Cogta Mpumalanga Vacancies – Assistant Director: Security Management

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The Mpumalanga Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs invites qualified candidates to apply for the post of Assistant Director: Security Management.

  • Sub-directorate : Security Management
  • Post : Assistant Director: Security Management
  • Salary: R477 090 per annum
  • Salary Level: 10
  • Ref: AD/SM/COGTA/09
  • Station : Head Office
  • Closing Date: 14 October 2022

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement physical security in line with MPSS, MISS and security legislations throughout the Department.
  • Coordinate vetting of all vetting forms all security clearance for COGTA to and from State Security Agency (SSA).
  • Conduct investigation on breach of security.
  • Manage all control rooms operations to safeguard Departmental assets.
  • Supervise the security functions of the security services /service providers.
  • Ensure adherence to departmental security policies.


  • National Senior Certificate, and a National Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree/ /Advanced National Diploma in Security Management/Policing or equivalent qualification.
  • Professional registration with PSIRA Grade A.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ working experience in the field of Security.
  • Knowledge in security organisation and administration, physical, personnel, information and ICT security.
  • Knowledge of investigation processes.
  • Knowledge of public service legislation and regulations is essential.
  • A valid driver’s license.

Directions to Applicants:

Applicants must be submitted on a prescribed New Z83 application form fully completed, obtainable from any Public Service department. Applications must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit a copy of their ID document, a valid driver’s license (if specified as a job requirement), as well as the relevant highest educational qualifications, on or before the day of the interview.

Applicants are discouraged from sending application through registered mail because the Department will not be responsible for non-collection of these applications. No late applications will be accepted.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personal suitability checks on criminal records, citizenship verification, financial records, employment references and qualification verification.

If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. It is the Applicant’s 18 responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Authority (SAQA). The successful candidate will be expected to enter into employment contract and sign a performance agreement with the Department.

How to Apply:

Applications must be posted to: The Director: Human Resource Management, Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Private Bag x 11304, Mbombela.

Hand delivered to: Rhino Building extension 2 No.7 Government Boulevard, Riverside Park, Mbombela 1200.

For enquiries, contact: Mr IPM Moukangwe (013 766 6221) and Mr PP Mokwena (013 766 6225)

The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and preference will be given to the suitable qualified candidates from designated groups in terms of Employment Equity Act.