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Director: Stakeholder Management

  • Full Time
  • Gauteng
  • Salary: R1 057 326 per annum

Gauteng Province Department of Agriculture and Rural Development


Directorate: Stakeholder Management

REF: REFS/004774

SALARY: R1 057 326.00 per annum (all-inclusive package that can be structured according to an individual needs).

REQUIREMENTS: • Grade 12 plus Bachelor degree (NQF Level 7) in Business Management/Community Development/Development Communications/Governance or equivalent NQF Level 7 qualification as recognised by SAQA • 5 years’ experience at a middle managerial level in community/stakeholder projects and programmes • A valid driver’s licence.

COMPETENCIES: • Strategic capability and leadership, Programme and project management, Financial management, Change management, Knowledge management, Service delivery Innovation • Problem solving and analysis, People Management and Empowerment, Client orientation and Customer focus Communication, Honesty and integrity. Attributes: • Good interpersonal relations • Ability to work under pressure • Ability to work in a team and independently • Strong management skills • Strong leadership and managerial qualities, a good track record working with multi stakeholders, a proven track record in negotiating strategic partnerships on behalf of government, proven track record in the implementation of Intergovernmental Relations strategies and frameworks • Understanding of government communication environment, framework and prescripts. Job related skills: • Communication (verbal and written) • Interpersonal relations • Analytical thinking • Conflict Management • Decision making.

DUTIES: Management of the directorate, develop, manage and implement a stakeholder engagement strategy. Intergovernmental relations framework and Strategic Partnerships framework, develop and implement policies to enhance the performance and realisation of the departmental goals, translate stakeholder interests into programmes and projects for consideration by the department and the MEC, coordinate and manage the Intergovernmental relations structures of the department, track the implementation of the decisions of the intergovernmental relations structures of the department. Identify, negotiate and implement the strategic partnerships for the department, establish and maintain good relations between GDARD and other departments, facilitate the implementation of the MEC’s stakeholder engagement programme, perform mobilisation activities on behalf of the department, conduct follow ups on commitments made by the department and MEC during stakeholder engagement sessions.

NOTES: Please note that this is a re-advertisement and people who applied previously are encouraged to apply. To apply for the above position, please apply online at or Hand Deliver: Ground Floor, 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House and Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form, obtainable from any public service department or from website which must be completed in full. Candidates must attach their recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies allowed, certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

NB: For assistance with online applications visit the following centres: 78 Fox Street, Marshalltown or Maponya Mall at Thusong Centre next to Home Affairs. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan (Only women and people with disabilities will be considered for this post). To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to attach certificate of evaluation of foreign qualifications by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful. NB: Succeeding the interviews and written exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates for SMS posts to attend a Generic Managerial Competency Assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive and authorised Competency Assessment tools.

Enquiries: Ms L. Dhlamini, Tel: (011) 240 2527.

CLOSING DATE: 06 December 2019.