ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: POLICY REF NO: REFS/014158
SALARY: R382 245 per annum
CENTRE: Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS: Matric plus a National Diploma/NQF level 6 in a Public Administration/Public
Management or related fields. 3-4 years of working experience in the policy
development environment or Knowledge Management and Administration,
Working knowledge or conceptual understanding in critical analysis of human
settlements legislation and policies. An understanding of the operations of the
housing sector and its challenges in general. Computer literacy,
communication (written and verbal) coordination, report writing, and
interpersonal skills. Ability to identify policy gaps in the sector, including the
ability to conceptualize new policy themes and initiatives to assist in the Policy
and Research work for the Department. Valid Driver’s license (requirement).

DUTIES: Facilitate the development and implementation of policies, strategies,
guidelines, sops, and any other legislative frameworks in the department.
Attending inter-sectoral summits, conferences, and forums. Providing inputs as
requested on housing-related issues. Plan, organize and host the Gauteng,
Policy, Research, and Strategy forum. Reporting back on tasks, allocating
resources, and identifying the required budget for policy development outlined in
the annual operational plan. Developing and executing project plans. Provide
key administrative and logistical support for critical projects. Provide secretariat
support to the Policy Review Committee. Supervise junior staff and
administration functions of the unit. Identifying possible partnerships for
effective human settlements development and implementation.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. O Seletela at 079 804 3939
APPLICATIONS: Please apply online

CLOSING DATE: 24 June 2022

NOTE: Requirement of applications: No late applications will be considered. No faxed
or e-mailed applications will be accepted. People with disabilities are
encouraged to apply. It is our intention to promote representativity (race, gender124
and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. It is the
applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South
African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Applications should be submitted
strictly online at http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za and they should be
accompanied by a Z83 and a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). Certified
copies of qualifications, ID, and driver’s license (where driving/traveling is an
inherent requirement of the job) will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not
been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement,
please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Following the interview
and exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates attend a
generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA
Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The
competency assessment will be testing generic management and development
for SMS posts. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment(s)
to the advertised post(s).