GCIS is an equal opportunity employer and practicing affirmative action employment. It is our intention to
promote representivity (race, gender, disability) in the department through filling these posts. The
candidature of persons whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representivity will receive
preference. Applicants with disabilities are welcome to apply
APPLICATIONS : The DG of Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag X
745, Pretoria 0001, or hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Cnr Francis
Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria.
FOR ATTENTION : Mr S Matshageng
CLOSING DATE : 31 August 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted with Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at The completed and
signed Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive
CV as well as originally certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document. The
certification must be within three (3) months. Should you be in possession of a
foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the
South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with
the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not
be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered. No faxed, copied or e-mailed application will be
considered. Where a driver’s license is essential, such a license should be
attached. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you
have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this
advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. “The
successful candidate must disclose to the DG particulars of all registrable financial
interests, sign a performance agreement and employment contract with the DG
within three months from the date of assumption of duty and obtain a top secret
security clearance”. All appointments are subject to the verification of educational
qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security
vetting. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will
recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment.
(Criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and
employment verification).


Directorate: Programme Support
SALARY : Commencing salary of R242 475 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : The applicant should be in possession of a National Diploma (NQF level 6) in
Communications, Media Studies Journalism or Public Relations. Experience: Two
(2) years relevant experience in the field of Communications. Knowledge of MS
Office suite programs. Emphasis is placed on writing, analytical, Planning and
organizing skills. The ideal candidate should have general knowledge and a strong
feel for the current affairs and socio-political situation in South Africa. The ability to
work under pressure and with minimum supervision. The applicant should have
good command of the English language. It is vital for the applicant to have a good
understanding of government issues and programmes and to be able to articulate
these appropriately. Knowledge of the Izimbizo programme of government and all
other public participation platforms. High telephone etiquette and ability to followup
as well as adhere to deadlines. Applicants must have good facilitation,
stakeholder management, communication, interpersonal and project management
skills and be able to work well in a team. Applicant must be willing to work in a fastpaced
and stressful environment which may require them to occasionally work
overtime/on weekends or public holidays.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will be expected to provide effective coordination and
administrative support to the Director and Deputy Director Programme Support.
Monitor the development communication activations in provinces and profile them
through the social media unit. Monitor the implementation of the Izimbizo
programme across government (National, provincial and local). Coordinate the
Izimbizo e-platform training nationally, provincially and locally. Serve as the
Izimbizo e-platform administrator. Monitor the issues status report on the data
repository instrument (e-platform). Maintain an updated Izimbizo stakeholder
databases. Monitor the implementation of feedback mechanism for Izimbizo
events. Support the coordination of the Minister and Deputy Minister of
Communications Izimbizo programmes including of the President and Deputy
President. Capture the Izimbizo action plan and progress reports into the eplatform.
Compile the quarterly and semester Izimbizo report. Support the
management of Izimbizo stakeholder partnerships in line with the Intergovernmental
Relations prescripts. Write articles. Coordinate the national Izimbizo
calendar. Provide assistance to ad hoc projects when assigned. Ensure the
instantaneous escalation of synchronised provincial coalface projects to national
ENQUIRIES : Mr Moferefere Moloi Tel No: (012) 473-0189
NOTE : Preference will be given to Indian Male/Female and White Male/Female.

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