Vacancies at DAC

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL: INSTITUTIONAL GOVERNANCE

Salary: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R1 201 713 per annum – consisting of a basic salary (70% of total package), the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of applicable rules and guidelines. Ref: 16365/01

Requirements: •Applicants must be in possession of at least a three-year degree/diploma in Public Management, Humanities, Political Studies, Social Sciences or a related field •A post-graduate qualification will serve as an advantage •At least 10 years relevant senior management experience in the field •Expert knowledge of the Department’s mandate and its relationship with stakeholders in the sector (including other National Government departments, provincial and local government and relevant institutions) •Generic  management competencies including strategic capability and leadership, programme and project management, people management and empowerment and financial management.

Key Responsibilities: •The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall strategic management and coordination of the Institutional Governance Branch including; Social Cohesion, Nation Building and Target Groups; Co-ordination and Monitoring and Evaluation; International Relations; and the Department’s contribution to the Government Programme of Action with specific emphasis on Outcome 14. Specific focus areas include the following: •Monitoring and evaluation of performance against strategic, annual performance and business plans of the Department and its Institutions •Monitoring the application of good governance practises by business units and institutions to ensure good corporate management and compliance with prescripts •Oversight of planning, co-ordination and maintenance of new and existing facilities (Departmental and Public Entities) in line with the Government Immovable Asset Management Act (GIAMA) •Promotion of Social Cohesion and Nation Building through the development and co-ordination of strategies, policies and programmes in line with the Department’s mandate •Creation of inclusive socio-economic opportunities in the Arts, Culture and Heritage sector through mainstreaming of vulnerable groups including, women, children, youth and persons with disabilities •Co-ordination of the Department’s contribution to the Government Programme of Action with specific emphasis on Outcome 14 •Promotion of the growth of the Arts, Culture and Heritage sector internationally through participation in the global cultural agenda •Overseeing the  management of financial and human resources of the Branch.

Enquiries: Ms Zandile Maloka, tel. (012) 441 3730.

DIRECTOR: LEGAL SERVICES

Salary: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R819 126 per annum – consisting of a basic salary (70% of total package), the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of applicable rules and guidelines. Ref: 16365/02

Requirements: •A minimum LLB degree (or equivalent qualification) •An LLM/Admission as an Attorney/ Advocate of the High Court in South Africa will be an advantage •At least 8 years relevant experience as a legal advisor •Legislative drafting skills •Negotiation skills and drafting of all types of legal agreements •Experience in providing litigation support in court cases for and against the Department •Compliance management skills •The ability to support the Department’s processes in the form of legal advice •Computer literacy

  • Good communication and interpersonal relations skills •Project management skills •Strategic capability and leadership •Innovative and analytical thinking •Planning and organising skills •Knowledge of and experience in financial management •Problem solving skills •People management skills.

Key Responsibilities: As the Head of the Legal Services unit in the Department, the incumbent should ensure that professional, credible, accessible and quality assured legal services are rendered to the Department, the Ministry and to stakeholders. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: •Advising the Director-General and the Minister on exercising their statutory responsibilities in order to avoid and minimise legal risks •Reviewing existing legislation, identifying shortcomings, drafting and implementing new legislation and overall management of the Department’s annual legislative programme •Effectively managing litigation and litigation support in cases for and against the Department and Minister •Effectively managing general compliance with internal and external legislation and compliance management •Providing legal training and building the capacity of DAC personnel to understand and engage with legal matters, such as contracts and service level agreements.

ENQUIRIES: Ms Zandile Maloka, tel. (012) 441 3730.

CHIEF DIRECTOR: COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING

Salary: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R988 152 per annum – consisting of a basic salary (70% of total package), the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of applicable rules and guidelines. Ref: 16365/03

Requirements: •At least a three-year degree/National diploma in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing or an equivalent qualification •At least 3 years relevant senior management experience in the communications and/or marketing field •Sound knowledge of the Department’s mandate and its relationship with stakeholders in the sector (including other National Government departments, provincial and local government and relevant institutions) •Generic management competencies including strategic capability and leadership, communication, programme and project management, people management and empowerment and financial management.

Key responsibilities: As the Head of the Communications and Marketing Chief Directorate in the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC), the incumbent will be responsible for the implementation and management of an integrated communications and marketing strategy for the products and services of the Department, including the following: •Plan and direct the development, analysis and implementation of integrated communication and marketing policies and strategies •Research and interpret market trends •Promote public awareness of the Department and its work •Be responsible for the management and implementation of the Corporate Identity of the Department through the CI manual •Ensure effective interactive communication between the DAC, its associated entities and the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) •Be responsible for media relations (including performing the role of the Department’s media liaison officer) •Manage the content of all publications and other communication mediums of the Department.

Enquiries: Ms Zandile Maloka, tel. (012) 441 3730.

 The Department of Arts and Culture is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and it is the intention to promote representivity in the Public Sector through the filling of these posts. Persons whose transfer/promotion/ appointment will promote representivity will therefore receive preference. An indication in this regard will expedite the processing of applications. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note: The successful candidates for the above posts will be subjected to a management competency assessment and pre-employment vetting (including security, credit and criminal record history).

Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Government department or online at http://www.gov.za. ALL sections of the Z83 must be completed and signed and the application form should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (including two recent and contactable referees) and originally certified copies of the applicant’s ID and educational qualifications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) prior to the selection process. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application, this must be done in writing. Failure to submit the required documentation will automatically disqualify applications. No faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. The Department reserves the right not to fill the above-mentioned posts.

Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and the name of this publication to: The Chief Director: Human Resource Management, Department of Arts

and Culture, Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver to the Department of Arts and Culture, Kingsley Centre, 2nd Floor, corner Church and Beatrix Streets, Arcadia, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE: 4 MAY 2015

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