Government Communications and Information System Circular 27 of 2021



The GCIS is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1)

(i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies

of the Department will be taken into consideration. People with Disabilities with disabilities will be accommodated within reasonable limits. Therefore preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will assist the department in achieving its Employment Equity targets in terms of the Department’s Employment Equity Plan.


APPLICATIONS                     : The DG of Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag

X 745, Pretoria 0001, or hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 cnr Francis Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria.

FOR ATTENTION                   :            Ms M Kotelo

CLOSING DATE                     :            27 August 2021

NOTE                                       : Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The old prescribed

application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020. As per the Government Gazette No: 43872, any applicant who submits an application on or after 1 January 2021 must do so on the new prescribed Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The fully completed and signed Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as originally certified copies of all academic qualification(s) including the matric certificate, ID-document and drivers licence where required. The certification must be within six (6) months. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. No faxed, copied or e-mailed application will be considered. Where a driver’s license is essential, such a license should be attached. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The successful candidate must disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the DG within three months from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top secret security clearance. All appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment. The department reserves the right to fill or not to fill the vacant post. The successful candidates will enter into an employment contract with the GCIS that will be reviewed based on performance expiration. By submitting the employment application form, you agree and consent in terms of section 11 (1) of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA), to your personal information which you provide to the Government Communication and Information System (“GCIS”) being processed by the GCIS and its employees, agents, cabinet committees, and sub-contractors for recruitment purposes, in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013




POST 27/15                            :            ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: REGIONAL IT SUPPORT ADMINISTRATOR REF

NO: REF NO 3/1/5/1-21/56

Directorate: Information Technology


SALARY                                  : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)

CENTRE                                  :            Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  :            A  relevant  IT  related  Diploma  (NQF  Level  6)  or  Degree  (NQF  Level  7)

equivalent. A MCSA or MCSE is desirable. Three years relevant IT hardware and software experience, of which one year should be at salary level seven or eight. The candidate should have hands on experience in Desktop and Server support in a Microsoft Windows environment and in networking, TCP/IP and DNS with some knowledge of interfacing with UNIX and Apple Macintosh platforms. Exposure to Open Source Software and security tools will be an


added advantage. An understanding of remote support tools will be advantageous. Good interpersonal skills, Ability to work well within a team and independently. Good problem solving, communications and documentation skills. A valid code 8 driver’s license is essential because this post involves extensive traveling. Applicants must be able to plan and manage his/her regional schedules effectively. The successful applicant will be based in Pretoria while servicing designated GCIS provincial offices, and will be travelling extensively to these provinces.

DUTIES                                    : Provide general and specialized support for all desktops, servers and network

equipment in GCIS, Head Office, Provincial Offices and Thusong Centres. Set up and configure remote connectivity (support remote users). Assist with the installation, testing and maintaining server hardware and software, including applying patches and software upgrades. Responsible for Backup schedule, restoration and testing. Assist with the disaster recovery and planning process, maintenance, monitoring and implementation of appropriate security measures, including anti-virus and security applications. Assist with developing hardware and software Standards and Guidelines, IT policies, maintain system documentation /diagrams/processes and procedures. Work with the Helpdesk providing general and specialist desktop support and assistance to users and other IT staff. Maintain an updated IT asset database of the provinces. Provide assistance and support on Audio Visual and Video collaboration systems. Maintain good working relationships with vendors and service providers while monitoring service level agreements.

ENQUIRIES                            :            Mr Ndumiso Kunene Tel No: (012) 473 0227

NOTE                                       : Preference will be given to Coloured, White and Indian Male/Female. People

with disabilities will be given preference regardless of Race.


POST 27/16                            :            STATE ACCOUNTANT REF NO: 3/1/5/1-21/54

Directorate: Finance


SALARY                                  : R257 508 per annum (Level 07)

CENTRE                                  :            Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  : Applicants must be in possession of a three-year Degree (NQF level 7) in

commerce with Accounting as subject or a National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Public Finance. Two (2) years relevant experience. Ability to work under pressure. Good communication and writing skills. Knowledge of the Budget process in the Public Service, the Basic Accounting System (BAS), National Treasury Regulations and understanding of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA). Computer literacy in Microsoft Excel and Word.

DUTIES                                    : The successful candidate will be responsible for co-ordinating, analysing,

consolidating and reporting in respect of the budget and expenditure information of GCIS; monitor the expenditure trend against allocated budgets of Programmes, Sub-programmes and Sections, ensures that records of financial transactions and expenditure are updated and allocated correctly according to the Standard Chart of Accounts (SCOA). These functions include, amongst others, duties regarding monthly projections, virement, Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), Estimates of National Expenditure (ENE), budget functions on the Basic Accounting System (BAS), etc. The successful candidate should also be able to evaluate the performance of planned activities as indicated in the business plan against the allocated budget. Provide an administrative support service to the component.

ENQUIRIES                            :            Ms Kedibone Matlala Tel No: (012) 473 0127

NOTE                                       : Preference will be given to Coloured, White and Indian Male/Female. People

with disabilities will be given preference regardless of Race.

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