Aug 14, 2019

Atmospheric Policy, Regulation and Planning Director

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

Job Description

Ref No: CCAQ04/2019
SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (all-inclusive SMS remuneration package)

An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science/Environmental
Management/ Environmental Engineering (NQF7) plus a minimum of five years
middle management experience in the field of air quality management. A post
graduate qualification and/or specialist qualification relating to air quality
management will serve as an added advantage. Specialist knowledge of
Government’s environmental quality and protection-related policies, priorities and
strategies air quality matters and air quality management in particular components
of the air quality governance cycle as described in the 2007 National Framework
for Air Quality Management with respect to national policy, strategy and legislation.
General Knowledge of: All environmental issues, especially those relating to the
air Planning and budgeting methodologies Business and project plan monitoring
and reporting methodologies. General management practices.

The Department of Environmental Affairs is looking for a dynamic senior manager
with an air quality management background to lead the Atmospheric Policy,
Regulation and Planning Directorate. In addition to carrying out standard
management functions, the successful applicant will ensure that reasonable
legislative and other measures are developed, implemented and maintained in
such a way as to protect and defend the right of all to air and atmospheric quality
that is not harmful to health and well-being. To this end, the successful applicant
will be responsible for the following key performance areas: National policy,
legislation, regulation, development and review, Atmospheric Norms and
Standards, Air Quality Management Planning, Priority Area Planning and Review;
and, Ensuring that all governmental interactions in respect of air and atmospheric
quality are informed by technical information of the highest quality standards.

Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries

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

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.


R1 057 326 per annum

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