The application must include only completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable
from any Public Service Department or on the DPSA web site link:
https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified
copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required
qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be submitted by
shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date.
Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. Foreign qualifications
must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof
of such evaluation report.
APPLICATIONS : Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late
applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit
separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number of
applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should
you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please
consider your application to be unsuccessful. Should, during any stage of the
recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department
is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation
of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and readvertise the post at any time in the future.
IMPORTANT : DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to
promote representivity in DALRRD through the filling of posts. The Department
reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be
available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the
Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability
checks. The successful candidate will be subjected to undergo security vetting.
DALRRD will conduct reference checks which may include social media profiles of the
shortlisted candidates. Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or
any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during
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/ after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely
event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated. The
successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security
clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an
employment contract and sign a performance agreement with the Department.
POST : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS (Reference: 3/2/1/2022/482)
SALARY : R882 042 per annum (Level 12) (All-inclusive package to be structured in accordance
with the rules for MMS)
CENTRE : DIRECTORATE: MARKETING: GAUTENG (PRETORIA)
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and Degree in Agricultural
Economics / Economics. 3 years’ junior management experience in Agricultural
management. Job related knowledge: Sound and practical understanding and
articulation of the South African marketing environment for agriculture. Experience in
the development, review and implementation of marketing legislation, tariff policy and
promulgation of statutory measures.
Strong practical experience and exposure in
analysing the structures of different agricultural marketing value chains. Deep and
broad practical understanding of the marketing environment, marketing policies as
well as the dynamics of the different marketing value chains.
Management Act (PFMA). Knowledge of economic and financial analysis. Knowledge
of project management. Job related skills: Planning and organising skills. Computer
skills. Statistical skills. Research and analytical skills. Report writing skills. Negotiation
skills and Communication / presentation skills. A valid driver’s licence.
DUTIES : Facilitate the establishment and operation of Value Chain Round Table (VCRT)
and Marketing Forums. Guide and assist the relevant stakeholders in the process of
the establishment of VCRT. Facilitate sittings of the VCRT and Marketing Forums.
Report on the activities of the VCRT and Marketing Forums. Conduct and / or
manage analyses of agricultural commodities. Develop and / or update the
commodity value chain profiles. Publish and disseminate the updated commodity
value chain profiles to the targeted clients. Develop, publish and disseminate the grain
markets early warning report. Update, publish and disseminate the input market
analysis reports to the targeted clients. Manage the analysis / identification of the
economic questions / challenges pertaining to the implementation of the
Marketing of Agricultural Products (MAP) Act and the Agricultural Produce