Deputy Director: Projects

Ref No: Hr 5/1/2/3/97


Salary:  R744 255 per annum (all inclusive)

CENTER: Compensation Fund, Pretoria

                    Requirements: Three-year tertiary qualification in Business Administration and certificate in Project Management. 5 years' experience in managing projects of which 2 years' is at the junior management level. Knowledge: Compensation Fund business strategies and goals. Monitoring and Evaluation platform. Project management principles and methodologies. Project management information technologies e.g. PMBOK, MS project etc. Application of research methodology. COIDA. Customer Service (Batho Pele Principles). Technical knowledge. Quality management principles and processes. Public policy and frameworks. Legislative requirements: Public finance Management Act (PFMA). Public service regulations Act. Public service regulations. Treasury regulations. Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS). Promotion of Access to Information Act. PAJA. Constitution Act 108 of 1996 (amended). LRA, EE Act, SDA & BCEA. Skills: Strategic management. Programme and project management. Strong analytical skills. Financial management. Project monitoring and evaluation. Communication skills (verbal and written). Conflict management. Decision making. Budgeting and Financial Management. Knowledge management. Continuous improvement. People and performance Management. Diversity Management. Planning and organising. Problem solving. Risk Management and Fund Governance. Change Management.

Duties: Manage the integration and delivery of priority projects and programmes for the Compensation Fund. Manage project deliverables in line with Fund and legislative quality standards and expectations. Provide best practice development and implementation in all projects and programmes. Implement the strategic and operational plan of the strategic management and programme office. Manage finances and physical assets within the strategic management and programme office. Manage resources in the sub-directorate.  

Enquiries: Ms M Khosa, Tel: (066) 478 0037

Note: Coloureds, Indians Whites and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Applications: Chief Director: Corporate Services: P O Box 955, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at 167 Thabo Sehume & Madiba Street, Delta Heights Building

For Attention: Sub-directorate: Human Resources Planning Practices and Administration, Compensation Fund.



CLOSING DATE: 18 November 2022 at 16:00

NOTE/ Instruction: Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the new form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered. Each application for employment form must be fully completed, duly signed and initialled by the applicant. Failure to fully complete, initial and sign this form may lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process. ONLY a fully completed, initialled and signed new form Z83 (Section A, B, C and D compulsory and (Section E, F and G ignore if CV attached) and recently updated comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience) is required. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview following the communication from Human Resources and such qualification(s) and other related document(s) will be in line with the requirements of the advert. Foreign qualification must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) (only when shortlisted). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned instruction/ requirements, as well as applications received late will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via email or fax. 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). The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post.  A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link: 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. The successful candidate will be expected to sign an Internship performance agreement. The Department is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Employment Equity Plan of the Department shall inform the employment decision. It is the Department's intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s)