DIRECTOR: AREA COMMISSIONER

SALARY : R1 182 765 per annum, (all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : Eastern Cape region:
Mthatha Management Area Ref No: HO 2024/04/17, (Re-Advertisement)
Sada Management Area Ref No: HO 2024/04/18
St Albans Management Area Ref No: HO 2024/04/19
KwaZulu Natal region:
Kokstad Management Area Ref No: HO 2024/04/20, [Re-Advertisement]
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) in Public
Administration/Law/Criminology/Criminal Justice/Social Sciences or
equivalent qualification 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. 5 years’ experience at a middle management/senior managerial
level. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s licence. Required Knowledge:
Knowledge and understanding of the South African Criminal Justice System
and the Correctional Services architecture. Understanding of public service
policy and related legislative framework (Public Service Act and regulations,
Public Finance Management Act, with emphasis on the Correctional Services
Act 111 of 1998 as amended). Competencies and Attributes: Strategic
capability and leadership. Programme and project management. Financial,
change and diversity management. Knowledge management and service
delivery innovation. Problem solving and analysis. People management and
empowerment. Client orientation and customer focus. Communication.
Honesty and integrity.
DUTIES : Oversee the effective functioning of incarceration and corrections, parole
boards, corporate services, development programmes, care services,
correctional centres and community corrections within the management area.
Oversee the administration of security systems/ programmes including
comprehensive risk assessments and programmes to ensure safety. Ensure
the implementation and adherence to policies and procedures within the
management area. Establish and maintain effective relationships with key
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stakeholders within the geographical location of the management area.
Effective management of court appearance of remand detainees. Management
of the operational risks within the management area. Management of human
resource, finance and assets. Promotion of social responsibility and
development of all offenders and parolees subjected to community corrections.
Management of performance information.
ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi Tel No: (012) 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS Tel No: (012) 307
2174.
NOTE : Appointment under the Correctional Services Act.

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