Department of the Premier Vacancies 2022: Check Posts, Requirements and How to Apply

Department of the Premier


APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your application online only: via or

CLOSING DATE : 05 December 2022

NOTE : Only applications submitted online at: or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.cowill be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Should you experience difficulties with your online application, kindly note that technical support (challenges with online application) is only available from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Otherwise, all other queries relating to the position, kindly contact the enquiries person as indicated in the advert.


SALARY : R393 711 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Department of the Premier, Western Cape Government

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate 3-year B-Degree (or higher qualification) in Commerce, Law, Auditing, Forensics, BCom IT or Informatics; A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a forensic investigation environment or in performing queries and analyses to identify anomalies or inconsistencies with data sets in a forensics or internal audit environment. Recommendation: A relevant post graduate qualification in Commerce, Law, Auditing, Forensics, BCom IT or Informatics. Experience in investigation of fraud, theft and/or corruption within the public sector; A professional designation relevant to the forensic profession (e.g. Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Forensic Practitioners (CFP)). A valid driving licence (Code B or higher). Note: People with disabilities that restrict driving abilities but have reasonable access to transport may also apply. Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Legislation and regulations applicable to National and Provincial government and policies and procedures relating to Provincial government; Fact-finding techniques and investigative procedures applicable to forensic auditors/investigators; Sound knowledge of ACL, IBM i2 Analysts Notebook, Intella, or similar forensic IT tools; Sound knowledge to write scripts for queries to identify and detect possible incidents of fraud; Skills needed: Computer literacy in MS Office Package (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); Analysing, problem-solving and fact-finding; Communication (written and verbal); Project management; Factual and legal analysis. Ability to collect, analyse and visualise large datasets and draw appropriate conclusions.

DUTIES : Planning and execution of forensic investigations; Conduct investigation by means of thorough fact finding and evidence retrieval within allocated timeframes; Project managing multiple investigations at the same time, prioritising each investigation based on priority and quality assurance at all stages of the investigation; Manage the team of investigators, providing clear guidance to and mentoring of team; Drafting and/or reviewing of factual reports containing appropriate findings and recommendations and subsequent follow-up of recommendations made; Testify in disciplinary hearings and in criminal trials; Perform fraud prevention and detection functions; Develop and maintain professional relationships with all stakeholders.

ENQUIRIES : Ms W Hansby Tel No: (021) 483 4593/ Ms P Thaba Tel No: (021) 483 4701

SALARY : R393 711 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Department of the Premier, Western Cape Government

REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate 3-year National Diploma majoring in HRM or a B- Degree in Industrial Psychology with a minimum of 3-years’experience in a Recruitment and Selection environment on an administrator/recruiter level. Recommendation: Experience with technical recruiting which includes e-Recruit support, competency based recruitment processes and the administrative processes which is associated with these tasks; Advising Senior and executive management on the recruitment and selection process and best talent. Proven candidate sourcing skills; Proven experience in complex data management; Direct liaison with media and recruitment agencies regarding advertising of vacancies; Supervision of staff; Willingness to work longer hours in line with print media publication times. Consulting with various stakeholders on different management levels. Competencies: General knowledge of various employment laws and practices; In-depth knowledge Recruitment prescripts (legislation and policy documents); The following skills: Excellent interpersonal and coaching; Database development management and reporting; Supervisory; Consultative and effective Problem solving; Effective oral and written communication. Ability to gather and analyze information; Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

DUTIES : Quality control of all operational work; Project Management control and allocation of tasks; Ensure the publication of advertisements in various media; Facilitate the compilation of advertisements and pre-selection questionnaires and provide training/workshops on Talent Sourcing, e-recruit and reporting; Ensure that bulletins are published as per schedule; Ensure that advertisements are published in DPSA, media and e-recruit platform; Communicate with service providers regarding advertising standards, response handling enquiries, and participate in the creation of specifications; Handling complex inquiries from clients and applicants; Facilitate and provide professional advice on the sourcing of talent across various professions, selection processes, inclusive of shortlisting, interviewing and verification’s(personnel suitability checks) and the appointment decision, as well as the issuing of employment offers; Facilitate audit processes; Ensure recruitment and selection data integrity and report on any irregularities; Manage staff and report on the unit’s performance.

ENQUIRIES : Mr F Gerber Tel No: (021) 483 6028 401