SALARY : R1 182 765 per annum, (all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification (NQF level 7) as recognised by SAQA in
Behavioural Sciences/Social Sciences or equivalent. 5 years’ experience at a
middle/ senior managerial level in a similar environment. 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. Security clearance. 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 and the
Correctional Service Act 111 of 1998 as amended). Competencies And
Attributes: Parole administration. Corrections management. Management of
overcrowding. Understanding of DCS environment. Understanding of Justice
Cluster. Relevant prescripts. Case management. Screening and assessment.
Planning and coordination. Quality improvement. Strategic capability and
leadership. Service delivery innovation. Client orientation and customer focus.
Financial management. Change management. People management and
empowerment. Programme and project management. Communication skills
(verbal and written). Problem solving and decision making. Transformation
management. Influencing and impact. Facilitation, conflict management and
conceptual skills. Diversity management. Negotiation skills. Confidentiality.
Interpersonal relations and time management. Accountability. Diplomacy and
tact. Policy development and implementation. Good corporate governance
DUTIES : Develop, review, monitor and evaluate the implementation of legislation,
policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) and procedures operating
systems on placement and release of offenders. Ensure policies and standard
operating procedures are reviewed and up to date. Improve effective
functioning and coordination of Correctional Supervision and Parole Boards
(CSPB’s). Develop and implement measures to improve performance and
compliance of CSPB’s in line with relevant policies and operational procedures
on placement and release. Manage programs, projects and activities of
Directorate: Pre-release Resettlement. Manage offender representations,
complaints, inquiries and parliamentary questions received by the directorate.
Management of performance information. Management of human resources,
finances and assets.
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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