NORTH WEST DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENT, CONSERVATION AND TOURISM
This Department is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. It is our intention to promote representativeness (race, gender and disability) in the Department through the filling of these posts and candidates whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representativeness will receive preference. An indication in this regard will expedite the processing of applications.
APPLICATIONS : All applications must be forwarded to: Chief Director: Corporate Services: Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism, Private Bag X15, Mmabatho 2735 or hand deliver at the NWDC Building, Corner University and Provident Streets.
FOR ATTENTION : Mr. Moeketsi Senqhi
CLOSING DATE : 13 December 2019 AT 15H30
CHIEF DIRECTOR–ECONOMIC PLANNING, TRADE AND SECTOR DEVELOPMENT REF NO: 20/DEDECT/2019/NW
SALARY : R1 251 183 per annum (Level 14). (All-Inclusive Remuneration Package) 60% or 70% of the inclusive salary package must go into the basic salary. (N.B. 60% is applicable to all persons appointed to the SMS from outside the Public Service). The all-inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the State’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion that may be structured according to the employee’s personal needs.
CENTRE : Mahikeng
REQUIREMENTS : Relevant and appropriate recognised Bachelor’s degree in the field of Business Economics/Economics/Trade and Investment/Entrepreneurship. Postgraduate qualification(s) Honours/Masters/MBA in the mentioned field of study will be an added advantage. Extensive experience in the field of economic development, export and investment promotion. Knowledge and understanding of the sector and industry development. Experience of conducting research. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in related working field at Senior Management Service (SMS) level in the Public Service or equivalent to SMS level in the Private Sector. Internationally obtained educational qualification(s) must be verified by SAQA. Valid driver’s license. Competencies: Financial management, Strategic capability and leadership, Programme and Project management, Change management, Knowledge Management, Service delivery Innovation, Problem solving and Analysis, People management and Empowerment, Client orientation and customer focus, Communication, Honesty and Integrity. Computer literacy.
DUTIES : Develop and implement interventions and strategies to stimulate economic growth and development through industry development, trade and investment promotion. Facilitate and coordinate the development of the major Provincial economic sectors (agro processing, manufacturing, mining beneficiation, tourism and green economy). Facilitate the support to industries in order to contribute to the acceleration of economic growth rate. Address the millennium development goals, national and provincial goals of job creation and the constitutional mandate. Facilitate and undertake research that will inform the development and review of economic development plans, policies and strategies in alignment with national and provincial priorities. Conduct research and feasibility studies on prospective projects in terms of, inter alia, technical, socio-economic, environmental and financial management and market processes to aid decision-making about the type of project support and links to sector development. Manage the implementation of broad economic strategies and other imperative initiatives to transform the provincial economy .e.g. Special Economic Zones (SEZ), Black industrialists and Industrial parks. Develop and implement key economic sectors strategies that influence provincial economy growth and development. Facilitate and manage creation of an enabling environment for key Province industries that have the potential to significantly contribute to job creation, skills development, establishment and growth of small medium and large business and support BBBEE through rural and township economy within the four districts of the Province. To enhance the competitiveness of the province’s priority economic sectors and ensure that they can compete within a global, continental and international scale. Manage strategic projects and partnership/service level agreements with key stakeholders in provincial prioritised economic sectors and ensure that are successful completed within budgetary timelines and performance requirements. Manage the performance of the Chief Directorate.
ENQUIRIES : Mr Lufuno Tshikovhi Tel No: (018) 387 7728