REF NO: DOHS/03/2023
Branch: Research, Policy, Strategy and Planning
SALARY : R1 590 747 per annum (Level 15), all-inclusive salary package
CENTRE : Pretoria

Applicants should be in possession of Matric /Grade 12. Relevant
Undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7 as recognized by SAQA) in Human
Settlements/ Public Administration/ Public Management or any other relevant
qualification and a relevant post graduate qualification (NQF level 8 as
recognized by SAQA). Extensive working experience (At least 8 – 10 years’
experience at a senior management level) related to the built environment
sector, evaluate compliance with applicable legislation and regulations, ability
to draft or familiarity with the human settlement sector. Extensive Knowledge
of applicable legislation, policies, procedures, prescripts and practices in the
research, policy, strategy and planning environment. Expert knowledge of
operation and project management with an ability to implement programmes
and projects timeously. Advanced strategic planning and financial
management will be an added advantage. Good communication (written and
verbal) and negotiation skills. Pre-Entry Certificate for the Senior Management
Services is compulsory.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Provide strategic
and operational leadership and management for the Department research
functions and programmes. Provide strategic and operational leadership and
management for the Department policy functions, responsibilities and
mandates. Provide strategic and management of the Department planning
functions, responsibilities and mandates. Provide strategic and operational
leadership and management for the Department strategy functions,
responsibilities and mandates. Strategic management support to the
Accounting and Executive Officers of the Department. Strategic management,
oversight and reporting of matters related to human and financial resources
allocated to the Research, Policy, Strategy and Planning Branch.

Ms M Thusi Tel No: (012) 444-9013
Applications can be e-mailed

10 February 2023 at 16h00

It will be expected from the selected candidates to be available for the
interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department of
Human Settlements. Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted
once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive
outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification
verification and criminal records. If you apply for more than one position in the
Department, please submit separate application forms for each post.
Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service department and must be accompanied by a detailed CV only.
Shortlisted Candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or
before the day of interview/s as directed by the Human Resources
Representative. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications
evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. SMS/ MMS
posts: Please note that the all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a
basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employee’s Fund and
a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules. As of 1st July 2006, all new
appointments in the public service have to be part of the Government
Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a Government
Medical Subsidy. SMS posts: All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a
technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job,
the logistics of which will be communicated by the department; Following the
interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend
candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment; The
competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. If you have
not been contacted within four (4) months after the closing date of this
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The
Department of Human Settlements reserves the right to cancel the filling/ not
to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process