DHET: Deputy Director: Provincial Operations and Stragetic Projects – 8 Positions

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16 Jul, 2014

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8 POSTS REF NO: DHET 72/07/2014
Branch: Skills Development
Chief Directorate: National Skills Fund
Directorate: Provincial Operations and Strategic Projects
SALARY : All-Inclusive Remuneration Package R630 822 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : A 3 years bachelor degree, diploma or equivalent qualification in the relevant field. A
Project Management qualification will be an added advantage. A minimum of 5
years’ experience in a public service and private sector delivery environment is
required. Experience in managing projects at a national scale will be an added
advantage. The ideal candidate should be conversant with the public service delivery
and management issues and have the ability to plan and convert policy into action. A
valid driver’s license is required. Candidate must be willing to travel the country
extensively and work irregular hours. SKILLS: Project Management, Financial
Management, Strategic Management, National Qualification Framework, National
Skills Development Strategy, Familiarity with Government Priorities for Socio-
Economic development; General Management, South African Labour Market,
BBBEE, Skills Development Act, Skills Development Levies Act, Employment Equity
Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act, SAQA Act and PFMA and Treasury
regulations. Supervisory and leadership skills, facilitation skills, computer literacy,
presentation skills, innovative, analytical, verbal and written communication skills
and problem solving, Quality Management Skills, Research & development skills.


DUTIES : Manage the performance of staff in the sub-directorate. Responsible for programme
development and coordination including disbursement and operational policy.
Responsible for developing and reviewing operational manuals. Responsible for
development of a framework for funding applications in line with national priorities.
Responsible for evaluating project proposals, applications and submissions.
Responsible for evaluating the implementation capacities of projects implementers.
Responsible for Development, implementation and monitoring of Service level
agreements/memorandum of agreements. Plan and oversee monitoring and
evaluation of projects in allocated portfolio. Responsible for programme reports and
inputs into other implementation reports. Plan and oversee the close-out and final
evaluation of project. Manage interface with different stakeholders of the DHET and
NSF. Contribute to the development of policy for the implementation of the NSF
programmes. Liaise with various external stakeholders in the Provinces.

ENQUIRES : Mr D Sebela Tel: 012 312 5512 or Ms K Mothoagae 012 312 5483


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 : 25 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. Special Note: Applicant must note that the Nation Skills
Fund is going through a re-organisation and therefore the Director-General or Delegated official reserve the right to make changes and alterations to the job descriptions as he deem reasonable.

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