Department of Agriculture,Land Reform And Rural Development


CLOSING DATE : 03 June 2022 at 16:00

NOTE : DALRRD requests applicants to apply by submitting applications on the most
recent Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the
DPSA web site link: and a
comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience). Failure to do so will
result in your application being disqualify. Only shortlisted candidates will be
required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related
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

Applications: Please ensure that you submit your application before
the closing date as no late applications will be considered. 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 with the Department.



Directorate: Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute

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

CENTRE : Eastern Cape (Middelburg)

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

3 years’ experience at a Junior Management level in an administration

Job related knowledge: Knowledge of Supply Chain
Management processes, Knowledge of government systems and structure,
Public Service Regulations, Treasury Regulations, Public Finance
Management Act (PFMA) and Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act
(PPPFA). Knowledge on Departmental transversal systems (Basic Accounting
System (BAS), Personnel and Salary Administration (PERSAL), Logistical
Information System (LOGIS)) Job related skills: Planning and organising skills,
Analytical skills, Document management skills, Office management skills,
Financial management skills, Interpersonal skills, Computer skills, Resource
planning skills, Problem solving and decision-making skills and Time
management skills. A valid driver’s licence. Willingness to travel and / or work
irregular hours. Ability to work under pressure.

DUTIES : Manage the delivery of support services to achieve planned outcomes of the
institute. Manage the administrative support services of the institute, inclusive
of registry, human resources, fleet management, skills development,
occupational health and safety. Coordinate the information management
services of the institute inclusive of Information and Communications
Technology (ICT) and library. Coordinate financial services of the institute with

units responsible for financial administration, supply chain management and
asset management. Manage and coordinate the provisioning of farm and
facility management services. Manage and coordinate student accommodation
services of the institute, inclusive of housing, catering and cleaning services.
Apply legislation, departmental policies and procedures and develop internal
standard operational procedures. Interpret legislation, prescripts and policies
and coordinate implementation at institutional level. Issue education and
awareness directives for implementation and monitor measures of compliance.
Perform risk assessments.

Identify gaps and develop internal standard
operational procedures to mitigate risks. Supervise unit managers
(Administration, Farm Services and Information Management Services) as first
level supervisor to achieve planned outcomes. Oversee and provide leadership
to the unit managers of Information Management Services, Administration and
Farm Support Services. Establish standards of performance and by review
determine that performance meets the standards. Develop and provide goal
directed education and training to all personnel. Implement corrective
measures including disciplinary measures. Manage financial and moveable
assets of support service units. Manage budget and procurement planning for
support units of the institute aligned with departmental prescripts. Perform
cash-flow projections and ensure efficient expenditure control. Implement
asset and inventory management procedures aligned with departmental

ENQUIRIES : Mr. T Herselman Tel No: (049) 802 6605

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 or Grootfontein
College of Agriculture, Middelburg, Eastern Cape.

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

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