MPUMALANGA PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT
MPUMALANGA OFFICE OF THE PREMIER
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT (SUPERINTENDENT-GENERAL): EDUCATION
Salary: R1 880 736.00 per annum (all-inclusive package). In addition, 10% allowance is payable as Head of Department (Salary level 16)
The Department of Education through the Office of the Premier is looking for a dynamic, innovative and experienced candidate to provide strategic leadership and management of the Department.
Good exposure to knowledge management, ethos and practices. Proven innovations and problem solving abilities. Proven record of honesty and integrity as a professional/manager. Good exposure to project management practices and systems. Sensitivity to the political-administrative interface, and appreciation of the policy support role within a politically led executive decision process. Experience in a senior management position on issues relating to education, as well- as knowledge of the Employment Educators Act, National Education Policy Act, South African Council Act, South African School Act, School Education Act (Mpumalanga), Public Finance Management and the Public Service Regulations will be an added advantage.
Key Performance Areas: Be the Accounting Officer in the Department of Education. Ensure the implementation of outreach programmes aimed at improving the quality of education in schools and the quality of governance. Implement and manage the provision of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and enforce the relevant legislation with regards to the Department of Education. Ensure compliance with the provision of Public Service Regulations. Manage Collective Agreements and other statutory obligations by the staff of the Department. Exercise delegated powers in line with the Public Service Regulations. Manage the finances and assets, as well as the staff of the department.
This is a contract post and the successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and a performance agreement with the Executing Authority of the Department.
Enquiries should be directed to the Director-General: Mr KM Mohlasedi, Tel. (013) 766 2121
The Mpumalanga Provincial government is an equal opportunity employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of this position and that the candidature of persons whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representativeness, will receive preference.
Applications should be submitted on the Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or Magistrate's Office and should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, ID document and comprehensive CV. No faxed applications will be accepted.
Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number to: The Director-General: Mr KM Mohlasedi, Private Bag X11291, Mbombela 1200. Physical Address: Office of the Premier, Makhonjwa Building, First floor, Government Boulevard, Riverside Park.
Closing date: 17 January 2020
If no correspondence is received within two months of the closing date, applicants must accept that their applications have been unsuccessful.