Aug 13, 2018

Chief Director

  • DPSA
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Executive

Job Description

POST 31/46 :Chief Director: Labour Relations, Negotiations and Discipline
Management REF NO: DPSA/18/012
SALARY : All-inclusive package of R1 127 334 per annum (Level 14). An annual pay
progression up to a maximum salary of R1 347 879 is possible, subject to
satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a
basic salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund
and a flexible portion that may be structured according to personal needs within
the SMS framework.

An appropriate B degree or equivalent qualification at NQF level 7 in Labour Law
or Human Resource Management, A postgraduate qualification in Labour
Relations/Labour Law/Human Resource Management/ would be added
advantages, At least 5 years’ appropriate experience at Senior Management level
is a prerequisite, Sound knowledge of the Public Service legislative framework,
collective bargaining processes and structures, Extensive experience in the
collective bargaining and labour relations environment, Highly developed
negotiation, stakeholder management, as well as written and verbal
communication, analytical, research, problem-solving, conflict management and
policy development skills, The ability to interpret and communicate complex
strategic matters, Conversant with Public Service negotiation and conditions of
service frameworks, Strong leadership qualities and the ability to work in a
collaborative environment with key stakeholder departments, including National
Treasury, as well as social partners, Computer literacy, Financial and people
management skills, A valid driver’s licence.

Develop, implement, monitor and review policies on negotiations, labour relations,
including discipline management, for the Public Service, Lead the State as
Employer in negotiating salaries and other conditions of service in the Public
Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC), Lead the State as Employer in
the preparation of and securing the necessary mandates for negotiations on
matters of mutual interest from the Minister for the Public Service and
Administration (MPSA) and the Committee of Ministers, Develop and advise on
negotiations strategies and approaches aimed at advancing the interests of the
State as Employer, Promote sound labour relations in the Public Service Monitor
progress in the various sectoral and departmental bargaining structures, Ensure,
monitor and report to the MPSA on the implementation of collective agreements
reached in the PSCBC and the General Public Service Sector Bargaining Council
(GPSSBC), Advise the MPSA and Director-General on collective bargaining and
labour relations matters, Manage projects in the Chief Directorate, Ensure
representation of the State as Employer in the governance and ad hoc committees
of the PSCBC and GPSSBC, Ensure people and financial management of the
Chief Directorate.


It is the intention to promote representivity in the Department through the filling of these positions.

The candidature of applicants from designated groups especially in respect of people with disabilities will receive preference.

APPLICATIONS : Applications quoting reference number must be addressed to Mr Thabang Ntsiko.

Applications must be posted to Department of Public Service and Administration, Private Bag X916, Pretoria, 0001 or delivered 546 Edmond Street, Batho Pele House, cnr Edmond and Hamilton Street, Pretoria, Arcadia 0083. Faxed and emailed applications will not be considered.

All short-listed candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intend to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department.

Following the interview and the 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 the competency-based assessment).

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

The successful candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement, submit financial disclosure and will be required to undergo a security clearance.

Applications must be submitted on form Z.83 accompanied by certified copies of qualification(s), Identity Document (certified within the past 06 months).

Proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV indicating duration of appropriate experience and three reference persons with the following information: name and contact numbers and indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate.

Reference checks will be done during the selection process.

Failure to submit these copies will result in the application not being considered.

Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates.

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

Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security screening, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal records.


R1 127 334 per annum

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