DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ART AND DESIGNS – DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE

REF NO:
31/DAC/2019
: Chief Directorate: National Archives of South Africa
SALARY : R733 257 per annum (An all-inclusive remuneration package) consisting of
a basic salary (70% of the total remuneration package), State’s contribution
to the Government Employees Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a
flexible portion that may be structured in terms of applicable rules and
guidelines
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS :
B-degree or National Diploma in Graphic Design or Fine Arts; 3 – 8 years
proven experience in heraldic design and art. High technical heraldic design
knowledge, including knowledge of heraldic composition. Computer design
skills, in one of the popular design software, highly recommended. Planning
and organising skills. People management and empowerment skills. Basic
knowledge of Heraldry Act as well as other relevant legislations.

DUTIES :
The successful incumbent will be responsible for executing the following:
Manage the art and design unit of the bureau and its operations.
Coordination heraldic artists. Preparation and coordination of draft designs.
The incumbent briefs artists on new designs. Some of the responsibilities
includes the refining of designs; undertaking of quality assurance processes
of design; preparation of certificates of registration for new applicants such
as municipalities, schools, associations and persons; digital drafting and
editing of designs; and performance management.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms P Mulaudzi, Ms B Manqaba and Ms Siena Botha Tel No: (012) 441-
3646/3716/3650

APPLICATIONS :
Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and
the number and the name of this publication to: The Director: Human
Resource Management, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897,
Pretoria, 0001. Applications can also be hand delivered to the Department
of Arts and Culture, Sechaba House (previously known as VWL Building),
202 Madiba Street, cnr Madiba and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria

CLOSING DATE :
22 November 2019

NOTE :
Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified persons to apply for
the following post(s). Applications must be submitted on Form Z83,
obtainable from any Government department or online at www.gov.za. All
sections of the Z83 must be completed and signed and the application form
should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (including two recent and
contactable referees) and Original Certified Copies of the applicant’s ID and
educational qualifications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)
prior to the selection process. Applicants applying for more than one post
must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned
above) in respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to
withdraw an application, it must be done in writing. Failure to submit the
required documentation will automatically disqualify applications. No faxes
or e-mails will be accepted. The Department reserves the right not to fill the
above-mentioned post(s). The successful candidate will be required to enter
into an employment contract and sign an annual performance agreement.
All short-listed candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks
and the successful candidate will have to undergo full security vetting. All
applicants are required to disclose memberships of boards and directorships
that they may be associated with. The successful candidate will have to
annually disclose his/her financial interests. Identified candidate(s) will be
subjected to a Government specific competency assessment. It is the
Department’s intention to promote equity in terms of race, gender and
disability through the filling of these posts with a candidate whose
transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity.