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The meeting took place at The Lookout Hill Restaurant, where the business operators had an opportunity to discuss the challenges they face in running their businesses.  Development Finance Institutions such as the IDC and SEFA and other agencies were also present to share information on their support programmes. 

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Minister of Economic Development, Mr Ebrahim Patel, delivers his Budget Vote Speech to the National Assembly, Parliament, Cape Town, on 10 May 2018.  See the side bar "Budget Vote 2018" for the full speech.


CLOSING DATE: 06 October 2018

CENTRE: Pretoria

RENUMERATION: Compensation will be in accordance with rates as determined by National Treasury. Schedules in this regard are issued annually with specific hourly or daily rates. All other refundable expenses are based on the Department’s related policies in line with the National Treasury guidelines.

REQUIREMENTS:  A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and a Post-Graduate Degree in Auditing, Risk Management or Business Administration will be an added advantage. The ideal candidate should have 5 to 10 years management experience gained from Strategic Management, Risk Management and/or an Auditing / Financial, Anti-Fraud and Corruption environments, preferably in the public service. Previous experience of serving in the Risk Management Committee and/or Audit Committee will be advantageous. The ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of the Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Public Finance Management Act and Treasury Regulations, Enterprise Wide Risk Management (EWRM), ISO 31000 Standard, COSO model and Public Sector Risk Management Framework.

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CLOSING DATE: 06 October 2018

REFERENCE: EDD/2018/09/1

CENTRE: Pretoria

SALARY: Salary Band A (Level 13) – R 1 005 063.00 to R 1 183 932  per annum; all-inclusive flexible remuneration package.

REQUIREMENTS:  A post-graduate degree in economics, development or social studies. A minimum of 5 years relevant work experience at a middle/senior management level, within the social economy environment (cooperatives, NGOs, NPOs, government, researchetc) preferably in a project management and research role. A demonstration of a sound to high level of technical knowledge, understanding and grasp of the social enterprise, social economy as well as social business context is a key requirement. Exceptional communication and written skills and ability to work effectively independently and within a team.In-depth knowledge of the broad South African social economy context, including social enterprise development interventions,the institutional landscape of business support, as well government and international donor efforts in this sector in South Africa would be an advantage.

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Economic Development Department employees have pledged their commitment to the fight against corruption. Corruption in both the private and public sector has a detrimental effect on government's effort to deliver effective services to the people.  In signing the declaration, employees declare: 'I know, I act, I stop corruption - Fighting corruption is everyone's business.'

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Scam Alert
All Service Providers and Businesses

The Economic Development Department wishes to advise members of the public, particularly those in business, to be alert to a scam utilizing the logo of the Economic Development Department. The fraudsters involved send unsuspecting business operators a Request for Quotations for the provision of Solar Panels.

As the Economic Development Department, we wish to state that we do not have such a project, and therefore beware that the Request for Quotation is not from the Economic Development Department.

Please confirm any request you receive with our Supply Chain Management division on these details 012 394 3579. Report these fraudulent activities to the SAPS or call the Anti Corruption hotline 0800 701 701 or SMS to 39772 or send an email to fraud@economic.gov.za.

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