DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT


CLOSING DATE : 20 May 2022 at 16:00


NOTE : DALRRD requests applicants to apply manually by submitting applications on
the new Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service department or on the
DPSA web site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/.

As from 1
January 2021, applications received on the incorrect Z83 will not be
considered. All required information on the Z83 must be provided. Failure to
complete or disclose all information will automatically disqualify the applicant.
The Z83 should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (with detailed
previous experience) copies of qualifications, service certificates, driver’s
licence, proof of registration with professional bodies were applicable,
identification document and permanent residency/work permit. Only shortlisted
candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day
of the interview following communication from Human Resources. Foreign
qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA.


It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by
SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation. Please ensure that you submit
your application before the closing date as no late applications will be
considered. It would be appreciated if you can attach course certificates only
applicable to the post requirements. If you apply for more than 1 post, submit
separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number
of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged.
Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the
advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Important:
DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our
intention to promote representivity in DALRRD through the filling of posts. The
Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will
be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time
as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected
to personnel suitability checks. The successful candidate will be subjected to
undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct reference checks which may
include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates. Applicants must
declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or
investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the
interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely
event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated.
The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the
security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter
into an employment contract and sign a performance agreement.


ERRATUM: Kindly note that following post advertised in the Public Service
Vacancy Circular 15 dated 29 April 2022 has reference, The Centre has been
amended as follows: Registrar: Plant Breeders Right Act (Pretoria) with Ref
3/2/1/2022/131. The Department apologies for any inconvenience caused
MANAGEMENT ECHELON


POST 16/01 : DIRECTOR: STRATEGIC INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERSHIP REF NO:
3/2/1/2022/161


Directorate: Strategic Institutional Partnership
SALARY : R1 073 187 per annum (Level 13), (all-inclusive package). The package
includes a basic salary (70% of package), and a flexible portion that may be
structured in accordance with the rules for Senior Management Services (SMS)


CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Successful completion of Pre-entry Certificate for SMS as endorsed by the
National School of Government (NSG). Applicants must be in possession of a
Grade 12 Certificate and a Bachelor’s degree in Law or Bachelor’s degree in
Social Sciences (NQF Level 7). Minimum of 5 years’ experience at middle /
senior managerial level in the relevant environment. Job related knowledge:
Policy and legislation development, Research analysis, Strategic
management, Content development, Legal administration, Mediation and
dispute resolution, Project management, Contract management and litigation.


Job related skills: Project management skills, Report writing skills, Analytical
skills, Computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project),

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Decision-making skills,
Consultation skills, Planning and organising skills, Facilitation and presentation
skills, Strategic leadership capability, Training and development skills and
Interpersonal relations. A valid driver’s licence. Willingness to work under
pressure, and long and irregular hours and travelling.


DUTIES :

Provide legal advice and compliance on land reform partnerships. Manage,
draft and edit legal agreements. Provide legal advice on land acquisition
agreements. Monitor and quality assure land redistribution agreements for
legal compliance. Liaise with financial institutions and other stakeholders on
land reform partnerships. Conduct risk profile of strategic partners and
beneficiaries.

Manage strategic land reform related complains and
investigations. Manage, analyse and report on enquiries relating to complaints.
Manage mediation processes. Facilitate and liaise with internal and external
stakeholders on referred investigations. Monitor and evaluate farm operations
to ensure compliance with approved allocations. Maintain database of
complaints, queries, and investigations. Continuously, in consultation with core
Directorates and partners, identify risks and challenges during implementation
of the contracts and review to ensure compliance and smooth implementation.


Ensure the establishment and management of land redistribution partnerships.
Manage, monitor and evaluate land redistribution strategic institutional
partnerships and networks. Provide reports on development programmes
initiated through strategic institutional partners. Monitor and ensure good
practice models for community public private partnerships including leveraging
private and other forms of external equity, skills training, mentorship, comanagement, share equity arrangements to support land reform. Conduct
quality assurance on submissions en-route for approval to delegated officials
and / or structures. Undertake land redistribution policy development. Conduct
land redistribution policy reviews continuously. In consultation with internal and
external stakeholders, develop land redistribution policies. Ensure training on
new land redistribution policies. Contribute to land redistribution legislative
reviews and development.
ENQUIRIES : Mr T Ndove Tel No: (012) 312 8892


APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or
hand delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare),
corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria.


NOTE : The requirements for appointment at Senior Management Service level include
the successful completion of Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as
endorsed by the National School of Government. Applicants should therefore
attach proof that they have registered for the Pre-entry Certificate, which can
be accessed using the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/trainingcourse/sms-pre-entry-programme/.

Shortlisted candidates must provide proof
of successful completion of the course before the interviews commence.
Failure to do this will result in the application being disqualified. No appointment
will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and
submission of proof thereof. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a
technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job,
the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the
interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend
candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in
compliance with the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA)
Directive on the Implementation of Competency Based Assessments. The
competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Shortlisted
candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at
a date and time as determined by the department. All shortlisted candidates
will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and the successful candidate
will have to undergo full security vetting. DALRRD may conduct reference
checks which will include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates.
The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the
security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter
into an employment contract, sign an annual performance agreement and
annually disclose her or his financial interests. All applicants are required to
declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships
of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with.

OTHER POSTS

POST 16/02 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: DECISION IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT REF NO:
3/2/1/2022/167


Directorate: Secretariat Support Services
SALARY : R744 255 per annum (Level 11), (all-inclusive package to be structured in
accordance with the rules for MMS)


CENTRE : Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National
Diploma / Degree in Public Administration / Public Management / Office
Management and Technology / Business Administration / Commercial
Administration.

Successful completion of Advance Management Development
Programme (National School of Government). 3 – 5 years’ experience at a
supervisory level rendering professional secretariat support services in a
professional / corporate secretariat environment. Job related knowledge:
Knowledge of government policies, processes and protocol. Excellent and
advanced report writing skills.

Ability to edit documents. The ability to work with
executive management. Ability to be trustworthy and maintain confidentiality at
all times. Job related skills: Computer literacy (Microsoft Suite package),
Planning and organising skills, Communication skills, Business writing skills,
Typing skills, Speed writing skills, Interpersonal skills, Minutes taking skills,
Listening skills, Project management skills, Presentation skills, Problem
solving skills and negotiation skills. Ability to work under pressure as well as
the willingness to work irregular hours. Ability to work in a team and a high level
of integrity and confidentiality. A valid driver’s licence and willing to travel
extensively.


DUTIES : Facilitate the implementation of decisions / actions from Top and Executive
Management Internal Governance Structures and Fora in relation to
agriculture, land reform and rural development programmes.

Attend meetings
to record key decisions as well as minutes from the meetings. Compile both
action list and decision list emanating from the same meeting. Follow up on
actions to be implemented by the committee members on a weekly basis or as
per the timeline set by the meeting. Update an action list upon receipt of
feedback from responsible members and compile status report to be quality
assured by the Director.

Compile key decision registers monthly and
cumulative quarterly and annual decisions register for the relevant committee.
Close any completed actions / decisions of a relevant committee. Transfer any
incomplete decision on an annual basis to be carried over to the following year.
Manage the capturing of decisions and actions of relevant structure on
decisions electronic system.

Manage the capturing of decisions lists and
actions list from Top and Executive Management meetings. Manage the
process of extracting reports from the electronic system and draft analysis
reports for consideration by the Director. Analyse these reports to establish the
trends / reasons why such items are frequently presented in meetings. Make
recommendations to the Director to accept or reject the portfolio of evidence
loaded to support implementation of actions / decisions. Draw an aging
analysis on the implementation of actions / decisions per Branch or per
responsible member. Make recommendations to the Director to accept or reject
the status provided by the responsible committee member. Manage the
decisions electronic systems to ensure information captured is relevant.
Update the user rights and submit report to the Director on new access
requests and termination of rights (updates on user rights) with regard to the
decisions electronic tracking system. Monitor expiry date of the software
licences and remind Information Technology (IT) to pay six months in advance.
Include the software licences budget for the decisions tracking system on the
procurement / Demand Management Plan (DMP). Produce reports on
utilisation of the system by the relevant committees. Conduct training on how
to use the system. Report system errors to IT Technicians and compile
quarterly report on the system down / uptime. Develop and customise EXCEL
spreadsheet as a backup of the Consolidated Actions Tracking (CAT) system.
ENQUIRIES : Ms T Gqabi Tel No: (012) 312 8693


APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or
hand delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare),
corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria.


NOTE : Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured and Indian females
and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

POST 16/03 : DEPUTY DIRECTOR: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT AND OFFICE
ADMINISTRATION REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/169

Directorate: Financial and Supply Chain Management Services
SALARY : R744 255 per annum (Level 11), (all-inclusive package to be structured in
accordance with the rules for MMS)


CENTRE : Mpumalanga (Mbombela)


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in a possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National
Diploma in Supply Chain Management / Financial Management / Logistics
Management/Purchasing Management/ Public Administration/ Public
Management. 3 years’ experience at a supervisory level in Supply Chain
Management.

Job related knowledge: Knowledge of the Public Finance
Management Act and Treasury Regulations. Knowledge of the Preferential
Procurement Policy Framework and Supply Chain Management Framework.
Knowledge of Basic Accounting System (BAS) and Logistical Information
System (LOGIS). Understanding of supply chain management processes.
Knowledge of economics. Job related skills: Communication skills (verbal and
written), Negotiation and Conflict resolution skills, Strategic management skills
and leadership skills, Project management skills, networking skills, Team
management skills, People management skills, Customer and client focus.
Statistical forecasting. A valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel.


DUTIES :

Manage the Demand Management Plan (DMP) and acquisition of goods,
services and assets. Identify preferential procurement objectives. Develop
systematic approach that achieves the lowest cost of ownership regarding
purchase of goods, services and asset. Determine bid criteria and facilitate
evaluation accordingly. Conduct historical data analysis to determine
procurement trends. Identify critical delivery dates. Conduct expenditure
analysis based on historical data and link Medium Term Expenditure
Framework (MTEF). Conduct frequency analysis of industries / commodities to
determine best alternatives. Provide logistical and transport services.
Implement Logistics Management Systems LOGIS, procedures and
processes. Ensure the integrity of LOGIS. Manage inventory levels. Initiate
payments for goods, services and assets. Manage stores and warehousing.
Manage creditors’ reconciliation. Manage fleet services and travel
arrangements. Provide asset management services. Maintain asset registers.
Implement controls for safeguarding assets. Reconcile asset registers with
LOGIS and BAS. Maintain the Barcoded Asset Audit (BAUD) system. Verify
asset purchases. Manage office administration services. Provide facilities
services.
ENQUIRIES : Ms P Muchanga Tel No: (017) 754 8072


APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X11305, Mbombela,
1200 or hand delivered to: 17 Van Rensburg Street, Bateleur Office Park, 7th
floor Block E, Mbombela, 1200.


NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and Coloured, Indian and White
females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


POST 16/04 : PROJECT COORDINATOR: TENURE REFORM IMPLEMENTATION REF
NO: 3/2/1/2022/164


Directorate: District Office
SALARY : R477 090 per annum (Level 10)


CENTRE : North West (Mahikeng)


REQUIREMENTS : National Diploma in the field of Humanities / Social Science or Law (LLB). 3
years’ experience in a land reform related environment. Job related knowledge:
Thorough knowledge of land tenure security matters, Transformation of Certain
Rural Areas Act (TRANCRA) and Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act
(ULTRA). Job related skills: Communication skills (excellent verbal and written
communication skills), Negotiation and conflict resolution skills, Strategic
management and leadership skills, Project Management skills, Networking
skills, Team management skills, People management skills, Customer and
client focus skills and Statistical forecasting skills. A valid driver’s licence and
willingness to travel.


DUTIES :

Implement the Extension of Security of Tenure (ESTA) Programmes. Respond
to all queries in ESTA accordingly. Liaise with Justice Ministry, Game Farmers,
Department of Environmental Affairs, Conventional Farmers / Farm owners,
Department of Labour, Farm Dwellers and Local Municipalities on ESTA /
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Labour Tenants Act (LTA). Develop a database for monitoring and evaluation
of interventions processes of all cases. Conduct training workshops to staff and
role players in the land reform. Assist staff in the District Offices to incorporate
changes in land reform policy and procedures to their planning and
implementation. Attend workshops and meetings on the implementation of
relevant Act continually. Implement the Interim Protection of Land Rights
Interventions. Respond to all queries related to Interim Protection of Informal
Land Rights Act (IPILRA). Protect the rights of people living in a communal
land. Conduct training workshops to role players. Implement Labour Tenants
Programmes. Address LTA cases that have been lodged.

Categorise LTA
cases according to claimant’s choice when required. Implement
Transformation of Certain Rural Areas Act Programmes. Prepare
transformation process. Facilitate the gazetting and notice process. Gather
information. Facilitate the effected decision and approval. Compile executing
report. Implement Land Title Adjustment Act Programmes. Conduct
investigations. Prepare terms of reference. Compile reports. Implement
Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act Programmes. Develop land profile.
Consult stakeholders. Compile a report.
ENQUIRIES : Mr KE Sebitiele Tel No: (018) 388 7115


APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X74, Mmabatho, 2735
or hand delivered to: Cnr James Moroka and Sekame Drive, West Gallery,
Megacity, Mmabatho, 2735.


NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and Coloured, Indian and White
females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


POST 16/05 : SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCE PRACTITIONER REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/160


Directorate: Corporate Services
This is a re-advertisement, applicants who applied previously must re-apply.


SALARY : R321 543 per annum (Level 08)


CENTRE : Limpopo (Polokwane)


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in a possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National
Diploma in Human Resource Management / Public Administration / Public
Management / Labour Relations. 2 years’ experience working in Human
Resource Management environment. Job related knowledge: Knowledge of
Human Resource Management, Labour and Employment legislations.
Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA). Promotion of Administrative
Justice Act (PAJA). Job related skills: Computer literacy (Microsoft Office
package), Communication skills (verbal and written), Negotiation skills, Conflict
Resolution skills, Planning and Organising skills and Presentation skills. A valid
driver’s licence. Personal and Salary Administration System (PERSAL)
Personnel Certificate, PERSAL Leave Administration Certificate. Knowledge
and experience in pension administration.


DUTIES : Administer recruitment and selection. Coordinate the advertisement of vacant
positions. Update Employment Equity targets and ensure compliance during
the recruitment and selection processes. Obtain approval for the appointment
of the selection committees to fill vacant positions. Ensure capturing of the Job
applications received. Conduct screening of job applications. Arrange
shortlisting and take minutes of the proceedings. Schedule interviews and
invite shortlisted candidates for interviews. Provide secretariat support during
the shortlisting and interview processes. Conduct reference checks. Ensure
that background checks and qualification verification are conducted. Submit
the recommendation of the selection committee to the delegated authority for
approval. Provide feedback to successful and unsuccessful candidates.
Facilitate the implementation of appointments, transfers and translations on
PERSAL. Facilitate employee benefits and conditions of service. Quality
assure documents received for termination of services. Approve service
terminations on PERSAL timeously. Conduct exit interviews and ensure that
all related forms / documents are completed. Complete and ensure correct
submission of pension forms including nomination forms. Follow-up on all
outstanding pension claims with Government Employees Pension Fund
(GEPF). Advice deceased employee’s family to claim funeral benefit from
GEPF. Implement / Approve PERSAL transactions such as but not limited to
housing, appointments, probations, payment of allowance etc. Approve leave
transactions and ensure that correct codes are used. Ensure that leave
applications comply with policies and prescripts before approving on PERSAL.
Ensure proper administration of incapacity leave in the Province. Conduct
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leave audit. Conduct calculation of leave pay-out and ensure proper
implementation. Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of
Performance Management, Training and Development Processes. Coordinate
the submission of performance agreements. Coordinate the submission of midterm and annual reviews. Quality assure Employee Performance Management
and Development System (EPMDS) documents before authorisation on
PERSAL. Ensure that EPMDS status is updated. Arrange assessment
committee meetings and provide secretariat support. Compile minutes and
draft letters for the signatures of the Moderating Committee Chairperson.
Inform employees (in writing) about outcomes of assessment committees.
Arrange meetings to discuss dissatisfaction cases. Implement performance
incentives on PERSAL. Ensure correctness of service records of employees
after payment of pay progressions. Compile database of Performance and
Development Plan (PDP). Check and advise on individual employee
submissions requesting training interventions. Coordinate provincial training
and development activities. Provide and facilitate training to business units on
request. Compile and submit training memos to the Director: Human Resource
Utilisation and Development for approval. Provide administration support on
employee relations matters. Refer reported misconduct cases to National
Office. Make follow-ups on submitted misconduct cases. Implement
progressive disciplinary outcomes on PERSAL. Communicate the outcome on
the resolution of grievances. Compile statistics on disciplinary cases submitted.
ENQUIRIES : Mr M Shai Tel No: (015) 284 6303


APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X9312, Polokwane, 0007
or hand delivered to: 61 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700.


NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and Coloured, Indian and White
females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


POST 16/06 : CHIEF NETWORK CONTROLLER REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/162


Directorate: Corporate Services
This is a re-advertisement, applicants who applied previously must re-apply.
SALARY : R321 543 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Limpopo (Polokwane)


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in a possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National
Diploma in Computer Science / Information Technology. 2 years relevant
experience in Information Technology (IT) support. Experience with hardware
and software. Experience in network support. Experience in IT technical
support. Appropriate server and network management experience. Job related
knowledge: Technical aspects of Information and Communications Technology
(ICT) goods and services, Information Technology Acts and Policies,
Government ICT systems, Understanding management of information and the
formal reporting systems. Internal systems change control, Project
management principles and tools. Job related skills: Planning skills, Oganising
skills, Communication (written and verbal) skills, Advanced computer skills,
Project management, Interpersonal skills. A valid driver’s licence.


DUTIES : Provide Information Technology (IT) user support to clients (office). Resolve IT
support calls, queries or issues as they arise. Log IT support calls on
Information Technology Service Management (ITSM). Render IT security.
Ensure a secured environment by installation and uploading of antivirus
software. Ensure that users are log on the workstation using password.
Installation and update antivirus software to all workstations. Identify IT
requirements. Advise clients on IT equipment procurement procedure. Inspect
all the switches and network points. Ensure that all Information and
Communications Technology (ICT) related work is done according to agreed
standard and quality. Verify the warranty of ICT equipments before allocation.
Maintain IT applications. Ensure that all applications are up and running on
daily basis. Uninstall unwanted applications on the workstations. Provide
server management services. Monitor access to server rooms. Maintain
inventory of all server room related equipments. Monitor Local Area Network
(LAN) performance and report any anomalies. Maintain network and hardware.
Install and troubleshoot hardware and software. Assist with planning, design,
implementation and maintenance of LAN infrastructure.
ENQUIRIES : Mr M Shai Tel No: (015) 284 6303
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X9312, Polokwane, 0007
or hand delivered to: 61 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700

NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and Coloured, Indian and White
females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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