ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT –

REF NO:
DPSA/19/016
Purpose: To render timely, correct and authoritative assistance and advice to
DPSA employees on Performance Management and co-ordinate all processes
attached to Performance Management.
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09). Annual progression up to a maximum salary of
R443 601 per annum is possible, subject to satisfactory performance.
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate B Degree/B-Tech in Human Resources/Public Administration
Management/related field or equivalent qualification at (NQF level 7). Minimum of
6yrs’ experience in human resource administration including PMDS management
experience. Knowledge of Public Service Regulatory Framework, Sound
understanding of DPSA Strategy, knowledge of HRM policies and practices. Team
work, problem-solving and decision-making, people management and good
communications skills, report writing, networking and building bonds and
continuous improvement.

DUTIES :
Implement and maintain Performance Management policies and procedures and
Probation Management. Provide advisory services i.e. interrogate, track quarterly
performance reports, conduct one-on-one sessions with staff, regarding
implementation of the performance management and development system to all
officials in the DPSA. Provide advisory services i.e. interrogate, track quarterly,
conduct one-on-one sessions with staff, regarding performance of staff on
probation. Facilitate the implementation of performance related incentives on
Persal. Participate in the development of Performance management policies,
guidelines and procedure manuals. Develop and maintain performance
management and development databases for all officials in the DPSA. Participate
in design and implementation of career management policies and programmes i.e.
succession planning, talent management, retention, career pathing, job rotation,
job enrichment and acting roles programme to preserve institutional memory.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms. Karien Beckers Tel No: (012) 336 1570

APPLICATIONS :
Applications quoting reference number must be addressed to Mr Thabang Ntsiko.
Applications must be posted to Department of Public Service and Administration,
Private Bag X916, Pretoria, 0001 or delivered 546 Edmond Street, Batho Pele
House, cnr Edmond and Hamilton Street, Pretoria, Arcadia 0001. Applications
could also be submitted online at www.ejob.gov.za and it should be accompanied
by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) as well as certified copies of
qualifications, Identity document and valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling
is an inherent requirement of the job).

CLOSING DATE :
02 September 2019

NOTE :
The successful candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement and
will be required to undergo a security clearance. Applications must be submitted
on form Z.83 accompanied by certified copies of qualification(s) and Identity
Document or Proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen. Note: Failure to submit these
copies will result in the application not being considered. A comprehensive CV
indicating duration of appropriate experience and three reference persons with the
following information: name and contact numbers, an indication of the capacity in
which the reference is known to the candidate. Reference checks will be conducted
during the selection process. Note that correspondence will only be conducted with
the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months
of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. 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, security vetting, qualification verification
and criminal records. All short-listed candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to
a technical exercise that intend to test relevant technical elements of the job, the
logistics of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview
and the 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 the competency-based assessment).
The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful
candidate will have to complete a Financial Disclosure annually.