The GCIS is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section
195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity
imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human
Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. People with Disabilities with
disabilities will be accommodated within reasonable limits. Therefore preference will be given to
candidates whose appointment will assist the department in achieving its Employment Equity
targets in terms of the Department’s Employment Equity Plan.

APPLICATIONS : The DG of Government Communication and Information System, Private
Bag X 745, Pretoria 0001, or hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House, 1035
cnr Francis Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria.
CLOSING DATE : 27 November 2020
NOTE : Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications must be
submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or
on the internet at The completed and signed
form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive
CV as well as originally certified copies of all academic qualification(s)
including the matric certificate and ID-document. The certification must be
within six (6) months. Should you be in possession of a foreign
qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the
South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not
comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications
received late, will not be considered. No faxed, copied or e-mailed
application will be considered. Where a driver’s license is essential, such
a license should be attached. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3)
months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that
your application was unsuccessful. The successful candidate must
disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a
performance agreement and employment contract with the DG within
three months from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top secret
security clearance. All appointments are subject to the verification of
educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference
checks and security vetting. Following the interview and technical
exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic
managerial competency assessment. The department reserves the right
to fill or not to fill the vacant post. The successful candidates will enter into
an employment contract with the GCIS that will be reviewed based on

News Services
SALARY : R173 703 per annum (Level 05)
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 with typing as a subject or any other related training course/
qualification that will enable the candidate to perform the work
satisfactorily (NQF level 5). Special requirements: Knowledge and
experience in executing secretarial duties. Knowledge of general office
administration and ability to operate and organise office efficiently. Ability
to conceptualise and initiate new innovative approaches to optimise the
secretarial service provided to the manager and unit. Computer literate.
Knowledge of Word, Excel and Power point. Language proficiency in
English (written and verbal). Analytical and innovative thinking ability as
well as problem solving skills and interpersonal skills. Organizing,
telephone etiquette and typing skills. High level of reliability. Ability to act
with tact and discretion. Ability to work under pressure. Knowledge of
documentation management. Good filing (electronic and manual) and
problem solving skills. Ability to do research and analyse documents and

DUTIES : Provide a secretarial support service to the Directorate: News Services.
Type routine notes, memos, letters and reports. Receive telephone calls
and refer to the relevant role players. Finalise telephone queries. Operate
office equipment and ensure that they are in a good working order. Record
engagements of the Director and assist in the management of his/her
diary. Clear the Manager’s desk daily. Attend to incoming and outgoing
correspondence. Manage the safekeeping of documents and general
assets in the unit. Draft routine documents as requested. Arrange travel
and accommodation and process subsequent travel claims and currency
reconciliation for the unit. Be responsible for all financial administration
tasks in the unit. Handle procurement of stationary, refreshments etc. Set
up meetings, including arrangement of meeting rooms, equipment and
catering, notify attendees and circulate material. Collect agenda items.
Compile agendas and minutes. Provide a reception, communication and
co-ordination service as well as office security service.

ENQUIRIES : Ms R Moodley Tel No: (012) 473 0263
NOTE : This post is earmarked for Coloured, Indian and White Male/Female.
People with disabilities will be given preference regardless of Race