DPSA Vacancies 2023 | HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Vacancies in Johannesburg Apply Online Now

  • Full Time/ Permanent
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • 2 158 533–2 428 830 ZAR / Year
  • Applications have closed

Department of Public Service and Administration

Department of Public Service and Administration Is Currently Seeking for HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Position suitable candidate who is eligible to handle all the responsibilities and is qualified for the position. All the information required for this position to know by the candidate is given below specifically. apply online for this position by clicking on the apply now button and fill the Department of Public Service and Administration application Form. The Position Is available in Johannesburg, Gauteng the candidates nearby willing to apply are also invited to apply online for this vacancy.

Hiring Authority: Department of Public Service and Administration Careers


Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

Qualification: Matric, Grade 12, Diploma/ Degree

Salary Estimated: R2 158 533–2 428 830 per annum

Job Requirements & Responsibilities

A relevant degree and post graduate qualification (NQF Level 8 in terms of
SAQA standards) and a minimum of ten (10) year’s relevant experience at
senior management level, with five years (5) of these at Senior Management
Level within the Public Service. Key Competencies Extensive managerial
experience in the education sector and should be able to provide strategic
direction of education services in South Africa. Strong business orientation with
proven skills and abilities in education management. Proven management
competencies with reference to the education sector. Ability to drive Change
management initiatives and strategic organisational objectives, and to utilise
resources effectively and economically to achieve key deliverables. Excellent
written and verbal communication, media management, public relations and
public participation skills. Competence in more than 1 South African Language
will be an advantage. Ability to operationalize and ensure compliance with
legislation and policy developments at national, provincial, and local level.
Management experience gained in a large organisation with a multi-billion rand
budget as well as good understanding of, and competency in Financial
Management Systems in the public service including cost containment,
budgeting, expenditure control, revenue collection and revenue generation.
Extensive knowledge of the following: Education legislation in order to give
sound advice and leadership; the Public Service Act, Employment of Educators
Act, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Education Policy Framework
and financial regulatory frameworks underpinning good governance in South
Africa Understanding of Corporate Governance issues in the Public Service
Public Service legislation, Public Finance Management Act and all related Acts.
Key Competencies: Proven ability to operationalize and ensure compliance
with legislation and policy development at national, provincial and local level.
Demonstrable experience in management at an executive level. Knowledge
understanding of government priorities. Insight into Government’s Outcomes
Based Approach, including performance monitoring and evaluation. Strategic
leadership, change management and project management. Capabilities should
include service delivery innovation, exceptional reporting skills as well as the
ability to communicate eloquently, compliance with the Public Finance
Management Act (PFMA) and financial regulatory frameworks underpinning
good governance in South Africa. Excellent co-ordination, communication,
networking, negotiation, corporate governance and multi-tasking skills. Ability
to work under pressure and willingness to work long hours. Willingness to work
irregular hours and travel extensively.
DUTIES : Serve as Accounting Officer of the Department in accordance with the
provisions of the PFMA; Providing strategic leadership to the Department;
Overseeing the development, implementation, and monitoring of
organisational programmes in line with organisational policies; Ensuring sound
financial management and application of good corporate governance
principles. Responsibility for the overall management of education in Gauteng
by aligning all Departmental plans with the NSDA, National and Provincial
Government objectives. The successful incumbent will be directly accountable
to the Member of the Executive Council for the realisation of the Ten Pillar
Programme of Radical Transformation, Modernisation and Reindustrialisation
including the intergovernmental Programme of Action. SPECIFIC AREAS OF
FOCUS The successful candidate will ensure the provision of a sound
education framework, improving equity and universal access to quality
education in Grade R, Primary and Secondary education, Improving
Educational Outcomes, Infrastructure, Safety and nutrition amongst others. In
addition, ensuring Operational Efficiencies and Strategic Outputs of the
Department, agencies such as Sci-Bono, GCRA, and MGSL or special units
associated with the Department, Implementation of the GDE 10 Pillars,
Management of School Infrastructure Programme, Implementation of the
TMR’s 10 Pillar Programme, GGT 2030, Providing strategic leadership and
driving the strategic planning and implementation processes of the
Department. Managing the performance and service delivery of the
Department, implementing appropriate policies, strategies, structures, systems
and processes to deliver on mandates, making contribution to the broader
strategic environment of Gauteng and ensuring that the highest standard of
corporate governance and ethics are upheld, Manage the budget of the

Fill The Department of Public Service and Administration Application Form From the Link Given Above And Wait For the application to be processed once your application gets shortlisted you will be informed by the authority and called for the interview or examination processed by the company. Good luck For your job Search!

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