Employment Opportunities in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation


The Department of International Relations and Cooperation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

APPLICATIONS: For other relevant information and how to apply, please visit the Department’s website (www.dirco.gov.za) – home page under Employment Information.

Your application must include a duly completed and signed Z83 form, accompanied by a CV and certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document. Please forward your application to the e-mail address indicating at each post, quoting the reference number or post name in the subject line in order to receive an acknowledgement. Hand-delivered applications can be submitted to the OR Tambo Building, 460 Soutpansberg Road, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE: 20 October 2017 - Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

NOTE: All appointments will be subject to a process of security clearance, reference checking and qualification verification. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).We thank all applicants for their interest. The Department reserves the right not to make appointments. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within four (4) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

BRANCH: Financial and Asset Management

CHIEF DIRECTORATE: Supply Chain Management

POST: Chief Director: Supply Chain Management

SALARY: R1 127 334 per annum. This all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension fund and a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance contract. (Salary level 14)

CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA in Supply Chain and Asset Management or related field. A relevant post graduate qualification and/or Specialist Training courses will be an added advantage. Five (5) year experience in Senior Management (Preferably in the Supply Chain Management environment)

Note: 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 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.

COMPETENCIES: Strategic Capability and Leadership, Financial Management, People Management and Empowerment, Client Orientation and Customer Focus, Change Management, Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation.

DUTIES: Manage the provision of Supply Chain Management in accordance with the relevant prescripts; Manage Departmental assets in terms of the Asset Management Framework of the Department; Manage and ensure the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures for Supply Chain and Asset Management as well as the provision of policy advice to the Department; Manage the Chief Directorate: Supply Chain Management and provide strategic direction.

ENQUIRIES: Ms Antonette Smit, telephone number (012) 351 8525

APPLICATIONS: Please e-mail your application to cdscm@dirco.gov.za  Please quote the reference number or post name in the subject line of the e-mail in order to receive an acknowledgement.



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