Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Circular 04 of 2022



APPLICATIONS                     : Applications must be sent to: The Department of Planning, Monitoring and

Evaluation (DPME), Attention: Human Resource Admin & Recruitment, by email to [email protected] (please quote the relevant post and reference number) or hand delivered at 330 Grosvenor Street, Hatfield, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE                     : 18 February 2022 @ 16:30

WEBSITE                                :

NOTE                                       : The relevant reference number must be quoted on all applications. The successful

candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement and will be required to undergo a security clearance. Applications must be submitted on a signed Z.83 accompanied copies of all qualifications, South African Identity Document, valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job), and a comprehensive CV specifying all experience indicating the respective dates (MM/YY) as well as indicating three reference persons with the following information: name and contact number(s), email address and an indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. Only send documents related to the requirements in the advert. Applicants will be required to meet vetting requirements as prescribed by Minimum Information Security Standards. The DPME is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) Failure to submit the above information will result in the application not being considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Reference checks will be done during the selection process. Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by DPME. Applicants must note that pre-employment checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and the appointment is also subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal records. Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a written test as part of the selection process. For salary levels 11 to 15, the inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules. SMS will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment as prescribed by DPSA. All candidates shortlisted for SMS positions will be required to undergo a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job. The DPME reserves the right to utilise practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process (candidates who are shortlisted will be informed accordingly) to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The DPME also reserves the right to cancel the filling / not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is the successful completion of the Snr Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS the full details can be obtained by following the link: programme/ The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Candidates are required to use the new Z83 (Application for employment) that is implemented with effect from 1 January 2021. A copy can be downloaded on the website of the Department of Public Service & Administration (DPSA) at





Branch: Public Sector Monitoring & Capacity Development


SALARY                                  : R1 521 591 per annum (Level 15), (all-inclusive salary package). The remuneration

package consists of a basic salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may be structured according to personal needs within the relevant framework.

CENTRE                                  : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  : An appropriate NQF 8 Qualification in the areas of Public Administration,

Monitoring and Evaluation or related fields. A Master’s Degree (NQF 9) will be an added advantage. A Minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience in the area of Monitoring and Evaluation at a sector level of which 8 years must be at senior management (SMS) level. A valid drivers-licence. Competencies/Skills: Management skills including people management and empowerment. Programme/ Project management skills and financial management skills. Ability to provide operational and strategic direction and leadership. Ability to manage multiple projects. Excellent interpersonal & communication skills (written & verbal). Problem solving and analysis and knowledge management skills. Good computer literacy skills. Personal Attributes: The incumbent must be assertive and self-driven, innovative and creative, client orientated and customer focused, solution orientated and able to work under stressful situations and have the ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality.

DUTIES                                    : Reporting to the Director-General, the successful incumbent will be responsible to

support the implementation of the NDP/MTSF through Integrated Public Sector Monitoring to support and improve the capacity of the Public Sector and State Institutions to develop and implement plans and provide services with the aim of accelerating integrated service delivery and overcome fragmentation in monitoring. This entails reviewing, monitoring and supporting the implementation of MTSF outcome 12 and implementing strategic interventions to support and unblock implementation. Review, monitor and support the implementation of MTSF outcome 9 and implement strategic interventions to support and unblock implementation. Coordinate capacity development programmes to ensure effective development and application of PM&E policies, tools, systems and guidelines in government. Monitoring/recommending of the Branch’s statutory responsibilities in terms of the PSA, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) as well as DPSA directives and Human Resources planning. Ensuring of effective and efficient business/operational and performance annual planning for the Branch as well as efficient management/supervision of staff, procurement, equipment and facilities within the Branch.

ENQUIRIES                            : Ms S Mbeleki Tel No (012) 312-0452

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