Department of Education in the Eastern Cape is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Females
and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. Employment Equity targets of the Department will be adhered
APPLICATIONS : Applications within Head Office should be directed to Eastern Cape Department
of Education, Private Bag X 0032, Bisho 5605; or Hand deliveries at the
Department of Education, Human Resource Administration, Floor 4, Steve Vukile
Tshwete Complex, Zone 6, Zwelitsha.
All positions within Districts should be directed to Districts as follows: Alfred Nzo
East- Mbizana: Mr A Mpupu, Tel No: 039–2510279/ 0063, Fax: 039 – 2510976
Address: P/B X 504 Bizana 4800
Alfred Nzo West-Mount Frere: Mr. L Mtatyana, Tel No: 039 – 2550005, Fax: 039
– 2550005 Address: P/B X 9001 Mount Frere 5090
Maluti: Mr L.E. Mtatyana, Tel No: 039–2560111/ 0594, Fax: 039 – 2560111
Address: P/B X 1835 Matatiele 4730
Amathole East- Butterworth: Mr T Mxotwa, Tel No: 047- 4911070/ 0646, Fax:
047-4910655 Address: P/B X 3019 Butterworth
Dutywa: Mr T Mxotwa, Tel No: 047- 4892247/5044, Fax: 047-4891148 Address:
P/B X 1203 Dutywa 5000
Amathole West- Fort Beaufort: Ms P Futshane, Tel No: 046- 6452964 Fax: 046-
6452783 Address: P/B X 2041 F.B.T
Buffalo City Metro – East London: Mr EG Klaasen Tel No: 043-7600862/542
Address: P/B X 9007 East London 5200
King William’s Town: Mr EG Klaasen Tel No: 043- 6043218/ 3221 Fax: 043-
6425896 Address: P/B X 0055 K.W.T
Chris Hani East- Ngcobo: Mr AT Fetsha Tel No: 047-5481004/1099 Fax: 047-
5481139 Address: P/B X 214 Engcobo 5050
Cofimvaba: Mr AT Fetsha Tel No: 047-8740744 Fax: 047-4880027 Address: P/B
X 1229 Cofimvaba
Chris Hani West – Queenstown: Mr H.N. Godlo Tel No: 045-8083000 Fax: 045-
8083030 Address: P/B X 7053 Queenstown 5320
Lady Frere: Mr. HN Godlo Tel No: 047 -8780009/0229 Fax: 047-8780224
Address: P/B X 1152 Lady Frere 5410
Cradock: Mr. HN Godlo Tel No: 048 –8018639 Fax: 048- 8813189 Address: P/B
X 82 Cradock 5880
Joe Gqabi – Sterkspruit: Mr N Magadu Tel No: 051-6111380/ 0064 Fax: 051-
110043/ 6342009 Address: P/B X 5026 Sterkspruit 9762
Mount Fletcher: Mr N Magadu Tel No: 039- 2570963 Fax: 039-2570956 Address:
P/B X 1133 Mount Fletcher
Nelson Mandela Bay- Port Elizabeth: Mr Gorgonzola Tel No: 041-4034402 / 434
Fax: 041-4538660 Address: P/B X 3915 North End Port Elizabeth 6056
Uitenhage: Mr Gorgonzola Tel No: 041-9954000/2 Fax: 041-9227659 Address:
P/B X 64 Uitenhage 6200
OR Tambo Coastal – Libode: Mr V Joseph Tel No: 047-5324704 Fax: 047-
5323505 Address: P/B 518 Libode 5160
Lusikisiki: Mr V Joseph Tel No: 039 – 2531065 Fax: 039 – 2531079 Address: P/B
X 1010 Lusikisiki 4820
OR Tambo Inland Mthatha: Ms LN Dyodo Tel No: 047- 5024272/4225 Fax: 047-
5323339 Address: P/B X 5003 Mthatha 5100
Qumbu: Ms.L.N. Dyodo Tel No: 047- 5420210 / 12 Fax: 047-5530180 Address:
P/B X 466 Qumbu 5180
Sarah Baartman – Graaff Reinet: Mr N.R.W. De Bruyn Tel No: 049- 8072202 Fax:
04 – 8925281 Address: P/B X 726 Graaff-Reinet 6280
Grahamstown: Mr De Bruyn Tel No: 046- 6229310 Fax: 046- 6223224 Address:
P/B X 1001 Grahamstown 6140
FOR ATTENTION : Human Resource Administration
CLOSING DATE : 19 November 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service
department or on the internet at Z83 which must be fully
completed and signed (an unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and
should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as
originally SAPS certified copies of all qualification(s) [Matric certificate must also
be attached] and ID-document and Driver’s license [where applicable]. Non-RSA
Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her
Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application. Should you be in possession
of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from
the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the
requested documents will result in the application not being considered.
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. Suitable candidates will be
subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship
verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification and
previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to
security clearance processes. All SMS appointments are subject to a competency
assessment. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge
test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12)
months. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the
advertised post(s). NB: It is the departments objective to achieve equitable
representation across race and gender. Females and Disabled persons are
strongly encouraged to apply to SMS positions.


Unit: Strategic Planning
SALARY : R242 475 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE : Head Office – Zwelitsha
REQUIREMENTS : National Diploma (NQF level 6) (NQF 06) in the areas of Public Administration, Office Management/Administration or equivalent with at least 3 years appropriate
experience of which 2 years must be in an administrative environment and 1 year
at supervisory level. An NQF 7 qualification will serve as an advantage. Should
possess the following skills: Ability to apply technical/ professional skills. Ability to
accept responsibility, work independently, and produce good quality of work. Must
be a team player, flexible, reliable and have good verbal and written
communication skills. Must have good Interpersonal relations, Planning and
Execution skills and good leadership skills. Ability to Manage/Control financial
resources and supervise staff. Must have the ability to delegate and empower
subordinates. Knowledge of PFMA and Public Service Act and Regulations.
Competencies: Computer Literacy, Excellent Communication Skills,
Administration Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Organisational Skills, Typing and Writing
Skills, Strong Leadership Skills, Basic financial recording, minute taking and report
writing skills.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for rendering an effective
administrative support to the Chief Directorate. This entails rendering of effective
procurement support: Compile and coordinate procurement plans for the Unit
which is aligned to the budget and monitor expenditure and implementation of
procurement plans. Rendering of general administrative support within the Unit
collecting, analysing and collating of information as requested by the Supervisor,
drafting of correspondence (submissions, letters and reports) as instructed by the
Supervisor, sending and receiving of faxes, e-mails, etc. and following up on
outstanding issues/submissions/reports, and compiling progress/monthly and
related reports. Rendering of effective human resources support: Ensure timely
submission of performance agreements, reviews and assessments of staff
members of the Unit, coordinate and consolidate training according to PDP’s and
ensure that leave registers are completed in the Unit. Updating/recommending of
enabling Prescripts, Policies and Procedures.


Unit: Examinations and Assessments
SALARY : R242 475 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE : Head Office – Zwelitsha
REQUIREMENTS : National Diploma (NQF level 6) plus at least 1-2 years relevant experience. A maximum of 3- 5 years in the administration work environment. Supervisory
experience. Proven working knowledge of the Public Service Legislative
Framework. Proven competent knowledge of basic office administration practice.
Knowledge of procurement systems. Competencies: Computer Literacy, Excellent
Communication Skills, Administration Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Organisational
Skills, Typing and Writing Skills, Strong Leadership Skills, Basic financial
recording, minute taking and report writing skills.
DUTIES : Handles the procurement administration or procurement of standard items for the
activities of the office. Obtains the necessary signatures on documents like
procurement advices and monthly salary reports. Keeps circulars and all relevant
HR, Finance and Supply Chain Management policies updated. Maintain strict
confidentiality when working with documents relating to staff members and other
matters. Scrutinize documents to determine actions/information/other documents
required for meetings. Collects and complies all necessary documents for the SubSection
regarding meetings. Records minutes/decisions and communicates to
relevant role-players, follow-up on progress made. Prepares briefing notes for the
Sub-Section as required.


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