DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL: SPATIAL PLANNING AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT – DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

REF NO:
3/2/1/2021/004
Branch: Spatial Planning and Land Use Management
SALARY : R1 521 591 per annum (Level 15) (All-inclusive package). The package
includes a basic salary (70% of package), and a flexible portion that may be
structured in accordance with the rules for SMS.
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS :
Successful completion of Pre-entry Certificate for SMS as endorsed by the
NSG. Bachelor’s Degree (NQF level 7) in Town and Regional Planning / Urban
and Regional Planning and Honors Degree or Post graduate Diploma (NQF
level 8) in Town and Regional Planning / Urban and Regional Planning.
Registered at the South African Council for Town and Regional Planners. 8 to
10 years’ experience at senior management level. Job Related Knowledge:
Applicants must have thorough knowledge and understanding of the following:
Public Service environment, Public Finance Management Act and related
Treasury Regulations. Understanding of the South African economy with
respect to industrial development, growth, equity and empowerment. Sound
understanding of the interconnectedness of Government policies and
strategies. Job Related Skills: Strong strategic planning and leadership skills.
Advanced analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and human resource
management skills. Applicants must be innovative, skilled negotiators and selfconfident decision makers. Applicants must have good report writing and
excellent financial management skills. High level of computer literacy and
ability to communicate effectively at all levels. A valid driver’s license and a
willingness to travel both locally and internationally.

DUTIES :
Manage the development policy and standards, provide support and monitor
implementation of SPLUM Spatial Data Infrastructure legislation and
capacitate organs of state. Manage the provision of Spatial Development
Frameworks, Spatial Information and Environmental Planning Services.
Manage the provision of integrated spatial planning. Manage the provision of
development and planning support for Land Use Management, Spatial
Planning and Spatial Information Services at Provincial level. Provide oversight
to the South African Council for Planners. Ensure the promotion of the
collaboration between planners, communities, civil society and other interested
parties. Oversee the provision of programme management support. Manage
strategic, business and operational plans of the Branch. Report to Parliament
Committees and to the Minister when required and instructed by the DirectorGeneral.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms K Kgang Tel No: (012) 319 7333
APPLICATIONS : Please ensure that you email your application to: 3212021.004@dalrrd.gov.za
before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

CLOSING DATE :
23 April 2021 at 16:00

NOTE :
The requirements for appointment at Senior Management Services (SMS) level
include the successful completion of the Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by
the National School of Government (NSG). Applicants should therefore at least
have proof that they have registered for the Pre-entry Certificate, which can be
accessed using the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entryprogramme/. Shortlisted candidates must provide proof
of successful completion of the course. No appointment will take place without
the successful completion of the Pre-entry Certificate and submission of proof
thereof. 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 in compliance with the DPSA Directive on
the Implementation of Competency Based Assessments.

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