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This page contains information on the latest vacant posts within DoC, with the relevant application form to complete


To apply

  • Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment form (Z.83) [PDF] 31 kb.
  • The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document. The certification must be within three (3) months. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.
  • Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. 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 competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.
  • Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).
  • Forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which you saw this advertisement, to: The DG, Department of Communications, Private Bag X745, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield, Pretoria for attention Mr A Khameli

The DoC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities are welcome to apply. Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department and be accompanied by a comprehensive curriculum vitae and certified copies of qualifications and identity document. (Failure to comply with these requirements will result in the application being disqualified). Certification stamp must not be older than three months. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personal suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, and qualification and employment verification).

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Deputy Director-General: Communications Policy Research And Development

Salary: All-inclusive remuneration package R1 299 501.00 per annum
Centre: Pretoria
Reference number: DDG: Policy/03/17
Requirements: Qualifications and experience: A recognized degree and post graduate degree (NQF level 8) in Media Studies, Commerce, Law or Public Administration. 8 to 10 years of experience at senior management level of which 6-8 years should be in the communications policy research and policy environment at senior management level. Skills: Leadership skills and strategic management. Research methodologies. Corporate governance. Working effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines while delivering excellent results. Interacting at all levels. Working independently. Establishing and maintaining networks. Knowledge and understanding: Thorough knowledge of the communications sector. Public policy research and development and applicable legislations in the broadcasting and media sector including: Broadcasting Act, Independent Communication Authority of South Africa Act, Public Finance Management Act and related financial regulations, Company Act, Corporate Governance guidelines as prescribed, including King III Report, through understanding of Public Finance Management process Competencies: Strategic Capability and Leadership • People Management and Empowerment. Programme and Project Management. Financial Management. Change Management. Knowledge Management. Service Delivery Innovation. Problem Solving and Analysis. Client Orientation and Customer Focus. 

Duties: Manage the policy and strategy development processes in the communications sector in order to ensure alignment and consistency. Manage processes relating to the development and review of legislations in the communications sector to ensure a predictable regulatory environment. Manage consultations with key stakeholders in the communications sector in order to leverage their participation in the policy, strategy and legislation development processes. Manage the strategic research agenda of the Department to ensure evidence-based policy making process. Maintain appropriate controls, procedures and reporting systems in order to meet performance expectations of the Branch and adhere to Public Finance Management Act, Public Service Act and other relevant statutory requirements required in the public service. Manage human and financial resources effectively and efficiently in order to achieve the objectives of the Branch.

Enquiries: Ms Mathope Thusi, 012 4730174

Closing date: 26 May 2017

Deputy Director-General: Entity Oversight

Salary: All-inclusive remuneration package R1 299 501.00 per annum
Centre: Pretoria
Reference number: DDG: EO/04/17
Requirements: Qualifications and experience: A recognized degree and post graduate degree (NQF level 8) in Media Studies, Commerce, Law or Public Administration. 8 to 10 years of experience at senior management level of which 6-8 years should be in entity oversight management. Skills: Leadership skills and strategic management. Research methodologies. Corporate governance. Working effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines while delivering excellent results. Interacting at all levels. Working independently. Establishing and maintaining networks. Knowledge and understanding: Thorough knowledge of the communications sector. Public policy research and development and applicable legislations in the broadcasting and media sector including: Broadcasting Act, Independent Communication Authority of South Africa Act, Public Finance Management Act and related financial regulations, Company Act, Corporate Governance guidelines as prescribed, including King III Report, through understanding of Public Finance Management process Competencies: Strategic Capability and Leadership • People Management and Empowerment. Programme and Project Management. Financial Management. Change Management. Knowledge Management. Service Delivery Innovation. Problem Solving and Analysis. Client Orientation and Customer Focus. 

Duties: Manage the implementation of good and sound corporate governance practices in public entities and regulatory institutions reporting to the Department of Communications. Promote financial sustainability of public entities and regulatory entities. Oversee the alignment of corporate plans of entities with the communications policies and the department’s strategic plans and government priorities. Develop performance monitoring methodology of SOCs and compile regular reports thereof. Ensure the submission of funding requirements of SOEs and monitor financial expenditure trends of SOEs. Maintain appropriate controls, procedures and reporting systems in order to meet performance expectations of the Branch and adhere to Public Finance Management Act, Public Service Act and other relevant statutory requirements required in the public service. Manage human and financial resources effectively and efficiently in order to achieve the objectives of the Branch.

Enquiries: Ms Mathope Thusi, 012 4730174

Closing date: 26 May 2017