Agriculture Land Reform and Rural Development Circular 37 of 2021
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
CLOSING DATE : 05 November 2021 at 16:00
NOTE : The requirements for appointment at Senior Management Service level include the
successful completion of Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government. Applicants should therefore attach proof that they have registered for the Pre-entry Certificate, which can be accessed using the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry- programme/. Shortlisted candidates must provide proof of successful completion of the course before the interviews commence. Failure to do this will result in the application being disqualified. No appointment will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof. All shortlisted candidates 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, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Directive on the Implementation of Competency Based Assessments. The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and the successful candidate will have to undergo full security vetting. DALRRD may conduct reference checks which will include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates.The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract, sign an annual performance agreement and annually disclose her or his financial interests. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with.The reference number should be featured in the subject line in the application e-mail sent to the Department. DALRRD requests applicants to apply by submitting applications on the new Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the DPSA web site link: http://www.dpsa.gov.za/dpsa2g/vacancies.asp that should be accompanied by comprehensive CVs (previous experience must be expansively detailed) and copies of qualifications, service certificates to support senior management experience, driver’s licence and proof of registration with professional bodies were applicable, identification document and permanent residency/work permit. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resource. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation. As from 1 January 2021, applications received on the incorrect application form (Z83) will not be considered. All required information on Form Z83 must be provided. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant. Attachments to emailed applications must be limited to 10 megabytes and be as a PDF document.The DALRRD cannot be held responsible for server delays.Failure to submit the required documents will result in your application not being considered. If you apply for more than one post, submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates within three (3) months after the closing date of the post. If by then you have not been contacted for an interview you were not successful in your application.IMPORTANT:DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DALRRD through the filling of posts. The Department reserves the right not to fill a position.
POST 37/01 : DIRECTOR: RESTITUTION POLICY REF NO: 3/2/1/2021/090
Directorate: Restitution Policy
SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (Level 13), (All-inclusive package). The package includes
a basic salary (70% of package), and a flexible portion that may be structured in accordance with the rules for Senior Management Services (SMS).
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Successful completion of Pre-entry Certificate for SMS as endorsed by the National
School of Government (NSG). Bachelor’s Degree in Economics / Social Science / Public Administration / Policy Development (NQF Level 7). Five years’ relevant experience at a middle / senior managerial level. Job related knowledge: Basic knowledge of Financial Management Administration Systems. Knowledge of restitution and land reform mandates. Strategic planning. Knowledge and implementation of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Division of Revenue Act (DORA). Job related skills: Computer literacy. Communications skills. Interpersonal skills. Management skills. Supervisory skills. Skills in preparing budget. A valid drivers’ licence.
DUTIES : Manage, Coordinate and advice on new existing policies and procedures. Annually
review policies linked to Standard Operating Procedures. Undertake policy analysis linked to all administrative and political policy mandates. Ensure compliance to policy and procedures. Undertake policy related compliance audit. Develop policies, guidelines and manuals as working tools to ensure compliance within the commission. Render advice and support to Provincial Offices. Establish policy structures. Advise provincial structures via various forums, individual guidelines and policy and procedure development. Undertake thematic and research studies. Participate in all related land restitution research and reviews. Lead and develop framework for all related program research to be undertaken. Communication and coordinate of strategic plans in terms of restitution issues per directive of the Chief Land Claims Commissioner. Participate, coordinate and communicate Annual Performance Plan, Strategic Plan and annual reports development.
ENQUIRIES : Ms C Benyane Tel No: (012) 407 4608
APPLICATIONS : Please ensure that you email your application to: [email protected] before
the closing date as no late applications will be considered. Applications and supporting documents sent to email addresses that are not specified in the advertisement for the post that you are applying for will not be accepted. Failure to do this will result in the application being disqualified.
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