Department of Energy
DIRECTOR: NUCLEAR SAFETY, LIABILITIES AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
Salary: R948 174 per annum, inclusive package (Level 13) (Ref. 141480/3) • Head Office
Requirements: Degree in Natural Sciences (major in Chemistry/Physics) and 5 years’ Middle Management/Senior Management experience in the nuclear industry especially related to safety, emergency and liability management PLUS the following key competencies: Knowledge of: • Nuclear policy and legislation • Nuclear energy in general and nuclear/radiation safety in particular • Government processes • Departmental procedures and protocol. Thinking demand: • Creative/innovative thinker • Logical and objective • Accurate • Diplomatic. Skills: • Computer literacy • Communication at management level • Ability to organise and control meetings, workshops etc • Ability to do administrative tasks • Good writing • Interpersonal. Personal attributes: • Ability to communicate and present papers • Ability to take initiative and run with programmes • Ability to act confidently in all aspect of work • Willingness to learn • Ability to work under pressure • Dedication and self-motivation • Willingness to work overtime • Ability to make decisions and prioritise.
Duties: • Manage the activities of the Directorate: * Develop and maintain a statutory framework for nuclear safety, liabilities and emergency management * Administer South Africa’s obligations in terms of the National Nuclear Regulator Act * Administer nuclear safety, liabilities and disaster management matters related to the International Atomic Energy Agency and international obligations • Provide strategic leadership pertaining to nuclear safety, liabilities and emergency management • Provide advice on the implementation and interpretation of the legislative framework pertaining to nuclear safety, liabilities and emergency management • Participate in and give inputs to conventions/agreements pertaining to nuclear safety, liabilities and emergency management • Manage the Directorate: * Develop the operational plan for the Directorate and ensure its implementation * Allocate and manage resources at functional levels to ensure the delivery on set targets for the Directorate * Formulate and identify policy shortfalls and necessary amendments * Conduct financial planning and account for allocated budget * Ensure adherence to policy and statutory directives relevant to the functional terrain of the Directorate * Monitor, evaluate and report on the performance of the Directorate.
Enquiries: Mr Katse Maphoto, tel. (012) 406-7498
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
In addition to the mentioned salary, the remuneration package includes competitive benefits including a homeowner’s allowance, medical aid, pension fund and 13th cheque. The persons appointed will be subjected to a security clearance.
Applications should be made on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department, and accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications, as well as Identification Document. Application forms should be signed and dated. If this has not been done, applications will be disqualified. Confirmation of final appointment will be subject to a positive security clearance. References should include the names of present and former supervisors as well as their telephone numbers, fax numbers and e-mail addresses. Suitable candidates will be subject to Personnel Suitability Checks (criminal record, citizen, credit record, qualification and employment verification). All non-SA citizens must attach certified proof of permanent residence in South Africa. Women and people with disability are encouraged to apply.
Note: All short-listed candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job; some of the interviewed candidates will be subjected to a 2-day competency assessment that will test generic managerial competencies. Appointment will be subjected to the signing of performance agreement, employment contract and financial disclosure.
Please forward your application, quoting the reference number and the publication in which you saw this advertisement, to the Director-General, Department of Energy, Private Bag X96, Pretoria 0001 or hand deliver at corner Paul Kruger and Visagie Street (192 Visagie Street), Pretoria, for attention: Mr D Mbhokota/Mr T Kekana.
Please note: It is each applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide the Department with the evaluation results. Due to the large number of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.
Applicants are advised not to send their applications by registered mail, as the Department will not take responsibility for non-collection of these applications. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date and at a time and place as determined by the Department. The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement within 3 months of appointment. Should you not have been contacted within 60 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Closing date: 15 June 2018