GPG Vacancies Online – Chief Director: Business Alignment

Website Gauteng Provincial Government

Job Description:

It is the department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. APPLICATIONS: Applications must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at All applications should be delivered to: Gauteng Department of e-Government, Imbumba House, 75 Fox Street, Marshalltown, or post to P/Bag x112, Marshalltown, 2107 or Applicants can apply online at: CLOSING DATE: NOTE: Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (obtainable from any Public Service department) and must be completed in full and page 2 duly signed. Clear indication of the post and reference number that is being applied for must be indicated on your Z.83. A recent, comprehensive CV, specifying all qualifications and experience, with respective dates and copies of qualifications and ID must be attached (copies need not be certified). Communication regarding certified documents will be limited only to the shortlisted candidates. General information: Short-listed candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determine by the Gauteng Department of e-Government. Successful candidates maybe be subjected to competency assessment and must obtain a positive security clearance. Applications received after the closing date as well as those who do not comply with the requirements will not be taken into consideration. If you have not received a response from this institution within three months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. The Gauteng Department of e-Government reserves the right to fill or not fill the above-mentioned posts.


Job Responsibilities:

Develop and implement the IT strategy in close cooperation with the business units and ensure IT perspectives are covered in business units’ strategies. Coordinate business support functions and participates in discussions on IT solutions for actual business needs. Provides inputs into longer term strategy development. Provide programme and project management, lead business analysis, system analysis and design inputs to drive processes. Design and implement business analysis and assessment of all business processes within the department, with the aim of using ICT to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the department. Ensure availability of lead / solutions architecture competencies in the development of the IT service portfolio. Contribute to organizational wide strategies and policies. Design and create the business process improvement framework and strategy. Design and create an appropriate Programme Management Methodology. Perform effective fiscal management for the chief directorate. Management and delivery of major programmes and projects that support organizational strategic priorities. Provide strategic input to the effective management of business process improvement common risks, issues, project duplication and project dependencies within the GCR. Ensuring the programme’s mandate and outcomes including game changers and flagship initiatives are successfully achieved in conjunction with GCR. Manage stakeholder expectations. Drive innovation in business through use of IT and IS. Identify best practices, tools and techniques for information harvesting.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification in IT. A project management certification is a must. An Enterprise Architecture certification will be added as an advantage. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Information Technology in senior management level (SMS). Experience in the business analysis field is mandatory. Minimum 5 years’ experience in project management Strong knowledge and experience of high-level IT business architecture. Experience within government service will be an advantage. NB: SMS pre-entry certificate is a requirement.

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Provincial Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A


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