DEPUTY DIRECTOR: INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS – DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE

REF NO:
30/DAC/2019
Branch: Arts and Culture Heritage and Promotion
SALARY : R733 257 per annum, (An all-inclusive remuneration salary package)
consisting of a basic salary (70/75% of the total remuneration package), the
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 :
An appropriate recognised 3 year Degree/National Diploma in Social
Science or Intangible Cultural Heritage Studies. 3 – 5 years relevant
experience. Knowledge of the promotion of cultural Heritage. Knowledge
and understanding of policies and processes relevant to Indigenous
Knowledge Systems. Project Management skills. Good communication and
interpersonal relations. Computer and presentation skills. Development and
management of database. People management skills and analytical and
thinking skills.

DUTIES :
To facilitate the implementation of measures and strategies for the
collection, protection and promotion of Living Heritage/Intangible Cultural
Heritage in particular Indigenous Knowledge of South Africa. Facilitating the
implementation of the National Living Heritage Policy. Management of the
work of the Ministerial Panel on Indigenous Knowledge Systems. Managing
the Living Human Treasures programme in the unit. Development of the
theme for the annual Heritage Month and assist in the implementation
thereof. Facilitate a national audit on Intangible Cultural heritage and the
establishment of a database thereof. Development of concept documents,
strategies and speeches on Indigenous Knowledge Systems/Living
Heritage. Manage the budget of the Indigenous Knowledge Systems unit.
Manage staff within the Indigenous Knowledge Systems unit. Managing all
correspondence to and from the Indigenous Knowledge Systems unit.
Participate in departmental management committees when requested.

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.