Deputy Director: Finance and Office Administration Services

at Department of Public Service and Administration
Location Durban, South Africa
Date Posted July 18, 2019
Category Accounting & Finance
Job Type Full-time


Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

A relevant three years tertiary qualification in Business/ Public Administration/ Management or Financial Management .Two (2) years management and/ or supervisory experience. Three (3) years functional experience in Administration, IT and Financial Management Environment Valid Drivers Licence Knowledge: White Paper on transformation of Public Service Public Service Act Public Service Regulations and relevant prescripts Departmental policies and procedures Batho Pele Principles Accounting systems and internal Control Corporate governance Knowledge of PFMA, Treasury Regulations and the Budget Guidelines Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Skills: Leadership Interpersonal relation Presentation Planning and organising Assertiveness Computer Literacy Accounting Project Management Innovative Analytical Negotiation Strategic Management Ability to build high-performance team Diversity facilitation Verbal and Written Communication
Duties: Manage the implementation Financial Management processes and procedure in the Province Manage and implement budgeting processes and the compilation of the Provincial MTEF budget Responsible for financial control and accounting in the Province Manage the Administration of BAS and payments in the Province Manage the IT and office support services in the Province Manage the Fleet Management Services in the Province

Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The fully completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies of all qualification(s) including a Senior Certificate and ID-document [Driver’s license where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via fax or email. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. The successful candidate will be expected to sign a performance agreement. The Department of Labour is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representativity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan.

Applications: Chief Director: Provincial Operations: PO Box 940, Durban, 4000

For Attention: Sub-directorate: Human Resources Management, Provincial Office: KZN

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