The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department.

It is the
Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s)
with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representativity in line with the
numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. The Department reserves the right to
withdraw posts, if by doing so, the interests of the Department will be best served.
APPLICATIONS : Submitted via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver to: The
Department of Basic Education, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria. Please visit the
Department of Education’s website at or the
Department of Public Service and Administration vacancy circulars at
FOR ATTENTION : Ms J Masipa/Ms N Monyela
CLOSING DATE : 22 November 2019
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on Form Z83 obtainable from any Public
Service; Department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and
certified copies of ID and qualifications (Certified copies must not be older than
3 months). NB as of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service
have to be part of the Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order
to qualify for a Government Medical Subsidy.

Correspondence will only be
entered into with shortlisted applicants. Applications received after the closing
date, e-mailed or faxed applications will not be considered. (Drivers’ License
and registration certificate must be attached if required).
Branch: Finance and Administration
Chief Directorate: HR Management and Development, Labour Relations and
IT Services
Directorate: Labour Relations
SALARY : R1 057 326 per annum (All-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s degree or undergraduate qualification
(NQF level 7) as recognised by SAQA. A degree in Labour Relations will be an
added advantage. Extensive working experience in Labour Relations related
fields environment coupled with five (5) years at middle/senior managerial

Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of Labour Relations, HRM, Public
Service Legislations, Collective Agreements and PSCBC Resolutions. Skills:
Conflict resolution, problem solving, facilitation skills, interpersonal relations,
verbal and written communication, computer literacy presentation skills. Core
Competencies: Strategic capacity and leadership, People Management and
Empowerment, Financial Management, Change management.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will manage the collective bargaining process;
Manage relationships with recognised trade unions ensuring cordial and
constructive interaction and acting as management representative in cases
where disputes arise; Advise management on labour relations developments
particularly where policy and procedural changes may be required; Manage
and facilitate the resolution of grievances and disputes; Participate in
conciliation, mediation and arbitration procedures; Ensure line managers are
effectively trained in handling labour relations matters; Develop and maintain
labour relations service level agreements with internal and external
stakeholders and represent department in all Labour Relations Forums.
ENQUIRIES : Ms J Masipa Tel No: (012) 357 3295/Ms N Monyela Tel No: (012) 357 3294
NOTE : All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical
exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics
of which will be communicated by the department. Following the interview and
the technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend
a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA
Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments).

competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The
incumbent will have to sign an annual performance agreement as well as   annually disclose his/her financial interests and be subjected to a security

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