Knowledge Applied – Virtual Assistant Jobs South Africa Jobs Near Me DIRECTOR: SCHOOL IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT REF NO: HO2023/10/02


  • SALARY : R1 162 200 per annum, (an all-inclusive package)
  • CENTRE : Head Office, Johannesburg
  • REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate NQF Level 7 qualification in Information Technology/
    Information System/Computer Science or related equivalent qualification at
    NQF Level 7 with at least a minimum of 5 years middle/ senior management
    experience within IT Environment. Certificate in Project Management will be
    an added advantage. Knowledge of COBIT, ITIL, MISS, ISO17799.
    Knowledge of the Treasury Regulations, relevant legislations like Public
    Finance Management Act, ECT Act, etc. Knowledge of Configuration
    Management, departmental systems (BAS, PERSAL, SAP etc.), Information
    Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL- industry standard for IT Help desk), IT
    Risk Management practices, IT network hardware and software and
    knowledge of current technology developments and future trends.
    Competencies: Good communication (verbal and writing) skills, good
    interpersonal relations, analysis, conceptualizing and problem solving. Good
    understanding of Financial Management, change management, project and
    strategic Management, conflict management, policy analysis and
    development, facilitation, presentation, report writing, planning, and organising
    skills. Valid South African driver’s license is essential.
  • DUTIES : Manage the Planning and Forecasting of Information Communication
    Technology requirements/ needs to support schools. Manage the
    development of school Information Communication Technology needs/
    requirements (specifications) to inform curriculum needs. Manage the
    development of Information and Communication Technology forecast budget.
    Manage the development of School ICT devices Business/ Operational Plan
    for Teacher, Learner and Classroom devices roll-out in line with the curriculum
    requirements. Manage and maintain the Information Communication
    Technology service delivery standards across schools. Manage the
    identification of growth opportunities for continuous improvement and
    innovation in the procurement and delivery of Information Communication
    Technology devices. Manage and monitor the school Information
    Communication Technology devices procurement and rollouts to schools.
    Manage the coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders in terms of
    the e-learning, curriculum support materials and connectivity of the
    Communication Technology devices for Learner, Teacher and Classroom.
    Manage the development of school Information Communication Technology
    devices policies, procedures and guidelines. Manage the maintenance of
    record for school Information Communication Technology devices life-cycle in
    terms of retrieval, re-use and repairs as per the wear and tear (warranty)
    procedures. Manage the effective, efficient and utilisation of allocated budget
    and resources as outlined in the legislative framework for good governance.
    Manage the development of the business unit Standard Operating
  • ENQUIRIES : Ms Winny Radzilani Tel No: (011) 843 6540
  • APPLICATIONS : Applications must be delivered or posted to: Physical address: 26th Loveday
    Street, Kuyasa Building, Johannesburg, 2001. Postal address: P.O. Box 7710,
    Johannesburg, 2000.


  • NOTE : It is our intention to promote representatively (Race, Gender and Disability) in
    the Public Service through the filling of this posts. Applications must be
    submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any public service department or on
    internet at /documents. Received applications using the
    incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered. Each
    application for employment form must be fully completed, duly signed and
    initialled by the applicant. Failure to fully complete, initial and sign this form
    may lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process. A
    fully completed, initialled, and signed new form Z83 (Section A, B, C and D
    compulsory and (Section E, F and G ignore if CV attached) and a detailed CV
    is required. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and
    other relevant documents on the application but must submit the Z83 with a
    detailed Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to
    submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following
    communication from Human Resources. It is the applicant’s responsibility to
    have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications
    Authority (SAQA). Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability
    checks (positive Identity, qualification, fraud listing, employment reference,
    and criminal record verification as well as the required level of security
    clearance process). Where applicable, candidate will be subjected to a skills/
    knowledge or computer assessment test. Please note that all applicants for
    Senior Management positions are required to complete the SMS Pre-Entry
    Programme administered by the National School of Government (NSG) and
    SMS pre-entry certificate is submitted prior to appointment. The Course is
    available at NSG under the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full
    details can be sourced by the following link: For
    more information regarding the course please visit the NSG website: Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical
    exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following
    the interview process, recommended candidate (s) to attend to generic SMS
    competency assessment as mandated by DPSA. The logistics of which will be
    communicated by the Department. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to
    a security clearance. Department reserves the right not to make
    appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Women and people with disabilities
    are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the underrepresented
    groups as per the GDE Employment Equity Targets. Applications received
    after the closing date will not be considered. The specific reference number of
    the post must be quoted. Due to the large number of applications we envisage
    to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any
    response within 3 months, please accept that your application was
    unsuccessful. No faxed, emailed and late applications will be considered.
  • CLOSING DATE : 17 November 2023
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