NSF Provincial Operations Vacancies at Department of Higher Education [7 Positions]

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16 Jul, 2014

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Branch: Skills Development
Chief Directorate: National Skills Fund
Directorate: Provincial Operations
SALARY : R337 998 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : A 3 years bachelor degree, diploma or equivalent qualification in the relevant field.
Project Management qualification will be an added advantage. 3-5 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, problem solving and Quality Management skills.


DUTIES : Assist in managing the performance of staff in the sub-directorate. Assist to plan and
oversee monitoring and evaluation of projects in allocated portfolio. Assist in
programme development and coordination including disbursement and operational
policy. Assist in developing and reviewing operational manuals. Assist in the
Development of framework for funding applications in line with National Priorities.
Assist in evaluating project proposal, applications and submission. Assist in
evaluating the implementation capacities of projects implementers. Assist in the
Development, implementation and monitoring of Service level
agreements/memorandum of agreements. Assist with input into programme reports
and with input into other implementation reports. Assist to plan and oversee the
close-out and final evaluation of project. Assist to manage interface with different
stakeholders of the DHET and NSF. Contribute to the development of policy for the
implementation of the NSF programmes. Manage own projects portfolio as allocated
in the Directorate to conduct own monitoring and evaluation and write reports as required.

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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