Department of Cooperative Governance Circular 10 Vacancies Apply Before 03 April 2023 | See All the Listings Here

The vision of the Department of Cooperative Governance is one of having a well co-ordinated system of Government consisting of National, Provincial and Local spheres working together to achieve sustainable development and service delivery. The Department intends to invest in human capital, increase integrated technical capacity directed at service delivery and promote representivity in the Department through the filling of this post. The candidature of persons whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representivity will therefore receive preference.


SALARY : R1 105 383 per annum (Level 14), (an all-inclusive remuneration package).
The package includes a basic salary (70% of package) and a flexible portion
that may be structured in terms of the applicable guidelines. Candidates
earning more than the first notch of the Salary Level will be treated according
to provisions in PSR 44.
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A Grade 12 Certificate, an undergraduate qualification in Urban Development/
Development Planning/ Policy Development or equivalent qualification (NQF
level 7 qualification as recognised by SAQA). At least 5-10 years’ experience
at middle management level in the relevant field. Proficient in MS Word. The
Nyukela Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme to be completed before
appointment to the post. A valid driver’s license and intensive travelling.
Additional Requirements (Advantage): MS PowerPoint and MS Project.
Generic Competencies: Strategic capacity and leadership. People
management and empowerment. Programme and project management.
Financial management. Change management. Process Competencies:
Knowledge management. Service delivery innovation. Problem solving and
analysis. Client orientation and customer focus. Communication (verbal and
written). Technical Competencies: In-depth knowledge of: Urban Development
Planning. Research and policy development. Integrated development
planning. Spatial planning.
DUTIES : The successful candidate will perform the following duties: Oversee the
facilitation of the integrated planning in the intermediate cities and small towns
in the district and municipal spaces. Oversee the implementation of the urban
development policy in the district spaces. Manage the coordination of municipal
spatial planning tools to guide strategic integrated development. Support
provinces and municipalities to build GIS capabilities. Oversee the facilitation
of alignment between Integrated Urban Development Framework (IUDF) and
One Plans. Oversee the implementation of the Small Town Regeneration
ENQUIRIES : Mr Vinny Rabothata Tel No: 012 334 4882

APPLICATIONS : Applications must be submitted electronically via email to For application enquiries, contact Koena.

Tibane Tel No: (011) 941 1953.

CLOSING DATE : 04 April 2023

NOTE : Applicants are advised that a new application for employment (Z83) has been in effect since 1 January 2021. The new application for employment form can be downloaded at Applications submitted using the old Z83 form will not be accepted. Applications must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, with specific starting and ending dates in all relevant positions and clarity on the levels and ranks pertaining to experience, as well as current remuneration package, as well as at least 2 contactable references. Only shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit certified documents/ copies on or before the interviews. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise (or exercises/follow-up engagements/second round interviews/or any other method) that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and technical exercise(s), the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the 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. Core competencies: Strategic capacity and leadership. People management and empowerment. Advanced programme and project management. Change management. Financial management. Process Competencies: Knowledge management. Service Delivery Innovation. Advanced problem-solving and analysis. Client orientation and customer focus. Advanced communication skills (written and verbal). The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of a pre-employment screening process which includes criminal records and verification of educational qualification certificates. It is important to note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all information and attachments in support of the application are submitted by the due date. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The Department reserves the right to make an appointment. One of the below posts is a senior management post. The requirements for appointment at Senior Management Service level include the successful completion of Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government. Applicants should therefore submit proof that they have registered for the Pre-entry Certificate, which can be accessed using the following link: Shortlisted candidates must provide proof of successful completion of the course. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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