Circular 31 of 2018

National Departments:Public Service and Administration
South Africa
R826 053 a year



It is the intention to promote representivity in the Department through the filling of these positions. The
candidature of applicants from designated groups especially in respect of people with disabilities will receive


APPLICATIONS : Applications quoting reference number must be addressed to Mr Thabang Ntsiko.

Applications must be posted to Department of Public Service and Administration,
Private Bag X916, Pretoria, 0001 or delivered 546 Edmond Street, Batho Pele
House, cnr Edmond and Hamilton Street, Pretoria, Arcadia 0083. Faxed and
emailed applications will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE : 21 August 2018
NOTE : All short-listed candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise

that intend to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will
be communicated by the department. Following the interview and the technical
exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic
managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on
the implementation of the competency-based assessment). The competency
assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated
DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate will have to
sign an annual performance agreement, submit financial disclosure and will be
required to undergo a security clearance.

Applications must be submitted on form Z.83 accompanied by certified copies of qualification(s), Identity Document
(certified within the past 06 months). Proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV indicating duration of appropriate experience and three reference persons with the following information: name and contact numbers and
indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. Reference checks will be done during the selection process. Failure to submit these copies will result in the application not being considered. Note that
correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Applicants
must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security screening, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal records.




Purpose: The role of this executive management position in the Employment of
Conditions of Service branch is to maintain an affordable Public Service Wage Bill
through informed compensable job worth and comparable employment conditions
of service whilst ensuring a professional and disciplined workforce with requisite
developed technical and specialist skills and enhanced capabilities.

SALARY : An inclusive structured package of R1 370 973 per annum at Level 15. An annual

progression up to a maximum salary of R1 544 406 is possible subject to
satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive package consists of a Basic Salary, the
State’s contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund and a flexible
portion that may be structured according to your needs within a framework.

CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate SAQA recognised undergraduate qualification and a post graduate

qualification (at NQF 8), in either Economics, Labour Law, Public Administration,
Social Science, Business Management, Human Resources or Finance, At least a
minimum 8-10 years appropriate experience at a Senior Management Level with
demonstrable strengths in managing complex environments, Being able to
communicate effectively with excellent people management skills, balanced with
demonstrable requisite technical skills, Knowledge of the Government legislative
framework, Public Service legislative and Policy Framework, Government Medium


Term Strategic Framework linked to the National Development Plan, Advanced
knowledge of public policy analysis and policy development process, Stakeholder
management and coordination, Strategic thinking and leadership, Research skills,
Financial Management and Human Resource Management, A person with
excellent people management skills who can communicate effectively with all
employees and principals alike.

DUTIES : Managing the Public Service Collective Bargaining environment focusing on

managing employment relations, conditions of service, discipline policies,
grievance and dispute resolution management systems, as well as, PS job grading
and evaluation systems. Support the interpretation of collective agreements into
employment practices, as well as, input into other legislative employment
practices, Development of Negotiation Frameworks with other key stakeholders in
Government, Provide Secretariat functions to the Ministerial Mandating
Committee, Manage the branch and its deliverables against the expected Annual
Targets and Projects, Provide strategic leadership for effective and efficient
management of the branch, Conduct ongoing research on trends and analysis of
salary payment systems and benefits.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Linda Dludla, Tel No: (012) 336 1282



SALARY : All-inclusive package of R1 127 334 per annum (Level 14). An annual pay

progression up to a maximum salary of R1 347 879 is possible, subject to
satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a
basic salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund
and a flexible portion that may be structured according to personal needs within
the SMS framework.

CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate B degree or equivalent qualification at NQF level 7 in Labour Law

or Human Resource Management, A postgraduate qualification in Labour
Relations/Labour Law/Human Resource Management/ would be added
advantages, At least 5 years’ appropriate experience at Senior Management level
is a prerequisite, Sound knowledge of the Public Service legislative framework,
collective bargaining processes and structures, Extensive experience in the
collective bargaining and labour relations environment, Highly developed
negotiation, stakeholder management, as well as written and verbal
communication, analytical, research, problem-solving, conflict management and
policy development skills, The ability to interpret and communicate complex
strategic matters, Conversant with Public Service negotiation and conditions of
service frameworks, Strong leadership qualities and the ability to work in a
collaborative environment with key stakeholder departments, including National
Treasury, as well as social partners, Computer literacy, Financial and people
management skills, A valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES : Develop, implement, monitor and review policies on negotiations, labour relations,

including discipline management, for the Public Service, Lead the State as
Employer in negotiating salaries and other conditions of service in the Public
Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC), Lead the State as Employer in
the preparation of and securing the necessary mandates for negotiations on
matters of mutual interest from the Minister for the Public Service and
Administration (MPSA) and the Committee of Ministers, Develop and advise on
negotiations strategies and approaches aimed at advancing the interests of the
State as Employer, Promote sound labour relations in the Public Service Monitor
progress in the various sectoral and departmental bargaining structures, Ensure,
monitor and report to the MPSA on the implementation of collective agreements
reached in the PSCBC and the General Public Service Sector Bargaining Council
(GPSSBC), Advise the MPSA and Director-General on collective bargaining and
labour relations matters, Manage projects in the Chief Directorate, Ensure
representation of the State as Employer in the governance and ad hoc committees
of the PSCBC and GPSSBC, Ensure people and financial management of the
Chief Directorate.


ENQUIRIES : Ms. Linda Dludla, Tel No: (012) 336 1282



REF NO: DPSA/18/013

Purpose: To provide policy frameworks and support in ensuring diversity
management, employment equity, gender mainstreaming and youth development
in the Public Service.

SALARY : An all-inclusive remuneration package of R826 053 per annum (Level 12). Annual

progression up to maximum salary of R973 047 is possible, subjected to
satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive remuneration package consist of a
basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund
and a flexible portion that may be structured according to personal need within a

CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate B Degree or equivalent qualification in Social Sciences (at NQF

level 7). At least 3-5 years’ appropriate experience coordination of diversity
management programmes (gender, youth and Employment Equity. Knowledge of
Public Service Regulatory Framework. Sound understanding of DPSA Strategy.
Knowledge of National Policies on EE, Gender and Youth. Knowledge of
Employment Equity, Affirmative Action programme and relevant International
Instruments/Agreements on Women and Youth. Proven experience in managerial
support and skills in decision-making, negotiation skills, written and verbal
communication skills, conflict management, teamwork, financial management,
good interpersonal relations, people management, analytical and strategic
management skills.

DUTIES : Develop, implement and maintain employment equity, transformation and gender

and youth policies, guidelines, procedure manuals and practices in the Public
Service. Provide advice and support to National and Provincial Departments and
develop intervention strategies, programmes and practices to meet employment
equity targets and affirmative action and youth empowerment. Mainstreaming
gender issues. (Analysis of the implementation plans and reports of the Gender
Equality Strategic Framework for the Public Service. Collaborate with national
processes in supporting global, regional and sub-regional activities. (Assist in
development reports on gender equality, women’s empowerment, representation
of women in decision making positions, and youth development to the African
Union (AU), Southern African Development Community (SADC), United Nation
(UN), Commonwealth and relevant global agreements, Participate in global, AU
and SADC conferences). Manage human and financial resources.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Fanani Manugu, Tel No: 012 336 1271

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