Department of International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Web Director

Posted on :

16 Aug, 2013

Category :

Computer Jobs in South Africa

Branch: Public Diplomacy



Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate NQF level 6 or equivalent
qualification in Information Technology or related qualification specialised in Web
and information management Knowledge of and experience in the following
programming languages: HTML/XML, JavaScript, ASP, PHP, My SQL/MSQL
and Visual Basic 6 Knowledge of and experience in the following software
packages: Macromedia Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Flash; Adobe
Acrobat/Photo Shop, scanning software. Knowledge of and experience in
Content Management Systems (CMS) (Microsoft SharePoint and Open Source
Solutions). Successful applicant will be expected to work after hours and during
weekends. Competencies: Sound management and leadership skills Sound
information management skills, i.e. the ability to handle and understand mass
information and select important data from masses of information Knowledge and
understanding of the web as conduit for information and communication,
dissemination and marketing Sound knowledge and understanding of
international politics and foreign relations A good level of language proficiency
and proven skills with regard to the editing and proofreading of documents.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team Client
orientation/customer focus Planning and organising skills Analytical skills
Problem-solving skills.



Oversee the planning, development and management of the Web Portal
(Intranet, Extranet and Mission Websites) and other websites of strategic
importance to the Department Manage the Sub-directorate: Web and Information
Management Work with Business Units and Missions in the Department and
other Government departments on the generation of new content and continued
updating of current content Identify opportunities for using the Web Portal as a
marketing and internal communication tool Monitor national and international
information and media sources for the purpose of updating the Web Portal Build
good working relations with web developers and Information Technology
specialists within and outside of Government Remain abreast of developments
and trends in respect of the Internet and electronic information management
Handle personal, telephonic and e-mail enquiries.


SALARY : R495 603 per annum. This all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic
salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and
a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules. The
successful candidate will be required to sign a performance contract.

ENQUIRIES : Mr I Borole (012) 351 0691

APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, clearly marked for the attention of the
Recruitment Office and with the reference number of the post on the envelope, to
the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Private Bag X152,
Pretoria, 0001 or alternatively hand deliver to OR Tambo Building, Soutpansberg
Road, Rietondale. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.

CLOSING DATE : 23 August 2013 Applications received after the closing date will not be

NOTE : All appointments will be subject to a process of security clearance, reference
checking and qualification verification. Applications must be submitted via a
signed Z83 form, accompanied by a CV and certified copies of qualifications and
an Identity Document. Should you not comply with this, your application may not
be considered. If you have not been contacted by DIRCO within 3 months of the
closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for their interest.

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