Border Management Authority vacancies

Border Management Authority vacancies Apply Now: Border Management Authority (BMA) Job Vacancies

The Border Management Authority (BMA), established as an armed service under Section 199(3) of the South African Constitution, stands as the third national security entity alongside the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and the South African Police Service (SAPS), as per the Border Management Authority Act No. 2 of 2020. The BMA invites qualified candidates to apply for the following positions:

Border Management Authority vacancies Job Openings

Position: Senior Ma7nager: Employee Relations and Employee Wellness

  • Salary: Market Related
  • Location: Pretoria, BMA Headquarters
  • Division: Human Capital
  • Reference No: BMA 1/3/2024
  • Email:

Position: Senior Manager: ICT Operations

  • Salary: Market Related
  • Location: Pretoria, BMA Headquarters
  • Division: ICT Infrastructure and Operations
  • Reference No: BMA 2/3/2024
  • Email:

Application Instructions for Border Management Authority vacancies

  1. Application Form: Complete the BMA Employment Application Form, available on the BMA website.
  2. Comprehensive CV: Include detailed employment history with start and end dates (dd/mm/yr) and at least two contactable references.
  3. Email Submissions: Ensure applications are sent to the correct email address. Incorrect submissions will not be considered.
  4. Attachments: Do not include copies of educational qualifications, ID, or driver’s license with the application. Shortlisted candidates will be asked for these documents at a later stage.
  5. Foreign Qualifications: If applicable, provide an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to verify the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Level.
  6. Deadline: Applications must be submitted by 28 June 2024. Late applications will not be considered.

Selection Process:

  • Interviews and Assessments: Shortlisted candidates will undergo interviews and technical assessments to evaluate professional and technical competencies.
  • Competency Assessment: For senior positions, candidates may undergo additional assessments to verify proficiency in relevant professional dimensions.
  • Background Checks: Employment suitability checks will include credit, criminal, citizenship, employment references, and qualification verifications.
  • Vetting/Security Clearance: Appointments will require appropriate vetting and security clearance.

Position Requirements:

Senior Manager: Employee Relations and Employee Wellness

  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Labour Relations, Labour Law, Organizational Psychology, or a relevant field at NQF level 7 recognized by SAQA. NQF level 8 and above is advantageous.
  • Experience: 8 years in employee relations, with 5 years in a managerial or leadership role. Proven experience in health and wellness programs.
  • Knowledge: Employment laws and regulations, integrated Employee Health and Wellness frameworks, HIV/AIDS and TB Management, COIDA processes, and special programs like Gender and Disability.

Senior Manager: ICT Operations

  • Qualifications: Advanced Diploma/B-Degree (NQF Level 7) in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent. ITIL certification is required; COBIT certification and a postgraduate degree are advantageous.
  • Experience: 8 years in ICT Operations, with 5 years in middle management.
  • Knowledge: ICT operations, IT service management frameworks (ITIL), Border Management Authority Act, support troubleshooting, and incident management.

Responsibilities for Both Positions:

  • Senior Manager: Employee Relations and Employee Wellness:
  • Develop and implement strategic plans aligned with organizational goals.
  • Oversee employee relations activities and wellness programs.
  • Provide guidance on employee relations matters and wellness initiatives.
  • Evaluate wellness program effectiveness and recommend improvements.
  • Senior Manager: ICT Operations:
  • Develop strategic plans for ICT operations.
  • Optimize ICT services for business efficiency.
  • Implement best practices for incident and problem management.
  • Manage service desk functions and vendor relationships.

Additional Information:

  • Work Hours: May require overtime.
  • Driver’s License: Valid driver’s license required.

Important Notes:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Failure to comply with application instructions may result in disqualification.
  • The BMA reserves the right to fill the post.

Apply now to join the BMA and contribute to the nation’s security and border management.


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