The Department of Arts and Culture is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and it is its
intention to promote representatively in the Public Sector through the filling to this post. Persons whose
transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representatively will therefore receive preference.

indication in this regard will expedite the processing of applications
APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and
the number and the name of this publication to: The Director: Human Resource
Management, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897, Pretoria,
0001. Applications can also be hand delivered to the Department of Arts and
Culture, Sechaba House (previously known as VWL Building), 202 Madiba
Street, cnr Madiba and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria
CLOSING DATE : 15 November 2019 at 16:00
NOTE : Applications are hereby invited from suitably and qualified person to apply for
the following post(s). Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable
from any Government department or online at All sections of the
Z83 must be completed and signed and the application form should be
accompanied by a comprehensive CV (including two recent and contactable
referees) and Original Certified Copies of the applicant’s ID and educational
qualifications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications
evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) prior to the
selection process. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a
separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect
of each post being applied for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application
it must be done in writing. Failure to submit the required documentation will
automatically disqualify applications. No faxes or e-mails will be accepted. The
Department reserves the right not to fill the above-mentioned post(s). The
successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and
sign an annual performance agreement. All shortlisted candidates will be
subjected to personnel suitability checks and the successful candidate will
have to undergo full security vetting. All applicants are required to declare any
conflict or perceived conflict of interest. All applicants are required to disclose
memberships of boards and directorships that they may be associated with.
The successful candidate will be required to disclose his/her financial interests

Identified candidate(s) for SMS positions will be subjected to a
Government specific competency assessment as well as a technical practical
exercise as part of the selection process.

Branch: Arts, Culture Promotion and Development
SALARY : R1 521 591 per annum, (An all-inclusive remuneration package) consisting of
a basic salary (70% of the total remuneration package), State’s contribution to
the Government Employees Pension Fund (13% of basic salary) and a flexible
portion that may be structured in terms of applicable rules and guidelines
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : The applicants must be in possession of a post graduate qualification (NQF8)
as recognized by SAQA. Qualifications in the field of arts, culture and heritage,
would be an added advantage 8 -10 years’ proven experience in a senior
managerial level preferably in Government or at a Parastatal. Proven
experience in initiatives/programs advocating for the development and
promotion of arts, culture and languages. Strong belief and commitment to
good governance, development and excellence in arts and culture sector.
Strategic capability that will drive transformation in the arts, culture and
heritage sector.

In-depth experience, knowledge and interpretation of
government’s regulatory framework pertaining to an administration of a
government department.

Proven capabilities in general core competencies for
SMS in the Public Service including Strategic and leadership abilities,
Programme and Project Management, Change Management, Financial Management, People Management and Empowerment. Excellent written and
verbal communication skills, as well as broad understanding of policies in the
national and international context.
DUTIES : The successful incumbent will be responsible for executing the following: Lead
programs that contributes to the growth and enhancement of competitiveness
of the creative industries. Align and cohesively articulate the strategy that
promotes the stimulation of market access and increase market demand and
supply capacity with specific emphasis on Books and Publishing, Performing,
Visual and Design Arts. Oversee the overall management and implementation
of grant processes, including Mzansi Golden Economy (MGE). Oversee and
ensure that policies, systems and processes are in place for the development,
promotion and protection of official languages in South Africa in line with the
regulatory framework and government priorities including enhancement of the
linguistic diversity of the country, rendering of translation and editing services,
development of multilingual terminologies to support communication in official
languages and development of human language technologies that promote the
usage of and access to official languages Ensure the establishment and
maintenance of effective internal controls and continuous monitoring to
promote good governance in the operations of the Branch.

Ensure that audit
findings are timeously addressed. Create an environment where employees
consistently push for improved performance and productively. Sets budget
guidelines for the Branch based on the strategic direction and objectives.
ENQUIRIES : Ms NP Maloka Tel No: (012) 441 3730
NOTE : Preference will be given to African, Coloured, Indian, White females and
Persons with Disabilities.
(1 Year Contract)
Office of Director-General
SALARY : R1 251 183 per annum, (An all-inclusive remuneration package) consisting of
a basic salary (70% of the total remuneration package) and a flexible portion
that may be structured in terms of applicable rules and guidelines
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s Degree (NQF level 7),a post graduate
qualification will be an added advantage, a minimum of 5 years’ experience in
the senior managerial level, preferably in government, proven experience and
knowledge of technical, human and conceptual skills, knowledge of Public
Service Policies and the Regulatory Framework.

Advanced project
management skills. Proven experience in strategic and leadership capabilities,
financial management, change management, project and program
management and people management and empowerment.
DUTIES : The incumbent of the position will be expected to execute the following:
Conduct Policy and Legislative Review that is relevant to the Arts, Culture
heritage sector. Co-ordinate the Parliamentary and Cabinet Work such as
Cabinet Memo’s. Document Quality Assurance. Project Implementation
oversight. Oversight on newly established Call Centre and Batho Pele
Institutionalization. Research interface with SACO. Liaise with internal
stakeholders to ensure coordination, implementation and follow-through of
high-level decisions within the Department.

Oversee and facilitate the
Department’s engagements with external stakeholders which includes CEO’s
forums, TIC, Members of Executive Committees, Portfolio and Select
Committees and also the Cluster meetings that are chaired by the DG and to
follow-through on decisions taken in such engagements. Manage the
relationships between the Director-General’s Office, the Ministry as well as the
Portfolio Committee and Members of Parliament.
ENQUIRIES : Ms NP Maloka Tel No: (012) 441 3730

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