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Aug 14, 2019

Corporate Communications Director

  • Department of Environmental Affairs
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

Post 28/05 : Director:Corporate Communications Ref No: COO05/2019
Salary : R1 057 326 per annum (all-inclusive SMS remuneration package)

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate recognised three year Bachelor’s Degree/ Advanced Diploma in
Journalism/Communications (at NQF 7) or an equivalent relevant qualification• A
minimum of 5 years’ experience at a middle/ senior management level in a relevant
field; Excellent communications skills (verbal and written); Experience in project
management; Clear understanding and/or exposure to the government
communications system; Good interpersonal, stakeholder liaison and financial
management skills; Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and
Treasury Regulations; Good managerial, organisational, administration, analytical
and interpersonal skills; The ability to work efficiently in a team and under pressure;
Candidate must be willing to travel and work over extended hours.

DUTIES : Manage the development and implementation of the department’s editorial and
publications programme. Oversee editorial content and production timelines for a
broad portfolio of publications. Manage the creation of advertising, advertorial,
awareness-raising and marketing collateral for various campaigns across multiple
channels and mediums. Manage department wide graphics standards and brand
consistency for internal and external visibility. Manage the corporate identity,
branding and exhibition portfolio of the department. Manage the development and
implementation of electronic communication (social media, website and intranet)
plans that allow the department to take advantage of the various digital platforms.

Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries

The National Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries is an equal opportunity, affirmative actionemployer.

APPLICATIONS : Director-General, Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.

FOR ATTENTION : Human Resource ManagementNOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form with a copy of a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID document as well as a Driver’s License in order to be considered.

The National Department of Environmental Affairs is an equal opportunity; affirmative action employer.

It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the department through the filling of posts and candidates appointment/transfer will promote representivity will receive preference.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.

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

Short-listed candidates will be subjected to the following: a  technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizen Status; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference checks); and Qualification verification.

The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance.

SMS candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment test and the signing of a performance agreement and an employment contract (once appointed).

The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment.


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