ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: WOMEN EMPOWERMENT – DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

REF NO:
C3/I/2020
Directorate: Gender Focal Point
SALARY : R470 040 per annum
CENTRE : HSRC Building, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in Social
Science plus three (3) years’ experience in the gender environment. Knowledge of
the relevant Public Service Regulatory Framework. Knowledge of women’s
empowerment and gender mainstreaming. Knowledge and understanding of
global gender issues. Knowledge and understanding of development issues in
South Africa. Knowledge of international, continental, regional and national
instruments on gender. Competencies needed: Project management skills. Policy
development skills. Training and facilitation skills. Problem-solving skills.
Interpersonal and liaison skills. Computer literacy. Communication skills.
Presentation skills. People management skills. Capacity building skills. Planning
and organizing skills. Policy analysis skills. Advocacy skills. Attributes: Innovative
and creative. Hard working and diligent. Trustworthy. Self-motivated. Assertive.
Confident. Honest. Courteous. Accurate. Attention to detail. Friendly. Patient.
Disciplined. Confidence. Precise. Positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure.

DUTIES :
Implement tools to audit the Department’s programmes, policies, planning and
budgeting process. Adopt a wide set of options for women’s empowerment and
gender equality. Collate information by coordinating and compiling reports as per
national and international requirements. Conduct capacity building on gender
mainstreaming and related areas. Facilitate and coordinate the commemoration of
national days relevant to Gender.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms D Moema Tel No: (012) 312-7394
NOTE : In terms of the Chief Directorate: Gender’s employment equity targets, African
females as well as persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS :
Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, to the
Director-General, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X901, Pretoria,
0001. Physical Address: HSRC Building, 134 Pretorius Street In the event of hand
delivery of applications, applicants must sign an application register book as proof
of submission. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.
FOR ATTENTION :
Ms E Steenkamp

CLOSING DATE :
16 October 2020
NOTE : Curriculum vitae with a detailed description of duties, the names of two referees
and certified copies of qualifications and identity document must accompany your
signed application for employment (Z83). Applicants applying for SMS posts are
required to successfully complete the Certificate for entry into the SMS and full
details can be sourced by following the link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entry-programme/. Applicants are expected to pay for the course
and may enroll for it at a cost of R265.00.

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