CHIEF DIRECTOR: NATIONAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME – DEPARTMENT OF WOMEN, YOUTH AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

REF NO:
DWYPD/003/2020
SALARY : R1 251 183 per annum (Level 14) fully inclusive remuneration package
per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS :
Appropriate undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Social Sciences,
Development Sciences, Economics, Public Management. Relevant postgraduate qualification (NQF level 8) will be an added advantage. Minimum
of 5 years’ relevant experience at senior managerial level. In-depth
knowledge of the legislative environment applicable to government
systems and the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
of policies and programmes related to youth development; multilateral and
bilateral commitments on youth affairs and youth development. The
successful applicant will be subject to personal security vetting at a top
secret level.

DUTIES :
To facilitate the development and implementation of national youth
development strategies and policies. Develop and review the National
Youth Policy (NYP) and the implementation of the M&E Framework for
the NYP. Leveraging of the Socio-Economic Impact Assessment System
to ensure that the NYP is reflected in relevant legislation, regulations and
policies; undertake research into long-term trends and analyse
implementation to inform short- and medium-term plans related to youth
development. Evaluate and make recommendations on the alignment of
strategic plans and annual performance plans to the NYP. Provide
oversight over the NYDA and ensure that NYDA programmes and
activities are aligned to the MTEF and NYP priorities and provide technical
support and advisory services to political principals on multilateral and
bilateral youth affairs related to youth development. Ensure effective
management of the Chief Directorate, inclusive of full compliance with all
legal and public sector prescripts.

ENQUIRIES :
Mr Mbhazima Shiviti Tel No: (012) 359 0262

APPLICATIONS :
The Director-General, Department of Women, Private Bag X931, Pretoria,
0001, or hand de
livered at 36 Hamilton Street, Arcadia, Pretoria.

FOR ATTENTION :
Mr J Mahlangu

CLOSING DATE :
31 January 2020 at 16:00

NOTE :
Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any public
service department or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents and must
be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as original certified
copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document, that were certified not
longer than six (6) months previously. Non-RSA citizens/permanent
resident permit holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence
Permit. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be
accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested
documents will result in the application not being considered. Should you
not hear from the Department within three (3) months of the closing date
of this advertisement, please consider your application to be
unsuccessful. The Department reserves the right not to fill and/or make
an appointment to any of the advertised posts. All short-listed 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 for
Senior Management posts, 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). The competency assessment will be testing generic
managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency
assessment tools. Designated employees shall be required to disclose
their financial interests within 30 days after assumption of duty. Successful
candidates shall be required to enter into a performance agreement within
three (3) months of assuming their duties in the Department, and within
one (1) month of the date of their appointment conclude the prescribed
contract of employment. Appointments will only be made on the first notch
of the advertised salary level. Note: if any applicant fails to sign the Z-83
form that will constitute an automatic disqualification. The Department of
Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities is an equal opportunity
employer. In the filling of these posts, the objectives of section 195 of the
Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and the Employment Equity
Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) will be taken into consideration. Women and
persons with disabilities in particular are encouraged to apply.

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