SALARY : R1 521 591 per annum (Level 15) (fully inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria

Appropriate undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Disability
Studies, Economic Sciences, Human Right Law, Social Sciences. Plus a
post-graduate qualification (NQF level 8) in Disability and/or Management
Studies. Minimum 8 years’ of experience at a senior managerial level.
Minimum 8 years’ of relevant international, regional and domestic
experience in managing disability inclusion, mainstreaming or rights
advocacy programmes, research, management and strategic leadership
and/or financial and organisational performance management.
Knowledge and understanding of public policy, government-wide outcome
planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation policies. The successful
applicant will be subject to personal security vetting at a top secret level.

To provide strategic leadership, coordination and oversight for the
effective implementation of the White Paper on the Rights of Persons with
Disabilities, inclusive of international treaties which advocate for the rights
of persons with disabilities. Facilitate strategic partnerships within
government and between government and its social partners that will
advance equitable socio-economic rights of children and adults with
disabilities. Ensure that the government-wide legislative and policy
framework protecting and promoting the rights of persons with disabilities
are strengthened. Advance the national disability rights agenda through
effective stakeholder relations institutional arrangements. Advance
strengthened global, continental and regional platforms and partnerships
for the advancement of the rights of persons with disabilities. Ensure
effective management of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Programme, inclusive of full compliance with all legal and public sector

Mr Mbhazima Shiviti Tel No: (012) 359 0262, email:

preference will be given to applicants with disabilities

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


31 January 2020 at 16:00

Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any public
service department or on the internet at 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.