EASTERN CAPE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (ECDC)
RECORDS AND DOCUMENT MANAGER
GRADE 16 (TCTC PACKAGE)
Reporting directly to the Executive Manager: Corporate Services, the Records and Document Manager will be responsible for planning, developing policies and procedures, and implementing file plan and the Records and Information Management Program as well as developing and maintaining the Records Retention Schedule, disposal strategy, and providing training and consultative services to the ECDC staff.
f. Conduct change management to promote records management awareness, risk compliance, expedite communication through appropriate structures/systems to establish, and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers;
g. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with the established and emerging legal framework and regulations regarding paper/electronic records storage, maintenance and final disposal;
h. Liaise with key stakeholders to ensure implementation of records management system and establish retention schedules, destruction methods, and transfer of materials where appropriate with reference to data protection;
i. Participate in management forums within ECDC, contributing expertise to enable sound decision making, monitoring of contractual service agreements and performance standards.
j. Conduct records and document management audits, furnishes litigation support related to discovery/document production; and responds to audit findings;
k. Monitor adherence to the Provincial and National Archives Act, manage implementation, compliance with administrative prescripts of records and archiving policy and legal provision;
l. Manage maintenance of records management system, and protect the integrity, authenticity and confidentiality of records in accordance with established procedures;
a. Honours Degree in Business Administration or Equivalent qualification in Records Management/Archival Studies/Knowledge Management/Information Science b. 5 years’ experience in records management environment, of which three years in management position.
c. Sound knowledge and in-depth understanding of the Electronic Records Management system, the National/Provincial Archives legislations, knowledge of current legislative requirements;
d. In-depth knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), The Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA), The Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, The National Archives and Records Service of South Africa Act (NARSSA), PAIA, CRM, Change Management, Legal framework, IT/Technology and any other relevant legislation;
a. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
b. Excellent report writing skills;
c. Strong leadership and networking skills;
d. Analytical and methodical in approach to challenges and projects;
e. Excellent judge of character; and
f. Motivated and results driven.
a. This is a permanent contract of employment and the successful candidate will be subjected to signing of a performance contract.
b. Candidates that meet the outlined requirements should submit their applications along with a detailed CV with at least three contactable references, certified copies of educational qualifications, identity document and valid driver’s license
c. Candidates will be required to attend interviews as well as undergo psychometric assessments.
d. Background checks and verification of qualifications will be conducted on the shortlisted candidates
e. If you have not been contacted within 8 weeks after the closing date of the advertisement, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
In making these appointments, ECDC reserves the right to apply the principles enshrined in the Employment Equity Act, its policies and plans.
Please send your detailed CV to
Closing date: 07 February 2021