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An outstanding opportunity awaits at the Department of Higher Education and Training, based in the vibrant city of Pretoria. The opportunity, closing on the 7th of July, 2023, invites you to play a significant role in transforming the educational landscape of South Africa. Join us and contribute to empowering the nation through quality education and training.

Hiring Department:– Department Of Higher Education And Training
Job Title:- Chief Director
Location:- Pretoria
Closing Date:-07 July 2023

REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate bachelor’s degree/advanced diploma (NQF level 7) in Corporate
Communication and Media Liaison or related qualification. A minimum of ten
(10) years of relevant work experience in corporate communication and media
liaison with at least five (5) years of proven experience at a senior managerial
level. Knowledge of the post-school education and training environment will be
an added advantage. Stakeholder relations management, Strategic capability,
and leadership. Financial management. People management and
empowerment. Client orientation and customer focus. Exceptional written and
verbal communication skills. Computer literacy. Project management. High
level of public relations skills. Media monitoring skills. High level of stress
tolerance and ability to maintain a high work ethic and attend to various tasks
simultaneously. This is a Senior Management position, which requires a handson, strong, and dynamic leader who will lead and coordinate a team of
professionals in undertaking a range of tasks requiring analytical, interpretive,
and negotiating skills and ensure effective communication of the Department’s
policies and programmes. The successful candidate will be expected to have
extensive knowledge of and insight into education and training in South Africa
and internationally. A willingness to work irregular hours and travel extensively.
A valid driver’s license

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If No Response Is Received Before 07 July This Year, Consider It Unsuccessful

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Hiring Department:– Department Of Higher Education And Training
Job Title:- Policy Development Chief Director
Location:- Pretoria
Closing Date:-07 July 2023

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate bachelor’s degree/advanced diploma (NQF Level 7) in Policy
Studies or Development Economics. A relevant postgraduate qualification will
be advantageous. A minimum of ten (10) years’ work experience in the postschool education and training sector, five (5) of which must be at the senior
management level. Extensive experience in research, policy, project planning
and management. Excellent knowledge and understanding of the legislative
and policy context; regulatory frameworks governing the higher education
system in South Africa and broadly internationally are basic requirements.
Understanding of the government’s requirement in the policy development
process with experience in the application of relevant theories, such as the
theory of change; grounded theory; and others. Demonstrable extensive use
of qualitative and quantitative research methods in data analyses. A full
appreciation of the importance of quality research and processes for the
dissemination of knowledge products and patents. Demonstrable experience
in the use of monitoring and evaluation tools in the implementation of policies
and projects. Analytic; critical; strategic thinking; data interpretation; excellent
writing and presentation skills are all critically essential for the post. Analysis
of large data is a critical skill required for the post. Understanding the role of
each critical stakeholder in higher education is essential. Knowledge and
understanding of local and international trends in higher education and higher
education policies. Ability and reputation to build relationships both individually
and institutionally. Ability to interact effectively and clearly communicate with
stakeholders in Higher Education and beyond. Excellent communication both
in writing and verbally including high-level report writing. Demonstrable
experience in working with teams and working within short deadlines. A
creative and innovative thinker. The appointee must be able to proactively
identify and explore areas of synergy with other components of the
Department, statutory bodies and other government departments or entities. A
valid driver’s license and willingness to travel. Ability to work excellently with
MS Suites such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Writing skill is a crucial
requirement and necessity. Good knowledge and understanding of Public
Finance Management (PFMA) and public sector budgeting. A willingness to
work irregular hours and travel extensively. A valid driver’s licence.

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Hiring Department:– Department Of Higher Education And Training
Job Title:- Institutional Government And Management Support Chief Director
Location:- Pretoria
Closing Date:-07 July 2023

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate bachelor’s degree/advanced diploma (NQF Level 7) in
Financial Management, Governance, Economic Development, or related
qualification. A minimum of ten (10) years’ work experience in the post-school
education and training sector, five (5) of which must be at the senior
management level. This is a senior management position that requires a
dynamic individual with deep knowledge of the South African higher education
landscape, and specifically the legislative frameworks, policies and regulations
that govern the sector. The candidate must have proven strategic management
and leadership capabilities and be a strong communicator with the ability to
interact with the leadership of universities, student bodies, and various Higher
Education Sector Boards and Councils, as well as various government
departments. Further requirements are excellent project management,
problem-solving, report writing and communication skills. The incumbent
should be able to perform in a team environment. Good computer skills are a
requirement. Good knowledge and understanding of the Public Finance
Management Act (PFMA), public sector budgeting etc. will be an added
advantage. A willingness to work irregular hours and travel extensively. A valid
driver’s license.

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Hiring Department:– Department Of Higher Education And Training
Job Title:- Teaching Learning And Researchdevelopment Chief Director
Location:- Pretoria
Closing Date:-07 July 2023

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate bachelor’s degree/advanced diploma (NQF Level 7) in
Education, Sociology, or related qualification. A relevant postgraduate
qualification will be an added advantage. A minimum of ten (10) years relevant
experience in a higher education or related context, of which at least five (5)
years must be in a senior management position. An extensive knowledge of,
and insight into higher education practitioner, teacher and lecturer education
policies, qualifications and programmes; and teaching and learning in
universities; Extensive knowledge of quality assurance processes and
mechanisms in Higher Education; Highly developed research and information
management skills; Excellent project management and communication skills,
including proposal and report writing; The ability lead a team; The ability to
develop, support and monitor the implementation of policies; The ability to work
in collaboration with other government departments, with quality councils,
universities and with other relevant role-players; Good computer skills. A
willingness to work irregular hours and travel extensively. A valid driver’s
license.

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Hiring Department:– Department Of Higher Education And Training
Job Title:- University Planning Chief Director
Location:- Pretoria
Closing Date:-07 July 2023

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate bachelor’s degree/ advanced diploma (NQF Level 7) in
Financial Management, Governance, Accounting, Statistics, or related
qualification. A relevant post-graduate qualification will be an added
advantage. Consideration will be given to candidates with in-depth knowledge
of the higher education sector as well as ten (10) years’ experience with at
least five (5) years of proven experience in the senior managerial position.
Expertise in one or more of the following areas is a requirement: institutional
research and planning; infrastructure planning; academic programme
development and enrolment planning; funding of universities; and higher
education management information systems. Knowledge and understanding of
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the value chain of applications towards registration and admission to the
institution would be an added advantage. The incumbent must be a strong
communicator with the ability to interact with high-level academics and
university managers, different branches in the Department of Higher Education
and Training, other government departments, public entities, professional
bodies and education and training institutions. Further requirements are
excellent and proven project management capabilities; strategic thinking,
problem-solving and financial management skills; proposal and report writing,
and computer skills. Good knowledge and understanding of the Higher
Education Act, Funding Framework for Universities, Higher Education
Qualification Sub-Framework, and White Paper for the Post School Education
and Training (PSET) System. Knowledge of public sector budgeting and
planning will be an added advantage. The incumbent should be able to perform
in a team environment and take responsibility for managing new developments
in the higher education system. The incumbent must be able to innovatively
identify and explore areas of synergy with other components of Higher
Education organizations and entities. Willingness to travel domestically and
internationally. A valid driver’s license.

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Hiring Department:– Department Of Higher Education And Training
Job Title:- Skills Development Implementation
Location:- Pretoria
Closing Date:-07 July 2023

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate bachelor’s degree/ advanced national diploma (NQF Level 7)
in Education Training and Development/Project Management/ Business
Administration/ Management and/ or related qualification. A relevant
postgraduate qualification will serve as an added advantage. A minimum of ten
(10) years of relevant work experience with at least five (5) years at the senior
management level in managing projects or programmes on a national scale in
the private or public sector. This senior management position in a core
functional area requires a dynamic individual with proven strategic
management, leadership, and people management capabilities to lead eight
directorates. The candidate must be a strong communicator with the ability to
interact with a wide range of stakeholders. Further skills requirements relate to
excellent project and programme management, technical proficiency,
monitoring and evaluation, problem solving and analysis, report writing,
preparing presentations, marketing and communication, knowledge
management, quality management, budgeting and financial management,
human resource management, change management and negotiation. The
incumbent must be client-oriented, customer focused and be able to perform
in a team environment. Good knowledge of the Post- School Education and
Training system will be an added advantage. Good computer skills.

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Hiring Department:– Department Of Higher Education And Training
Job Title:- Academic Planning Director
Location:- Pretoria
Closing Date:-07 July 2023

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate bachelor’s degree/ advanced national diploma (NQF Level 7)
in Management, Governance, Public Administration, or related qualification. A
relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage. A minimum of
eight (8) years’ experience with at least five (5) years of relevant experience at
the middle management level in the development of the academic
qualifications and enrolment planning environment. Knowledge and
experience of the higher education sector with specific reference to strategic
and institutional planning; academic planning including an understanding of the
development of academic qualifications, and enrolment planning; outstanding
knowledge of the higher education policy environment. Knowledge of the
funding of public universities and the Higher Education Management
Information System; excellent project management and communication skills,
including proposal and report writing, ability to lead a team and take
responsibility for managing new developments and projects in relation to the
Higher Education sector; good computer skills; a valid driver’s license.
Knowledge of the national and international higher education systems will be
an advantage; knowledge of the interface between human resources,
infrastructure development, finance, enrolment planning, quality and academic
qualifications will also be an advantage. A willingness to work irregular hours
and travel extensively. A valid driver’s license.

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Hiring Department:– Department Of Higher Education And Training
Job Title:- Director
Location:- Pretoria
Closing Date:-07 July 2023

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate bachelor’s degree/ advanced diploma (NQF Level 7) in
International Relations/ Political Science/ Public Administration/ Management
or related qualification. FA minimum of eight (8) years’ experience with at least
five (5) years’ experience at the middle management level in International
Relations. A relevant post-postgraduate qualification will be a distinct
advantage Sound understanding of development issues and trends will be an
added advantage. A clear understanding of the role of education in
development and international relations and well-versed with the
Government’s foreign policies. Excellent leadership and strategic capability;
Proven high-level liaison; excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Computer literacy; research and policy formulation skills.; presentation skills,
problem-solving and analytical skills. Client orientation and customer focus.
Candidate must have integrity and be diplomatic, trustworthy, diligent display
a high level of professionalism and be adaptable. Knowledge and
understanding of post-school education environment, skills development, and
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training sector. A willingness to work irregular hours and travel extensively. A
valid driver’s license

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Hiring Department:– Department Of Higher Education And Training
Job Title:- Information Technology
Location:- Pretoria
Closing Date:-07 July 2023

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate bachelor’s degree/ advanced diploma (NQF Level 7) in
Information Technology or related qualification. A relevant postgraduate
qualification in Information Technology will be an added advantage. A
minimum of eight (8) years’ experience with at least five (5) years’ experience
at the middle management level in Information Technology or a relevant field.
Knowledge of Information Technology Infrastructure and Applications. Good
understanding of ICT policy frameworks within the Government; Public Finance
Management Act, Treasury Regulations, Electronic Communication and
Transaction Act; SITA; COBIT; Information Technology Infrastructure Library.
Understanding of corporate governance, risk management of ICT and policy
development and interpretation. This position requires a dynamic individual
with proven strategic planning, leadership, change management and people
management capabilities. Experience in budgeting, financial management and
project management, including analytical capability and report writing. Ability
to lead a team and to develop support, monitor and evaluate the
implementation of ICT policies as part of service delivery innovation; Good
problem-solving skills; client orientation and customer focus; good computer
skills. A willingness to work irregular hours and travel extensively. A valid
driver’s license

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Hiring Department:– Department Of Higher Education And Training
Job Title:- Application Development Director
Location:- Pretoria
Closing Date:-07 July 2023

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate bachelor’s degree/advanced diploma at NQF Level 7 in
Computer Science Information Technology Management or related
qualification as recognised by SAQA. A minimum of eight (8) years’ experience
with at least five (5) years’ relevant experience at a middle management level
in the Information Technology Management and Knowledge Management
field. The candidate must have proven strategic and leadership capabilities.
Understanding and experience in policy development, information systems
development, and information management. Knowledge and understanding of
ICT policies, processes, and procedures. Knowledge of IT systems and
governance frameworks such as MISS and MIOS and international IT
governance frameworks such as ITIL and COBIT; knowledge in data quality,
data governance, master data management, information strategy, data
science, and business analytics will be an advantage. Excellent communication
skills (written and verbal). Knowledge of and understanding of change
management, people management, client orientation and customer focus,
diversity management and risk management. Research and analytical skills;
Excellent project management, problem-solving, report writing, computer and
analytic skills are key to this post. A willing

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