October 24, 2022

CHIEF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GISC) PROFESSIONAL

(GRADE A – B) REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/606

CENTRE : Gauteng (Pretoria)


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a 4-year
Bachelor’s Degree in GISc field (NQF level 7). Compulsory registration with
South African Geomatics Council (SAGC) as a GISc Professional on
appointment. Minimum of 6 years post qualification GISc professional
experience required. Job related knowledge: GIS implementation. Geo
database design and repository management. Geo statistical analysis.
Standards development and policy formulation. Technical report writing.
Spatial analysis knowledge. GIS applications. Knowledge of legal
requirements and compliance. High level spatial design and modelling. Job
related skills: Organising skills, process knowledge skills, systems
maintenance skills, mobile equipment operating skills, advanced computer
skills, interaction skills and communication skills (verbal and written). A valid
driver’s licence.


DUTIES : Provide strategic management of the institutional GISc function. Provide
strategic direction and leadership on GISc activities. Profile and position GISc
function strategically within the institution. Plan and manage the establishment
of GISc unit. Plan, coordinate and facilitate GISc projects activities. Monitor
and evaluate GISc function within the organisation. Develop the cost benefit
analysis. Facilitate the functional requirement analysis. Ensure compliance
with relevant legislation and policies. Manage compliance and setting up of
applicable standards. Identify organisational GISc challenges. Provide policy
making and institutional strategic guidance. Identify underlying strategic issues
and implement appropriate GISc responses. Oversee the process of advance
spatial analysis and modelling for institutional strategic guidance. Recommend
the best possible policy direction and service delivery priorities. Conduct
research. Provide overall framework for research and development activities.
Provide standards, specification and service levels according to organizational
objectives. Provide implementation guidance on new GIS innovations. Manage
project and financial management.

Determine and manage human resource requirements. Approve tender documents and terms of reference. Approve service level agreements. Approve project cost and quality level. Determine
and source financial requirements for project. Adhere to financial legislations
and regulations. Manage, review and monitor budget to ensure that the
financial required procedures are adhered to. Manage stakeholder issues.
Provide stakeholder management. Provide opportunities to enhance a more
diverse workforce. Provide equal access to development opportunities.
Manage conflict resolution effectively. Identify key stakeholders. Build and
maintain alliances and networks of clients, colleagues and interest groups
inside and outside the organisation. Manage human resources. Manage the
development, motivation and utilisation of human resources. Apply and mange
performance management and development system.


ENQUIRIES : Ms M Chauke Tel No: (012) 312 9643


APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or
hand delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare),
corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria or to Agriculture
Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001.


NOTE : Coloured, Indian and White Males and African, Coloured, Indian and White
Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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