Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority Current Job Opportunity

Posted on :

25 Jan, 2022

Category :

Executive Jobs in South Africa

The executive manager for operations will be responsible for overseeing and leading the Operations Division consisting of: 1. Skills and Research division 2. Learning division 3. Quality Assurance division and 4. Projects Office division. Driving operational performance through development and implementation of strategies, policies, plans in line with the strategic objectives of INSETA.





Job Title: Executive Manager – Operations
Location: Parktown, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: INSETA 16
Contract Type: Contract
5 Years
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
Key Performance Areas:
*Strategic Planning
*Operational Planning
*Performance Management
*Budgeting and Planning
*Policy Development
*Leadership and Management
*Divisional Risk Management
*Commitments Management
*Mandatory and Discretionary Grant Management

1.Oversee the development of the strategic plan and annual performance plans in line with the strategic objectives.
2.Oversee the discretionary application, allocation and approval process and improve operational efficiency.
3.Develop divisional budgets and ensure that the annual performance plan is funded in line with applicable legislation.
4.Oversee the management of project and programme management through tracking and reporting of commitments and optimize resources.
5.Oversee the research, planning and innovation division and ensure that research and skills planning is undertaken to determine the skills demand and supply for the sector.
6.Ensure the development of the operational plans for the division and maintain performance accountability across all levels.
7.Ensure that policies, operating procedures, strategies align to the business strategy and operating model.
8.Ensure that the divisional performance is managed and that day-to-day operations to the overall organisational performance.
9.Ensure that the divisional structure is fully resourced and capacitated to deliver on the mandate.
10.Oversee the preparation of compliance reports for the CEO, board, committees and other external stakeholders.
11.Ensure that the divisional systems are fully developed to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
12.Ensure a fully aligned document management framework and system for storing, retrieving and managing data.
13.Evaluate and improve employee performance through various tools including coaching, performance reviews and other methods.
14.Direct and Manage the development of organizational objectives, their monitoring framework and reporting indicators.
15.Oversee the Project Management planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
16.Ensure a robust Stakeholder Management Framework and Plan for engaging the sector on the skills development value chain.



1. Honours Degree in Business management / Administration or related.

2. Masters degree is an added advantage


Ten (10) Years Experience at Senior Management level preferably is a pubic sector.

1. Understanding of the performance management
framework and target driven methodologies.
2. Experience building effective teams and inspiring
employees to self-develop and perform at their optimal
3. Proven experience as an Executive Manager or similar role
leading an Operations Division.
4. Proven experience in managing audits within the public or
private sector.
5. Proven track record in leading Skills Development, ETQA,
Project Management, Learning Programmes Units.
6.Proven experience in developing strategic planning
documents and translating them into operational plans and
reporting on progress implementation as and when
7. Proven experience in managing performance of large
management teams and the division.



1.Knowledge of skills development legislative framework and compliance requirements.
2.Knowledge, understanding and practical application of the PFMA/ Treasury Regulations
3.Knowledge, understanding and practical application of Public Service Act of 1994 and Regulations of 2001.
4.Knowledge, understanding and practical application of Labour Relations Act of 1995/Resolutions of Public Sector Bargaining Councils.
5.Knowledge, understanding and practical application into the relationship between strategic human resource planning and an organisation strategic planning
6.Knowledge, understanding and practical application of the application of performance management
7.Knowledge, understanding and practical application of municipal financial management and budgeting
8.Knowledge, understanding and practical application of reporting tools and methodologies
9.Knowledge, understanding and practical application to Project Management
10.Knowledge, understanding and practical application to produce computer spreadsheets using basic functions
11.Knowledge, understanding and practical application of high-level business processes within an organisation


1.Speaking Skills,
2.Speech Comprehension Skills
3.Reading Skills
4.Writing Skills
5.Written Comprehension Skills
6.Mathematics skills
7.Creative Thinking Skills
8.Problem Solving Skills
9.Decision Making Skills
10.Negotiation Skills

Character Traits :


INSETA is an equal opportunity employer and preference will be afforded to designated candidates in line with the approved Employment Equity Plan.

Please forward your application supported by your CV and copies of qualifications in your online application.

Closing date: 06 February 2022

INSETA reserves the right not to make an appointment.

No late applications will be accepted.

If you have not been contacted within 6 weeks of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Correspondence will only be communicated with short-listed candidates. INSETA reserves the right not to fill any position advertised.

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Application Deadline: 06/02/2022

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