Department Of Home Affairs Vacancy


Applications must be sent in time to the correct address as indicated at the bottom
of each post, to reach the address on or before the closing date. Applications send
to a wrong address and/or received after the closing date or those that do not
CLOSING DATE:13 February 2017

Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z.83),
obtainable from any Public Service department or at and must be
accompanied by a comprehensive CV, including the details of at least two
contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the applicant)
and certified copies of qualifications and identity document (with an original
certification stamp). It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign
qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications
Authority. Where a valid driver’s license is a requirement, applicants must attach
certified copies of such licences. If no contact is made within three months of the
closing date, please accept that the application was unsuccessful Successful candidates will be required to enter into a performance agreement and be
subjected to security clearance procedures. Successful candidates may be
required to undergo a competency assessment.Kindly note that, for e-mailed
applications, should you not receive an acknowledgement of receipt/ confirmation
advice, this could mean that your application did not reach us due to the size of theat tachments exceeding 2.5MB. Should this occur, we suggest you resend yourapplication in 2 or 3 parts, splitting the attachments accordingly.
POST 05/15 :

Branch: Information Services A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work at the cutting edge of information
management and security exists for a highly knowledgeable and experiencedleader in IT. The successful candidate will be able to apply her/his well-earned skills to ensure the strategic positioning of the Branch and Department. The Information Services Branch is committed to the implementation of and adherence to the NDP,IT policies and strategies, regulations, standards, norms, guidelines, best practice
and procedures (including those from the GITO Council and DPSA), and ittherefore requires a personau faitwith such.
SALARY:All-inclusive salary package of R1299501 to R1463892 per annum,Level 15,
structured as follows: Basic salary–70% of package; State contribution to the
Government Employee Pension Fund–13% of basic salary. The remaining flexible
portion may be structured in terms of the applicable remuneration rules.
CENTRE:Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS:A Degree in Computer Sciences (Information Technology), an undergraduate
qualification of NQF Level 7 and a postgraduate qualification of NQF Level 8. 8-10 years’ experience at a senior managerial level in the Information Technology
environment. An MBL or MBA will be an added advantage. In-depth knowledge of
departmental priorities, the development of IT strategies and business solutions,and the E
-government policy framework consultationpaper developed by GITO.Extensive knowledge of implementing complex ICT infrastructure and applicationsprojects is imperative. World
-class knowledge and understanding of all relevantlegislation, regulations and prescripts (includinghuman resources andCorporateGovernance) as well as how this post contributes to the implementation of theNDP.
Insight into sector needs and business requirements. Advanced programme and
project management capability. Sound communication skills. A valid driver’s
licence. W
illingness to travel extensively and work extended hours.
The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following
specific tasks: Designing and implementing an IT strategy that is aligned to
business strategy. Establishing
and ensuring maturity levels of IT Governance
structures that facilitate decision
making. Developing appropriate architecture
frameworks, standards and policies aligned to the Department. Promoting human
capital development within the Branch, including sou
rcing skilful and competent
resources. Developing modern supporting Information Management and
Technology solutions. Fostering value
adding, trusted relationships with all
stakeholders. Advising the Accounting Officer on matters that have strategic and

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