REGIONAL COMMUNICATION COORDINATOR – GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEM

REF NO:
3/1/5/1 – 20/23
Directorate: Provincial Liaison: North West
SALARY : R376 596 per annum (level 9)
CENTRE : Mafikeng

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
North West Province with specific insights in the Ngaka Modiri Molema 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 Ngaka Modiri Molema 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. Provide strategic communication support in
the district, including the monitoring and supervision of the work of the district
based 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 B Mosadi Tel No: (018) 381 7071

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 :
04 April 2020

NOTE :
Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications must be
submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on
the internet at www.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed form Z83
should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as
originally certified copies of all academic qualification(s) including the matric
certificate and ID-document. The certification must be within six (6) 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 above-mentioned
requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be 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. The department reserves the right to fill or not to fill the vacant
post. The successful candidates will enter into an employment contract with
the GCIS that will be reviewed based on performance.

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