SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER: EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATION- Gauteng Provincial Government Jobs – Department of Infrastructure Development Jobs in Johannesburg

Department of Infrastructure Development


  • Reference Number :
  • Directorate :
    Internal Communications
  • Number of Posts :
  • Package :
    R 321 543.00 per annum (level 8) plus benefits.
  • Enquiries :
    Ms. Ramona Baijnath Tel: 076 521 4118/072 668 0029

Requirements :

  • A National Diploma (NQF 6) / Degree (NQF 7) or equivalent qualification in Communication/Journalism or related field as recognised by SAQA. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Communications A valid driver’s license.
    COMPETENCIES: KNOWLEDGE- GPG and DID policies and procedures. Legislation and Public Service Regulations. Understanding of expectations of customers. Knowledge of SLAs. Management information knowledge SKILLS- Communication. Report Writing. Analytical. Research. ATTRIBUTES- Self-driven. Innovative. Team player. Adaptable.

Duties :

  • Source, write and edit content for internal platforms inclusive of the weekly newsletter, intranet, annual newsletter and mobile communication groups. Implement a framework for targeted and focused internal communication. Create audio visual content. Conduct weekly content meetings and develop content plans. Ensure consistent employee communication. Develop and implement internal campaigns. Conduct a stakeholder analysis. Work with the production team to create a final product for distribution. Develop coherent and strategic messages for an internal audience. Develop and distribute communication products. Spearhead internal roadshows and employee engagements. Participate in a variety of task teams. Manage and brief interns and learners. Supervise the monitoring, evaluation and reporting on the impact of communication. Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.

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.
    All shortlisted applicants must provide a portfolio of work conducted and will be subject to a technical test.
    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 be requested to 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 Communication/Journalism or related field as recognised by SAQA?
Do you have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Communications?
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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