Vacancy: Knowledge Management Specialist

GOVERNMENT TECHNICAL ADVISORY CENTRE (GTAC)

The GTAC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and people with disabilities in particular. Our buildings are accessible for people with disabilities.

APPLICATIONS : Applications must be e-mailed timeously to recruit@gtac.gov.za or hand delivered to the National Treasury Reception desk at 240 Madiba Street, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE : 23 January 2017 at 12:00

NOTE : Applications should be accompanied by a duly completed and signed Z83 form (obtainable from any Public Service department). The post title and reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 form. A recent comprehensive CV and originally certified copies of qualifications and ID should be submitted. Short listed candidates must make themselves available for a panel interview on the date determined by the GTAC. Qualification checks and security screening will be conducted on recommended candidates. Recommended candidates may be subjected to competency assessments. Late applications and applications not meeting the requirements will not be considered. If you have not received feedback from the GTAC within 1 month of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Note: The GTAC reserves the right to fill or not fill the advertised posts.

POST 02/08 : KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST MFIP III REF NO: G004/2017

Term: 3 Year Fixed Term Contract

SALARY : R 898,743.00 (all-inclusive package) per annum (Level 13)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS

: Relevant NQF Level 7 qualification in knowledge and information management, public relations, communication, information technology and stakeholder

relationship management or related discipline. At least 5+ years responsible/accountable for knowledge and information management for an organisation or programme in the public or private sector. Must have hands on experience with website maintenance, graphic design tools and publication tools. Must have experience in liaising with high level stakeholders. Knowledge of current international good practice in the field of knowledge and information management which can include public relations, communications, information management, change management, monitoring and evaluation; and stakeholder relations management, amongst others. Ability to work as a team member; impart knowledge, transfer skills and build capacity of individuals; good interpersonal skills; high level of written and verbal communications skills; demonstrated skills in knowledge and information management, graphic design, website design, publication tools; ability to manage stakeholders and stakeholder engagements; the Regulations on a Standard Chart of Accounts for local government and related reforms. DUTIES: Designing and implementing effective knowledge management systems to support MFIP. Operationalising knowledge and information sharing for improved municipal finance management. Strengthening information links and communication between stakeholders. Promoting collaboration, learning and sharing. Developing of revenue protection/enhancement tools and processes and monitoring the implementation there-off in identified municipalities. Design and implement effective knowledge and information management systems to support MFIP. Provide leadership and hands on technical support to the MFIP and Capacity Building teams to operationalise knowledge and information management for improved municipal finance management. Provide hands on technical support and advice on innovative approaches in knowledge and information management for municipal finance management practitioners. Brief MFIP coordinating team and advisors prior to field missions on the messages they should disseminate while on mission and the information required to be brought back from mission in the interests of consistent and quality controlled knowledge and information management. Establish knowledge and information management systems for MFIP and for the Capacity Building Chief Directorate as a whole. Coordinate and provide hands on technical support for knowledge and information sharing events for the MFIP programme. Coordinate and provide hands on technical support for the establishment and effective operation of communities of practice and learning networks for public finance management practitioners. Undertake periodic programme reporting, evaluation and monitoring for knowledge and information management as required. Assist in providing input into NT strategic and corporate documents and assist in development of best practice guides and circulars in the technical field of knowledge and information management. Monitor and evaluate the performance and impact of knowledge and information management systems and practice and assist the MFIP and Capacity Building teams to maximize performance in this regard.

ENQUIRIES : Ria Fourie (012) 315 5384