DIRECTOR: EDUCATION LABOUR RELATIONS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE – DEPARTMENT OF BASIC EDUCATION

REF NO:
DBE/DELRCS/01
Branch:
Teachers, Education Human Resources and Institutional Development
Chief Directorate: Education Human Resources Management
Directorate: Education Labour Relations and Conditions of Service
SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (All-Inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s degree or undergraduate qualification (NQF
level 7) as recognised by SAQA in Labour Law or relevant academic discipline
supported by five (5) years’ experience at middle/senior managerial level, Human
Resource Management, demonstrable knowledge of Policy development and
analysis good conceptual and analytic skills, problem-solving and communication
(written and verbal) skills, programme and project management, facilitation and
presentation skills, excellent negotiating skills, planning and organising skills. Since
this position focuses on conditions of service of employees employed in terms of
the Employment of Educators Act, working experience in the education sector
would be an added advantage Core Competencies: Strategic capacity and
leadership, People Management and Empowerment, Financial Management and
Change management.

DUTIES :
As part of the senior management team of the Department of Basic Education, the
incumbent of this position will be responsible for the overall management and/or
coordination of the following functions: Manage the Directorate: Education Labour
Relations and Conditions of Service Provide strategic direction and operational
leadership in relation to Labour Relations to the Education Sector Develop and
implement Labour Relations strategies and policies for the Education Sector
Manage the collective bargaining process in the Education Labour Relations
Council and Public Service Collective Bargaining Council Promote a climate of
labour peace in the education sector through stakeholder relations, including
dispute management Create a positive legislative framework that promotes and
maintains conditions of service for educators Monitor the implementation of
Collective Agreements and provide advocacy and training to the nine Provincial
Departments of Education Analyse labour relations trends both nationally and
internationally and develop partnerships Develop monthly and quarterly
performance reports.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms J Masipa Tel No: (012) 357 3295/Ms N Monyela Tel No: (012) 3594

NOTE :
All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts 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 the technical
exercise, 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 The incumbent will have to sign an
annual performance agreement as well as annually disclose his/her financial
interests and be subjected to a security clearance.
CLOSING DATE : 18 October 2019

APPLICATIONS :
Submitted via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver to: The
Department of Basic Education, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria. Please visit the
Department of Education’s website at www.education.gov.za or the Department of
Public Service and Administration vacancy circulars at www.dpsa.gov.za

FOR ATTENTION :
Ms J Masipa/Ms N Monyela

NOTE :
Applications must be submitted on Form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service;
Department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified
copies of ID and qualifications (Certified copies must not be older than 3 months)
NB as of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part
of the Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a
Government Medical Subsidy Correspondence will only be entered into with
shortlisted applicants Applications received after the closing date, e-mailed or faxed
applications will not be considered (Drivers’ License and registration certificate
must be attached if required).