Public Service and Administration Circular 18 of 2021


It is the intention to promote representivity in the Department through the filling of this post. The candidature of applicants from designated groups especially in respect of people with disabilities will receive preference.


APPLICATIONS                       :   Applications,  quoting  the  reference  number,  must  be  addressed  to  Mr  Thabang

Ntsiko. Applications must be posted to Department of Public Service and Administration, Private Bag X916, Pretoria, 0001 or delivered 546 Edmond Street, Batho Pele House, cnr Edmond and Hamilton Street, Pretoria, Arcadia 0001. Faxed and emailed applications will not be considered. Applications could also be submitted online at and it should be accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) as well as certified copies of qualifications, Identity and valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job).

CLOSING DATE                      : 07 June 2021

NOTE                                         : Applications must quote the relevant reference number and must consist of: A fully

completed and signed Z83 form; a recent comprehensive CV; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be indicated); certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). All non-SA citizens must attach a certified copy of proof of permanent residence in South Africa. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to (1) a technical exercise; (2) a generic managerial competency assessment; and (3) personnel suitability checks on criminal records, citizen verification, financial records, qualification verification and applicants could be required to provide consent for access to their social media accounts. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The successful candidate will be expected to enter into an employment contract and a performance agreement with the immediate supervisor within 3 months of appointment, as well as completing a financial interests declaration form within one month of appointment and annually thereafter. Note: “Applications are advised that until 31 December 2020 the old application for employment (Z83) form will be applicable, however from 1 January 2021, a new application for employment (Z83) form will be effective. Should an individual wish to apply for a post on or after 1 January 2021, he/she will be required to submit the new application for employment form which can be downloaded at From 1 January 2021 should an application be received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83), it will not be considered”. Note: Requirement for All Senior Management Posts (SMS)!!! Prior to appointment, a candidate would be required to complete the Nyukela Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services as endorsed by DPSA which is an online course, endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link:



POST 18/204                            : DIRECTOR: RISK AND ETHICS MANAGEMENT REF NO: DPSA 14/2021


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

remunerative package consists of basic salary (70% of the total remuneration package), the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion that may be structured according to personal needs within a framework.

CENTRE                                   : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                    :           An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s degree in risk management, auditing, ethics,

accounting  or  equivalent  qualification  within  the  related  field  (NQF  Level 7).


Postgraduate qualification and/or professional certification and affiliation with relevant professional bodies (IRMSA, IIA, Ethics, like organisation) will be an added advantage. A pre-entry certificate for SMS must be completed before an appointment can be considered. Minimum of 5 years work experience at a middle/senior managerial level in risk and ethics management. At least 8 years work experience in the fields of risk and/or ethics management. Extensive knowledge of Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations, Public service Act, Public Service Regulation 2016, Public Service Management Act, Public Sector Risk Management Framework, Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, Public Service Anti-Corruption Strategy, etc. Proven strategic management and leadership capabilities. Be well conversant with detection and investigation of integrity and ethics management practices. Experience and skills in development and implementation of risk and ethics management frameworks, policies, strategies, systems and protocols, excellent communication (both verbal and report writing), problem solving, research, analytical and presentation skills. Ability to apply frameworks, policies, strategies, gather and analyse information, and work under pressure for extended periods of time.

DUTIES                                     : The successful candidate will be responsible for providing overall management

and leadership to the Directorate: Risk and Ethics Management and perform the following key functions: Develop, implement and maintain an enterprise risk management framework and supporting policies, strategies, methodologies, practices and procedures; Coordinate/facilitate risk management activities in the Department; Facilitate risk identification, assessment and response; Facilitate the development and maintenance of a risk registers; Monitor implementation of the risk mitigation strategies; Provide continuous advice and support to line managers on risk and ethics management matters; Effectively and efficiently manage ethics and fraud within the Department; Development of fraud and ethics management Frameworks, policies, strategies, practices and procedures; Conduct investigations into allegations of unethical conducts, financial disclosures and noncompliance; Compile and present relevant reports to management, governance and oversight structures; Manage education, training and awareness campaigns on risk and ethics management to promote a risk management culture and capacity on risk management in the Department; Manage human and financial resources within the Directorate.

ENQUIRIES                              : Ms. Nokhuselo Maku Tel No: (012) 336 1280

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