DEPARTMENT OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE – VACANCIES X2


The vision of the Department of Cooperative Governance is one of having a well co-ordinated
system of Government consisting of National, Provincial and Local spheres working together to
achieve sustainable development and service delivery. The Department intends to invest in human
capital, increase integrated technical capacity directed at service delivery and promote
representivity in the Department through the filling of this post. Candidature of persons whose
appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representivity will therefore receive preference.


CLOSING DATE : 04 December 2020
NOTE : All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that
intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the
interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend
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 successful candidate will be
appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process and
the verification of educational qualification certificates. Applications must
be submitted on a signed Z.83 form (application form), obtainable from
any Public Service department, and should be accompanied by a
comprehensive CV, with specific starting and ending dates in all relevant
positions and clarify the levels and ranks pertaining to experience as
compared to the Public Service, copies of ID, Grade 12 Certificate and
other qualifications as well as SAQA verification report for foreign
qualifications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority
(SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation. Incomplete applications
or applications received after the closing date or applications without
SAQA verification reports for foreign qualifications will not be considered.
It is important to note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that
all information and attachments in support of the application are submitted
by the due date. Due to the large number of responses anticipated,
correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have
not been contacted within three months of the closing date of the
advertisement, please accept that your application has been
unsuccessful. Thank you for the interest shown in the Department. The
below post is a senior management post. Candidates should therefore
possess strong managerial and financial management skills. The
requirements for appointment at Senior Management Service level will be
the completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry programme as
endorsed by the National School of Government. Applicants should
therefore have proof that they have registered for the Pre-entry Certificate,
which can be accessed using the following link:
https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/
Candidates, who are shortlisted, could expect to undergo management
competency assessments: Management competencies: Strategic
capacity and leadership. People management and empowerment.
Advanced programme and project management. Change management.
Financial management. Knowledge management. Service Delivery
Innovation. Advanced problem solving and analysis. Client orientation and
customer focus. Advanced communication skills (written and verbal).
Advanced presentation/public speaking skills. Technical Competencies:
Both Government and private sector infrastructure development
approaches. The link between infrastructure development and economic
development. Public/Private partnerships. Donor funding. Borrowing
frameworks. Private infrastructure funding. Operations of other
infrastructure funding agencies and institutions. Intergovernmental
relations. Local economic development. Poverty eradication and job
creation.

MANAGEMENT ECHELON


POST 26/02 : CHIEF DIRECTOR: MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT REF NO:
28651/01

SALARY : R1 251 183 per annum (Level 14) (An all-inclusive remuneration package)
The package includes a basic salary (70% of package) and a flexible
portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable guidelines.
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A Grade 12 Certificate and an undergraduate or equivalent qualification
(NQF Level 7) as recognised by SAQA. 5 to 10 years relevant experience
at senior management level. Additional requirements: A valid driver’s
licence and extensive travelling.


DUTIES : The successful candidate will perform the following duties: Oversee the
development of policy, including municipal infrastructure framework,
coordination and reporting on Municipal Infrastructure Grant projects.
Oversee the development of infrastructure master plans to guide longterm infrastructure delivery plans of municipalities. Provide a strategic
guide for strengthening implementation and provision of basic municipal
services and infrastructure in local Government. Oversee the
development of alternative infrastructure financing models. Monitor and
administer the MIG infrastructure expenditure.


ENQUIRIES : Mr T.B. Fosi Tel No: (012) 848 4655.
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email:
cogta82@ursonline.co.za or via fax: 086 415 5709

FOR ATTENTION : URS Response Handling, Tel No: (012) 811 1900
NOTE : The following is required with regards to candidates: Applications must be
submitted in writing and must at least contain the following: Detailed
Curriculum Vitae, motivation for appointment, a certified copy of identity
document and qualifications obtained, and verification of foreign
qualifications by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
Background verification, including criminal record and citizenship checks
will form part of the selection process. Preference will be given to
candidates whose appointment will enhance representivity.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. No late
applications will be accepted. Strict compliance with the application
requirements and selection procedure will be adhered to.


OTHER POST

POST 26/03 : INVITATION TO SERVE ON AUDIT COMMITTEE REF NO: 28660/01
SALARY :
Term of Office and Remuneration: Members will serve for a period of three
years from the effective date of appointment. The compensation of
members of the Audit Committee is determined at an hourly tariff based
on SAICA/AGSA tariffs per annum.
CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree and a Post-Graduate Degree
in Accounting, Auditing, Law or Engineering with diverse experience
which include previous Audit Committee experience (mainly in Public
Sector) and high level knowledge of Financial and Management
Accounting, Internal Auditing, Governance and Risk Management and be
a registered member of a professional body. Competencies: Diverse
experience and high-level knowledge of the following: Financial
Accounting, auditing, performance audits, law, engineering, disaster
management, local government and traditional affairs. Skills: Good
communication skills and analytical reasoning abilities.


DUTIES : The Audit Committee will fulfil its oversight responsibilities to ensure that
the Departments and Agency maintain effective, efficient and transparent
systems of governance and internal control. The Committee will play a
meaningful advisory role as non-executive members to the Accounting
Officers and the Executive Authority. The Audit Committee will carry out
its responsibilities as legislated by the Public Finance Management Act,
Treasury Regulations and operate in accordance with its charter. The
Audit Committee will ensure compliance with legislation, compile reports
and make recommendations to the Accounting Officers and the Executive
Authority. It will review, amongst others: The effectiveness of the internal
audit activity, including the audit plans, annual work programmes and
provision of direction. The risk areas of the Departments and Agency’s
operations is covered in the scope of internal and external audits. Internal
control systems, including computerised information systems. The
adequacy, reliability and accuracy of the financial reporting system,
including financial systems. Reports of significant investigations and
responses of Management to specific recommendations. The work of
external auditors.


ENQUIRIES : Mr Dumisani Ngutshana Tel No: (012) 334 0506
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be submitted electronically via email:
cogta83@ursonline.co.za or via fax: 086 415 5709

FOR ATTENTION : URS Response Handling, Tel No: (012) 811 1900
NOTE : Other position In terms of Section 38 and Section 77 of the Public Finance
Management Act (PFMA), the Department of Cooperative Governance
(DCOG) and Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) calls on all
qualified and interested persons to serve as a member (two 2 vacancies)
on the Audit Committee of DCOG and MISA.

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