Posted on :
10 Oct, 2014
10 Oct, 2014
SENIOR MANAGER: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
SERVICES REF NO: P 8/2014
Kindly note that this is a re-advertisement. Applicants who applied previously and
who still wish to be considered are at liberty to re-apply.
SALARY : R819 126 per annum (all Inclusive remuneration package, of which a portion can
be structured according to the individual’s personal needs), subject to the signing of
an employment contract, a performance agreement and disclosure of registrable
CENTRE : Head Office, Pietermaritzburg
*An appropriate Degree/ National Diploma in the field of Information Technology; plus *A minimum of 3 years management experience; plus *Possession of a valid driver’s licence (minimum Code B). Knowledge, Skills, Training And Competencies Required: *Knowledge of Public Service Act/ Regulations, skills Development policies and strategies.
*Knowledge of planning legislation- National and Provincial. *Knowledge of Departmental Policies. *Broad knowledge of IT
Legislation, Policy and Practices.
*Understanding IT practices in the Public Service. *Knowledge of Public Service reporting procedures and work
environment. *Knowledge of Labour Relations Act. *Understanding of research and policy development processes.
*Knowledge of research and gathering of information. *Interpretation of legislation, policies and statistics. *Knowledge of
computer based information systems. *Understanding of policy research, analysis and developmental processes. *Understanding of all prescripts, practices and procedures. *Knowledge of all Public Service and related legislation.
*Knowledge of Project and Strategic Management. *Skills in interpretation and application of policy. *Research, policy formulation and managerial skills. *Problem solving and analytical thinking skills. *Strategic planning and co-ordination skills. *Excellent
communication skills (verbal, written and networking). *Computer skills.
*Negotiation skills. *Team building, Project management and motivation skills. *Presentation and Facilitation skills. *Technical – Information Technology skills. *The ideal candidate should have self-driven demonstrated interest in Information Technology, be honest and have integrity, be an innovative thinker and be receptive to ideas and suggestions. He/ she should be reliable, creative, innovative, accurate, open, transparent, be a team leader and total quality controller.
DUTIES : *Manage IT Business Strategy and Systems Developments Services in line with the regulatory framework as a strategic resource enabler. *Manage technical / operational support services. *Conduct research into maintenance of existing technologies, availability needs and demands of new technology and provide advice on operational / technical matters. *Manage the resources within the
Directorate. *Manage the development of policies, procedures, standards and guidelines in line with the strategic direction, management plans and business processes of the Department. *Manage and control service level agreements and business processes with SITA.
ENQUIRIES : Ms V Cunliffe Tel no: 033 – 355 8736
FOR ATTENTION : Mr C McDougall
NOTE : It is the intention of this Department to consider equity targets when filling this position. Short-listed candidates may be required to undergo a competency-based assessment.
APPLICATIONS : Forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number to: Head:
Transport, Human Resource Management Directorate, Private Bag X 9043,
CLOSING DATE : 13 October 2014
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed application form Z83 (which
must be originally signed and dated) and must be accompanied by a detailed CV
and originally certified copies (not copies of certified copies) of required
educational qualifications set out in the advertisement (certificates are required,
however, if a certificate is only to be issued at a graduation in the future, the
statement of results, together with a letter from the educational institution,
indicating the date of the graduation, will be accepted), identity document as well
as valid driver’s licence (where a driver’s licence is a requirement). Failure to
comply with these instructions will lead to applications being disqualified. Should
an applicant wish to apply for more than one post, separate applications i.e. all the
documentation must be submitted for each post applied for. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Under no circumstances will faxed or e-mailed
applications be accepted. Receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and
applicants who have not received an invitation to attend an interview within three
(3) months of the closing date should assume that their application was
unsuccessful. Please note that where experience is a requirement for the post,
the successful candidate will be required to submit documentary proof of such
work experience prior to assuming duty. A personnel suitability check (criminal
record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment
verification) will be conducted prior to employment. It will be expected of
candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as