REGIONAL COMMUNICATION COORDINATOR: CENTRAL KAROO DISTRICT – GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEM

REF NO: 3/1/5- 19/85
Directorate:
Western Cape Provincial Office
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE :
Beaufort West

REQUIREMENTS :
Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three (3) year degree (NQF
level 7) or National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Communication or related qualification
Experience: Three (3) years communication experience and one (1) year should
be experience at salary level seven (7) or eight (8) or supervisory level, with
knowledge of communication disciplines, including media liaison, research and
development communication The applicant must have an understanding of
development communication, and knowledge of the Western Cape Province with
specific insights in the Central Karoo District and its local Municipalities.

DUTIES :
The successful candidate will be responsible to support the Deputy Director:
Liaison in the implementation of a strategic government communication function in
the Central Karoo District as follows: implement key communication projects guided
in line with government priorities and in accordance with the guidelines for
development communication practice and platforms as developed by GCIS
Coordinate and monitor the government communication function in the district,
including the monitoring and supervision of the work of the district based on Senior
Communication Officers as well as any communication interns or learners assigned
to the region, including their administrative and operational functions, and report
these to the Deputy Director: Provincial Liaison Ensure the establishment and
where necessary review and strengthening of communication coordination
structures in the District to ensure the effective cascading of government
communication content especially to leaders and structures of local government
across the District The candidate will support all initiatives aimed at strengthening
Local government communication system through interface with strategic IGR
structures at local level The candidate will further provide communication support
in various integrated service delivery models of government such as the Thusong
service center programme The successful candidate will also be responsible for
the development and maintenance of effective high level stakeholder relations in
the region with a bias towards civil society, minority groups, local government and
traditional leaders A strategy to this end will be one of the first necessary
deliverables Coordination and implementation of rapid response requirements in
the District as well as writing articles on government developments in the region
from time to time The regional coordinator will also be responsible for the revision
and development of a new regional distribution strategy for government information
products The successful candidate will additionally, on a regular basis, be required
to develop local communication environment assessments of the District for use by
various stakeholders and clients with required communication interventions
recommended.

ENQUIRIES :
Ms Geraldine Thopps Tel No: (021) 418 0533

NOTE :
Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White
male/female

APPLICATIONS :
The DG of Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag X
745, Pretoria 0001, or hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Cnr Francis
Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria

FOR ATTENTION :
Mr S Matshageng

CLOSING DATE :
18 October 2019

NOTE :
GCIS is an equal opportunity employer and practicing affirmative action
employment. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender, disability)
in the department through filling these posts. The candidature of persons whose
appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representivity will receive preference.
Applicants with disabilities are welcome to apply Applications must be submitted
with Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at
www.gov.za/documents The completed and signed Z83 form should be
accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as originally
certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document The certification must be
within three (3) months Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it
must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA Applicants who do not comply with the abovementioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be
considered Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered No faxed, copied or e-mailed application will be
considered Where a driver’s license is essential, such a license should be attached
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only If you have not been
contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement,
please accept that your application was unsuccessful “The successful candidate
must disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial interests, sign a
performance agreement and employment contract with the DG within three months
from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top secret security clearance” All
appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications, previous
experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting following the
interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to
attend generic managerial competency assessment (Criminal record, citizenship,
credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification)