November 8, 2022

DIRECTOR: PROVINCIAL OPERATIONS SUPPORT

CENTRE : Northern Cape (Kimberley)

REQUIREMENTS : Successful completion of Pre-entry Certificate for SMS as endorsed by the
National School of Government (NSG). Applicants must be in possession of a
Grade 12 Certificate and Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in Public
Administration / Business Administration / Public Management (NQF Level 7).
Minimum of 5 years’ experience at middle / senior managerial level. Job related
knowledge: Understanding of corporate governance principle. Ability to
implement performance management and monitoring systems. Knowledge of
government systems. Job related skills: Ability to communicate effectively
across a wide spectrum. A thorough understanding and practical experience
of project management. Analytical and problem-solving skills. Facilitation and
coordination skills and experience. Experience in implementation of goals /
plans including monitoring, tracking and reporting status toward goal
completion. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to think
conceptually when analysing data and designing concept to modify corporate
policies, procedures and processes. Presentation skills: comfortable creating
and communicating compelling arguments for modifying a course of action.
Computer literacy. A valid driver’s licence. Willingness to travel. Ability to work
under pressure and long hours.

DUTIES : Facilitate the integration of planning, resource allocation and performance
management of outcomes of the Provincial Office through the Corporate
Governance Framework. Facilitate the issuing of Planning Framework by the
Directorate Strategic Planning for all Provincial Offices planning process.
Analyse the District Integrated Operational Plans and ensure alignment with
the DALRRD Annual Performance Plan (APP). Analyse Provincial Integrated
Operational Plans and ensure alignment to the District Operational Plans.
Ensure approval (signing off) of all Districts and Provincial Integrated
Operational Plans. Lead the development and implementation of consistent
corporate performance monitoring and evaluation to focus on the delivery of
Provincial Office Annual Performance Plan outcomes. Manage and implement
evaluation and research frameworks. Monitor the initiating and conducting
research and evaluation. Coordinate the integration of all monitoring and
evaluation systems within the Province. Manage reporting instruments and
tools on monitoring and evaluation. Ensure robust governance, effective
decision making, value for money and appropriate benefits are achieved
through corporate activity, policy and strategy frameworks. Monitor monthly
and provide written reports on the functionality of Provincial Governance
Structures.

Randomly attend the Provincial Governance Structures as part of
monitoring functionality. Provide professional advice and support to the Chief
Director: Provincial Office in community participation, community planning,
corporate and operational planning, program performance reporting, corporate
project, policy, strategy and infrastructure development and implementation,
and corporate governance development and implementation. Provide quarterly
reports identifying performance risks and recommending intervention plans
and improvement for operational efficiency and performance improvements.
Prepare bi-annual integrated operational plan performance reports clearly
identifying trends, areas requiring policy and systems improvements. Provide
professional advice as when the need arise and especially when risks are
identified. Provide assistance with the initiation, management, coordination
and the implementation of strategic corporate projects. Integrate strategic,
operational and performance management functions, frameworks and
systems, including recommendations for strategic resource allocation at
Provincial level. Provide assistance to Chief Director: Provincial Coordination
to initiate and coordinate the implementation of strategic corporate (cross-
provincial service centres) projects to improve the Provincial Office ability to
meet strategic outcomes and service delivery objectives exercising appropriate
discretion to achieve required outcomes.

Monitor the performance of the identified DALRRD key programmes and facilitate sharing of best practices and lessons learnt by Provinces through the existing Departmental governance
structures. Monitor implementation of Standard Operating Procedures in
implementation of the Department key programmes (obtain reports from
Directors, analyse and produce bi-monthly reports). Establish and maintain
internal and external networks to monitor trends and best practice in corporate
governance. Identify institutions that will be part of the networks for the
DALRRD and have a report approved by the Chief Director and facilitate
development of relationships and networks with those institutions. Ensure the
maintenance of these networks and ongoing relationships. Benchmark with the
identified institutions so as to get best practices and learn lessons from these
institutions once a year. Develop a report on proposed continuous
improvement. Develop integrated operational plans performance reporting
system. Monitor all Provincial performance against the approved integrated
operational plans monthly. Request and get monthly reports from Director’s.
Analyse the reports (performance reported against plans, reasons for variance
and proposed intervention plans). Consolidate monthly the Provincial
Performance to one (1) Integrated Operational Plan performance plan.


ENQUIRIES : Mr K Moeketsi Tel No: (053) 830 4000/1


APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X5007, Kimberly, 8302
or hand delivered during office hours to: 6 th Floor, New public building, Knight
and Stead Street, Kimberly, 8302.

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