Cooperative Governance Circular 26 of 2021



The vision of the Department of Cooperative Governance is service excellence for improving lives through cooperative governance. The Department intends to invest in human capital, increase integrated technical capacity directed at service delivery innovation and promote representivity in the Department through the filling of this post. Applicant whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representivity will therefore receive preference.


APPLICATIONS                     :            Applications      may      be      submitted      electronically      via      email      to

[email protected]

FOR ATTENTION                   :            Geraldine Turner Tel No: 084 093 5765

CLOSING DATE                     :            16 August 2021

NOTE                                       : Applicants are advised that a new application for employment (Z83) has been

in effect since 1 January 2021. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at Applications submitted using the old Z83 form will not be accepted. Applications must be accompanied by (1) a comprehensive CV, with specific starting and ending dates in all relevant positions and clarity on the levels and ranks pertaining to experience as compared to the Public Service, as well as at least 2 contactable references, (2) a copy of the applicant’s South African ID Document, (3) a copy of the applicant’s drivers’ license, (4) a copy of Grade 12 Certificate as well as all qualifications mentioned in the CV, (5) a SAQA verification report for foreign qualifications. (Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents/ copies on or before the day of the interviews) It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation. Incomplete applications, applications received after the closing date or applications without SAQA verification reports for foreign qualifications will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise (or exercises) that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and technical exercise(s), the selection panel will recommend candidates to 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 managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Core competencies: Strategic capacity and leadership. People management and empowerment. Advanced programme and project management. Change management. Financial management. Process Competencies: Knowledge management. Service Delivery Innovation. Advanced problem solving and analysis. Client orientation and customer focus. Advanced communication skills (written and verbal). The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of a pre- employment screening process which includes criminal records and verification of educational qualification certificates. It is important to note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all information and attachments in support of the application are submitted by the due date. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The below post is a senior management post. 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 submit proof that they have registered for the Pre- entry Certificate, which can be accessed using the following link:

Shortlisted candidates must provide proof of successful completion of the course.




POST 26/05                            :            DIRECTOR: GOVERNANCE AND POLICY COORDINATION (CORPORATE


Job purpose: To support governance in the Department and coordinate/manage projects in the Branch.


SALARY                                  : R1 057 326 per annum (Level 13), (An all-inclusive remuneration package).

The package includes a basic salary (70% of package) and a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable guidelines.

CENTRE                                  :            Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  : Qualifications – Minimum: A Grade 12 certificate and a 3-year undergraduate

qualification (NQF 7 as recognised by SAQA) with one or more of the following subjects at third year level: Managerial Finance, Risk Management, Corporate Planning or Auditing. A post-graduate qualification would be an advantage. Experience – Minimum: 10 years in a PFMA compliant institution in the areas of either/or managerial finance, risk management, corporate planning or auditing; and at least 5 years at middle management level. Technical knowledge: Thorough understanding of the Public Finance Management Act and Regulations, Public Service Act and Regulations, Public Audit Act. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel. Additional requirements: A valid South African driver’s license. Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme. Advantage: MS PowerPoint, BAS and PERSAL.

DUTIES                                    : The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following primary

duties: Ensure regular review and implementation of the Departmental governance framework and related governance structures. Custodian and alignment of all internal delegations and policies – maintain policies register and ensure regular and timely review of delegations and policies. Coordinate the alignment of corporate planning, budgeting and performance management processes. Coordinate and monitor compliance and reporting requirements in corporate services Branch. Project monitoring and reporting. Coordinate and monitor development and implementation of audit improvement plans and service delivery improvement plans

ENQUIRIES                                         Mr T Tidimane Tel No: (012) 334 0734

NOTE                                       : Equity: Female and/or Coloured candidates will receive preference

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