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DHET: Assistant Director (Project Specialist): Career Advisor – 14 Vacancies

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25 Jun, 2014

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POSTS REF NO: DHET 64/06/2014
Career Development Services Project
These positionst will be contract based from the date of appointment until 31
March 2017
SALARY : R270 804 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : An NQF level 6 qualification in education, psychology, social science or another
relevant field; At least 4 years’ experience in a career development environment;
Knowledge of providing career advice; Experience of using social networking;
Experience in using ICTs in a high tech environment; Experience in using the
Internet and databases to source information; Understanding of labour market
issues in relation to employment, skills supply and demand for career guidance
purposes; Good communication skills, both written and oral; Motivational skills;
The ability to coach, support and encourage individuals and groups; Interviewing;
Advisory skills (telephone, written and face-to-face); Good knowledge of MS
Office and related Software packages including the ability to efficiently capture
data via a keyboard; Language skills and the ability to communicate well with
people at different levels and from different backgrounds; Good people skills; A
valid drivers license and the ability to travel is essential; Multi-lingual in official
South African languages would be an advantage; Professionalism (e.g. Integrity);
and Flexibility.


DUTIES : To provide information/advice and training to enable clients to take informed
decisions on careers, qualifications and study opportunities. Provision of
requested information and training in respect of careers, qualifications and study
opportunities; Monitor interaction and contribute to the maintenance of the
information base; Promote and disseminate career, qualifications and study
opportunities information; Support the capacitating of intermediaries and
ENQUIRIES : Mr D Sebela or Ms A Nenguda Tel No: 012 312 5512/6190


APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the reference number to: The Director-
General, Department of Higher Education and Training, Private Bag X174,
Pretoria, 0001 Or Hand Deliver To: 123 Francis Baard Street, (Old Name 123
Schoeman Street), Cnr Sophie De Bruyn & Francis Baard Street, (Old Name Cnr
Schubart & Schoeman), Pretoria, Reception Area.

CLOSING DATE : 04 July 2014, applications received after the closing date or faxed applications will not be considered.

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 obtainable from any public service
department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified
copies of qualifications. The successful candidate will be subjected to a security
clearance and verification of qualifications. Interviewed candidates will be
subjected to a competency assessment where necessary. Correspondence will
only be entered into with short-listed applicants.

Note: The positions will be based in DHET Head Office, Pretoria to assist with the
management and implementation of the Career Development Services project. All
contract appointments are subject to satisfactory performance and a 6-month
probationary period. The overall objects of the project are to support, coordinate
and guide the provision of a national Career Development Service through a
mass multi-channel educational campaign by radio, newspapers, exhibitions,
telephone helpline services and support for face-to-face advisory services.

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