruments to support the productivity and growth of suppliers.
Coordinate stakeholders for supplier development to solicit inputs on the
implementation of the government Point of Action Plan including MTSF
and the Nine Point Plan. Facilitate Market Access Support and
Partnerships to ensure that private sector partnerships culminate into
supplier development. Monitor the implementation and impact of the
public procurement programme, especially the set aside policy in the 3
spheres of government and the private sector. Manage supplier
development with private sector conglomerates, international
organisations, other organs of state. Communicate with external and
internal stakeholders. Report on the implementation and impact of the
public procurement programme. Manage human resources.
ENQUIRIES : The Recruitment Office, 012 394 1440 / 5286 / 3097


POST 26/85 : SENIOR LEGAL ADMIN OFFICER (MR6) REF NO: LEGAL SERV
14/20-21
SALARY :
R473 820 – R1 140 828 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An LLB degree coupled with a minimum of 8 years’ appropriate post
qualification legal experience of which at least 3 years is in Legal
Research and Drafting environment. Knowledge of Civil Litigation, Court
Rules, Criminal Procedure and practice. Registration as an admitted
attorney or an advocate of the bar council will be an added advantage.
Knowledge of the legislative process with the ability to analyse policy and
conduct research. Advanced communication skills (written, verbal &
presentation), analytical skills, negotiating and influencing skills required.
DUTIES : Coordinate and manage the legislative drafting programme of the
Department. Advise the Minister, Director-General, Senior Management
and Staff on Legislative Review. Provide a project plan for legislative
review. Manage the legislative review project in line with cabinet
processes. Manage the printing of legislative changes in the government
gazette. Draft and develop the yearly legislative program. Conduct legal
and factual research which includes but is not limited to: Consult with
relevant subject matter experts to obtain clarification where required.
Provide methods and procedures of research in legal matters such as the
regulations, different approaches to analysis, source gathering and the
knowledge on how to adapt the research methodology to a specific case
to obtain the required information. Identify research and manage the
development of methodologies and procedures for legislative drafting.
Check ancillary legislation and internet browsing of legislation from other
jurisdictions. Scrutinize information / instructions and draft proposed bills,
regulations, rules and other regulatory measures. This includes but is not
limited to: Clarify issues of legal significance, such as transitional
measures, retrospective actions, etc. with designated offices. Compile a
draft in simple and clear language. Provide support in improving drafting,
office practice and procedures. Draft executive council papers with
regards to proposed legislation and the amendment and repeal of existing
legislation. Draft legislation of new regulatory policy and amendments to
policy. Liaise with stakeholders, attend public hearings and readings of bill
in parliament, Build stakeholder relationships and Facilitate consultation
with appropriate stakeholders with regard to proposals for new legislation
and repeal of existing legislation. Liaise with other directorates within
DSBD responsible for policy formulation and regulatory reviews to provide
inputs, establish clear and measurable policy objectives and discuss
policy alternatives. Present policy positions and changes to legislation.
Communicate with all relevant stakeholders including regulatory agencies
and state law advisors in respect of policy and legislative changes.
Prepare submissions and documentation for bills to parliament and other
forums. Render technical assistance regarding formulation of policy.
Attend to and/or responding to queries related to any piece of legislation.
ENQUIRIES : The Recruitment Office, Tel No: (012) 394 1440 / 012 394 3097


POST 26/86 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT REF NO:
ENT DEV & ENTREP 15/20-21
SALARY :
R376 596 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Public Administration/
Business Management/Development Studies/Social Sciences/
Economics. Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a Functional Specialist
level in the small enterprise environment. Computer literacy, and driver’s
license. Possess skills in Standard Problem Solving Skills, Standard
Planning and Organising Skills, Advanced Analytical Thinking, Standard
Interpersonal skills, Advanced Client orientation and customer focus,
Advanced Stakeholder relations, Standard Service delivery and
innovation, Basic Networking, Standard Business Writing skills, Business/
Office administration, Basic Project Management.
DUTIES : Conduct research aimed at identifying best practices for the development
of policies and strategies for small businesses, Conduct comparison
studies between the available policies and strategies on the development
of small businesses to assist in selecting the best fit for the South African
ecosystem. Collate information for gap analysis and prepare reports.
Provide Policy and Programme advisory service to potential and existing
customers. Develop implementation guidelines for the small business
development policies and strategy. Collate and maintain a reliable
database on sector policies, strategies, masterplans, and programmes,
Coordinate the piloting of new and improved small business development
programmes. Liaise with key stakeholders on sector policy and strategies
for the promotion and development of small businesses.
ENQUIRIES : Enquiries for all advertised posts should be directed to the recruitment
office on Tel No: (012) 394-5286/ 41140 / 43097

POST 26/87 : ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER: REF NO: ENT DEV &
ENTREP 16/20-21
SALARY :
R316 791 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate three (3) year qualification (National Diploma or Degree)
in Public Administration/ Business Management/Development Studies/
Social Sciences/ Economics. Minimum of 2 years’ experience an
Economic Policy Development environment. Project Management/ Office
Administration/ Management. Computer literacy, and driver’s license.
Possess skills in Standard Analytical Thinking (Technical), Standard
Attention to detail (Core), Advanced Communication (Verbal and Written
– Core), Standard Creative Thinking and Problem Solving, Standard
Project Management (Core), Advanced Data Analysis, Standard Service
delivery and innovation.
DUTIES : Conduct research on factors impacting growth and sustainability of small
businesses, Develop and review (under supervision) policies and
strategies that supports the creation of an enabling environment for small
businesses. Conduct performance monitoring inspections to determine
compliance with policies and strategies. Communicate with stakeholders,
clients, management, and colleagues. Draft general correspondence such
as response letters, emails, status reports, formal presentations, and
submissions. Advise on procedural and technical related matters in
respect of policies and strategies. Provide general administrative support
to the business unit. Take minutes during stakeholder meetings, write
reports, and provide logistical support during events/workshops/meetings,
etc.
ENQUIRIES : Enquiries for all advertised posts should be directed to the recruitment
office on Tel No: (012) 394-5286/ 41440 / 43097


POST 26/88 : ADMINISTRATOR REF NO: DSBD/17-18/20-21 (X2 POSTS)
SALARY :
R208 584 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : N6 in Office Management. A minimum of 1 – 2 years’ administrative
experience in the public / private sector environment. Computer Literacy
(MS Office Packages). Drivers licence would be an added advantage.
Possess the following skills: organisational, negotiating, presentation,
financial management, listening, and professionalism.
DUTIES : Provide meeting support service to the department which includes but not
limited to: Annual meeting schedules, invitations, Attendance Register,
etc; Venue arrangements (includes refreshment); Drafting and circulating
agenda items; Consolidating and circulating meeting packs (hardcopy /
electronic); Taking minutes and circulating the minutes for input and
approval. Provide an administrative support service to the department:
Manage document flow (Incoming and Outgoing registers, document
tracking etc.); Database management (capturing); Scan and copy
documents; Provide logistical support and financial support services to the
department: Procurement of goods and services (includes venue and
catering for meetings, workshops and strategic planning sessions);
Manage Petty Cash; Travel Arrangements; Order Stationery; Submit
monthly budget inputs and expenditure statements as per PFMA
requirements for the unit. Information Management: Consolidate weekly,
monthly, and quarterly reports for business units; Collect and coordinate
submission of leave forms to HR for business units; Filing in line with the
Department’s approved file plan. Communicate with staff, service
providers and all relevant stakeholders: Draft general correspondence
such as response letters, emails, status reports, formal presentations and
submissions; Give advice on procedural and technical related matters in
respect of policies and strategies to ensure compliance.
ENQUIRIES : The Recruitment Office, Tel No: (012) 394 1440 / 5286 / 3097

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