GPG ASSISTANT DIRECTOR SKILLS DEVELOPMENT- Gauteng Provincial Government Jobs in Johannesburg

Department of Infrastructure Development


  • Reference Number :
  • Directorate :
    Human Resource Development
  • Number of Posts :
  • Package :
    R 382 245.00 per annum (level 9) plus benefits.
  • Enquiries :
    Mr. Harry Lai- Wai Tel: 076 521 4118/072 668 0029

Requirements :

  • A National Diploma (NQF 6) / Degree (NQF 7) or equivalent qualification in Human Resource Management/Development/or related filed as recognised by SAQA. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Skills Development of which 2 years should be at supervisory level. A valid driver’s license.
    COMPETENCIES: KNOWLEDGE- Public Service, GPG and GDID policies, procedures, strategy, systems, work instructions. Relevant legislation and Public Service Regulations and broad policy. Understanding of expectations of customers. Knowledge of service level agreements (SLAs). SKILLS- Strategic management. Consultation. Problem solving. Analytical. Job profiling and design. Attributes- Decisive. Team worker. Diversity focused. Customer focused. Proactive and resourceful. Flexible and change oriented. Initiative and self-driven. Quality oriented. Responsive and adaptability. People oriented. Innovative and creative.

Duties :

  • Assist in the development of training and developmental strategies that support achievement of business objectives and individual performance objectives. Assist in compiling the department annual Workplace Skills Plan and ensuring implementation thereof. Assist in compiling the department DPSA HRD Implementation Plan. Provide specialist support to Branches and Entities regarding training and development matters. Maintain training records. Compile and submit the Annual and Quarterly Training Report to PSETA and advising management on progress against the objectives. Develop and ensures the implementation of Quality Management Framework. Facilitate the development, registration and implementation of Learnerships. Ensure the management of the skills development committee within the department. Advise management on the implementation of skills programmes. Facilitate the effective monitoring and evaluation of skills development programmes. Facilitate skills development initiatives in accordance to ETD legislative requirements within the department. Liaise with relevant industry bodies e.g. SETA, SAQA to ensure compliance with legislation. Sign performance agreements for the unit based on approved Job Descriptions, Strategic and Annual Performance Plans of the Department. Manage human resources in the unit and maintain discipline. Manage training and development of personnel according to agreed training interventions. Manage the provision of equipment required by personnel for achievement of outputs in their respective Job Descriptions. Provide regular verbal and written feedback [aligned to quarterly performance assessments] to personnel on performance. Mentor and coach personnel. Develop and update the service delivery and work plan for the Directorate. Provide sufficient guidance to personnel in terms of the service delivery plan, work plans, core business roles and priorities of the Department through quarterly personnel meetings. Manage skills transfer between personnel in the unit and outside technical assistants and/or consultants. Plan and allocate work responsibilities and processes to control work performance including quality assurance.

Notes :

  • NOTES: These adverts are internal (within the Department) and external (within Gauteng Province).
    In line with the Department’s employments Equity Plan, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES are encouraged to apply.

    To apply for the below positions, please apply online at Only online applications will be considered and for general enquiries please contact Human Resource on 072 668 0029/076 521 4118.
    Application should be accompanied by the New Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV), only shortlisted candidates will submit certified copies of qualifications not older than six (06) months, Identity and valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job). It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post and candidates whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference.
    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. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful.

Employer :
Department of Infrastructure Development

Location :
Head Office (Johannesburg

Closing Date :

Criteria Questions
Do you have a National Diploma (NQF 6) / Degree (NQF 7) or equivalent qualification in Human Resource Management/Development/or related filed as recognised by SAQA?
Do you have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Skills Development of which 2 years should be at supervisory level?
Do you have a valid drivers’ license?

Please Notes :

  • Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you
    do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.


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