CD: RE-INDUSTRIALISATION in Johannesburg Metro, City of Johannesburg (JHB)

Location
Johannesburg Metro, City of Johannesburg (JHB)
Salary
R1 189 338 per annum (all-inclusive package) to R1 422 012.00 p/(all-inclusive package) (Level 14)
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Contact
Lwandile Phaledi
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Fixed Term
Status
EE/AA

CD: RE-INDUSTRIALISATION
3-year Performance-based Contract with a Possible Further Extension of 2 years

DIRECTORATE: Strategic Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT: Contract
SALARY: R1 189 338 per annum (all-inclusive package) to R1 422 012 per annum (all-inclusive package) (Level 14)
CENTRE: 56 Eloff Street, Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Economics as recognised by SAQA
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Senior Management position within an Economic/Business environment.

ATTRIBUTES/SOFT SKILLS:

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Public Service policies and legislation Strategic capability and leadership
  • People management and empowerment
  • Financial management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Change management
  • Networking skills
  • Programme and project management
  • Statistical analysis
  • Economic intelligence
  • Interpersonal
  • Service delivery innovation
  • Client orientation and liaison
  • Customer focus
  • Communication (verbal and written)
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work under pressure.

DUTIES:

  • Manage the development of implementation frameworks and policies within the sectors
  • Develop and implement programmes and interventions intended to promote production of commodities with downstream development potential and align agricultural development with other development priorities
  • ​Establish a Gauteng Cluster to form part of a sunset of the South African Furniture Industry (SAFI)
  • Foster investment in agro-processing supply chain and infrastructure to encourage value-addition
  • Ensure the development of market, accessibility and export promotion
  • Manage the development of programmes to assist small and rural producers to access inputs and markets
  • Facilitate regional government’s access to the international markets and trade opportunities for small businesses in the sector
  • Support businesses by ensuring that SMME agro-processors comply with the number of stringent regulations and standards
  • Ensure improvement of production techniques and innovation through data sharing and benchmarking
  • Manage the development of implementation frameworks and policies within the sectors
  • Develop Government Infrastructure Plan that provides opportunities for local producer’s involvement in the chemicals sector
  • Develop programmes to provide opportunities to adopt new recycling technologies and the expansion scheme recycling capabilities, including the development of energy-from-waste capacities
  • Ensure that the trade imbalance in the chemicals sector via the DTI’s Flouro-chemical Expansion initiative, which is an attempt to increase beneficiation of the country’s mined fluorspar is addressed
  • Manage the reduction of imports of strategic inputs to the sectors
  • Ensure identification and elimination of the industry’s specific bottlenecks
  • Develop strategy to boost mining productivity and implement new measures to ensure the safety of miners and protection of machinery and equipment against damages
  • Develop mineral processing equipment market and facilitate sourcing of member companies to supply the market
  • Identify strategic minerals feedstocks to be utilised in domestic sectors
  • Foster participation in infrastructure development and property maintenance projects including the real state sector
  • Promote township-based building material manufacturing enterprise
  • Develop frameworks and policies that are mutually beneficial and drive economic growth and value add for all
  • Partner with OEMs to train township residents with mechanical and technical skills to perform after-sale servicing and repairs
  • Partner with the mining industry to drive local production of catalytic converters for the vehicle and mining industries
  • Establish local assembly lines that will bring in much needed capital investment as well as create employment opportunities
  • Lobby for Tier 3 supplier opportunities for locally manufactured vehicles, by way of long-term purchasing partnership agreements
  • Ensure that procurement policies are in place to encourage the purchase of locally manufactures vehicles.

ENQUIRIES: Lwandile Phaledi, tel. (011) 355-8526

CLOSING DATE: 9 June 2019

In line with Employment Equity Plan of the Gauteng Department of Economic Development, it is our intention to achieve equity in the workplace by offering opportunities for promotion and fair treatment through elimination of unfair discrimination. Previously disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply; preference will be given to people with disabilities and female candidates.
To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required.

NOTE: Kindly note that successful candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment, security clearance in terms of a criminal record check, reference checks and verification of qualifications. All short-listed candidates may be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, for which the logistics will be communicated by the Department. For SMS posts, following the interview and exercise, the recommended candidate/s will attend a generic managerial competency assessment.

Applications must be submitted on Z83 forms, obtainable from any Public Service Department. The completed and signed Z83 form should be
accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as originally certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies allowed,
certification should not be more than 6 months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.

CVs must be forwarded to e-mail: Recruitment.DED@gauteng.gov.za only.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date please accept that your application was unsuccessful.