CLOSING DATE : 31 July 2020 at 12h00 noon No late applications will be considered.
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is preferred that applications with supporting documentation, including signed Z83
be emailed to the respective email addresses indicated on each advert. Ensure that
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be deemed a regret. Only send documents related to the requirements in the
advert. Requirement of applications: Applications must be submitted on form Z83,
obtainable on the internet at http://www.gpaa.gov.za (Originally signed). The
relevant reference number must be quoted on all applications. Application should
consist of (1) a comprehensive CV (specifying all experience and duties, indicating
the respective dates MM/YY as well as indicating references with full contact
details) (2) certified copies of all qualifications (including matriculation), Identity
document, valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement
of the job) and proof of citizenship if not RSA Citizen. Note: All copies must be
certified in the past 6 months. Failure to submit the above information will result in
the application not considered and deemed a regret. The candidate must agree to
the following: Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews at a date and
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criminal record. Applicants will be required to meet vetting requirements as
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short- listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months
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unsuccessful. The candidate must take note of: It is intended to promote
representativeness through the filling of these posts and the candidature of persons
whose promotion/ appointment will promote representativeness, will receive
preference. Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For salary levels 11 – 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
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will be informed accordingly) to determine the suitability of candidates for the
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was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. The successful
candidate will have to sign and annual performance agreement and will be required
to undergo a security clearance.


(12 months contract)
Enterprise Wide Risk
The purpose of the role is to ensure efficient and effective administrative support of
risk and management activities.
SALARY : R208 584 per annum (Level 06) (basic salary) plus 37% in lieu of benefits
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate three year tertiary qualification in Risk Management or relevant field
(at least 360 credits) with 18 months proven experience within the Enterprise Risk/
relevant environment Or Grade 12 with three years proven experience within the
Enterprise Risk/relevant environment. Computer literacy that would include a good
working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel) and Barnowl.
Knowledge of Corporate Governance (King IV). Knowledge of Risk Management
Processes (COSO, ISO31000). Knowledge of Barn owl system. Knowledge of
Prescribed Regulations & Policies – PFMA, Treasury Regulations. Knowledge of
Public Service Regulations & other Government prescripts. Good problem solving
skills. Analytical skills. Good communication skills both written and verbal. Good
planning and organizing skills. Assertiveness. Proactiveness. Approachable and
innovative. Team player.
DUTIES : The incumbent will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks which includes but are
not limited to the following: Render Administrative support in the Risk Analysis and
monitoring process: Assist in implementing risk management plan. Provide support
for the conducting of operational Risk assessments. Assist management in
identifying risks. Assist Management in evaluation/rating of risks. Assist in the
development of draft risk reports. Assist in monitoring the implementation of the
operational risk mitigation plans. Conduct risk awareness and training. Assist in
coordinating and facilitating the development of a risk profile: Document risk
information on Barnowl system; assist in planning, scheduling and providing end –
user training on Risk Management software; Administration of the Barnowl;
Capture progress notes on Barn Owl after monitoring (implementation of action
plans); Print reports from Barn Owl. Provide Administrative support to Risk
Management Unit. Assist in co-coordinating Risk Management Committee
meetings; Prepare Risk Management Committee meeting packs before the
meeting; assist with any administrative duties to ensure effective operation of risks
to the Risk Committee and the Unit.
ENQUIRIES : Ms Mapule Mahlangu Tel No: (012) 399 2639
APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, in the
heading to the email below: # Disclaimer during COVID 19 lockdown stages: With
the restrictions on social distancing during phases 5 to 2, you may email your
application with the relevant supporting documentation to Recruit2@gpaa.gov.za
quoting the reference number in the heading.
FOR ATTENTION : Ms Mapule Mahlangu – Recruitment
NOTE : Various Risk Administrator positions are currently available at the Government
Pensions Administration Agency: Enterprise Wide Risk Section on 12 months

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