Deputy Director: Human Resource Coordination at Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Chief Directorate: Human Resource Management and Development
Salary: R766 584 per annum (Level 11), all-inclusive package to be structured in accordance with the rules for MMS
Location: Gauteng (Pretoria)


  • Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National Diploma in Human Resource Management / Public Management / Public Administration.
  • Minimum of 3 years junior management level working experience in Office Administration / Management at an operational and strategic level.
Job related knowledge:
  • Office administration and management.
Job related skills:
  • Communication (verbal and written),
  • Report writing skills,
  • People management skills,
  • Financial management skills,
  • Business management skills,
  • Monitoring and evaluation skills,
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills,
  • Customer focus
  • Computer literacy.
  • A valid driver’s licence.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the coordination and consolidation of the Chief Directorate: Human Resource Management and Development monthly reports for various stakeholders (Director-General Tasks, Auditor-General findings, Risks, Parliamentary Questions, Operational plan and any other report.
  • Coordinate and consolidate Request for Information (RFIs) received from the Auditor- General office for the Chief Directorate: Human Resource Management and Development.
  • Coordinate and consolidate all Risk Registers for the Chief Directorate: Human Resource Management and Development.
  • Coordinate and consolidate monthly operational plans for the Chief Directorate: Human Resource Management and Development.
  • Manage coordination of the Departmental Human Resource Forum and Human Resource strategy sessions.
  • Coordinate and consolidate the Human Resource Forum meeting.
  • Facilitate all logistical services, booking of venue, minutes taking.
  • Draft action list and make follow ups with all stakeholders.
  • Manage the control and quality assurance of submissions submitted to the Office of the Chief Director: Human Resource Management and Development.
  • Quality assures all submissions.
  • Inform the Chief Directorate: Human Resource Management and Development of any corrections on the submissions.
  • Manage the capturing and maintenance of the documents control database.
  • Manage the financial management and administration support for the Chief Directorate.
  • Manage the compilation of Demand Management Plan, Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), Adjustment Estimates and Estimates of National Expenditure (ENE).
  • Manage and oversee the effective and efficient economical utilisation of the Chief Directorate’s funds.

Enquiries: Ms K Kgang Tel No: (012) 319 7333

How to Apply for DALRRD Vacancies

Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or
hand delivered during office hours to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria or to Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001.

NOTE: African, Coloured, Indian and White Males and African, Coloured, Indian and White Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: 05 December 2022 at 16:00

The application must include only completed and signed new Z83 Form,
obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the DPSA web site link: and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified.

Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation report (only when shortlisted).

The requirements for appointment at SMS level include the successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by the NSG. Prior to appointment, a candidate would be required to complete the Nyukela Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services as endorsed by DPSA which is an online course, endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link: No appointment will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Directive on the Implementation of Competency Based Assessments. The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

Applications: Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate applications for each post that you apply for.

Due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and re-advertise the post at any time in the future.

Important: DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DALRRD through the filling of posts. The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks. The successful candidate will be subjected to undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct reference checks which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates.

Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and sign a performance agreement with the Department. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with.