DEPUTY DIRECTOR: PARLIAMENTARY AND BUSINESS PROCESSES – DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION – Cape Town

REF NO:
DBE/55/2022
Branch: Office of Director-General
Chief Directorate: ODG Support Services
Directorate: Parliamentary and Business Processes
SALARY : R882 042 per annum (Level 12)
CENTRE : Cape Town Office

REQUIREMENTS :
Three year relevant post matric qualification (NQF Level 6) or equivalent
qualification in Law, Social Sciences and/or Education; At least four (4) years
relevant experience at supervisory level; Knowledge and understanding of
education, policy development and thorough understanding of parliamentary
processes; Knowledge of other South African languages would be an
advantage; Good interpersonal relations, highly developed coordination,
communication, networking, presentation and excellent writing and reporting
skills; Project Management; Ability to work under pressure and meet strict
deadlines; A valid driver licence and willingness to travel are essential.

DUTIES :
The successful candidate will be responsible for Liaising with the Portfolio
Committee (PC) and Select Committee (SC) on Basic Education; Monitoring
development in other relevant parliamentary committees like Higher Education,
Health and Sports, Arts and Culture and regularly report to the Department;
Managing all parliamentary questions as well as other parliamentary
obligations of the Department, including the tabling of the budget, strategic plan
and the annual report; Perusing and communicating PC and SC programmes
and ensuring quality of presentation for parliament; Perusing documents like
Hansard speeches, minutes of Portfolio Committee and Select Committee;
Monitoring meetings of Portfolio Committee and Select Committee to Basic
Education to identify matters that have a bearing on the Department of Basic
Education; Meeting with relevant members of parliament (including
Chairpersons or individual members of relevant Portfolio Committees); Writing
briefing documents for the Department on parliamentary developments;
Arranging briefing sessions where appropriate and identifying issues emerging
from Parliamentary processes that require the DG’s attention; Compiling
reports of meetings and disseminate to the DG and other senior members of
staff; Compiling correspondence for the DG on parliamentary related matters;
Managing office of the DG in Cape Town; Providing administrative support to
the DG and other senior members of the Department in Cape Town; Handling
Parliament enquires in relation to the Department and Entities and interact with
branches accordingly.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms N Monyela Tel No: (012) 357 3295/ Ms J Masipa Tel No: (012) 357 3294

APPLICATIONS :
Submitted via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver to: The
Department of Basic Education, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria. Please visit the
Department of Education’s website at www.education.gov.za or the
Department of Public Service and Administration vacancy circulars at
www.dpsa.gov.za

FOR ATTENTION :
Ms N Monyela
CLOSING DATE : 02 December 2022
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the most recently approved Z83 Application
for Employment Form, obtainable from the DBE Website or any Public Service
Department/Webpage. Use of the old Z83 Form will result in disqualification.
The Z83 must be completed in full and page 2 duly signed. A clear indication
of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated
on your Z.83. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and
other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 with a
detailed Curriculum Vitae (only). Certified copies of qualifications and other
relevant documents will be requested from shortlisted candidates on or before
the day of the interview. Successful candidates will be subjected to Personnel
Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizenship & financial/asset record checks,
qualification and employment verification including social media profiles).
Appointment is subject to positive results of the security clearance process.
The successful candidate will be required to sign an annual performance
agreement and, where applicable, annually disclose his/her financial interests.
All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of
interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may
be associated with. Applicants who do not comply with the requirements
outlined above, will not be considered. Applications received after the closing
date and e-mailed or faxed applications will not be considered.

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