DEPUTY DIRECTOR: STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL INTELLIGENCE – The National Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries

R869 007 per annum (An all- inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria

An appropriate Bachelor’s degree/National Diploma or equivalent qualification in
Natural Sciences plus extensive relevant experience Overall in depth
environmental knowledge including ecology and pollution-related (green, brown
and blue) focus areas Experience in the use of research and general informationgathering techniques Project management and good written and verbal
communication skills Experience in analysis and trend or linkage identification
Participatory process management, facilitation, mediation and negotiation skills
Good Interpersonal and administrative skills.

Implement and manage the department’s Quarterly Environmental Threat,
Weakness and Opportunity Scan (QETWOS) and Rapid Response Research (3R)
systems and associated reports, submissions and presentations Coordinate
QETWOS stakeholder Workshops Initiate and coordinate the Strategic
Environmental Intelligence (SEI) Unit’s projects in line with the departmental tender
procedure and effectively manage the outsourced projects Manage the SEI’s
research and intelligence-gathering initiatives Establish and maintain SEI contact
and stakeholder networks and information-sharing structures Identify and organise
periodic field trips to maintain and revitalise SEI stakeholder networks.

Mr P Lukey Tel No: (012) 399-9249

Director-General, Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Private Bag
X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia
Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.

Human Resource Management

21 October 2019
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form with a copy of a comprehensive CV,
certified copies of qualifications and ID document as well as a Driver’s License in
order to be considered The National Department of Environmental Affairs is an
equal opportunity; affirmative action employer it is our intention to promote
representivity (race, gender and disability) in the department through the filling of
posts and candidates appointment/transfer will promote representivity will receive
preference it is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated
by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) Correspondence will be limited
to successful candidates only If you have not been contacted within three 3 months
after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful Short-listed candidates will be subjected to the following: a technical
exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, screening and
security vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not
limited to: Criminal records; Citizen Status; Credit worthiness; Previous
employment (reference checks); and Qualification verification The person
appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance SMS candidates
will be subjected to a competency assessment test and the signing of a
performance agreement and an employment contract (once appointed) The
Department reserves the right not to make an appointment.
ERRATUM: Kindly note that the post of Control Environmental Officer Grade A with
Ref No: COO14/2019 advertised in the Public Service Vacancy Circular 34 dated
20 September 2019, has been amended as follows: Centre: ZF Mgcawu District
Municipality (Northern Cape) and closing date extended to 21 October 2019.