Aug 07, 2020

Director: Supply Chain Management

  • Department of Public Enterprises
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

POST 18/60 :  REF. NO DPE/2020/003
UNIT: Office of the Chief Financial Officer
SALARY :  The remaining flexible portion may be structured in terms of the
applicable remuneration rules.

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree (NQF Level 7) in Financial Management/ Public Administration/ Logistics/ Purchasing or equivalent qualification as recognized by SAQA, coupled with a minimum of 5 years middle/senior managerial level experience in supply chain management. A valid driver’s license. Knowledge and skills: In-depth knowledge of code of conduct for Supply Chain Management Practitioners, In-depth knowledge of Public Service budget procedures, understanding of the department’s strategic objectives, Knowledge of Safety and Security Framework, Knowledge of Logis, BAS, CSD and other relevant information management systems and Public Service SCM policies and procedures, Customer relations management, interpersonal relations skills, conflict management, communication, negotiation skills, facilitation, presentation, report writing computer literacy skills, honesty and integrity, problem solving and decision making skills.

DUTIES : Maintain and improve the departmental supply chain management system in line with legislative requirements and National Treasury’s norms and standards. Manage and direct the provision of demand and acquisition management service. Develop efficient and costeffective supply chain strategies. Manage the departmental bidding process i.e specification, evaluation and adjudication processes in line with relevant policies and standard operating procedures. Responsible for asset management and disposal. Establish and maintain proper control systems for departmental assets and mechanisms aimed at eliminating theft and losses, wastage and misuse of assets. Manage and direct the provision of contract management services. Manage Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) with suppliers and service providers. Effective and efficient inventory management. Effective and efficient fleet management. Manage the allocated resources in line with legislative and departmental policy directives and comply with corporate governance and planning imperatives.

Department of Public Enterprises:

APPLICATIONS : The Department of Public Enterprises, Private Bag X15, Pretoria, 0028 or hand deliver at 80 Hamilton Street, Arcadia 0083 or 642 Cnr. Olivia street and Jacqueline Drive, Garsfontein Pretoria, Postal Address: P.O BOX 394, Menlyn, 0063 or by email:

FOR ATTENTION : Human Resources

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 and should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, ID as well as a comprehensive CV in order to be considered.

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 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine the suitability of a person for employment.

Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated.

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 department reserves the right not to fill these positions.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.


R1 057 326 per annum (Level 13) All-inclusive salary package) structured as follows: Basic salary – 70% of package, State contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund 13% of basic salary.

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