POST 27/04 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: POLICY DEVELOPMENT REF NO: CSP/10/2016 SALARY : R726 276 per annum (All inclusive package) CENTRE : Pretoria REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma/ Degree in Criminology, Political Science or related social sciences (NQF Level 7). A Master’s degree may be an added advantage. A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a research and/or policy environment. The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience in research and policy development, particularly in the field of policing and criminal justice. He/she must have strong communication skills (written and verbal), Project management skills. Be able to work independently and in a team. A valid driver’s licence (code 08) DUTIES : Conduct research and draft reports and/or concept notes in the areas of policing and safety and security. Develop policies in the areas of policing and safety and security Develop recommendations for the Director on policy proposals and research findings. Plan and facilitate stakeholder engagement workshops on draft research reports and/or policies. Develop and maintain stakeholders relations across the criminal justice sector, civil society and academia. Provide support to the Director in compiling and monitoring the implementation of the subdirectorate’s budget Assist in compiling and managing the operational plan of the sub-directorate. Manage and supervise the work of the Assistant Directors, interns and junior staff. ENQUIRIES : Lerato Maisela, Tel 012 393 1916 NOTE : Candidates will be required to undergo a written competency assessment.
POST 27/05 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT REF NO: CSP/11/2016 SALARY : R389 145 per annum CENTRE : Pretoria REQUIREMENTS : A degree in Criminology, Public Administration, Policing or related Social Sciences. An Honours degree may be an added advantage. A minimum of 2 years relevant experience in a research environment. The successful candidate must demonstrate a working understanding and knowledge of research development processes, particularly in the field of policing and criminal justice. He/she must have strong communication skills (written and verbal), Project management skills, be able to work independently and in a team. A valid driver’s licence (code 08). The position may involve extensive local travel. DUTIES : To conduct evidence-based research in policing, crime and safety issues by doing the following: Provide research management support to the Deputy Director. Assist in drafting concept notes and/or Terms of Reference to support the research development process. Conduct primary and secondary research in the areas of policing, safety and security. Conduct fieldwork and collect data at national and provincial levels. Assist in the development of data collection tools. Conduct analysis of collated data. Undertake report writing of analysed data. Set up meetings and workshops and any other activity in relation to the research work. Liaise with relevant stakeholders across the criminal justice sector, civil society and academia to support research development processes. Provide administrative support in relation to the planning and facilitation of workshops on draft research reports. Develop recommendations to support research and policy development Candidates will be required to undergo a written competency assessment. ENQUIRIES : Lerato Maisela, Tel: 012 393 1916
APPLICATIONS : Applications must be mailed timeously to Private Bag X922 Pretoria 0001 or hand delivered to 217 Pretorius Street, Van Erkom Arcade building 7th floor , Pretoria at the Reception. CLOSING DATE : 15 July 2016 NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed application form Z.83 of the Public Service Act form only, (i.e. application for employment form), obtainable from any Public Service Department or any Public Service and Administration website or recruitment office within the Secretariat for Police Service. All applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of all educational qualifications and supporting documents, such as identity documents, driver’s license, etc. Persons who retired from the Public Service by taking severance packages, early retirement or for medical reasons, as well as persons with previous convictions, are excluded. Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be considered. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in the candidate being disqualified. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a security clearance. The Secretary of Police Service has the right not to fill the post. All posts are based in Pretoria. NB: Please ensure that your application reaches this office before 17h00 on week-days. OTHER