MEDIA LIAISON OFFICER REF NO: HR4/21/09/24HO
SALARY : R257 508 per annum
CENTRE : Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Three (3) year National Diploma (NQF6)/ Undergraduate Bachelor Degree (NQF7) in Communication Science/ Public Relations/ Media Studies/ Publishing/ Journalism. Valid driver’s license. One (1) year functional experience in Media and Communication Services. Knowledge: Departmental policies and procedures, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Basic knowledge of all legislation, Marketing communication principles, Event management, Media ethics, Political understanding of South African issues, Project management, Batho Pele principles. Skills: Journalism and editorial management, Media interviewing, Planning and organizing, Computer literacy, Communication skills, Problem solving, Listening and observation, Presentation, Time management, Project management.
DUTIES : Write quality news article and features for publication. Edit other articles and features into plain English. Distribute media release/ statements to external stakeholders (media). Identify communication opportunities and appropriate communication interventions by the department and/or minister.
ENQUIRIES : Mr S Mashalaba Tel No: 012 309 4882
APPLICATIONS : Chief Director: Human Resources Management: Private Bag X 117, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at 215 Francis Baard Street.
FOR ATTENTION : Sub-directorate: Human Resources Operations, Head Office Email: JobsHQ6@labour.gov.za
CLOSING DATE : 27 September 2021
NOTE : NB: All attachments for on line application must including Z83 be in PDF and in one (1) file, indicate the correct job title and the reference number of the post on the subject line of your email. Use the correct email address associated with the post. Failure to do so, your application will be disqualified. Note: Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the new form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the
internet at www.gov.za/documents. Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered. Each application for employment form must be fully completed, duly signed and initialled by the
applicant. Failure to sign this form may lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process. A recently updated comprehensive CV as well as copies of all qualification academic transcripts including Senior Certificate, IDdocument and a Driver’s license where applicable should accompany a fully completed, initialled and signed new form Z83. Applicants must submit copies of qualifications, ID document and other relevant documents as indicated. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The communication from the HR of the Department regarding the requirements of the certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following the communication from HR. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants
who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via fax. Failure to submit all the requested documents will
result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your
application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. A preentry certificate obtained from National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-preentryprogramme/. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The successful candidate will be expected to sign an Internship performance agreement. The Department is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Employment Equity Plan of the Department shall inform the employment decision. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s).