Aug 13, 2018

Deputy Director: Employment Equity and Youth Development

  • DPSA
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

POST 31/47 :Deputy Director: Employment Equity and Youth Development REF NO: DPSA/18/013
Purpose: To provide policy frameworks and support in ensuring diversity
management, employment equity, gender mainstreaming and youth development
in the Public Service.
SALARY : An all-inclusive remuneration package of R826 053 per annum (Level 12). Annual
progression up to maximum salary of R973 047 is possible, subjected to
satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive remuneration package consist of a
basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund
and a flexible portion that may be structured according to personal need within a

An appropriate B Degree or equivalent qualification in Social Sciences (at NQF
level 7). At least 3-5 years’ appropriate experience coordination of diversity
management programmes (gender, youth and Employment Equity. Knowledge of
Public Service Regulatory Framework. Sound understanding of DPSA Strategy.
Knowledge of National Policies on EE, Gender and Youth. Knowledge of
Employment Equity, Affirmative Action programme and relevant International
Instruments/Agreements on Women and Youth. Proven experience in managerial
support and skills in decision-making, negotiation skills, written and verbal
communication skills, conflict management, teamwork, financial management,
good interpersonal relations, people management, analytical and strategic
management skills.

Develop, implement and maintain employment equity, transformation and gender
and youth policies, guidelines, procedure manuals and practices in the Public
Service. Provide advice and support to National and Provincial Departments and
develop intervention strategies, programmes and practices to meet employment
equity targets and affirmative action and youth empowerment. Mainstreaming
gender issues. (Analysis of the implementation plans and reports of the Gender
Equality Strategic Framework for the Public Service. Collaborate with national
processes in supporting global, regional and sub-regional activities. (Assist in
development reports on gender equality, women’s empowerment, representation
of women in decision making positions, and youth development to the African
Union (AU), Southern African Development Community (SADC), United Nation
(UN), Commonwealth and relevant global agreements, Participate in global, AU
and SADC conferences). Manage human and financial resources.


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.


R826 053 per annum

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