Assistant Director: Community Development Coordination, Department of Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs – Refs/008699

  • Reference Number : REFS/008699
  • Directorate : Community Development
  • Number of Posts : 3
  • Package : R376 596.00 per annum (plus benefits)
  • Enquiries : Caiphus/ Andy, cell: 071 474 7078/51

Requirements :

Matric plus NQF level 6 / National Diploma in areas of Social Sciences/ Public Administration or relevant qualification, coupled with 3 – 5 years’ experience, of which 3 years must be in community development environment. An in-depth understanding of public participation and community development will be an additional advantage. Competencies: ability to demonstrate sound knowledge of policies and government practices; Planning and execution skills; Leadership, Supervisory and Management skills; and the ability to delegate with empowerment; Understanding of people management, intergovernmental relations and using Information Communication and Technology to achieve work objectives; The nature of the work environment requires constant travelling and a valid driver’s licence is required.

Duties :

Supervise the work of Community Development Workers (CDW’s) including: Coaching and mentoring field workers; Participate in the design and implementation of strategic plans, vision and operational plans; Align the unit’s vision and mission to that of the department; Convene regular staff meetings for alignment of CDW work with the annual performance plan; Ensure that the unit’s resources are utilised in line with the PFMA; Network with various directorates internally and externally, with all spheres of government including officials in municipalities, other government agencies and section 21 companies to develop an integrated government response towards addressing community challenges; Ensure that targets are met and deadlines are adhered to; Facilitate strategic intervention to ensure efficient service delivery; Understand environmental factors that may bring volatility in the work environment and mitigation measures thereof. Case management: receiving referrals and managing escalations; Collate information, consolidate CDW cluster reports for data analysis, synthesis and processing; Develop a work plan and a monitor tool for work done by CDWs daily, translating to weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports; Align the performance management system with the teams and individuals’ performance development plans.

Notes :

It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. Preference will be given to people with disabilities.

Applications should be submitted strictly online at Disability Connect or https://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/ or http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/ and it should be accompanied by a Z83, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity (no postal or hand delivery applications will be accepted). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Employer : Department of Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs

Location : West-rand X1, Pretoria X2

Closing Date : 14-06-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have a Matric plus NQF level 6 / National Diploma in areas of Social Sciences/ Public Administration or relevant qualification?
Do you have 3 – 5 years’ experience, of which 3 years must be in community development environment?
Do you possess the following competencies: ability to demonstrate sound knowledge of policies and government practices; Planning and execution skills; Leadership, Supervisory and Management skills; and the ability to delegate with empowerment; Understanding of people management, intergovernmental relations and using Information Communication and Technology to achieve work objectives?
Do you have a valid driver’s license?

Please Note :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

Please note: 

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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