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APPLICATIONS : Department of Defence, Directorate Human Resource Career Management,
Private Bag X976, Pretoria, 0001 or may be hand delivered to Bank of Lisbon

Building, Paul Kruger and Visagie Street, Pretoria where it may be placed in a
wooden box at the reception. Please use reference number and not the post

CLOSING DATE : 28 April 2023 (Applications received after the closing date and faxed copies will not
be considered).

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (obtainable from any
Public Service Department office i.e effective 01 January 2021 or on the DPSA

site link: Should an application be
received using incorrect application employment form Z83, it will be

which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be
accompanied by a detailed CV only (with full particulars of the applicants’ training,

qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience). Only shortlisted
candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other

related documents on or before the day of the interview which should not be older
than six months. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in

applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must
submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in

respect of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an
application it must be done in writing. Should an application be received where an

applicant applies for more than one post on the same applications form, the
application will only be considered for the first post indicated on the application and

not for any of the other posts. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed
copies of application documents be accepted. The successful candidates will be

subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizenship &
financial/asset record checks and qualification and employment verification).

Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes.
Applicants who do not receive confirmation or feedback within 3 (three) months

after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the
large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be

acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.
For more information on the job description(s) please contact the person indicated

in the post details. Successful candidates will be appointed on probation for the
period of twelve (12) months in terms of the prescribed rules


SALARY : R766 584 per annum (Level 11)
CENTRE : Defence Head Quarters, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 and a Degree/National

Diploma/NQF level 5/6 in Public Administration or equivalent qualifications and
minimum of three (3) years’ direct experience in rendering a support service as an

Assistant Director within the environment of Strategic thinking. Special
requirements (Skills needed): Management of resources, ability to research must
be able to analyse documents,

Understanding and application of Public Service
Act, 1994 and Regulations, Public Finance Management Act, 1999 and Treasury
Regulations and understanding of

delegations. Good communication (both verbal
and report writing) skills, problem solving skills, sound research skills, analytical,
administrative and presentation skills.

Ability to apply policies, gather and analyse
information, and work under pressure. Demonstrate the ability to apply strategic
management by interpreting higher level guidelines and empower and evaluate

subordinates. A successful candidate will be required to undergo a security
clearance and must have a valid driver’s licence.

DUTIES : Provide Planning and Budgeting service for the office of the Secretary for Defence
(OSD) Annual Performance Plan (APP). Compile and issue guidelines and

instructions on content, formats and collation and integration of inputs for the APP
and monthly, quarterly and annual report. Communicate and co-ordinate with

stakeholders on changes in any process that impacts on the OSD’s planning and
budgeting guidelines. Ensure alignment of the APP to Budget allocation and ensure

timeous capturing of the budget onto department’s systems. Participate in relevant
planning forums. Provide support to the Director Administration at the OSD Budget

Control Committee meetings, implement financial control measures in the OSD.
Responsible for policy development and standard operating procedures in the

office. Provide administrative support to the Justice Crime Prevention Security
Cluster secretariat. Provide a record and management information service. Ensure

proper management of assets including office and IT equipment. Responsible for
authorisation and utilisation of vehicles. Oversee the OSD procurement function.

Manage and supervise subordinates. Provide general administration support.
ENQUIRIES : Ms A. Thakur Tel No: (012) 355 5964

NOTE : The Office of the Secretary for Defence is guided by the principle of employment
Equity Act, therefore all appointments will be made in accordance with the

employment Equity target of the Office. Candidates will be subjected to a technical
exercise to test technical elements of the required job.

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