Post:                      Deputy Director: System Support Coordination


Centre:                  Directorate: ESSA Development Support, Head Office


Reference No:       HR 4/20/03/30HO


Salary:                   All inclusive:  R 869 007 per annum


Enquiries:              Ms S Hornsby, Tel: (012) 309 4798


Requirements:      Three (3)  year  National Diploma (NQF 6)/ Undergraduate Bachelor Degree ( NQF 7) in  Public Administration/ Business Administration/ Public Management/ Business Management/ Information Technology/ Computer Science( Software Development, Website Design, Database Management). A valid driver's licence. Five (5) years experience of which two (2) years should be in Management experience (Assistant Director Level) and three (3) years functional experience in Public Employment Services. Knowledge: ● ILO Conventions ● Public Service Act ● Public Finance Management Act ● Human Resource Management ● Social Plan Guidelines● Business Process Improvement● Standard Operating Procedures● Unemployment Insurance Act● Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act  ● Skills Development Act.  Skills: ● Planning and organizing ● Interpersonal● Computer literacy ● Leadership ● Report writing ● Computer literacy ● Communication (verbal and written) ● Presentation● Analytical● Project Management● Software Development ●Website Design● Database Management.

Duties:                   ●Monitor and ensure that the implementation of ESSA systems and processes for ES IT enabled ● Plan and coordinate the procedural registrations, matching and reporting● Coordinate service delivery gap analysis and facilitate responsive competency training● Coordinate and support Provincial implementation of capacity development for ESSA end –users● Manage all resources of the Sub-Directorate.



Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The fully completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified  copies of all qualification(s) including a Senior Certificate and ID-document( not older than six(6) months after the advert) [Driver's license where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via fax or email. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. The successful candidate will be expected to sign a performance agreement. The Department of Labour 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) with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representativity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan.



Applications:                        Chief Director: Human Resources Management: Private Bag X 117, Pretoria,

                                               0001 Or hand deliver at 215 Francis Baard Street.

For Attention:                       Sub-directorate: Human Resources Operations, Head Office​​