Jobs


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. Please print and complete the form or obtain it from any Public Service department.
  • 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 (certification stamp should not be older than three months).
  • 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

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).

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within one month after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your
application was unsuccessful.

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Deputy Director-General: Communications Policy Research And Development
Branch:
Communications Policy Research and Development
Salary:
All-inclusive remuneration package R1 267 806.00 per annum
Centre: Pretoria

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.

Reference: DDG: Policy/07/16
Enquiries: Ms Mathope Thusi, Tel 012 473 0174
Closing date: 15 August 2015

 

Deputy Director-General: Entity Oversight
Branch:
Entity Oversight
Salary:
All-inclusive remuneration package R1 267 806.00 per annum
Centre:
Pretoria

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.

Reference: DDG: EO/07/16
Enquiries: Ms Mathope Thusi, Tel 012 473 0174
Closing date: 15 August 2015

 

Chief Director: Regulatory Institutions
Branch:
Entity Oversight
Salary:
All-inclusive remuneration package R1 042 500.00 per annum
Centre:
Pretoria
Requirements: Qualifications and experience:
A recognised bachelor’s degree preferably in Corporate Governance-related qualification of Project Management (NQF level 7). 5 years’ experience at senior managerial level. Extensive experience and understanding of the policy and legislative environment that governs all state-owned entities reporting to the department (South African Broadcasting Corporation, Film and Publications Board, Media Development and Diversity Agency, Independent Communication Authority of South Africa and Brand South Africa) Skills: Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills at all levels. Innovative and creative thinking, computer literacy Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to manage multiple projects at a time. Job Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of the communications environment public policy development. Applicable policies and legislations in the broadcasting and media sector including: Independent Communication Authority of South Africa Act, Public Finance Management Act and related financial regulations, Companies Act, Corporate Governance Guidelines including King III report. 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: Ensuring that risk management processes are embedded throughout the public entities as and when they are required over the MTEF period. Providing assistance on developing and negotiating shareholder compact and governance frameworks annually as required by the applicable prescripts. Ensure that SOCs comply with the relevant legislation governing their operations, and applicable laws such as the PFMA, the Public Audit Act (2004), and Companies Act (2008), procurement and other laws through establishing a structured compliance function within the unit. Providing guidance on the appropriate delegation frameworks between the boards and executive management of SOC on a regular basis. Advising the Executive Authority regularly on the appointment of SOC boards of directors and on the processes for their Annual General Meetings (AGM) and preparation for these meetings, remuneration, and performance of the SOC boards and executive management. Effectively, economically and efficiently manage the monetary, physical and human resources allocated to the Chief Directorate.

Reference: CD: RI/07/16
Enquiries: Ms Mathope Thusi, Tel 012 473 0174
Closing date: 15 August 2015

 

Director: Internal Audit And Risk Management
Office of the Director-General: Department of Communications
Salary:
All-inclusive remuneration package R864 177.00 per annum
Centre
: Pretoria

Requirements: Qualifications and experience: A recognised B. Com Degree (NQF level 7) in Auditing. 5 years’ experience at middle/ senior managerial in the auditing and risk management area. Professional Registration as an Auditor will be an added advantage (CIA) Knowledge and understanding: Knowledge of legislative regulatory framework in the Public Service including Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and Treasury Regulations, Public Service Act and Public Service Regulations, etc.. Thorough and in-depth understanding of how government functions. Public Sector Auditing Professional ethics. Standing of the IAA. Quality assurance and improvement programme (QAIP). Corporate governance. Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels. Strong strategic, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills, proficiency in the application of the MS Office Package (Word, Power Point and Excel). Project Management Methodologies (Prince 2 or others). 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 processes to ensure the optimal functioning of the Departmental Internal Audit Unit in line with the Internal Audit Charter and statutory imperatives • Develop, manage and account for the implementation of the departmental Annual Internal Audit Plan and the Rolling Three Year Plan and other internal audit engagements across business units and processes. Manage processes to provide governance assurance services on the performance of all departmental programmes. Manage processes to coordinate statutory audit functions. Manage the development and maintenance of the departmental performance audit policy framework and instruments. Manage and provide audit consultancy services to departmental Programme Managers and Units. Manage the provisioning of internal audit procedures and governance assurance services inclusive of assurance regarding existing controls, risk management, governance processes, policies and procedures. Provide logistical support to the departmental Audit Committee, in line with the Internal Audit and Audit Committee Charters. Develop, manage and account for the implementation of the Departmental Risk Management Strategy, Risk Management Plan and Risk Registers. Effectively, economically and efficiently manage the monetary, physical and human resources allocated to the Directorate.

Refrence: D: IA&RM/05/16
Enquiries: Ms Mathope Thusi, Tel 012 473 0174
Closing date: 15 August 2015

 

Director: Information Management And Technology
Chief Directorate: Corporate Services
Salary:
All-inclusive remuneration package R864 177.00 per annum
Centre:
Pretoria

Requirements: Qualifications and experience: A recognised degree in Computer Science or Information Technology (IT) (NQF level 7). 5 years’ experience at middle/ senior managerial level in an Information Technology and Information Systems environment Skills: Extensive technical experience in an information Management and Technology (IMT) environment that has included IT Enterprise Infrastructure and Enterprise Systems establishment and support. Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft and open source technologies and systems development tools and software. A good knowledge and understanding of IT Services Management and Systems Life Cycle (SDLC) Management. A good understanding and working knowledge of Wide and Local Area Networks (WANs and LANs), Internet infrastructure and Information Management Systems (IMS). Experience and exposure to SDLC, IT Service Management, COBIT and the ITIL frameworks. Knowledge of IT Security and Architecture and IMT management experience. IMT financial and procurement management experience. Management experience in an IMT environment 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 and direct the Information Technology and Information Management Systems of the department that includes the IT Infrastructure and IM Systems establishment and support. Contribute towards the development and implementation of the Information Management and Technology (IM&T) strategy for DoC. Develop and implement the IM&T Operational Plans. Ensure IT Service Provider and service level management of IT and IM services provided to the department. Ensure timely reporting on the activities of the directorate and the service levels and utilisation of the IT services, systems and infrastructure. Manage, evaluate, investigate and apply new technologies to enhance Information Technology and Information Management Systems within the DoC. Serve on project teams and related forums. Effectively, economically and efficiently manage the monetary, physical and human resources allocated to the Directorate.

Reference: D: IM&T/07/16
Enquiries: Ms Mathope Thusi, Tel 012 473 0174
Closing date: 15 August 2015