Director Position At Department Of Basic Education

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20 May, 2016

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REF NO: CSS/02/2016
Directorate: Coordination and Secretarial Support
SALARY : All-Inclusive remuneration package of R 726 276 per annum CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification; at least five (5) years’ experience in managing high-level secretariat support functions, processes and outputs; excellent organisational, administrative and coordination skills; sound interpersonal and stakeholder liaison skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; knowledge and experience of governance issues and report writing at corporate level; computer literacy; ability to work under pressure and inordinate hours; willingness to travel and a valid driver’s license

DUTIES : Coordinate and manage the provision of high-level secretariat support service to meetings of statutory bodies such as CEM and HEDCOM, various departmental structures such as Broad Management, Senior Management and Ministerial Management, among others, and inter-governmental structures, including the Social Protection, Community and Human Development Cluster; coordinate the participation of the Department of Basic Education in interdepartmental work including at Cluster level; manage decision support systems and processes to optimise functions of governance structures; serve as a custodian of executive decisions of governance structures and develop a mechanism to ensure executive decisions are acted upon.

ENQUIRIES : Mr A Tsamai-012 357 3321

NOTE : The successful candidate will be required to undergo a competency test and will be subjected to a security clearance.
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 ID and qualifications. NB as of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part of the Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a Government Medical Subsidy. Correspondence Will Only Be Entered Into With Short-Listed Applicants. Short-listed candidates will be required to undertake a writing test as part of the interview process. Applications received after the closing date, e-mailed or faxed applications will not be considered.

APPLICATIONS : Submitted via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver to: The Department of Basic Education, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria. Please visit the Department of Education’s website at or the Department of Public Service and Administration vacancy circulars at
 CLOSING DATE : 27 May 2016


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