|APPLICATIONS||:||The Director-General, Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Private Bag X931, Pretoria, 0001, or hand delivered at 268 Lillian Ngoyi Street, Fedsure Forum Building, 1st Floor, Tramshed, Pretoria.|
|FOR ATTENTION||:||Joseph Mahlangu 073 817 7871|
|CLOSING DATE||:||26 May 2023 at 16:00|
|NOTES||Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form, which can be downloaded at http://www.dpsa.gov.za/dpsa2g/vacancies.asp. Applications submitted on the old application for employment (Z83) will not be considered. All fields in the Z83 application form must be completed in full, in a manner that allows a selection committee to assess the quality of a candidate based on the information provided in the form. It is therefore prudent that fields be completed by applicants and the form must be signed noting the importance of the declaration. South African applicants need not provide passport numbers. Candidates must respond “yes” or “no” to the question “Are you conducting business with the State or are you a Director of a Public or Private company conducting business with the State? If “yes”, details thereof must be attached to the application. It is acceptable for an applicant to indicate “not applicable” or leave blank to the question “In the event that you are employed in the Public Service, will you immediately relinquish such business interest?”. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the completed and signed Z83 and detailed Curriculum Vitae. The communication from HR of the Department regarding the requirements for certified document will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Non-RSA citizens/permanent resident permit holders must submit a copy thereof only if shortlisted. Any foreign acquired qualification must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Should you not hear from the Department within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Department reserves the right not to fill and/or make an appointment to any of the advertised posts. Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job as part of the selection process, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise for a SMS post, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments. The competency assessment will test generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Designated employees shall be required to disclose their financial interests within 30 days after assumption of duty. A pre-entry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for applicant for all SMS posts; full details can be sourced from: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/.|
Successful candidates shall be required to enter into a performance agreement within three (3) months of assuming their duties in the Department, and within one (1) month of the date of their appointment conclude the prescribed contract of employment. Appointments will only be made on the first notch of the advertised salary level. All shortlisted candidates will be subject to personal security vetting.
Note that in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2021, the Department will ensure the protection of applicants’ personal information and will only collect, use, and retain applicants’ personal information for the purposes of recruitment and selection processes. The Department shall safeguard such personal information against access by unauthorised persons, unlawful disclosure, or breaches.The Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of these posts, the objectives of section 195 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) will be taken into consideration and preference will be given to designated groups for respective occupational levels as identified in the Department’s Employment Equity Plan.
|POST||:||ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: GOVERNANCE AND REGULATION FOR RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Ref. no: DWYPD/015/2023 (Chief Directorate: Governance and Regulation for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities))|
|ENQUIRIES||:||Praveena Sukhraj-Ely (081 310 3722)|
|SALARY||:||R527 298 per annum (Salary Level 10)|
|REQUIREMENTS:||:||Appropriate diploma in Social Sciences, Disability Studies, Law, Monitoring and Evaluation, Public Policy and Research or relevant NQF6 qualification. A postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage. Four years’ experience in research, project management, monitoring and evaluation, performance reporting, of which two should be at supervisory level. Working knowledge and understanding of: national and international disability legislative and policy framework and understanding of the rights, needs and challenges of persons with disabilities; financial management, supply chain management, audit and risk management; research processes and project management. Skills: report writing; time management, analytical; stakeholder coordination; excellent written and verbal communication and presentation. Valid driver’s license (not a pre-requisite for disabled applicants). Willingness to travel and ability to work outside working hours and to work under pressure..|
|DUTIES||:||To support and participate in monitoring and evaluation, compliance and reporting, research and coordination of progress in the implementation of international and national legislation and policies in respect of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the White Paper on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and other relevant Human Rights Treaty Obligations Instruments; develop monitoring and evaluation tools, templates and frameworks; coordinate, analyse and develop performance reports (national, continental and international); provide technical support on reporting guidelines and requirements to all spheres of government and conduct training workshops; coordinate stakeholders including national and provincial government departments, disability sector, civil society organisations and private sector; conduct analysis of Draft Annual Performance Plans of government departments through a disability inclusive lens; research and draft responses to ministerial enquiries and parliamentary questions as required; liaise with service providers and partners; draft submissions, letters, concept notes, MOUs, presentations and Terms of Reference as required; develop project plans and coordinate and report on implementation; compile monthly and quarterly financial reports; perform secretariat function to project steering committees.|