Research And Policy Development – Pretoria – Labour – The DPSA

SALARY : R334 545 per annum

CENTRE : Unemployment Insurance Fund: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A three year tertiary qualification in Public Administration / Public Management.
Four (4) years functional experience in Research and Policy environment of which
two (2) years must be at supervisory level. Knowledge: Policy Analysis,
Development and Management, Research Methodology, Quality Management,
Project Management, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Public Service
Regulations (PSR), Public Service Act (PSA), Basic Conditions of Employment Act
(BCEA), Labour Relations Act (LRA), Employment Equity Act (EEA). Skills: Report
writing, Risk Management, Financial Management, Diversity Management,
Computer Literacy (Strong proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power
Point and Statistical Software such as SPSS, Communication, Conflict
Management. Problem Solving, Presentation, Planning and Organizing, Analytical
and Creativity.

DUTIES : Facilitate Policy Development processes in Unemployment Insurance Fund.
Conduct research studies for Unemployment Insurance Fund. Coordinate and
monitor the reviewal of policies in Unemployment Insurance Fund. Manage
resources (Human, Finance, Equipment, Assets) within the section.

ENQUIRIES : Ms DM Ratau, Tel no: (012) 337 1706

APPLICATIONS : Chief Director: Corporate Services: PO Box 1851, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery
at Corner Lillian Ngoyi and Pretorius Street, ABSA Towers Building, Pretoria

FOR ATTENTION : Sub-directorate: Human Resource Management, UIF

CLOSING DATE : 18 September 2017 at 16:00

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at The fully completed and
signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive
CV as well as recently certified copies( Not older than 3 months after publication of
the advert) of all qualification(s) including a Senior Certificate and ID-document
[Driver’s license where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit
Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their
applications. 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. The
Department does not accept applications via fax or email. Failure to submit all the
requested documents will result in the application not being considered.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been
contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please
accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be
subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record
checks, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable,
candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. All shortlisted candidates
for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to
test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated
by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection
panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Successful
candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The Department
reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. Successful
candidates will be expected to sign a performance agreement.