DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY FISHERIES AND THE ENVIRONMENT
APPLICATIONS : May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.
ATTENTION : Human Resources Management
CLOSING DATE : 02 October 2023
NOTE : Application must be submitted on a New signed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department accompanied by a recent detailed Curriculum Vitae only, to be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications, Senior Certificate, identity document and driver’s license on or before the day of the interview. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The National Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the Department’s equity plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizenship status; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference checks); and Qualification verification. Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the Department’s convenience. Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is a successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG) submitted prior to appointment. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and the 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 person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of performance agreement and employment contract. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
SALARY : R811 560 per annum, (all-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Degree / National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Public Management / Public Administration or relevant qualification in the related field. A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the related field of which three (3) years should be at an entry/junior managerial level (Assistant Director level or equivalent). Knowledge of strategic management and service delivery improvement. Public sector risk management framework. Understanding of project management and financial management. Knowledge of government planning process. Ability to lead a multidisciplinary team. Knowledge in performance reporting and monitoring and evaluation process. Ability to develop and apply policies. Sound organising, planning and excellent communication skills. Effective analytical skills, report writing, innovative and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure and long hours.
DUTIES : Provide strategic and annual performance planning support to the Department. Facilitate submission of branch inputs and consolidate the Strategic Plan, Annual Performance Plan, Operational Plan, Service Delivery Improvement Plan and Annual Report. Provide monitoring, evaluation, and reporting support to the Department. Coordinate submission of branch quarterly performance reports and supporting evidence. Coordinate an analysis of reports for accuracy, completeness, validity of reported performance information and level of performance against performance indicators and targets. Verification of performance submitted by branches. Follow-up on outstanding evidence with branches. Implementation of all control measures put in place to mitigate performance management risks, continuous review, and improvement of existing control measures. Facilitate and submit the Department’s mandatory/compliance reports to relevant entities. Consolidate Estimate of National Expenditure quarterly reports. Oversee maintenance of the Department’s online Organisational Performance Management System (Balance score card) and support continuous improvement of the overall DFFE performance monitoring, evaluation, and reporting system.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. L Tsekiso Tel No: (012) 399 9661