DEPUTY DIRECTOR: LED SUPPORT – Department of Cooperative Governance – Pretoria

REF NO: 24929/01

SALARY : R697 011 per annum (Level 11) (all-inclusive remuneration package)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A three-year Bachelor’s degree or a three-year National diploma in
Economics/Development Studies/Local Economic Development or an equivalent
qualification. A minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in Local Economic
Development. A valid driver’s licence. Generic competencies: Planning and
organising, coordination, problem solving and decision making, project
management, people management and empowerment, client orientation and
customer focus, team leadership, diversity management and communication
(verbal and written). Technical Competencies: Local Economic Development
Policy formulation, coordination of Economic Development Policy and strategies
across Government. LED linkages with National Economic Development goals,
PGDS and IDP, partnership and donor relations and resource mobilisation.

DUTIES : The incumbent will perform the following duties: Manage and support the Local
Economic Development (LED) planning and policy development across
Government to support municipalities towards the development and stimulation of
local economies. Coordinate the establishment of partnership between
municipalities and the private sector to stimulate local economies. Support the
development of municipal local economic development strategies and plans.
Manage the development of local economic development innovative programmes
that support the stimulation of local economies.

ENQUIRIES : Mr K. Walaza Tel No: 012 334 0844
APPLICATIONS : May be posted to URS Response Handling, P O Box 11506, Tiegerpoort, 0056;

submitted electronically via email: or via fax: 086 415

FOR ATTENTION : URS Response Handling Tel No: 012 811 1900

CLOSING DATE : 02 November 2018

NOTE : The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the
security clearance process and the verification of educational qualification
certificates. Applications must be submitted on a signed Z83 Form (application
form), obtainable from any Public Service department website, and should be
accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of ID, all
qualifications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications
evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide
proof of such evaluation. Incomplete applications or applications received after the
closing date will not be considered. It is important to note that it is the applicant’s
responsibility to ensure that all information and attachments in support of the
application are submitted by the due date. Failure to attach the signed Z83 form,
certified copies of ID and all qualifications will result in automatic disqualification.
Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited
to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months
of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has
been unsuccessful. Thank you for the interest shown in the Department.