DHET Vacancies: Assistant Director (Information Specialist) – 3 Positions

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26 Jun, 2014

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Career Development Services Project
These positions will be contract based from the date of appointment until 31
March 2017
SALARY : R270 804 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : An NQF level 6 qualification in management, information science or another
relevant field; At least 5 years’ experience in managing information services;
Demonstrated knowledge of information services; Strong ability to work
independently, as well as manage, co-ordinate and engage in research outputs;
Translate innovative ideas into actions and activities; Excellent communication
skills, both written and oral; Extensive knowledge of MS Office Software package;
Good technological skills to operate in a high-tech environment; Language skills
and the ability to communicate well with people at different levels and from
different backgrounds; Enhanced written communications skills; A valid driver’s
license and the ability to travel; and Ability to act with tact and discretion.


DUTIES : To administer the system development, capturing, analysis and rendering of
information services for the National Career Information and Advice Service. To
manage the information system development of the National Career Information
and Advice Service, including to: Research and recommend user requirements
required by the National Career Information and Advice Service. Research and
recommend the design; implement and manage the National Career Information
and Advice Service’s performance monitoring system. To develop and maintain
the information of the National Career Information and Advice Service, including
to: Identify, collect, analyse, synthesise and provide National Career Information
and Advice Service information. Develop, maintain and ensure access to careerbased
information repositories and retrieval systems including case database,
knowledge base and internet portals.

ENQUIRIES : Mr D Sebela or Ms A Nenguda Tel No: 012 312 5512/6190


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 : 04 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 (you can click here to download) 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.
Note: The positions will be based in DHET Head Office, Pretoria to assist with the
management and implementation of the Career Development Services project. All
contract appointments are subject to satisfactory performance and a 6-month
probationary period. The overall objects of the project are to support, coordinate
and guide the provision of a national Career Development Service through a
mass multi-channel educational campaign by radio, newspapers, exhibitions,
telephone helpline services and support for face-to-face advisory services.

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