Aug 09, 2018

Chief Director: Supply Chain Management

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

Job Description

POST 31/55 : Chief Director: Supply Chain Management REF NO: 170818/01
Branch: Finance Main Account
CD: Supply Chain and Asset Management
SALARY : R1 127 334 per annum, (All inclusive salary package)
CENTRE : Head Office, Pretoria

A relevant Bachelors Degree in Finance / Supply Chain Management (NQF level
7) or relevant qualification. Five (5) years experience at a senior management
level. Sound knowledge and experience in Supply Chain Management, Financial
Management, Accounting and Financial analysis. Understanding of Public Finance
Management Act, Treasury Regulations and PPPFA. Practical knowledge of BAS
and Logistics financial management systems. Good people management,
empowerment, problem solving analysis, change management interventions and
knowledge management skills. Service delivery analysis, client orientation and
customer focus skills. Good communication skills both verbal and written. Conflict
management, accountability and good ethic conduct. Honesty and integrity is
pivotal. A valid driver’s license (A certified copy must be attached).

Lead the development of supply chain and policies and procedures. Guide reviews
of policies. Create and maintain awareness on internal control measures to ensure
effective procurement management. Facilitate the development and
implementation of internal control measures. Oversee the management of
electronic procurement and contract management systems. Facilitate meeting with
key stakeholders e.g. IT (review and maintenance of system). Ensure
implementation of centralisation of Chief buyers. Ensure payments are conducted
timeously to suppliers. Facilitate departmental asset management. Facilitate
implementation of reform as prescribed by National Treasury. Management of the
bidding process. Ensure bid compliance to procurement policy and PFMA. Review
and evaluate statistics on bids awarded. Application of demand and acquisition
management. Monitor the development of the procurement plan. Ensure invitation,
evaluation and adjudication of bids in accordance with relevant prescripts.
Development of adequate risk management measures. Review the risk
management framework and policy. Monitor the facilitation of risk assessment


Head Office (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 LI Mabole

Free State (Bloemfontein): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to The Regional Head: Bloemfontein, Department Water and Sanitation, Private Bag 528, Bloemfontein 9300 or hand-deliver at the Bloem Plaza, Bloemfontein, Second floor. For attention: Ms L Ntja

Eastern Cape (East London, King Williams Town): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to: Private bag X 7485, King Williams Town, 5600 or hand deliver at the 2 Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town. For attention: Ms T Solwandle

Northern Cape (Kimberly): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to: The Provincial Head, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag x6101. Kimberley 8301 or hand deliver at 28 Central Road, Beaconsfield, Kimberley. For attention: Mr J Mashele

Mpumalanga (Mbombela): Please forward your applications quoting the relevant reference number to: The Acting Provincial Head, Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X 11259, Mbombela 1200 or hand deliver to Prorom Building, Reception Ground Floor, Corner Brown and Paul Kruger Street, Mbombela. For attention: Mr AA Lessing

Western Cape (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

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.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

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.

The department reserves the right not to make an appointment. process. Develop project plan to mitigate risks.


1 127 334 per annum

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