October 24, 2022

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS

REF NO: HO 2022/10/33

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Recognised degree or national diploma in Communication/ Journalism or
equivalent qualification. 3-5 years’ experience at a supervisory level in the
communication sector. Valid driver’s license. Computer literate. Competencies
and attributes: Proven ability to understand an institution’s internal
communication needs. Proven ability to conceptualise, execute and measure
the effectiveness of internal communication channels and messages. Proven
experience in writing and editing articles. Proven excellent command of written
and spoken English. Experience with or thorough understanding of a Content
Management System (CMS) for intranet or internet will be an advantage. Ability
to work under pressure and according to tight deadlines. Willingness to travel
and work overtime. Honesty and integrity. Attention to detail. Plan and organize. Punctuality and confidentiality. Service delivery and client
orientation. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to
coordinate and organize work related tasks. High level of reliability. Ability to
act with tact and discretion.


DUTIES : Assist with managing the department’s intranet. Manage and improve the daily
system of internal notices. Write, edit and proofread internal communication
messages. Develop feedback mechanisms to objectively measure
effectiveness of internal communication channels and messages. Regularly
monitor intended reach and effectiveness against communication objectives
and against communication strategy and compile reports thereof. Build
networks and partnerships within the department that will help ensure optimal
coverage of defining moments of service delivery for purposes of
communicating it internally. Management of human resources, finance and
assets.


ENQUIRIES : Mr Mokotjo TN Tel No: 012 307 2039/ Mr Y Naidoo Tel No: 012 307 2079/ Ms
TP Baloyi Tel No: 012 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS Tel No: 012 307 2174.

APPLICATIONS : All applications must be forwarded to: National Head Office: Department of
Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136,
Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building,
Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr
Church and Schubart Street)

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