Jun 11, 2018

Deputy Director: Recapitalization

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

Job Description

POST 23/17 :Deputy Director: Recapitalization (Ref No: 3/2/1/2018/187)
Directorate: Strategic Land Acquisition
SALARY : R657 558 per annum (Level 11) (All inclusive package to be structured in
accordance with the rules for MMS)
CENTRE : KwaZulu-Natal (Pietermaritzburg)

Bachelor Degree/National Diploma in Agricultural studies or equivalent qualification. An Honours Degree in Agricultural Economist will be an added advantage. 3-5 years’ management experience in a Public Service as Agricultural Development Officer or Agricultural sector. Job related knowledge: Departments policies, prescripts and practice pertaining to CRDP and RADP; Land Reform policies and other related legislations; Understanding of various commodities e.g. Livestock, crop, sugarcane, vegetables, poultry and horticulture production; Understanding of sector needs and business requirements; Understanding of Government Development Policies e.g. National Development Plan, National Growth Path etc; Corporate Governance. Job related skills: Project, conflict and financial management; Agricultural development; Stakeholder mobilization; Analytical; Report writing; Compute literacy. A valid driver’s license (code 08). An initiative, self-driven individual willing to travel and/or work irregular hours.

Coordinate planning, monitoring and reporting mechanisms of RADP projects in line with government priorities. Ensure the identification of farms in distress acquired since 1994 across all land reform programmes. Ensure the recruitment and appointment of relevant strategic partners. Ensure the provision of funding for implementation of projects. Facilitate the appraisal of business plans for recapitalisation and development. Create and maintenance of the RADP Provincial
projects database. Develop and implement recapitalisation and development programme (RADP) related policies, systems and procedures within the province and District. Ensure the use of RADP systems and procedures. Conduct workshops with relevant stakeholders to familiarise them developed systems and procedure. Ensure the population of reporting templates for information gathering. Ensure effective promotion of RADP and recruitment of strategic partners to advance provincial and District priorities. Identification and mobilization of relevant stakeholders to advance Commodity Value Chain Cluster priorities. Ensure the development Cluster Value-Chain Integrated Model. Facilitate the implementation of the Cluster Value-Chain Integrated Model. Facilitate institutional partnership arrangements. Management of partnership arrangements. Provide timely strategic interventions.

Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X9132, Pietermaritzburg,
3200 or hand it delivered to: 270 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured and Indian
females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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.

Applications can be submitted by clicking on the link to apply for the post above @

DRDLR has a dual system where Applicants can apply online via the eRecruitment
System or manually submitting a Z83.

Kindly note that technical support is available from Graylink, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17.00 @ 021 4248677 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.

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.


R657 558 per annum

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