Jul 13, 2018

Provincial Director: Kwazulu-Natal

  • Office of the Public Service Commission
  • Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Full time Executive

Job Description

POST 26/73 : Provincial Director: Kwazulu-Natal REF NO: PD/KZN/06/2018
SALARY : All inclusive remuneration package of R948 174 – R1 111 918 per annum. The
package includes a basic salary (70% of package), State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion of 30% that may be structured in terms of applicable rules. The successful candidate will be required to enter into a performance agreement within three months after assumption of duty.
CENTRE : KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Office, Pietermaritzburg

A recognised Bacholer’s Degree (NQF level 7) or equivalent qualification in Human Resource Management, Public Management/Administration, Law or Social Sciences. 5 years’ relevant experience in a middle/senior management post. Knowledge and experience in the application of the provisions of the relevant legislation and regulations that govern the Public Service Proficiency in collecting and analyzing data on public service performance indicators. Ability to analyse, summarise and comment on current debates in public administration. Experience in project management and report writing. Good Communication and Presentation Skills. Financial Management skills. Supervisory and appropriate people management experience. Stakeholder engagement skills. Proven managerial record. Sufficient computer skills in Microsoft Suit e.g. Excel, Word and PowerPoint. A valid driver’s license.

Conduct Research, Monitoring and Evaluation and Investigation in all areas covered by the values governing Public Administration. Promote a high standard of Professional Ethics in the Public Service. Investigate grievances and complaints and make recommendations to the Public Service Commission. Advice the PSC on any matter regarding the execution of its mandate and performance of its function in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. Provide corporate support services in the Provincial Office of the PSC. Liaise with the Head Office of the PSC and Provincial Commissioner in carrying out the roles and functions of the PSC in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. Submit contributions on the PSC’s work in the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Office for inclusion in the Annual Report.


The Office of the Public Service Commission is an equal opportunity, representative employer.

It is the intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of positions.

Candidates whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representativeness will
therefore receive preference.

Persons with disability are especially encouraged to apply.

An indication of representativeness profile by applicants will expedite the processing of applications.

Forward your application, stating the relevant reference number to: The
Director-General, Office of the Office of the Public Service Commission,
Private Bag X121, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver at ABSA Towers, corner
Pretorius and Lillian Ngoyi Streets, Pretoria or you can email your application
to email address given below.

Please note that from 26 June 2018 our new address will be Commission
House, Office Park Block B, 536 Francis Baard Street, Arcadia, Pretoria. All
hand-delivery applications should be brought to our new address from 01 July


Applications must be submitted on Form Z.83 obtainable from any Public Service department and should be accompanied by a recent updated comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications, Identity Document and driver’s license.

Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

The successful candidate will be required to obtain a top secret clearance issued by the State Security Agency.

The OPSC will verify the qualifications and conduct reference checking on short-listed

Candidates will be subjected to Competency Assessment to determine their suitability for the post.

Please take note that late applications will not be accepted.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates

If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

All shortlisted candidates for SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise
that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job, logistics of which
will be communicated by the office of the Public Service Commission.

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

The competency will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.


R948 174 – R1 111 918 per annum

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