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Deputy Director: Executive Support

Kwa-zulu Natal Department of Arts and Culture



Centre: Pietermaritzburg, Head Office

Salary: R733 257.00 p.a.

Ref. No.: DAC01/19

Salary package: R733 257.00 – R863 748.00 p.a. (Salary level 11)

(an all-inclusive package to be structured in accordance with the rules of middle management service)

Requirements: • A three year tertiary qualification in Public Management or an appropriate equivalent qualification, coupled with a minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience, three (3) of which should be at a managerial/Assistant Director level • Knowledge of Public Service legislation and prescripts applicable to government, including systems and procedures • Knowledge of PFMA • Good work ethics, honesty, reliability and team work • Good office administration, planning and organisational skills • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) • Good interpersonal relation skills • Knowledge of projects management • Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) • Valid Code 08/EB driver’s licence.

Duties: • Coordinate executive administrative support to the Head: Arts and Culture • Provide institutional support to the Department’s stakeholders • Provide document management support services • Develop policies, strategies and procedure manuals aimed at improving service delivery of the office and ensure compliance in terms of mandates • Supervise, develop and manage employees’ performance in accordance with the Employee Performance Management and Development System (EPMDS).

Enquiries: Mr N.P. Chonco, 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.