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APPLICATIONS : Economic Development Department, Private Bag X 149, Pretoria,0001 or Hand deliver to the dti Campus, Corner Meintjies and Esselen Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria, SEDA Building, Block G, Ground Floor

FOR ATTENTION: Ms Nthabiseng Mahlangu

NOTES: Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at http://www.gov.za/faq/docs/employ.pdf. The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document. 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, faxed and emailed will not be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being 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. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

ENQUIRIES: Ms Nthabiseng Mahlangu (012) 394 5603 OR s Maggy Mokhine (012) 394 3426

NOTE: The candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment battery as part of the selection process. The successful candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement and will be required to undergo a security clearance.

The Economic Development Department (EDD) takes its mandate from government’s economic policies which are geared toward radical economic changes that are sustainable and inclusive. EDD looks forward to receiving applications from individuals who have:

  • strategic and practical management skills
  • passion for co-ordination, facilitation and integration of those processes that will ensure inclusive growth by focusing on poverty, unemployment and inequality
Director Internal Audit

CLOSING DATE: 29 May 2015 at 16h00

REFERENCE: EDD/ 2015/05/2

CENTRE: PRETORIA

SALARY: Salary band (level 13):R819 126 – R964 902, all inclusive salary package per annum

REQUIREMENTS: A three year tertiary qualification in Internal Audit, preferably a Bachelor’s / B.Com Degree and 5 to 8 years experience at management level in the audit environment. A post graduate qualification will be an added advantage. Professional designation such as a certified Internal Auditor and other relevant professional designation will be an added advantage including membership to the IIA. Key skills include excellent problem-solving skills, clear logical thinking, project/programme management capabilities, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills. Ability to demonstrate high level of personal and professional ethics. Incumbent should be able to accurately evaluate situations and instinctively do the right thing in the face of opposition and conflict. Demonstrate good judgement and strength of character and bring forth issues in a balanced way. Applicants must have a thorough understanding of financial management, laws, regulations and processes in government, knowledge of the internal audit and risk management functions including (IIA) code of ethics and standards for professional practice of internal audit.

RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide strategic and operational leadership to the directorate and manage all internal audit activities, including information technology, performance, financial, forensic and risk based assurance audits. Ensure that IA resources are appropriate, sufficient and effectively deployed to achieve the approved plan. Prepare three year rolling audit plan and an annual risk-based audit plan and an annual risk-based audit work plan to set out the priorities of the IA function that are reflective of objectives, concerns and priorities of DPME integrated and coordinated with the departmental risk assessment and strategic planning.

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Senior Supply Chain Officer: (Asset Officer: SCM)

CLOSING DATE: 29 May 2015 at 16h00

REFERENCE: EDD/ 2015/05/1

CENTRE: PRETORIA

SALARY: Salary band (level 8):R 227 802.00 per annum (excluding benefits)

REQUIREMENTS: A 3 year degree in Finance or Supply Chain Management. At least 3 years in asset management. Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act, related Supply Chain Management regulations, Asset management Framework, Modified Cash Standards related to SCM and assets. Knowledge and understanding of procurement processes and reporting requirements related to assets. Ability to interpret and execute policy directives and procedures. Basic excel and word. Writing skills. Record keeping in line with the Treasury Regulations and the Asset Management Framework.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Administer EDD’s assets register. Ensure an up to date asset register that is maintained on Logis, through timely implementation of all movements (additions, disposal and transfers). Compile monthly reconciliations on Logis and BAS. Support the disposal committee on matters relating to assets. Conduct quarterly and annual asset verification report. Follow up and escalate unaccounted for assets. Keep a register of all losses and liaise with investigators and provide the monthly disclosure notes related to assets and losses. Professionally liaise with and educate internal clients, administrators and branch coordinators on the safeguarding of departmental assets and dealing with losses and damages to assets. Assist head of SCM in ensuring the Asset Management Policy is in line with the Treasury requirements. Assist the Supply Chain Management unit with other supply chain related duties, especially the handling of stationery and ensuring and updating inward and outward register.

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Key RSA Statistics

43 000

More people were employed in the informal sector, in Q2 of 2014, compared to Q1 2014


Unemployment rate 24.3%


Absorption rate 43%


Participation rate 56.8%


Formal sector non-agriculture employment (q\q %) 1.5%


Formal sector non-agriculture gross earnings (q\q %) 4.6%



Source: statssa.gov.za