Assistant Director: Human Resource Development

Ref No: Hr 5/1/2/3/29


SALARY: R424 104 per annum

CENTER: Compensation Fund, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: Three-year tertiary qualification in Human Resources Management/Training & Development/Management of Training. 4 years' functional experience in skills development of which 2 years is supervisory. Knowledge: Compensation Fund business strategies and goals. Compensation Fund Services.  Compensation Fund value chain and business processes. Department of Employment and Labour and Fund regulations, policies and procedures. Relevant stakeholders. Customer Service (Batho Pele Principles). DPSA guidelines on COIDA. Legislative Requirement: Skills Development Act. COIDA Act, Regulations and Policies. Public service Act. Public Service Regulations as Amended as of 2016. Skills Development Act,1998 (Act No 97 of 1998). Skills Development Levies Act,1999 (Act No 9 of 1999). South African Qualification Authority Act, 1995 (Act No 58 of 1995). South African HRD strategic Framework. White paper on the transformation of the Public Service,1995. White paper on Public Service Education and Training,1997. Labour Relations Act,1995. Employment Equity Act,1995. PFMA and National Treasury Regulations. Skills: Skills development Self-Management. Communication and Information Management. Customer Focus and Responsiveness. People and Performance Management. Planning and Organizing. Problem solving. Project or programme management. Team leadership. External Environmental Awareness. Human Resource Planning Skills. Training and Development (HRD) Skills.

DUTIES: Coordinate the submission of the identified training needs from the various Chief/Directorate training needs and the implementation of the Workplace Skills plan (WSP) for the Compensation Fund. Implement training intervention, PDPs, Bursaries, Learning and skills development in the Compensation Fund. Coordinate the Developmental programme of the Compensation Fund. Coordinate and implement both Compulsory Induction Programme (CIP) and Departmental Orientation as per approved plan in the Compensation Fund. Manage the staff and resources for the HRD unit. 

ENQUIRIES: Mr N Khuzwayo Tel: (076) 430 1163

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: 19 June 2023 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, initialled and signed by the applicant. Failure to fully complete, initial and sign this form may lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process. All fields of Section A, B, C and D of the Z83 must be completed in full. Section E, F, G (Due to the limited space on the Z83 it is acceptable for applicants to indicate refer to CV or see attached. A recently updated comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience) is required. The questions related to conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F must be answered. 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)