Small Business Development Circular 36 of 2021


The Department of Small Business Development 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 submitted by email to: [email protected] by

quoting the relevant reference number provided on the subject line.

CLOSING DATE                     : 29 October 2021 at 16h00. Applications received after the closing date will not

be considered.

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

completed and signed Z83 form (newly prescribed z83 form effective 01 January 2021); a recent comprehensive CV; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be indicated); copies of qualifications and ID document. Applicants must submit copies of qualifications, Identity document, and drivers’ licence (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for the post. The requirement of certified copies will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All non-SA citizens must attach a certified copy of proof of permanent residence in South Africa. Personnel suitability checks will be done during the selection process. Applicants could be required to provide consent for access to their social media accounts. All shortlisted candidates for SMS and/or MMS (MMS optional) posts will be subjected to (1) a technical exercise, (2) a generic managerial competency assessment. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 1 month of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Department of Small Business Development is committed to the pursuit of diversity and redress. Candidates whose appointment will promote representivity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference (as per EE Plan). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement within 3 months of appointment, as well as completing a financial interest’s declaration form within one month of appointment and annually thereafter. The Department reserves the rights not to fill or withdraw any advertised post. Note: a new application for employment (Z83) form is applicable from 01 January 2021. The new form can be download online at




POST 36/162                          :            PALIAMENTARY AND CABINET SUPPORT REF NO: MIN PARL SUPP

(Contract linked to the term of the Minister)


SALARY                                  :            R733 257 per annum

CENTRE                                  :            Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS                  : An appropriate undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification on NQF level

  1. Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience at management level. Possess Knowledge of Minister’s operations have Proven management competencies, with Broad knowledge and understanding of the functional areas covered by the EAs portfolio and Working knowledge of the political and parliamentary processes in South Africa. Competencies required are applied strategic thinking, citizen focus and responsiveness, impact, and influence, managing interpersonal conflict and resolving problems, networking and building bonds and project management.

DUTIES                                    :          Provide Parliamentary administrative support to the Minister. Act as a linkage

between Parliament, Parliamentary Committees, Study Group, MANCO, Caucus etc, on behalf of the Minister. Ensure all Parliamentary documents and related submissions are finalised on time and submitted to various Committees in Parliament. Ensure parliamentary briefing notes and supporting documents are prepared on time and of good quality. Ensure effective handling of enquiries from Members of Parliament on Department policies, programmes, and related activities. Manage all correspondence through tracking, content accuracy, and timeliness responses. Attend to Parliamentary questions and ensure timeous submission of responses to Parliament. Oversee proper functioning  of  the  Constituency  office  and  liaise  with  role-players  in   the


constituency of the Minister. Resolve or refer the requests received from stakeholders in the constituency for finalisation. Follow-up and monitor referred requests and actions agreed upon. Identify critical projects in the constituency and the district where minister is a champion of DDM.

ENQUIRIES                            : Enquiries for all advertised posts should be directed to the recruitment office

on Tel No: (012) 394-5286/ 43097

NOTE                                       : Candidates must quote the reference number for the abovementioned position

on the subject line when applying i.e., “REF NO: MIN PARL SUPP”

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