Gauteng Department of Education Vacancies 2023 – Deputy Director Executive Support

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Job Description:

It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. Preference will be given to people with disabilities. Applications should be submitted strictly online at or and it should be accompanied by a Z83, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) as well as certified copies of qualifications and Identity (no postal or hand delivery applications will be accepted). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Distribute packs including agenda, minutes, and Action List of previous meeting as well as summarized content reports as requested by the HOD; Follow up on resolutions & close off resolutions with appropriate reports also ensuring that deadlines are met.
  • Manage the tracking system for all parliamentary matters;
  • Coordinate and provide technical support in the development and finalisation of Provincial Executive Council submissions on key strategic policy documents or update on key strategic programmes to the Cabinet Office in the Office of the Premier;
  • Collate responses on decisions received for HoD and MEC’s consideration and approval and submit to the Cabinet Secretariat;
  • Management of workshops & functions within the set timeframes; take and record meetings;
  • Compile and submit quarterly reports to the HOD on all governance structures resolutions; Manage the compilation and submission of decisions from Legislature and Portfolio Committees and ensure that they are communicated to all relevant managers within the
  • Department for implementation or updates where required;
  • Prepare cabinet submissions and confirmation of content matters with the responsible manager in the Branch;
  • Ensure that responses to Legislature questions and presentations are submitted as per the stipulated timeframes;
  • Manage the coordination of Executive/Senior Management Meetings chaired by the MEC/HOD, (e.g.
  • Implement measures to ensure that all cabinet submissions are submitted within a required timeframe and per the approved cabinet programme

Job Requirements:

  • Research Skills; Management Skills; Lea
  • In-depth knowledge of government legislative frameworks such as the PFMA, Public Service
  • Acts that regulate the Public Service;Coordinate the development of the PDMC ICT strategy and the establishment of the ICT Unit;
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Excellent Organisational Skills;
  • Good working knowledge of the Ministerial Handbook;
  • Computer skills; Analytical thinking Skills;

Qualification & Experience:

  • Matric plus NQF level 7/ Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Office Management or relevant qualification, coupled with 5 years’ working experience in Secretariat Services, Administration, Secretarial or Executive Support; of which 3 years

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Department of Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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