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COMMUNICATION OFFICER JOB
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.
COMMUNICATION OFFICER: AMAJUBA DISTRICT
(Twelve 12-Months Contract)
Kwa-Zulu Natal Provincial and Local Liaison
R181 599 per annum (Level 05), plus 37% of the annual notch
Applicants should be in possession of Grade 12, and a recognised Higher Certificate in Communication or related field coupled with Project Management skills particularly in Development Communication.
One year (1) communication experience.
Ability to adhere to and promote processes and procedures.
A team player.
An ability to effectively conceptualise and implement communication campaigns.
Understanding of government’s mandate, as well as development communication.
Competent in Computer skills (MS Office and other software) Familiarity with online and social media communication tool.
The successful candidate will be responsible to support the Regional Communication Coordinator in the implementation of a strategic government communication function in the District as follows:
Implement key Communication projects in line with government priorities and in line with guidelines for development communication, provide content and strategy support in the district.
From Time to time, the candidate will develop Local Environment Assessment Report of the district for various stakeholders, especially around key campaigns of Government.
Effectively cascade government communication content to stakeholders.
Candidate will further provide support in support of various integrated service delivery models of government such as Thusong service centre programme.
The candidate must have strong stakeholder relations.
Fluent spoken and written English required and other language skills relevant to engaging stakeholders.
Develop and implement projects in line with government priorities.
Mr M Mkhungo Tel No: (031) 301 6787
Preference will be given to Coloured, Indian and White males/females. People with disabilities will be given preference regardless of Race.
The DG of Government Communication and Information System, Private Bag X 745, Pretoria 0001
Hand deliver to Tshedimosetso House, 1035 cnr Francis Baard & Festival streets, Hatfield, Pretoria.
Ms M Kotelo
CLOSING DATE: 30 JANUARY 2023
Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The old prescribed application or 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. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the fully completed and signed Z83 form and a detailed curriculum vitae.
Communication regarding certified copies of Qualifications and other relevant documents will be limited to only 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. 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 a 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.