SALARY : R1 395 885 per annum, (all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Security
Management/Criminology/Behavioral Sciences or equivalent as recognized by
SAQA. A certificate for entry into the Senior Management Services (SMS)
obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is compulsory and
should be submitted prior to appointment. Five [5] years’ experience at a senior
managerial level in a similar environment. Security clearance. Computer
literacy. Valid driver’s licence. Required Knowledge: Knowledge and
understanding of the South African Criminal Justice System and the
Correctional Services system and architecture. Understanding of public service
policy and related legislative framework (Public Service Act and Regulations,
Public Finance Management Act, with emphasis on the Correctional Service
Act 111 of 1998 as amended). Competencies And Attributes: DCS/public
service management knowledge. Policy development and analysis.
Knowledge and understanding of security management dynamics. Intelligence
and counter-intelligence operations and analysis. Research. Diplomacy and
negotiation skills. Risk management. Strategic management and capability.
Programme and project management.
DUTIES : Provide leadership and strategic direction within the chief directorate. Develop
strategies, policies, procedures and frameworks to ensure alignment with
business plan of the department. Ensure implementation and monitoring of the
operational plans in line with the departmental strategic plan. Ensure safe and
secure DCS facilities and provide security standards services with respect to
DCS. Ensure that sufficient and effective emergency support team services are
available in correctional centres to support officials in their duties in order to
create a safe environment for both inmates and officials. Manage the creation
and maintenance of a national operational centre. Manage the effective
capacitation and management of emergency support teams. Manage
stakeholder relations. Management of liaison in relation to client expectations
(internal & external). Effectively participate in cluster programs (NatJOINTS
etc). Manage correctional programmes rendered in the department. Ensure
that correctional programmes are rendered effectively in the department.
Develop policies based on the national guidelines practices, procedures and
policies and ensure the implementation thereof. Management of risks within
the chief directorate. Develop action plans to mitigate the identified risks.
Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the control measures in place.
Management of human resources, finance, assets and performance
ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi Tel No: (012) 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS Tel No: (012) 307
NOTE : Appointment under the Correctional Services Act.

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