DPSA Public Service and Administration Circular 08 March 2024

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DPSA Public Service and Administration Circular 08 March 2024

DPSA Public Service and Administration Circular 08 March 2024 – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATION

It is the intention to promote representivity in the Department through the filling of these positions. The candidature of applicants from designated groups especially in respect of people with disabilities will receive preference.

See Also: DPSA Circular for Cities and Towns Vacancies

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Applications quoting reference number must be addressed to Mr Thabang Ntsiko.

Applications must be posted to Department of Public Service and Administration,

Private Bag X916, Pretoria, 0001 or delivered 546 Edmond Street, Batho Pele

House, cnr Edmond and Hamilton Street, Pretoria, Arcadia 0001. Faxed and

emailed applications will not be considered. Applications should also be submitted

online at www.ejob.gov.za and it should be accompanied by a comprehensive

Curriculum Vitae (CV) as well as certified copies of qualifications, Identity and valid

driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job).



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All short-listed candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise

that intend to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will

be communicated by the department. Following the interview and the technical

exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic

managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on

the implementation of the competency-based assessment). The competency

assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated

DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate will have to

sign an annual performance agreement and will be required to undergo a top

security clearance and submit financial disclosure. Applications must be submitted

on form Z.83 accompanied by copies of qualification(s), Identity Document

(certified in the past 12 months.) Proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a

comprehensive CV indicating duration of appropriate experience and three

reference persons with the following information: name and contact numbers, an

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

Reference checks will be done during the selection process. Note: Failure to

submit these copies will result in the application not being considered. 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. Applicants

must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that

their appointment is subject to positive outcomes Personal Suitability Checks,

which include but are not limited to: security clearance, security vetting,

qualification verification and criminal records.


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An all-inclusive remuneration package of R1 005 063 per annum (Level 13).

Annual progression up to maximum salary of R1 183 932 is possible, subjected to

satisfactory performance. The all-inclusive remuneration package consists of basic

salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employee Pension Fund and a

flexible portion that may be structure according to personal need within a







An appropriate B Degree or Advanced Diploma at NQF level 7 in related fields.

Minimum of 5 years managerial experience at middle management level in the ICT

environment in the Public Service. Minimum of 5 years practical experience

covering the full spectrum of: governance and strategic management of ICT;

Engagement of and management of strategic relationships between ICT, business

and stakeholders; Provisioning and management of solutions and infrastructure

development; Implementation, management, monitoring and support of policy over

diverse ICT environments; Business process management; ICT security and risk

management, external assurance/audits; Understanding of enterprise architecture

and Project Management. Knowledge of Public Service ICT regulatory prescripts

See Also: DPSA Circular in January, February, March, April, May,  June, July, August, September, October, November

(e.g. PSA/PSR, SITA Act/Regulations, DTPS and NT prescripts). Knowledge of

government-wide and DPSA ICT strategies, policies, norms, standards,

frameworks and guidelines. Knowledge of Corporate Governance and governance

of ICT in the Public Service and national/international scenarios. Knowledge of

international ICT standards, models and best practices (e.g. ISO 38500, ISO

31000, ISO 27000, King IV, COBIT). Knowledge of international architecture

methodology. Knowledge of Information Technology systems and infrastructure

(Databases, e-mail, internet, website and electronic inventory of government

information systems). Understanding of the role of ICT in business operations and

service delivery. Understanding of government ICT audits, assessment,

monitoring and evaluation. Key competencies: problem solving and analysis; team

leadership; change management; stakeholder management; and service delivery

innovation. Must be willing and able to travel.



Develop Corporate Governance of ICT (CGICT) mechanisms for implementation

in the Public Administration (all institutions as per Section 195 (2) of the

Constitution namely all levels of government, Organs of State and Public

Enterprises). Ensure compliance, conformance, and performance and quality

management of CGICT in the Public Service. Working closely with stakeholders

(e.g. GITOC, National and Provincial Departments, the Auditor-General,

Department Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and National Treasury) to

oversee the implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of the

CGICT and other relevant initiatives. Determine gaps/weaknesses and review the

instruments (policies, standards, implementation guidelines, outlines and other

advisory mechanisms). Auditing and continuous improvement of processes in

order to improve CGICT in government. Create multi-layer awareness to

stakeholders. Provide technical expertise on GCICT, business ICT alignment and

other related policy matters.



Ms. T van der Walt Tel No: (012) 336 1136

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