Director: Human Resources Planning and Administration

By | August 18, 2022
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  • Directorate :
    Organisational Development and Human Resources Administration
  • Number of Posts :
  • Package :
    An all-inclusive remuneration package of R1 057 326.00 per annum. The package includes a basic salary (70%of package), a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable guidelines.
  • Enquiries :
    Mr. Maanda Ndou 0113557492

Requirements :

  • Applicants must be in possession of a Bachelor’s Degree / an undergraduate qualification at NQF Leve 7 recognised by SAQA in Human Resources Management/ Public Administration/ or related Human Resources field. At least Five (5) years’ experience at middle/senior managerial level in Human Resources Planning and Administration. Excellent knowledge of the Public Management Framework; DPSA HR Planning Guideline and Toolkit; Change Management Strategic Framework; GPG and the Department’s policies and procedures; Policy Development; Implementation, Monitoring, Evaluation and Service Delivery Improvement Practices. Proven strategic leadership and business partnering problem solving and decision-making; communication; analytical and advanced program/ project/ resource and financial management skills. Negotiation and conflict management / resolution skills. Proven track record of leading change management initiatives and applying innovative thinking. Skills in the following areas: Project Management; Job Evaluation: Planning and Organising; Report writing and Presentation.

Duties :

  • Overall management of the Directorate: Human Resources Planning and Administration, (including overseeing the development and implementation of business plans outlining critical strategic / service delivery improvement interventions to be effected in accordance with the relevant legislation, the department’s strategic plan and service delivery needs, for all units in span of control. Plan, co-ordinate, develop, implement, monitor, evaluate, improve, control and market Human Resource Administration, Employment Well-being and Orgarnisational Development, as well as Employment Equity and Management Information policies/ strategies/ programs/ practices/ services within the Department in accordance with the legislative determinations, service delivery priorities and customer need; and the effective marketing / communication of such. Enter into and manage a number of Service Level Agreement with Human Resources Service Providers, in accordance with procurement policies. Building of sound and sustainable relationships / partnership with all role-players/ stakeholders towards achievement of Departmental objectives. Oversee the collation of data on interventions, and reconfiguration of such for reporting purpose.

Notes :

  • Applicants should please note the following: A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the link: course/sms-pre-reprogramming/. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, it is mandatory that the selection committee will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment. The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an annual performance agreement within three (3) months upon commencement of duty. The incumbent will be required to disclose her/his financial interest in accordance with the prescribed regulations. Qualifications will be verified (It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Preference will be given to women and Persons with disabilities. Applicants must utilize the new/ most recent Z83 application for employment form (compulsory) obtainable from, all fields in Part A to D of the Z83 form must be completed; and Part E to G noting that there is limited space provided applicants often indicate “refer to Curriculum Vitae (CV) of see attached”, this is acceptable as long as the CV has been attached and provides the required information. if the information is not provided in the CV, the applicant may be disqualified. The questions related to conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F must be answered. Declaration must be completed and signed. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Applications must be forwarded to or online on the GPG Professionalization. The Z83 is also compulsory for online applications. Applications received after the closing date will be disqualified. Errors and omissions will be rectified. The Department reserves the right not to fill the position


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