DEPUTY DIRECTOR (PROCUREMENT) – DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION

REF NO:
DBE/23/2021
Branch: Finance and Administration
Chief Directorate: Financial Management Services
Directorate: Supply Chain Management
SALARY : R869 007 per annum, (All-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS :
Three year relevant (NQF Level 6) post matric qualification or equivalent
qualification in Supply Chain Management/ Procurement/ Logistics/ Finance
qualification or any related qualification plus a minimum of 4 years’ relevant
experience at a supervisory/middle managerial level position within Procurement,
sound knowledge of Basic Accounting System (BAS) as well LOGIS. Sound
knowledge of and understanding of Public Finance Management Act 1999 (Act 1
of 1999) (PFMA), Treasury Regulations, the Preferential Procurement Policy
Framework (PPPFA), Code of Conduct for Supply Chain Management
Practitioners; Treasury Regulations, Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment
Act, State Information Technology Act and the related regulations Computer literate
(MS word, Excel & Power Point). Ability to work under pressure. Understanding of
government procurement systems and processes, Understanding and
interpretation of applicable systems and Central Supplier Database (CSD). A valid
driver’s license will be an added as an advantage. Required Skills: Management
skills; Analytical thinking; Language proficiency; Report writing skills; Numeracy;
Research skills; Organizing and planning; Computer literacy; Advanced
interpersonal and diplomacy skills; Decision making; Project management skills;
Effective communication; Interpersonal relations. Personal Attributes: Innovative;
Creative; Resourceful; Energetic; Helpful; Ability to work effectively and efficiently
under sustained pressure; Ability to meet tight deadlines; Ability to communicate at
all levels; People orientated; Trustworthy/Reliable; Assertive; Hard working; Highly
motivated; Ability to work independently; Ability to work under stressful situations.

DUTIES :
The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring compliance in terms of
Supply Chain Management processes and procedures; Managing and control the
acquisition function in relation to goods and services and Assets; Managing and
supervising the procurement section, provisioning and transit section, travel and
accommodation, cellphone and 3G section, leasing and handling of photocopier
machines account; Overseeing the utilization of the Central supplier Database in
the quotation processes; Designing and implementing measures to eliminate fraud
and corruption within SCM processes; Providing progress to the end user regarding
the submitted requests for goods, services and assets; Advising the Department
on SCM Matters, developing, implementing and maintaining policies; Preparing
management reports and safe keeping of all Supply Chain Management
information and documents for records and audit purposes; Responding to and
resolve audit queries; Verifying and monitoring of compliance on transactions;
Liaising with line managers and suppliers; Preparing and compiling data for
quarterly reporting, disclosure notes as well as payment to suppliers within 30 days;
Performing any other work as required.

ENQUIRIES :
Mr A Tsamai Tel No: (012) 357 3321/Ms M Thubane Tel No: (012) 357 3297
NOTE : Short listed candidate may be required to undergo a writing test and may be
subjected to a security clearance.

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 M Thubane / Mr A Tsamai

CLOSING DATE :
19 March 2021
NOTE :
Applications must be submitted on Form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service
Department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified
copies of ID and qualifications. NB 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. Correspondence will
only be entered into with shortlisted applicants. Shortlisted candidates will be
required to undertake a writing test as part of the interview process. Applications
received after the closing date, e-mailed or faxed applications will not be
considered.

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