DIRECTOR: SAFETY PROMOTION AND PARTNERSHIPS (CS 2017-28)

Summary

Tracking Number CS 2017-28
Job Title Director: Safety Promotion and Partnerships (CS 2017-28)
Department Community Safety
Salary level 13
Enquiries Adv Y Pillay (+2721 483 3338)
Job Type Permanent
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Province Western Cape
Location – Town / City Cape Town
Job Purpose Do you want to make a real difference in the quality of lives of the citizens of the Western Cape? We have an exciting opportunity for a deserving individual to promote and facilitate the development and implementation of safety promotion in relation to the community outreach programmes, Expanded Public Works Programmes (EPWP), and the establishment of safety partnerships by way of efficient and effective management of the directorate.

You will work in an environment that has a vision of an open opportunity society for all, with some of our strategic goals being good governance and integrated service delivery. We ground the management of our people in the principles of dignity, respect, efficiency, transparency & equity and embrace diversity.

Minimum Requirements – A three (3) year degree (or equivalent) on NQF 7 as recognised by the National Framework Authority.
– 5 years middle/ senior managerial experience.
– A Valid drivers license.
Recommendation – A post graduate qualification in a relevant field would be advantageous.
Key Performance Areas Line and People Management.

– Ensure good governance and compliance with all applicable legislation.

– Translate the strategic objectives and management plan of the department into clear and obtainable goals and objectives, and in turn, define the purpose of the
Directorate in order to link it to the departmental and provincial strategic goals.

– Efficiently and effectively manage people and financial resources available in pursuance of the purpose and objectives of the Directorate: Provincial Security Provisioning, whilst ensuring the promotion of sound labour relations and good financial administrative practices.

– Evaluate the performance/ outputs of the Directorate on an ongoing basis against pre-determined targets with a focus on continual improvement and innovation.

Project Management.

– Establish and manage Community Safety Outreach Programmes headed by the directorate in collaboration with the broader department, and sister departments.

– Establish and management of safety partnerships, involving the community, through various fora in order to achieve the Western Cape Government’s objectives of safety for all.

Strategic Management

– Prepare inputs for the strategic plan of the department, and communicate the plan to clients and staff within the directorate.

– Manage the transformation of service delivery and alignment of provincial national priorities.

– Establish broad client involvement and communicate the status of key objectives.

– Develop, implement and review provincial and departmental policies, as well as provide input to national policies.

Competencies Knowledge:
– Government planning cycle
– Community policing.
– Volunteerism
– Non Profit Organisations

Skills
– Advanced Project Management.
– Communication
– Computer literacy
– Report writing

Attributes
– Initiative and willingness
– Innovation
– Willingness to work hard and flexible hours
– Able to interact at all levels of the institution and sensitivity to management issues.
– Subject matter expert and creative problem solver.
– Analytical thinking as well as negotiating and facilitating skills.
– Strategic thinker, and ability to drive projects and programmes to the point of conclusion.

Remuneration All-inclusive salary package of R 948, 174.00 – R 1, 116, 918.00 per annum (Level 13). Note: The remuneration package consists of a basic salary (70%) and the employer’s contribution to the Pension Fund. The remainder of the package may be structured according to your personal needs.
Notes Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Candidates must avail themselves on the date as determined by the employer, should you be unable to attend; it is in the sole discretion of the employer whether the interview or exercises may be post-poned. All shortlisted candidates 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 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). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS Competency Assessment tools.
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