The Department of Planning Monitoring and Evaluation Government

APPLICATIONS : Applications must be sent to: The Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
(DPME), Attention: Human Resource Admin & Recruitment, at 330 Grosvenor Street,
Hatfield, Pretoria (please quote the relevant post and reference number).
CLOSING DATE : 16 May 2022 @ 16:30
NOTE : The relevant reference number must be quoted on all applications. The successful
candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement and will be required to
undergo a security clearance. Applications must be submitted on a signed Z.83
accompanied copies of all qualifications, South African Identity Document, valid
driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job), and a
comprehensive CV specifying all experience indicating the respective dates (MM/YY)
as well as indicating three reference persons with the following information: name and
contact number(s), email address and an indication of the capacity in which the
reference is known to the candidate. Only send documents related to the requirements
in the advert. Applicants will be required to meet vetting requirements as prescribed by
Minimum Information Security Standards. The DPME is an equal opportunity
affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the
Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote
equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) Failure to submit
the above information will result in the application not being considered. It is the
applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Reference checks will be done during the selection
process. Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed
candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date
of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Shortlisted
candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by DPME.
Applicants must note that pre-employment checks will be conducted once they are
short-listed and the appointment is also subject to positive outcomes on these checks,
which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal
records. Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a written test as part of the
selection process. For salary levels 11 to 15, the inclusive remuneration package
consists of a basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employees
Pension Fund and a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules. SMS will be required
to undergo a Competency Assessment as prescribed by DPSA. All candidates
shortlisted for SMS positions will be required to undergo a technical exercise that
intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job. The DPME reserves the right
to utilise practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process
(candidates who are shortlisted will be informed accordingly) to determine the
suitability of candidates for the post(s). The DPME also reserves the right to cancel the
filling / not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment
process. Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on
Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry
Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all
applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is the successful completion of the Snr
Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of
Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for
entry into SMS the full details can be obtained by following the link: The successful
candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service
Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS.
Candidates are required to use the new Z83 (Application for employment) that is
implemented with effect from 1 January 2021. A copy can be downloaded on the
website of the Department of Public Service & Administration (DPSA) at
Unit: Payables Receivables and PMG
SALARY : R321 543.00 – R378 765.00 per annum (Salary level 8) plus benefits
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate 3 year tertiary qualification (NQF 06) or equivalent with at least 5 years
appropriate experience of which 3 years must be in Financial Management and 2 years
at supervisory level. Should have extensive knowledge and experience of BAS and
PERSAL and high level of computer literacy. Should possess the following skills:
Ability to apply technical/ professional skills. Ability to accept responsibility, work
independently, and produce good quality of work. Must be a team player, flexible,
reliable and have good verbal and written communication. Must have good
Interpersonal relations, Planning and Execution skills and good leadership skills. Ability
to Manage/Control financial resources and supervise staff. Must have the ability to
delegate and empower subordinates. Must have the ability to interpret relevant policies
such as PFMA, Treasury Regulations and other relevant legislation.
DUTIES The successful candidate will be responsible for providing financial administrative and
operational services within the Department. This entails Bookkeeping to ensure
correctness of financial accounting transactions in the areas of responsibility in line
with applicable policies and procedures; authorisation of BAS and LOGIS payments
and manage the clearing of suspense accounts in line with PFMA and Treasury
Regulations. Reporting on the suspense accounts. Assist with inputs for the Interim
Financial Statements and Annual Financial Statements. Reporting on Donor Funds.
Compilation of manual VAT returns. Authorisation of Journals. Supervise the debt
creation, clearing and reporting process and assist other finance sections if and when
needed. Supervision of staff.
ENQUIRIES Ms M Masilela, Tel No (012) 312-0471.
Pretoria, GT, ZA