DHET: Senior Practitioner: Provincial Operations – 3 Positions

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16 Jul, 2014

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Government Jobs in South Africa

Branch: Skills Development
Chief Directorate: National Skills Fund
Directorate: Provincial Operations
SALARY : R227 802 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Individuals who are in possession of a 3 year degree/ diploma or equivalent
qualification and 3 years’ relevant experience. Experience in a project environment
and drivers licence will be an added advantage. The ideal candidate should be
conversant with the public service delivery and management issues. Skills
Development Act, Skills Development Levies Act, National Skills Development
Strategy, Treasury Regulations, Public Finance Management Act, South African
Qualification Authority Act, National Qualifications Framework (NQF). Proficiency in
MS Office packages, Working knowledge of Project Management, Project
evaluation, Financial Management, Quality Management Skills, Business Writing
Skills, Communication Skills, Presentation Skills, Facilitation Skills and Procurement Skills.


DUTIES : Provide assistance in the administration of projects within the allocated portfolio.
Assist with administration of the Project Management Office of the NSF. Assist with
audit queries. Provide effective and efficient administrative support to Programme,
Project managers and Senior Managers. Ensure proper, safe keeping and
administration of all documentation and files in the Project Management Office
(PMO). Ensure safe keeping and administration of SLAs/ MOAs/ MOUs/ Protocols
and all other project contracts and monitor expiry dates and alert Managers
responsible. Collect, analyse and collate information as requested by managers.
Scrutinises projects documents to ensure administrative compliance. Where possible
accompany the Programme/Project managers to projects site visits, monitoring and
invoice verifications. Liaise with stakeholders in the Provinces on submission of
reports, performance information or any required documents related to Projects on
due dates. Ensure that projects draw down schedules corresponds with approved
budgets. Keep and check records of project expenditure and monitor expenditure
and alert Managers of possible over/under spending. Administer Solicited and
Unsolicited projects proposals. Ensure the effective flow of information and
documents to and from all stakeholders. Assist in project management and liaison
with stakeholders. Coordinate and Administer projects meetings and minutes.
Follow-up on projects actions points and communicate them to relevant role players.
Coordinate travel, accommodation, S &T claims and other logistical requests for
managers. Provide assistance with supervising subordinates and with their career


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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