Human Settlements Circular 17 of 2021


The Department of Human Settlements is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representativity (race, gender & disability). The candidature of persons whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representativity will receive preference.


APPLICATIONS                     : Applications can be forwarded to: The National Department of Human Settlements, Private Bag X644, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to 260 Justice Mahomed Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria, 0001

CLOSING DATE                     :            28 May 2021 at 16h00

NOTE                                       : It will be expected from the selected candidates to be available for the

interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department of Human Settlements. Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification and criminal records. If you apply for more than one position in the Department, please submit separate application forms for each post. Applications must be submitted with the new Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service department and must be accompanied by a detailed CV, together with certified copies of qualification certificates and your ID/Passport. All copies must be certified within the past 12 months. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the required documents will result in your application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Please note that the all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employee’s Fund and a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules. As of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part of the Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a Government Medical Subsidy. SMS posts: 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; The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. If you have not been contacted within four (4) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The Department of Human Settlements reserves the right to cancel the filling/ not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process.



POST 17/23                            :            DIRECTOR: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT REF NO: DOHS/09/2021

Branch: Chief Financial Officer

Chief Directorate: Financial Management Directorate: Supply Chain Management


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

CENTRE                                  :            Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  :          Applicants  must  be  in  possession  of  Matric/  Grade  12  coupled  with  an

appropriate recognized three (3) or four (4) year Diploma/ Degree (NQF level 6/7 as recognized by SAQA) in Finance/ Supply Chain Management or any other relevant qualification. The applicant must have a minimum number of five

(5) years’ experience in a middle management position and / or senior management level in the Supply Chain Management environment. The applicant must have knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, related guidelines and instruction notes. In addition, the applicant must be computer literate, with an understanding of government transversal financial systems. Knowledge of the government bidding process, stores management, asset management and contract management. Ability to communicate well at all levels with good negotiation skills is important. A team leader with integrity who is able to work under pressure, adapt to a changing environment with good management skills. A certificate for entry into Senior Management Services (SMS) is compulsory.

DUTIES                                    : The successful candidate will be responsible for: Demand Management of

Goods and Services, Acquisition Management, Asset Management, Stores Management, Manage the rendering and coordination of corporate traveling and fleet management. Manage the administration of the Supply Chain Management Directorate.

ENQUIRIES                            :            Mr L Manyama Tel No: (012) 444-9138

NOTE                                       : Female candidates and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please note that this is a re-advertisement. Candidates who previously applied, need not re-apply.


POST 17/24                            :            OFFICE MANAGER TO THE DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL: CHIEF


Branch: Chief Financial Officer

SALARY                                  : R733 257 per annum, (all-inclusive salary package)

CENTRE                                  :            Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  : Potential candidates for the position must be in possession of a 3 (three) years

tertiary qualification plus 3 years proven relevant management experience. Knowledge and understanding of PFMA, administration principles and Batho Pele principles. The applicant should be computer literate (MS Word, Ms Excel, MS PowerPoint, Email and Internet) and also have advanced typing skills, good interpersonal relations skills, good telephone etiquettes, analytic skills, planning and organizing skills, basic project management skills, communication skills (both written and verbal), event organization and management skills, experience and knowledge of government budgeting processes (Financial Management skills) as well as networking skills. Personal attributes relevant to this position includes innovation and creativity, as well as ability to work under pressure.

DUTIES                                    : Provide an administrative support to the DDG and ensure effective and efficient

operations of the Chief Financial Officer Branch; Ensure proper and cost- effective management of the resources of the Branch; Develop and maintain an effective documents flow system; Provide admin support in relation to the Performance Reports and collation of the Portfolio of Evidence; Establish and maintain appropriate internal controls and reporting systems; Timely alert the Deputy Director-General of any emerging factors that could negatively affect service delivery outcomes; Collate responses for parliamentary questions and submit to parliamentary officer. Prepare and consolidate Chief Financial Officer Branch reports for submission to the Enterprise Architect.

ENQUIRIES                            :            Mr J Sebola Tel No: (012) 444 9114

NOTE                                       : Female candidates and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

POST 17/25                            :            SENIOR STATE ACCOUNTANT: FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS REF NO:


Branch: Chief Financial Officer

Chief Directorate: Financial Management

Directorate: Financial Administration and Internal Controls Sub-Directorate: Financial Accounting

SALARY                                  : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)

CENTRE                                  :            Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  : Matric/ Gr 12, an Undergraduate Diploma/ degree (NQF level 6/7 as

recognized by SAQA) in Finance or related qualification. 2-5 years’ relevant experience. Good interpersonal skills, mathematical accuracy, analytical skills and communication skills (both written and verbal). Ability to work under pressure. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office). Valid driver’s license. Knowledge of Treasury Regulations, Public Finance Management Act, Delegation, Thorough knowledge of Basic Accounting System (BAS), thorough knowledge of Safety Web, thorough knowledge of Financial Accounting.

DUTIES                                    :          The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Administration

of petty cash and banking. Clearing of suspense accounts and period closure. Allocate work and control workflow of section and on the work training. Checking of creditor’s, sundry related payments and journals. Administration of funds requisition. Checking of creditors and bank reconciliations. Surrender and collection of revenue. Respond to queries. Report of invoices paid after 30 days. Ensure proper record keeping.

ENQUIRIES                            :            Ms N Nortman Tel No: (012) 444-9115

NOTE                                       :            Male candidates and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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