DIRECTOR: PROGRAMME TRAINING AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
REF NO: EP04/2019
SALARY : R1 005 063 per annum (all-inclusive salary package). The remuneration
package includes a basic salary (70% of package), the State’s contribution to
the Government Employees Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible
portion, which can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs.
CENTRE : Pretoria
A recognized Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Education / Education and
Training / Social Sciences/ Development Studies (NQF level 7) or equivalent
qualification plus extensive experience in skills development field. A post
graduate qualification and/or project management qualification will serve as a
strong recommendation. Five (5) years relevant experience on MMS Level in
project management, management of training (accredited and non-accredited),
community development, financial management and contract management.
Experience in working with all spheres of government as well as and
community organizations. Experience in Youth Development Programmes and
knowledge of the National Youth Policy and related youth development
legislations. Knowledge and experience in financial management and
associated prescripts such as Public Finance Management Act and Treasury
Regulations Knowledge of and experience in Environmental Management and
associated legislations. Knowledge of and experience in Expanded Public
Works Programme and inter – governmental relations. Knowledge of and
experience in skills development and associated legislations such as Skills
development Act, Employment Equity Act, Skills Levies Act and SAQA Act.
Knowledge of Public Service and Departmental procedures and prescripts.
Experience in working with the different SETA’s.
DUTIES : Develop, implement, evaluate and adjust directorate’s annual performance
plans; compile and manage directorate budgets, control cash flows, risk
management and administer procurement processes in accordance with
generally recognized and accepted financial practices. Manage the planning
and quality assurance process for the Skills Development and Youth
Environmental Service (YES) for the Environmental Protection and
Infrastructure Programmes (EPIP) of the department. Manage the process of
planning for all training interventions or programmes (accredited and nonaccredited) within EPIP. Coordinate the process of skills audit for the
beneficiaries / participants of EPI Programmes. Support to the processes of
procurement of accredited service providers. Manage all engagements with
stakeholders in respect of skills development and youth development
ENQUIRIES : Mr L Mlilo Tel No: (012) 399 9644
APPLICATIONS : Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447,
Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia
Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.
ATTENTION : Ms Lerato Ngobeni
CLOSING DATE : 24 June 2019
NOTE : Application must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form with a copy of
a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID document in
order to be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. Short-listed
candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their
suitability for employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizen
Status; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference checks); and
Qualification verification. The persons appointed to this position will be
subjected to a security clearance. All candidates shortlisted for SMS post will
be subjected to a technical competency 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 generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The
Department reserves the right not to make an appointment. No faxed, e-mailed
and late applications will be considered. If you have not been contacted within
three (3) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that
your application was unsuccessful.