GPG Vacancies in Johannesburg – Chief Director: Strategic Management

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:

The job purpose is to develop and implement the strategy of the department, lead the exercise of planning and performance reporting in the department to ensure alignment to the provincial pillars and key focus areas. The successful candidate will ensure achievement and implementation of the departmental strategic plan, Annual Performance Plan and Operational Plans. Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining the Unqualified Audit opinion on predetermined Objectives
  • Strategy development and implementation.
  • Development and performance against the APP and Operational Plan
  • Innovation around monitoring, performance reporting and Evaluations
  • Lead Transformation and change management in the department.
  • Manage Process and Quality Management.
  • Provide Strategic support and Manage Projects on behalf of the Head of Department and political Head.
  • Manage, Identify and mitigate departmental Risk (effective risk management).
  • Ensure compliance to regulatory and legislated requirements.
  • Improve MPAT scores for the department
  • Represent the department in Provincial and National Strategy and Monitoring and Evaluation Fora.
  • Policy and research.
  • Represent the department in Provincial and National Strategy and Monitoring and Evaluation Fora. ATTRIBUTES: Sound professional judgement, Exceptional Interpersonal and communication skills, Diplomacy, Excellent writing skills, Conflict resolution, High tolerance for dealing with difficult stakeholders, good presentation skills and public speaking, attention to detail, Innovative Impeccable team leadership and building capability.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or related. Minimum of 10 years’ corporate governance management experience, and of which 5 years should be at a senior management level. Public sector experience will be an added 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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