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 : 02 November 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).


DISTRICT– REF NO: 3/1/5/1 – 18/29
Directorate: Provincial Liaison: Western Cape
SALARY : Commencing salary of R356 289 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Beaufort West
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate three (3) year degree (NQF
level 7) or National Diploma (NQF level 6) in Communication or related
qualification. Experience: Three (3) years communication experience and one (1)
year should be experience at salary level seven (7) or eight (8) or supervisory level,
with knowledge of communication disciplines, including media liaison, research
and development communication. The applicant must have an understanding of
development communication, and knowledge of the Western Cape Province with
specific insights in the Central Karoo District and its local Municipalities.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible to support the Deputy Director:
Liaison in the implementation of a strategic government communication function in
the Central Karoo District as follows: implement key communication projects
guided in line with government priorities and in accordance with the guidelines for
development communication practice and platforms as developed by GCIS.
Coordinate and monitor the government communication function in the district,
including the monitoring and supervision of the work of the district based on Senior
Communication Officers as well as any communication interns or learners
assigned to the region, including their administrative and operational functions, and
report these to the Deputy Director: Provincial Liaison. Ensure the establishment
and where necessary review and strengthening of communication coordination
structures in the District to ensure the effective cascading of government
communication content especially to leaders and structures of local government
across the District. The candidate will support all initiatives aimed at strengthening
Local government communication system through interface with strategic IGR
structures at local level. The candidate will further provide communication support
in various integrated service delivery models of government such as the Thusong
service center programme. The successful candidate will also be responsible for
the development and maintenance of effective high level stakeholder relations in
the region with a bias towards civil society, minority groups, local government and
traditional leaders. A strategy to this end will be one of the first necessary
deliverables. Coordination and implementation of rapid response requirements in
the District as well as writing articles on government developments in the region
from time to time. The regional coordinator will also be responsible for the revision
and development of a new regional distribution strategy for government
information products. The successful candidate will additionally, on a regular basis,
be required to develop local communication environment assessments of the
District for use by various stakeholders and clients with required communication
interventions recommended.
ENQUIRIES : Ms G Thopps Tel No: (021) 697 0145
NOTE : Preference will be given to Coloured male/female, Indian male/female and White


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