DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATION – DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AFRICAN PEER REVIEW MECHANISM (APRM) NATIONAL


It is the intention to promote representivity in the Department through the filling of these posts. The
candidature of applicants from designated groups especially in respect of people with disabilities will
receive preference.


APPLICATIONS : E-Mail To: advertisement05@dpsa.gov.za
CLOSING DATE : 15 February 2020
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); certified
copies of qualifications and Identity Document. Foreign qualifications must be
accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification
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; and (3) personnel suitability checks on criminal
records, citizen verification, financial records, qualification verification and
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 three (3) months of the closing date of the
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The
successful candidate will be expected to enter into a performance agreement
with the immediate supervisor within 3 months of appointment, as well as
completing a financial interests declaration form within one month of
appointment and annually thereafter. Note: a new application for employment
(Z83) form is applicable from 01 January 2021. The new form can be download
online at http://www.dpsa.gov.za/dpsa2g/vacancies.asp
OTHER POST


POST 03/41 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AFRICAN PEER REVIEW MECHANISM (APRM)
NATIONAL
SALARY :
R733 257 per annum (Level 11), (An all-inclusive remuneration package).
Annual progression up to maximum salary of R863 748.00 is possible,
subjected to satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive remuneration package
consist of a basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employees
Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may be structured according to
personal need within a framework.
CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Senior Certificate and a Bachelor Degree in International Relations or
equivalent qualification at NQF level 7 in Public Administration / Management
or Political Science / Sociology. A minimum of three (03) years’ experience on
Middle Management level in a Public Policy, Community Development and/or
Participatory Democracy and Government environment, with demonstrated
capacity to plan, manage and deliver projects. A minimum of (05) years’
relevant functional experience implementing projects in public sector
governance, public policy, intergovernmental or civil society contexts. Sound
knowledge of government issues and priorities in strengthening governance.
Strong knowledge and understanding of International Relations and African
multilateral issues related to governance. Strong understanding of government
policy making processes and in particular, public participation and citizen
engagement processes. Familiarity with key research institutions, think tanks
and civil society actors engaged in governance issues. Familiarity with basic
requirements and protocols related to supportive services required by high
level/Ministerial individuals. Ability to work in a team and with multiple
stakeholders. Knowledge of Public Service prescripts. Ability to work under
pressure and effectively prioritize multiple demands and to work in an
accountable and transparent manner. Creative and able to apply innovative
thinking. Computer literacy. Communication skills (verbal and written).
Extensive research, writing and reporting skills. Analytical and problem solving
skills. Presentation and public relations. Interpersonal skills, People
management and financial management skills.


DUTIES : To support the Director: APRM in facilitating processes to develop the APRM
National Plan of Action (NPoA). Assist in the development of a system to
monitoring the implementation of a system of the APRM NPoA. Assist the
Director: APRM in the coordination and establishment of inter-departmental
mechanisms for (1) integrating into the NDP Outcomes and (2) reporting on
the implementation of the National Plan of Action. Organize and conduct
meetings with relevant government and non-state actors to support the
harmonization of monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the AU
Agenda 2063, the UN Agenda 2030 on Sustainable Development Goals
(SDGs) and the APRM NPoA. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication
Support in APRM Review Processes. Knowledge Management and Research
Support. Monitoring and Reporting on the implementation of the NPoA. Assist
in making inputs and drafting quarterly reports on the implementation of
reviews and provide documentation of national and provincial civil society
stakeholder engagements. Draft monitoring reports of inter-departmental and
multi-stakeholder engagements. Project and administration management.

ENQUIRIES : Dr. Patrick Sokhela Tel No: (012) 336 1280