DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ASSET MANAGEMENT, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development – Refs/008995

  • Reference Number : refs/008995
  • Directorate : SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R733 257. 00 Per Annum (all-inclusive salary package which can be structured according to an individual needs)
  • Enquiries : Ms. Gugu Nevondo: Tel: 011 240-3090

Requirements :

Grade 12 plus a National Diploma (NQF level 6) /Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in Supply Chain Management/ Purchasing/ Logistics/ Financial Management/ Public Administration or relevant qualification as recognized by SAQA. 5 years’ relevant experience within the Supply Chain Management/ Asset Management or related field of which 3 years should relate to Financial/ Asset management experience. Knowledge of supply-chain and budget management processes. 3 years’ supervisory/ management experience at an Assistant Director level. Postgraduate studies in relevant/related fields, experience in the Public Service and Registration with the professional body will be an added advantage. Must have a valid driver’s license. COMPETENCIES: Computer Literacy in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access). Communication skills (both verbal and written). Sound and in-depth knowledge of relevant prescripts as well as the understanding of legislative framework governing the Public Service such as: PFMA, National Treasury Regulations, Government Immovable Asset Management Act (GIAMA), Asset Management, Generally Recognized Accounting Practices (GRAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and public sector policies. Leadership skills, Good report writing skills. Strong team player and show the ability to manage projects and organize work efficiently.

Duties :

Manage the assets management unit by providing leadership and guidance. Monitor and manage staff development plan and performance against the achievement of Departmental objectives. Design and develop asset management systems, policies, perform strategic and annual physical asset management planning, establish the asset management capability of the department. Inform guide and advice departmental employees on asset and disposal management matters to promote correct implementation of sound asset and disposal management practices. Develop, manage and monitor the implementation and adherence to the Asset Management Policy. Effectively manage the assets of the GDARD as required by the Public Finance Management Act, Treasury Regulations and Asset Framework. Manage and Monitor the development and implementation of the Asset Management Strategy in line with the business plans on programmes. Develop, monitor and implement an acquisition, maintenance and disposal plans for assets. Effective Coordination of assets management activities and to report accurately on the asset within the Department at any point in time. Coordinate and monitor asset management initiatives within the Department (including off site Assets). Manage and maintain a comprehensive asset register. Manage the acquisition, losses and disposal of assets. Manage the annual verification of assets. Ensure effective integration and working procedure between the Asset Management Unit, Supply Chain Management and Budget Control Unit. Manage the preparation of monthly reconciliations between the Asset Register and ledger as well as an annual reconciliation of the register, Annual Financial Statements (AFS) and the ledger. Manage the barcode tagging, movement, disposal of assets for the Department. To ensure officials within the asset management function are sufficiently trained on asset management functions as well as on asset management systems, processes, procedure and policies.

Notes :

To apply for the above position, please apply online at http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/ or Hand Deliver at Ground floor, Main entrance 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House Johannesburg. Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website which must be completed in full. Candidates must attach their recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. NB: For assistance with online applications, visit the following centres: 78 Fox Street, Marshalltown or Maponya Mall.

It is the Department’s intention to promote representivity (Race, Gender and Disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of Race, Gender and Disability status is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. Disabled people are encouraged to apply. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful.

Employer : Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Location : JOHANNESBURG

Closing Date : 22-06-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have 5 years’ relevant experience within the Supply Chain Management/ Asset Management or related field?
Do you have a valid driver’s license?
Do you have Grade 12 plus a National Diploma/ Degree in Supply Chain Management/ Purchasing/ Logistics/ Financial Management/ Public Administration or relevant Qualification as recognized by SAQA?
Do you have 3 years’ supervisory experience as an Assistant Director?

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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