DPSA Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Department Circular 15 February 2024

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DPSA Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Department Circular 15 February 2024

DPSA Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Department Circular 15 February 2024 – DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING, MONITORING AND EVALUATION



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Applications must be sent to: The Department of Planning, Monitoring and

Evaluation (DPME), by mail to Private Bag X944, Pretoria, 0001 or hand

delivered at 330 Grosvenor Street, Hatfield, Pretoria, website:




Ms J Mchunu



01 March 2024 @ 12:00 pm



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The relevant reference number must be quoted on all applications. The

successful candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement and

will be required to undergo a security clearance. Applications must be

submitted on originally signed Z.83 accompanied by original certified copies of

qualification(s), Identity Document, valid driver’s license (where

driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job), proof of citizenship if

not RSA citizen, and a comprehensive CV specifying all experience indicating

the respective dates (MM/YY) as well as indicating three reference persons

with the following information: name and contact number(s), email address and

an indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate.

Applicants will be required to meet vetting requirements as prescribed by

Minimum Information Security Standards. All copies must be certified in the

past 12 months. Failure to submit the above information will result in the

application not being considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have

foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority

(SAQA). Reference checks will be done during the selection process. Note that

correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you

have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the

advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time

determined by DPME. Applicants must note that pre-employment checks will

be conducted once they are short-listed and the appointment is also subject to

positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, security

vetting, qualification verification and criminal records. Shortlisted candidates

will be required to complete a written test as part of the selection process. For

salary levels 11 to 15, the inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic

salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund

and a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules. SMS will be required to

undergo a Competency Assessment as prescribed by DPSA. All candidates

shortlisted for SMS positions will be required to undergo a technical exercise

that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job. The DPME

reserves the right to utilise practical exercises / tests for non-SMS positions

during the recruitment process (candidates who are shortlisted will be informed

accordingly) to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The

DPME also reserves the right to cancel the filling / not to fill a vacancy that was

advertised during any stage of the recruitment process.


POST 06/74



NO: 002/2024

Directorate: NPC Secretariat



R1 189 338 – R1 422 012 all-inclusive salary package per annum (Level 14).

The remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the State’s contribution

to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may

be structured according to personal needs within the relevant framework.






A relevant Bachelor’s Degree/Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) in Research, Policy

Coordination, Knowledge Management, Public Administration, M&E or related


with at least 10 years’ appropriate experience of which 5 years must be at/in

Senior Managerial level and in the area of research and knowledge

management. A relevant post-graduate qualification (NQF 8) will be an added

advantage. Must have In-depth understanding of the NPC and the NDP;

knowledge of Stakeholder Management & Communication Skills; Research

Methodologies and Budgetary Planning Frameworks and systems

Competencies / Skills: Research, report writing project management and

leadership skills. In-depth knowledge of the legislative environment applicable

to government and the development, implementation and monitoring of related

policies and procedures; excellent financial, HR and strategic management

skills. Good interpersonal relations and written & verbal communication skills.

A sound knowledge of Microsoft Office and data analysis applications

(especially Microsoft Excel) are essential. Personal attributes: The incumbent

must be assertive and self-driven, innovative and creative, client orientated

and customer focused, solution orientated and able to work under stressful

situations and the ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality.



The successful incumbent will be responsible to manage, coordinate and

facilitate specific research and research projects to inform planning, promote

policy coordination and the implementation of a knowledge management

strategy for the National Planning Commission. This entails developing the

NPC research agenda, per sector and research synthesis methodology to

support the National Development Plan and Create a systemised approach for

guiding on going analysis needed to address gaps and for identifying

opportunities for innovation and policy making/ adjustments drawing on data

and information. Manage and establish systems and processes for collecting,

managing and sharing of data and information with all stakeholders, including

policy makers; Manage and facilitate collaborative partnerships for

development, and liaise with stakeholder to set NPC research agenda,

disseminate policy information and interface with funders and research

intelligence institutions and manage, develop and maintain a NPC sharing and

storing Knowledge Management Repository. Monitoring/recommending of the

unit’s statutory responsibilities in terms of PSA, PFMA and DPSA directives.

Managing/supervising of effective and efficient Human Resources planning for

the unit. Ensuring of effective and efficient business/operational and annual

performance planning for the unit and ensuring of effective and efficient

management/supervision of procurement, equipment and facilities within the

unit in a supportive role.



Mr N Nomlala Tel No: (012) 312-0452

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