GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEM

The GCIS is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1)


(i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as
defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies
of the Department will be taken into consideration. People with Disabilities with disabilities will be
accommodated within reasonable limits. Therefore preference will be given to candidates whose
appointment will assist the department in achieving its Employment Equity targets in terms of the
Department’s Employment Equity Plan.


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 : Ms M Kotelo


CLOSING DATE : 12 November 2021


NOTE : Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The old prescribed
application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31
December 2020. As per the Government Gazette No: 43872, any applicant
who submits an application on or after 1 January 2021 must do so on the new
prescribed Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the
internet at www.gov.za/documents. The fully completed and signed Z83 form
should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as
originally certified copies of all academic qualification(s) including the matric
certificate, ID-document and drivers license where required, and any other
relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a
post. Communication regarding the requirement for certified documents will be
limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore only shortlisted candidates will be
required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview,
following communication from the department. 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.

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. The department reserves the right to fill or not to fill
the vacant post. The successful candidates will enter into an employment
contract with the GCIS that will be reviewed based on performance expiration.
By submitting the employment application form, you agree and consent in
terms of section 11 (1) of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013
(POPIA), to your personal information which you provide to the Government
Communication and Information System (“GCIS”) being processed by the
GCIS and its employees, agents, cabinet committees, and sub-contractors for
recruitment purposes, in accordance with the Protection of Personal
Information Act, 2013.


MANAGEMENT ECHELON


POST 38/30 : DIRECTOR: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY REF NO: 3/1/5/1-21/85
Chief Directorate: Information Management and Technology


SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (Level 13), (all-inclusive remuneration package) of
which 30% may be structured according to the individual’s needs
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of an appropriate Bachelor’s degree or
Advanced diploma (NQF Level 7) in Computer Science or Information
Technology (IT) or an equivalent qualification. The successful completion of
the Nyukela Pre-entry certificate to Senior Management Services.

Experience:
At least 10 years relevant experience in an IT service management
environment. Extensive technical experience in an IT environment that has
included an IT Service Desk, Networks, IT Security, Datacenter, and Web
Infrastructure. A minimum of five (05) years’ experience at a MMS (Middle
Management Service) /SMS (senior managerial level) in an IT environment.
Job knowledge: Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft, Open Source, IT
Security and Apple MAC technologies and systems. A good working
knowledge and understanding of an IT Service Management environment. A
good understanding and knowledge of Datacenters, Wide and Local Area
Networks (WAN’s and LAN’’s), IT Security and Internet and Web infrastructure.
Experience and exposure to IT Service Management, COBIT and the ITIL
frameworks, a certification will be desirable. A valid driver’s licence. Process
Competencies: Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation,
Problem Solving and Analysis, Client Orientation and Customer Focus,
Communication. Required Core Competencies: Strategic Capacity and
Leadership, People Management and Empowerment, Financial Management,
Change Management, Programme and project Management


DUTIES : Manage and direct the staff and operations of the IT directorate that includes
electronic office and audio visual support, enterprise servers and network
administration and support nationally, web servers and infrastructure support
as well as IT security. Contribute towards the development and implementation
of the Information Management and Technology (IM&T) Strategy and IT
Operational Plans. Continuously develop, coach, mentor and lead the IT staff.
Ensure timely reporting on the activities of the directorate and the service levels
and utilisation of the IT services and infrastructure. Manage service levels and
the delivery of the State IT Agency and IT Service Providers. Evaluate,
investigate and apply new technologies to enhance Information Technology
and Information Management within the GCIS. Serve on project teams and
related forums. Proactively manage risk and comply with audit requirements
and management of all Strategic and Monthly reporting for Information
Technology.


ENQUIRIES : Mr T Vandayar Tel No: 012 473 0304
NOTE : Preference will be given to African Male/Female. People with disabilities will be
given preference regardless of Race
CLOSING DATE : 12 November 2021


OTHER POSTS


POST 38/31 : PRINCIPAL NETWORK CONTROLLER: IT SUPPORT REF NO: 3/1/5/1-
21/86


Directorate: Information Technology
SALARY : R257 508 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a National Diploma in Information
Technology NQF level 6 or equivalent as recognised by SAQA. An A+ and or
MCSE will be an added advantage. At least two years IT support experience
in computer and peripheral support in a Microsoft Windows environment. An
understanding of local area network configuration and setup, IT security, as
well as an understanding of Apple Mac technologies. A willingness to learn and
assist in the server environment. The candidate is also expected to have good
interpersonal skills, a passion for helping IT users, must work well within a team
and independently, and have good problem solving, communications and
troubleshooting skills.


DUTIES : Provide general IT support, hardware and software, for all desktops, network
equipment and printers in GCIS. Setup and configure computers and printers
on the network. Ensure compliance with IT security measures within the
desktop environment. Provide audio visual support for presentations and video
conferencing in the auditorium, media room and boardrooms. Assist with the
installation, testing and maintaining computer hardware and software. Work
with the Helpdesk in providing IT support to all users in GCIS and maintain
service levels for IT support calls.

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ENQUIRIES : Mr Ndumiso Kunene Tel No: (012) 473 0227
NOTE : This position is earmarked for Coloured, White and Indian Male/Female.
People with disabilities will be given preference regardless of race.

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