May 24, 2018

Chief Director: Provincial Shared Service Centre

  • Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
  • Polokwane, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

3/2/1/2018/174) Chief Directorate: Provincial Shared Service Centre
SALARY : R1 127 334 per annum (Level 14) (All inclusive package to be structured in
accordance with the rules for SMS)

Bachelor’s Degree or Btech in Public Administration/Public Management/Business
Administration/Business Management/Commerce (NQF Level 7). 5 year’s
experience at a senior managerial level. Ability to implement an outcome based
performance management approach. Ability to coordinate the office of the Provincial
Shared Service Centre (PSSC) to achieve departmental objectives. Ability to initiate
and coordinate the implementation of strategic rural development projects to
improve service delivery. Ability to develop and implement corporate governance
framework and ensure that the PSSC functions effectively and efficiently. Ability to
develop and implement corporate performance monitoring programme. Ability to
think conceptually when analysing data and designing concepts to modify and
improve implementation of policies, procedures and processes. Proven experience
in Project Management. Good monitoring and evaluation skills. Good problem
solving skills. Ability to design and implement change management programmes.
Ensure good customer care. A valid driver’s license. Willingness to travel
extensively and work under pressure and irregular hours. Ability to interact at all
levels within management and Inter-Governmental Relation (IGR) context.

Drive the implementation of the integrated operational plan of the department in the
province. Manage the relationship with the Provincial Government and Districts
Municipalities in order to achieve transversal national strategic objective. Facilitate
and coordinate provincial Comprehensive Rural Development Programmes
(CRDP’s). Ensure CRDP quality and oversee Monitoring and Evaluation. Facilitate
comprehensive reporting on national outcomes in line with the programme of action.
Liaise and interact with relevant stakeholders in the province. Develop and
implement system to support CRDP’s. Develop and implement service level
agreements with line functions. Implement resolutions of the provincial coordinating
committee meetings and submit monthly management reports. Chair the provincial
delivery forum. Manage the provincial human resource functions in conjunction with
line managers as per delegations model. Coordinate budget management in the
province with the respective responsibility managers in the province in conjunction
with the National Office. Ensure effective outcome-based performance systems.
Coordinate supply chain management services in strict accordance with the PFMA.

Appointment is subject to a positive security clearance and the signing of a
performance agreement. All 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.

Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or hand
it delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of
Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria

DRDLR is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DRDLR through the filling of posts. We reserve the right not to fill a position.

DRDLR has launched an e-Recruitment System where applicants apply for a post on line. Applications must be submitted by clicking on the link to apply for the post above

Kindly note that technical support is available from Graylink, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17.00, should you experience any difficulties with your online application.

Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

It would be appreciated if you can only upload those course certificates applicable to the post that you apply for.

All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents or Non-SA Citizens with a valid work permit.

Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and competency assessments at a time, date and place as determined by DRDLR.

The Department reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security screening and appointment is subject to positive security clearance outcome.

Applicants must declare any/pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them.

Should this be uncovered post the interview the application will not be considered for the post and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated.


R1 127 334 per annum

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