Office of the Public Service Commission Circular 29 of 2021


The Office of the Public Service Commission is an equal opportunity, representative employer. It is the intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of positions. Candidates whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representativeness will therefore receive preference. Persons with disability are especially encouraged to apply. An indication of representativeness profile by applicants will expedite the processing of applications.


APPLICATIONS                     : Forward your application, stating the relevant reference number to: The

Director-General, Office of the Public Service Commission, Private Bag X121, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver at Commission House, Office Park Block B, 536 Francis Baard Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, or you can email your application to [email protected].

FOR ATTENTION                   :            Mr M Mabuza

CLOSING DATE                     :            17 September 2021, 15h30.

NOTE                                       : Applications must consist of: A fully completed and signed Z83 form (which can

be downloaded at; a recent comprehensive CV; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be indicated); copies of qualifications, Identity Document and driver’s license. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The accompanying documents need not be certified, shortlisted candidates will be required to bring certified copies on or before the interviews. The successful candidate will be required to obtain a top secret clearance issued by the State Security Agency. The OPSC will verify the qualifications and conduct reference checking on short-listed candidates. Candidates will be subjected to Competency Assessment to determine their suitability for the post. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Please take note that late applications will not be accepted. All shortlisted candidates for SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job, logistics of which will be communicated by the office of the Public Service Commission. Following the interview and technical exercise, the Selection Committee will recommend a candidate to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directives on the competency based assessments). The competency will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applications. Applicants are advised that the old Z83 which was valid until 31 December 2020 will not be accepted. Should an individual wish to apply for a post, he/she will be required to submit the new application for employment (Z83) form which became effective on 1 January 2021 and can be downloaded at From 1 January 2021 should an application be received using incorrect applications for employment (Z83) form, it will not be considered.




POST 29/102                          :            PROVINCIAL DIRECTOR: NORTH WEST REF NO: PD/NW/08/2021


SALARY                                  : R1 057 326 per annum, (All-inclusive remuneration package). The package

includes a basic salary (70% of package), State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion of 30% that may be structured in terms of applicable rules. The successful candidate will be required to enter into a performance agreement within three months after assumption of duty.

CENTRE                                  : Public Service Commission, Provincial Office: North West (Mmabatho)

REQUIREMENTS                  :          Ideal candidate’s profile: The successful candidate must  have an appropriate

recognized Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification (NQF level 7) in the field of Human Resources, Public Management/Administration, Law or Social Sciences. Five (5) years’ relevant experience in a middle/senior management post. Knowledge and experience in the application of the provisions of the relevant legislation and regulations that govern the Public Service. Proficiency in collecting and analyzing data on public service performance indicators.


Ability to analyze, summarize and comment on current debates in public administration. Ability to plan and coordinate activities at executive level. Appropriate experience in project management. Strategic understanding and knowledge of the application of the Constitutional Values and Principles (CVPs) as contained in Section 195. A firm grasp on matters of service delivery, ethics and integrity; as well as leadership and human resources practices. An understanding of how current public administration management and operational processes comply, or do not comply, with the CVPs. Good communication and Presentation skills. Financial Management skills. Supervisory and appropriate people management experience. Stakeholder engagement skills. Proven managerial record. Sufficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite e.g. Excel, Word and PowerPoint. A Valid Driver’s license (with exception of disabled applicants).

DUTIES                                    : Manage, lead and provide effective support in the area of Leadership and

Management Practices. Manage, lead and provide effective support in the area of Monitoring and Evaluation. Manage, lead and provide effective support in the area of Integrity and Anti-Corruption. Conduct and manage the evaluation and promotion of the CVPs in the Province. Monitor and report on the implementation of the PSC recommendations and directions bi-monthly (this includes everything from Monitoring and Evaluation, Integrity and Anti- Corruption, Leadership and Management Practices and Section 196. Provide strategic support to the Office and Commission in the execution of the mandate of the PSC. Conduct Research, Monitoring, Evaluation and Investigation in all areas covered by the values governing Public Administration. Promote a high standard of Professional Ethics in the Public Administration. Investigate grievances and complaints and make recommendations to the Public Service Commission (PSC). Advise the PSC on any matter regarding the execution of its mandate and performance of its functions in the North West Province. Provide corporate support services in the Provincial Office of the PSC. Liaise with the Head Office of the PSC and Provincial Commissioner in carrying out the roles and functions of the PSC in the North West Province. Submit contributions on the PSC’s work in the North West Provincial Office for inclusion in the Annual Report.

ENQUIRIES                            : Ms I Mathenjwa Tel No: (012) 352 1109

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