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Assistant Director: Intergovernmental Relations

Kwa-zulu Natal Department of Arts and Culture


Centre: Pietermaritzburg, Head Office

Salary: R376 596.00 p.a.

Ref. No.: DAC04/19

Salary Range: R376 596.00 – R454 920.00 p.a. (Salary level 09)

Requirements: • An appropriate three (3) year tertiary qualification in Social Science/Development Studies/International Relations, coupled with a minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience in the IGR field • In-depth knowledge of legislation related to the Department and to the post • Knowledge of Intergovernmental relations, protocol practices, PFMA, report writing, planning and organizing, project management, policy analysis and research skills • Negotiation/consultation and presentation skills • Good interpersonal relations skills • Good communication skills (written and verbal) • Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) • Valid Code 08/EB driver’s licence.

Duties: • Participate in the development and implementation of policies, strategies, and terms of reference that ensures sound IGR • Monitor the implementation of resolutions emanating from all IGR structures • Maintain partnerships with corporate sector, entities and other spheres of government • Facilitate the consolidation of progress reports against programmes of actions (POA).

Enquiries: Mr U.M. Ngcobo, tel. 033 264 3400.

Applications quoting the relevant reference number should be forwarded as follows: The Director: Human Resources Management and Development: Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X 9140, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or171 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 FOR ATTENTION: Mrs N.I.S. Mbhele.


NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service Department office), which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed comprehensive CV and certified copies of original educational qualification certificates (not copies of certified copies), driver’s license (where it is required) and certified copy of ID document. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted. Applicants, who do not receive confirmation or feedback within two (2) months from the closing date, must accept that their applications were unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of applications to be processed, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged. Applicants must also quote the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which they saw the advertisement. Applicants, who do not comply with the instructions indicated above, will be disqualified. Applications received after the closing date will be disqualified. Candidates should not send their applications through registered mail as the Department will not take the responsibility for non-collection of these applications. It is our intention to promote representivity in the Department through the filling of these posts. The candidature of applicants from designated groups, especially in respect of people with disabilities, will receive preference. It must further be noted that all recommended candidates will be subjected to suitability checks prior to being appointed.