ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: GAUTENG

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

APPLICATIONS : District Ekurhuleni South [ES]: Physical Address: Infinity Office Park, 2 Robin Close, Meyersdal, Alberton. Postal Address: Private Bag X8001, ALBERTON 1450. Enquiries: Xolani Kheswa TEL: (011) 389-6034,

District Johannesburg South [JS]: Physical Address: 100 Northern Parkway, Crownwood Ormonde, JOHANNESBURG Postal Address: Private Bag X13, Lenasia, 1820 Enquiries: Patrick Sesane: TEL: (011) 247-5957

District Sedibeng East [SE]: Physical Address: Corner Joubert & Kruger street SL & M Building VEREENIGING Postal Address: Private Bag X05, Vereeniging, 1930 Enquiries: Nntombi Moyo: TEL: (016) 440-1861

Head Office [HO] Physical Address: 111 Commissioner street, Johannesburg, Postal address: P.O. Box 7710, Johannesburg 2001 Enquiries: check enquiries on the advert

CLOSING DATE : 24 February 2017

NOTE : Application must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently Updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s an ID document (no copies of certified copies allowed. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Applications received after the closing date, e-mailed or faxed applications will not considered.

POST 06/87 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT REF NO: HO2017/02/91

Directorate: Education Research and Knowledge Management

SALARY : R311 784 per annum (Plus Benefits)

CENTRE : Head Office, Johannesburg

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants should have a recognized and an appropriate four year qualification in Library and Information Science or Knowledge Management including relevant experience in implementing Knowledge Management programmes PLUS 3-5 years knowledge management. Good understanding of knowledge management platforms such as Communities of Practices (CoP’s) and Portals. They must have excellent computer skills (e.g. Excel, Word and PowerPoint) with database and portal management, a good working knowledge of and experience in electronic content (records) management systems, preferably MS SharePoint. They must have excellent communications skills (both written and verbal), good interpersonal relations skills, planning and organizing skills. They should have an interest in current affairs and socio-political situation in South Africa. The following will serve as recommendations: A good understanding of the principles of knowledge management, project management and presentation skills, a good understanding of Government’s structures and functions, and previous experience in working with MS SharePoint, ability to manage knowledge and information via online databases, collaborative technologies and web-based services, Understanding and knowledge of Batho Pele Principles, Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, Understanding and Knowledge of the National Archives Act No.43 of 1996, Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS), Electronic Communication Act, Promotion of Access to Information Act, Legal Deposit Act, Copyright Act, Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and a valid Driver’s license.

DUTIES : Contributes to the implementation of the departmental knowledge management strategy. Provide “hands-on” expertise required to manage organizational knowledge and information resources. Establish and co-ordinate knowledge sharing events, maintenance of the knowledge portal. Co-ordinate the collection of information for the knowledge portal. Provide training to internal staff on the knowledge management system, frameworks and projects. Support the promotion of knowledge sharing through the department’s operational business processes and systems. Facilitate and arrange structured discussions in forums such as communities of practice, forums including workshops, and maintain a knowledgebase of expertise Liaise with staff and information providers internally and externally. Gather information on lessons learned for reporting purpose.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Tshipinare Marumo, Tel no: (011) 355 1077