Knowledge Applied – Virtual Assistant Jobs South Africa Jobs Near Me DIRECTOR: SCHOOL SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT REF NO: HO2023/10/03


  • SALARY : R1 162 200 per annum, (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. Knowledge of COBIT, ITIL, MISS, MIOS,
    ISO17799, GWEA framework. Knowledge of the Treasury Regulations,
    relevant legislations like Public Finance Management Act, ECT Act, etc.
    Knowledge of Configuration Management, departmental systems (BAS,
    HardCat, PERSAL, etc.), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITILindustry standard for IT Help desk), IT Risk Management practices, IT network
    hardware and software and knowledge of current technology developments
    and future trends. Competencies: Financial Management, Management skills,
    Facilitation and Presentation, planning and organising, report writing, good
    verbal and written communication, Good interpersonal relations, analysis,
    conceptualizing and problem solving, Change management, project and
    strategic Management, conflict management, policy analysis and
    development. Valid South African driver’s license is essential.
  • DUTIES : Oversee the provision of connectivity (WAN/LAN/APN) to all public schools.
    Manage the Service Level Agreement (SLA) of suppliers of information
    communications technology goods and services related to connectivity in
    schools. Manage the development of master action plans, designs, analysis,
    administration, implementation and rollout of connectivity infrastructure in
    schools. Oversee the provision of effective desktop support services and
    maintenance. Manage the provision of desktop first line support services to
    school. Manage the effective provision of incident management and reporting
    service related to theft, wear and tear, breakages. Manage the effective rollout
    of Microsoft Office and anti-virus product. Provide effective support to Schools’
    Information Systems. Ensure that SA-SAMS is effectively implemented and
    maintained in all Public Ordinary Schools as the primary electronic
    administration data source. Manage and oversee the provision of onsite
    support for Online Admissions. Manage maintenance and Support of the GDE
    Content Platform. Manage the development of ICT policies, processes,
    procedures and monitor the implementation thereof. Ensure periodic ICT
    policy review and audits are performed across all key ICT operational
    infrastructures and systems. Manage the efficient utilization of the Directorates
    resources. Develop the operational plan for the Directorate and ensure its
    implementation. Allocate and manage resources at functional levels to ensure
    the delivery on set targets for the Directorate. Conduct financial planning and
    account for allocated budget.
  • 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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