Apr 23, 2018

Director: Institutional Establishment

  • Department of Water and Sanitation
  • Mbombela, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

Post 16/36: Director: Institutional Establishment Ref No: 040518/04
Branch: Operational Integration: Mpumalanga
SALARY : R948 174 per annum (all Inclusive package) Level 13

A Bachelor of Science degree or Business Management (NQF 7). Five (5) to ten (10) years relevant experience in Water Resource Management Environment of which five (5) years should be at middle or senior management level. Knowledge and experience of the water sector and water related legislation and policies preferably in Integrated Water Resource Management. Knowledge and experience of business and management principles. Knowledge of Public Service Act and
Regulations. Knowledge and experience of strategic planning, resource allocation and Human Resources. Problem solving and analysis. Appropriate experience in the establishment and management of Water Management Institutions. Ability to develop policies and strategies in terms of key performance areas for the Region. Good understanding of Integrated Water Resource Management and water use efficiency. Proven managerial and leadership abilities. Ability to interact at a high level both nationally and internationally. Excellent communication (verbal and
written) skills. Good management and financial management skills. Good negotiation, problem solving, interpersonal and decision-making skills. Knowledge of project and programme management. A valid driver’s Licence (certified copy must be attached).

Provide leadership within the Directorate. Advise top management and legislature as well as relevant sector bodies on policies and strategies relevant to the Department. Liaise effectively with various stakeholders in relevant sectors about Departmental programmes as well as promote involvement and participation. Ensure facilitation of the establishment of Catchments Management Agencies (CMAs) and other Water Management Institutions (WMIs). Ensure the strategic planning co-ordination and management of water resource activities in Inkomati
CMA, Olifants proto-CMA and WMIs. Ensure and oversee the promotion of interGovernmental relations and good governance principles. Liaise and ensure effective participation with external stakeholders. Manage and provide implementation plans for all water resource activities with the relevant WMA. Promote and manage water use efficiency and Water Resource Management
programmes. Co-ordinate and ensure the development of the Catchments Management Strategy for each water management area. Manage and ensure activities in both the Olifants and Inkomati Water Management Areas (WMA’s). Manage Water Resources: National and International. Manage international and intergovernmental relations

Department of Water and Sanitation

Pretoria: Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to the Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria. For attention: Ms L Van Wyk

Kimberly: Please forward your application, quoting the post reference number, to: The Provincial Head: Northern Cape, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X6101, Kimberley, 8301 or hand-deliver to 28 Central Road, Beaconsfield, Kimberley, 8301. For attention: Ms. C Du Plessis

Gauteng: Please forward your application, quoting the post reference number, to The Provincial Head, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X995, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand delivered at 285 Francis Baard Street, Bothongo Plaza East Building, 15th Floor. For attention: Mr. Daniel Masoga

Mbombela, Groblersdal: Please forward all applications quoting the reference number to: The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 11259 Mbombela,1200 or hand deliver at Prorom Building, Cnr Brown & Paul Kruger Streets, Mbombela. For attention: Mr MJ Nzima

Polokwane: Please forward your application quoting the reference number to: The
Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 9506, Polokwane, 0700 or Hand Deliver to Azmo Place Building Department of Water and Sanitation, 49 Joubert Street, Corner Thabo Mbeki & Joubert Streets, Azmo Place Building (Registry Office 4rth floor). For attention: Mr. M.P Makgakga

Bellville: Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number
to The Regional Head: Western Cape, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X16, Sanlamhof, 7532 or hand deliver to Sigma Building, 3 Blanckenberg Road, and Bellville. For attention: Mr. B. Saki

Durban: Please forward your application quoting the reference number to The Provincial Head: KwaZulu Natal, Department of Water and Sanitation. P.O. Box 1018, Durban, 4000 or hand-deliver to 88 Joe Slovo Street (previously Field Street), Southern Life Building, 9th Floor, Durban. For attention: The Manager (Human Resources)

Mmabatho: Please forward your application quoting the reference number to The Acting Provincial Head: North West, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bagx5 Mmabatho 2735 or and deliver at Mega City Shopping Centre, Corner Dr. James Moroka drive and Sekame Road, Unit 99 Ground floor. For attention: Mr MJ Ntwe

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity document. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

Note: If you have not heard from us within two (2) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Preference will be given to previously disadvantage groups.

Successful applicants will be required to undergo standard Government security clearance procedures including verification of qualifications.

Should you be in a possession of a foreign qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation from South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). “All SMS shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department.

Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments).

The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools” People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the posts.

People who are not employed by the Public Service Departments are welcomed to apply for posts.


R948 174 per annum

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