REGIONAL COMMUNICATION COORDINATOR: LIASON – GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEM

REF NO:
3/1/5- 19/83
Directorate: Provincial Office Eastern Cape
SALARY R376 596 per annum
CENTRE :
Or Tambo District: Viedgesville Thusong Service Centre – Mthatha

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) with knowledge of
communication disciplines, including media liaison, research and development
communication The candidate must have an understanding of development
communication, and knowledge of the Eastern Cape Province with specific insights
in the OR Tambo District and its local Municipalities Furthermore, he/she must be
computer literate and be in possession of a valid Code 08 driver’s license as the
work involves extensive travelling Good knowledge of administration and finances
is required.

DUTIES :
The successful candidate will support the Deputy Director: Liaison in the
implementation of a government communication programme (GCP) in the OR
Tambo 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 Supervise and
monitor the work of district based Senior Communication Officers (if any) 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 Support all initiatives aimed
at strengthening Local Government Communication System through advocacy in
strategic IGR structures at District and local level Further, provide communication
support to various integrated service delivery models of government, including the
District based service delivery model and the Thusong service centre programme
Responsible for the development and maintenance of effective high-level
stakeholder relations in the region with biasness 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 service delivery articles on
governments’ delivery on its mandate Responsible for the revision and
development of a regional distribution strategy for government information products
Additionally, on a regular basis, be required to develop local communication
environment assessments reports on key issues emanating from the District for the
use by various stakeholders and clients Support government public participation
initiatives including feedback and follow up on the required communication
interventions as recommended.

ENQUIRIES :
Mr Ndlelantle Pinyana Tel No: (043) 7222 602/09

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)