HOD Jobs in KZN Provincial Government

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT
HEAD OFFICE – PIETERMARITZBURG • REF: KZNDARD/HOD/01/2018
Salary: Inclusive remuneration package: R1 782 687 per annum plus a 10% non-pensionable Head of
Department allowance. The inclusive remuneration package includes a 30% portion which may be
structured according to the individual’s needs
Requirements:
• A relevant undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Administration or Natural Sciences
and a relevant postgraduate qualification (NQF level 8) as recognised by SAQA • 8 -10 years’ senior
management experience, 3 years’ of which must have been with an organ of state as defined by the
Constitution • A valid, unendorsed Code EB driver’s licence.
Applicants must have the following knowledge, skills, training, experience and competencies:
• Significant managerial capability and experience in providing strategic leadership and direction in the
sector •Knowledge and understanding of the following: • the role of Agriculture and Rural Development
within the Province and South Africa • Developmental agenda of the provincial government • Development
of relevant policies and strategies • Administration of policy • Agriculture and rural development needs,
legislation and the mandate of the Department/Province • PFMA and Treasury Regulations • Strong project
management skills • Excellent communication and presentation skills • Ability to work well under pressure
• Skilled in the art of facilitation and able to cultivate good stakeholder relationships • Advanced financial
management capabilities • A multi-skilled dynamic leader who understands the operational environment
of the public service, its service delivery imperatives and the divergent needs of the various constituents
• Self-motivated professional with experience in providing strategic leadership • Ability and experience
to successfully manage special projects as identified by the Administration and the Executive Authority
• Computer literacy skills.
Key responsibilities:
• To support the MEC for Agriculture & Rural Development on all matters pertaining
to agriculture and rural development in the Province • Provide strategic leadership and management to
the Department in the provision of integrated agricultural development services • To establish and manage
strategic partnerships with relevant stakeholders • Facilitate the formulation and implementation of
sustainable development and empowerment strategies and initiatives at the local and provincial level to meet
the needs of KZN • Provide advice to the MEC for Agriculture & Rural Development on the Department’s
performance, operations and the realisation of the strategic plan for the Department as contained in the
performance agreement • Provide effective and efficient administrative systems • Provide advice and
support services to the MEC in line with the relevant legislation • Promote the principles of holistic integrated
development planning, cooperative governance, economics and efficiency in both agriculture and rural
development in the Province • Ensure appropriate processes, structures and policies in relation to the growth
of the Agriculture and Rural Development mandate • Provide strategic management of veterinary services
• Ensure sound financial management of the expenditure of the Department and manage the budget as the
Accounting Officer • Represent the Department on Provincial, National and International platforms • Ensure
the establishment of relevant boards, structures and policies to facilitate the management of Agriculture and
Rural Development in line with the vision and mission of the Department.
NB: All short listed candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test the
relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department.
Following the interview and technical exercise the selection panel will recommend candidates to
attend a generic managerial competency assessment as prescribed by the DPSA.
This appointment is subject to the signing of an employment contract with the Premier not exceeding
five (5) years and an annual performance agreement with the MEC responsible for Agriculture and
Rural Development in KwaZulu-Natal within three months of the date of appointment. The successful
candidate will be required to undergo security clearance and to disclose financial interests in
accordance with the prescribed regulations
.
Directions to applicants:
Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Z83 application form, obtainable
from any Public Service department. Applications must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive
CV, originally certified copies of all qualifications (not copies of certified copies), RSA ID document and valid
drivers licence, proof of registration (if applicable). Failure to attach the requested documentation will result in
the application not being considered. Applicants are discouraged from sending applications through registered
mail because the Department will not be responsible for non-collection of these applications. No late, faxed
or e-mailed applications will be accepted. If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the
closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The Department
of Agriculture and Rural Development reserves the right not to make an appointment. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in the disqualification of your application.
Applications must be posted to: The Director-General, Office of the Premier, Private Bag X9037,
Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or hand delivered to: The Chief Director: Strategic Human Resource
Management, Office of the Premier, 1st Floor, Invesco Centre, 16 Chatterton Road, Pietermaritzburg,
3201 and marked for the attention of Ms M.J. Khumalo. Tel. (033) 328 1777.
NB:
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
employer and is committed to the achievement and maintenance of representivity (race, gender and
disability). Candidates whose appointment will promote representivity will be given preference.
Enquiries:
Dr. Nonhlanhla O Mkhize, Director-General, tel. (033) 341 3383.
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENT
HEAD OFFICE – PIETERMARITZBURG • REF: KZNDHS/HOD/01/2018
Salary: Inclusive remuneration package: R1 370 973 per annum plus a 10% non-pensionable Head of
Department allowance. The inclusive remuneration package includes a 30% portion which may be
structured according to the individual’s needs
Requirements:
• A relevant undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) and a relevant postgraduate
qualification (NQF level 8) as recognised by SAQA • 8 -10 years’ senior management experience, 3 years’
of which must have been with an organ of state as defined by the Constitution • a valid driver’s licence.
Applicants must have the following knowledge, skills, training, experience and competencies:
• Significant managerial capability and experience in providing strategic leadership and direction in the
sector • Knowledge and understanding of the following: • the role of Human Settlements within the
Provinces and South Africa • Developmental agenda of the provincial government • Development of
relevant policies and strategies • Administration of policy • Human Settlement needs, legislation and the
mandate of the Department/Province • PFMA and Treasury Regulations • Strong project management skills
• Excellent communication and presentation skills • Ability to work well under pressure • Skilled in the
art of facilitation and able to cultivate good stakeholder relationships • Advanced financial management
capabilities • A dynamic leader who understands the operational environment of the public service, its
service delivery imperatives and the divergent needs of the various constituents • Experience in providing
strategic leadership • Ability and experience to successfully manage special projects as identified by the
Administration and the Executive Authority.
Key responsibilities:
• To support the MEC for Human Settlements & Public Works on all matters
pertaining to human settlements in the Province • Provide strategic leadership to the Department • To
establish and manage strategic partnerships with relevant stakeholders • Facilitate sustainable human
settlements and an improved quality of life • Facilitate the release of publicly owned land for human
settlement • Development of sustainable human settlements and empowerment strategies and initiatives at
the local and provincial level to meet the needs of KZN • Accelerate the delivery of housing opportunities
• Manage human settlements research, planning and policy development • Manage human settlements
delivery and the administration of human settlements subsidy instruments • Manage housing asset
management and property management • Provide advisory services to various stakeholders • Provide
advice to the MEC for Human Settlements & Public Works on the Department’s performance, operations
and the realisation of the strategic plan for the Department as contained in the performance agreement
• Provide effective and efficient administrative systems • Provide advice and support services to the MEC
in line with the relevant legislation • Promote the principles of holistic integrated development planning,
cooperative governance, economics and efficiency in both rural and urban community development of
Human Settlements in the Province • Ensure appropriate processes, structures and policies in relation to the
Human Settlements mandate • Ensure sound financial management of the expenditure of the Department
and manage the budget as the Accounting Officer • Represent the Department on Provincial, National and
International platforms • Ensure the establishment of relevant boards, structures and policies to facilitate the
management of Human Settlements in line with the vision and mission of the Department.
NB: All short listed candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test the
relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department.
Following the interview and technical exercise the selection panel will recommend candidates to
attend a generic managerial competency assessment as prescribed by the DPSA.
This appointment is subject to the signing of an employment contract with the Premier not exceeding
five (5) years and an annual performance agreement with the MEC responsible for Human Settlements
& Public Works in KwaZulu-Natal within three months of the date of appointment. The successful
candidate will be required to undergo security clearance and to disclose financial interests in
accordance with the prescribed regulations
.
Directions to applicants:
Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Z83 application form, obtainable
from any Public Service department. Applications must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive
CV, originally certified copies of all qualifications (not copies of certified copies), RSA ID document and valid
drivers licence, proof of registration (if applicable). Failure to attach the requested documentation will result in
the application not being considered. Applicants are discouraged from sending applications through registered
mail because the Department will not be responsible for non-collection of these applications. No late, faxed or
e-mailed applications will be accepted. If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing
date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The Department of Human
Settlements reserves the right not to make an appointment. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Failure to comply with the above
instructions will result in the disqualification of your application.
Applications must be posted to: The Director-General, Office of the Premier, Private Bag X9037,
Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or hand delivered to: The Chief Director: Strategic Human Resource
Management, Office of the Premier, 1st Floor, Invesco Centre, 16 Chatterton Road, Pietermaritzburg,
3201 and marked for the attention of Ms M.J. Khumalo. Tel. (033) 328 1777.
NB:
The Department of Human Settlements is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is
committed to the achievement and maintenance of representivity (race, gender and disability). Candidates
whose appointment will promote representivity will be given preference.
Enquiries:
Dr. Nonhlanhla O Mkhize, Director-General, tel. (033) 341 3383.
CLOSING DATE: CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON 16 FEBRUARY 2018.
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF SPORT & RECREATION
HEAD OFFICE – PIETERMARITZBURG • REF: KZNDSR/HOD/01/2018
Salary: Inclusive remuneration package: R1 370 973 per annum plus a 10% non-pensionable Head of
Department allowance. The inclusive remuneration package includes a 30% portion which may be
structured according to the individual’s needs
Requirements:
• A relevant undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) and a relevant postgraduate
qualification (NQF level 8) as recognised by SAQA • 8 -10 years’ senior management experience, 3 years’
of which must have been with an organ of state as defined by the Constitution • A valid driver’s licence.
Applicants must have the following knowledge, skills, training, experience and competencies:
• Significant managerial capability and experience in providing strategic leadership and direction in the
sector • Knowledge and understanding of the following: • the role of Sport and Recreation within the
Provinces and South Africa • Developmental agenda of the provincial government • Development of
relevant policies and strategies • Administration of policy • Sports development needs, legislation and
the mandate of the Department/Province • PFMA and Treasury Regulations • Strong project management
skills • Excellent communication and presentation skills • Ability to work well under pressure • Skilled
in the art of facilitation and able to cultivate good stakeholder relationships • Advanced financial
management capabilities • A dynamic leader who understands the operational environment of the public
service, its service delivery imperatives and the divergent needs of the various constituents • Experience
in providing strategic leadership • Ability and experience to successfully manage special projects as
identified by the Administration and the Executive Authority.
Key responsibilities:
• To support the MEC for Arts, Culture, Sport & Recreation on all matters pertaining
to sport and recreation in the Province • Provide strategic leadership to the Department • To establish
and manage strategic partnerships with relevant stakeholders • Promote mass participation and the
development of sport and recreation • Facilitate the formulation and implementation of sustainable
sports development and empowerment strategies and initiatives at the local and provincial level to meet
the needs of KZN • Coordinate the provision and development of sporting facilities • Provide advisory
services to sports federations • Provide advice to the MEC for Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation on
the Department’s performance, operations and the realisation of the strategic plan for the Department as
contained in the performance agreement • Provide effective and efficient administrative systems • Provide
advice and support services to the MEC in line with the relevant legislation • Promote the principles of
holistic integrated development planning, cooperative governance, economics and efficiency in both
rural and urban community development of Sport and Recreation in the Province • Ensure appropriate
processes, structures and policies in relation to the growth of the Sport and Recreation mandate
• Ensure sound financial management of the expenditure of the Department and manage the budget as
the Accounting Officer • Represent the Department on Provincial, National and International platforms
• Ensure the establishment of relevant boards, structures and policies to facilitate the management of
Sport and Recreation in line with the vision and mission of the Department.
NB: All short listed candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test
the relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the
Department. Following the interview and technical exercise the selection panel will recommend
candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment as prescribed by the DPSA.
This appointment is subject to the signing of an employment contract with the Premier not exceeding
five (5) years and an annual performance agreement with the MEC responsible for Arts, Culture, Sport
and Recreation in KwaZulu-Natal within three months of the date of appointment. The successful
candidate will be required to undergo security clearance and to disclose financial interests in
accordance with the prescribed regulations
.
Directions to applicants:
Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Z83 application form,
obtainable from any Public Service department. Applications must be accompanied by a recently updated
comprehensive CV, originally certified copies of all qualifications (not copies of certified copies), RSA ID
document and valid drivers licence, proof of registration (if applicable). Failure to attach the requested
documentation will result in the application not being considered. Applicants are discouraged from sending
applications through registered mail because the Department will not be responsible for non-collection of
these applications. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. If you have not been contacted
within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. The Department of Sport and Recreation reserves the right not to make an appointment. It is the
applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority
(SAQA). Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in the disqualification of your application.
Applications must be posted to: The Director-General, Office of the Premier, Private Bag X9037,
Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or hand delivered to: The Chief Director: Strategic Human Resource
Management, Office of the Premier, 1st Floor, Invesco Centre, 16 Chatterton Road, Pietermaritzburg,
3201 and marked for the attention of Ms M.J. Khumalo. Tel. (033) 328 1777.
NB:
The Department of Sport and Recreation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is
committed to the achievement and maintenance of representivity (race, gender and disability). Candidates
whose appointment will promote representivity will be given preference.
Enquiries:
Dr. Nonhlanhla O Mkhize, Director
-General, tel. (033) 341 3383.
CLOSING DATE: CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON 16 FEBRUARY 2018.
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
HEAD OFFICE – PIETERMARITZBURG • REF: KZNDOH/HOD/01/2018
Salary: Inclusive remuneration package: R1 782 687 per annum plus a 10% non-pensionable Head of
Department allowance. The inclusive remuneration package includes a 30% portion which may be
structured according to the individual’s needs
Requirements:
• A relevant undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) and a relevant postgraduate qualification
(NQF level 8) in any of the health related fields and/or management as recognised by SAQA • 8-10 years’ senior
management experience in the health sector or health related field, 3 years’ of which must have been with an
organ of state as defined by the Constitution • A valid, unendorsed Code EB driver’s licence.
Applicants must have the following knowledge, skills, training, experience and competencies:
• Significant managerial capability and experience in providing strategic leadership and direction in the sector • Ability to provide technical advice on health service delivery to the executive level of government • Knowledge and understanding of the following: • International, National and Provincial health service delivery imperatives
and trends • the role of health services within the Province and South Africa • Developmental agenda of the
provincial government • Development of relevant policies and strategies • Administration of policy • Health
legislation and the mandate of the Department/Province • PFMA and Treasury Regulations • Strong leadership
ability in strengthening inter-sectoral collaboration to support the realization of provincial priorities and ensure
the determinants of health are adequately addressed • Excellent communication and presentation skills • Ability
to work well under pressure • Skilled in the art of facilitation and able to cultivate good stakeholder relationships
•Advanced financial management capabilities • A dynamic leader who understands the operational environment
of the public service, its service delivery imperatives and the divergent needs of the various constituents
• Experience in providing strategic leadership • Ability and experience to successfully manage special projects
as identified by the Administration and the Executive Authority • Ensure integrated risk management and the
implementation of minimum information security standards.
Key responsibilities:
• To support the MEC for Health on all matters pertaining to health in the Province
• Provide strategic leadership to the Department • Improve health outcomes in line with goals, strategies and
objectives • Strengthen management of strategic health programmes • Establish and manage strategic partnerships with relevant stakeholders • Improve access to health care through an effective and efficient Emergency Medical Service • Improve the quality of health services through access to regional, specialized, tertiary and central health care services • Ensure appropriate physical infrastructure for the provision of quality health service delivery • Provide advice to the MEC for Health on the Department’s performance, operations and the realisation of the strategic plan for the Department as contained in the performance agreement • Provide effective and efficient administrative systems • Provide advice and support services to the MEC in line with the relevant legislation • Promote regional integration and the principles of holistic integrated development planning, cooperative governance, economics and efficiency in both rural and urban communities in the Province and with other national and international partners within the Health Sector • Facilitate effective community participation in governance, lifestyle, preventative, rehabilitative and curative care programmes in the Province • Ensure appropriate processes, structures and policies in relation to the mandate of the Department • Ensure sound financial management of the expenditure of the Department and manage the budget as the Accounting Officer • Establish and maintain well-functioning corporate communication, management and health information systems to adequately support research, planning, monitoring and evaluation processes at various levels • Represent the Department on Provincial, National and International platforms • Ensure the establishment of relevant boards, structures and policies to facilitate the management of health services in line with the vision and mission of the Department.
NB: All short listed candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant
technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following
the interview and technical exercise the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic
managerial competency assessment as prescribed by the DPSA.
This appointment is subject to the signing of an employment contract with the Premier not exceeding five (5)
years and an annual performance agreement with the MEC responsible for Health in KwaZulu-Natal within
three months of the date of appointment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo security
clearance and to disclose financial interests in accordance with the prescribed regulations
Directions to applicants:
Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Z83 application form, obtainable
from any Public Service department. Applications must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive
CV, originally certified copies of all qualifications (not copies of certified copies), RSA ID document and valid
drivers licence, proof of registration (if applicable). Failure to attach the requested documentation will result in
the application not being considered. Applicants are discouraged from sending applications through registered
mail because the Department will not be responsible for non-collection of these applications. No late, faxed or
e-mailed applications will be accepted. If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing
date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The Department of Health
reserves the right not to make an appointment. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications
evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in the disqualification of your application.
The Director-General, Office of the Premier, Private Bag X9037, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or hand delivered
to: The Chief Director: Strategic Human Resource Management, Office of the Premier, 1st Floor, Invesco
Centre, 16 Chatterton Road, Pietermaritzburg, 3201 and marked for the attention of Ms M.J. Khumalo.
Tel. (033) 328 1777.
NB:
The Department of Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to the
achievement and maintenance of representivity (race, gender and disability). Candidates whose appointment
will promote representivity will be given preference.
Enquiries:
Dr. Nonhlanhla O Mkhize, Director-General, tel. (033) 341 3383.
CLOSING DATE: CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON 16 FEBRUARY 2018.
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