Posted on :
14 Oct, 2014
14 Oct, 2014
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES VACANCIES
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DEMAND AND ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT 2
POSTS REF NO: 278/2014
Directorate: Supply Chain Management
SALARY : R270 804 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria
Applicants must be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree or National diploma in
Public Management/Administration, Logistical Management, Purchasing
Management and/or Financial Accounting. A Tender Administration related
course and/or Supply Chain Management course. Relevant experience in
Demand and Acquisition Management on salary level 8 (proof of salary level must
be attached). Sound knowledge of the administration of bids in accordance with
strategies, policies and applicable legislation including the Public Finance
Management Act, 1999 (Act 1 of 1999) (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations as well
as the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act 5 of 2000)
(PPPFA). Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills. Good computer
skills. Good planning and organising, interpersonal relations and problem solving
skills. A valid driver’s licence (minimum Code B) and the ability to drive.
DUTIES : The incumbent will be responsible to co-ordinate and manage the bid process as
well as provide administrative support during the bid process. Co-ordinate and
manage the quotation process and provide administrative support during the
invitation for quotations process. Oversee the maintenance of the Department’s
database. Manage human, financial and other resources of the Section.
ENQUIRIES : Ms S. Tshelane, tel. 012 319 7125.
APPLICATIONS : Applications may be posted to URS Response Handling, P. O. Box 11506,
Tierpoort, 0056 or submitted electronically via email: [email protected] or via
fax: 086 654 1824 or online: www.ursonline.co.za or deposited in the URS
Response Handling boxes at any one of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry
and Fisheries’ offices indicated below. Enquiries: URS Response Handling, tel.
012 811 1900.
PRETORIA: Reception, Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko Street (formerly Beatrix
Street), Arcadia, Pretoria, Gauteng.
CAPE TOWN: Reception (Ground Floor), Foretrust Building, 3 Martin
Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore, Cape Town, Western Cape.
STELLENBOSCH: Reception (Support Building), Quarantine Station, Polkadraai
Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape.
PIETERMARITZBURG: Reception (5th Floor), Old Mutual Building, 185
Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
KING WILLIAM’S TOWN: Reception (Ground Floor), Old SABC Building, 2
Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town, Eastern Cape.
NELSPRUIT: Reception (2nd Floor), Permanent Building, 27 Brown Street,
MAKHADO: Reception (Ground Floor), Magistrates Building, 103 Landros Street,
MTHATHA: Reception (3rd Floor), PRD Building, 2 Sutherland Street, Mthatha,
CLOSING DATE : 24 October 2014
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public
Service department or on the internet at
http://www.info.gov.za/documents/forms/employ.pdf which must be signed (an
unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a
recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as copies of all qualification(s)
[Matric certificate must also be attached] and ID-document and Driver’s licence
[where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must
attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application.
Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by
an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not
being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed 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.
Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal
record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check,
qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful
candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Where
applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful
candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12) months. The
Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised
post(s). Applications submitted via email, fax or online must include the post title
and reference number in the subject line and a scanned, signed Z83 form (a Z83
form without a physical signature will disqualify an application) together with all
relevant documents as indicated above. Persons with disability are encouraged to