DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES REGIONAL COMMISSIONER

CLOSING DATE: 11 JANUARY 2019 @ 15H45

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REGIONAL COMMISSIONER: LMN

• Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West region (Ref: HO 2018/12/01)
Salary: R1 472 418 all-inclusive package

Requirements: An undergraduate qualification (National Qualifications Framework [NQF] level 7) and a post graduate qualification (NQF level 8) in Public Administration or equivalent as recognised by the South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA). [8-10] Years’ senior managerial level experience in a similar environment. Advanced computer literacy. Valid driver’s licence.

Required knowledge: Understanding of the dynamics of the Justice Cluster, White Paper on Corrections in South
Africa and White Paper on Remand Detainees. Understanding of Public Service Policy and related legislative
framework (Public Service Act and Regulations, Public Finance Management Act, with emphasis on the Correctional
Service Act 111 of 1998 as amended).

Competencies and attributes: Strategic capability and leadership. Programme and project management, financial
management, change management and diversity management. Knowledge management, service delivery
innovation, problem solving and analysis, people management and empowerment, client orientation and customer
focus, communication, honesty and integrity.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will sign a performance agreement with the National Commissioner and
will be in control of the LMN region as Accounting Officer. He/she will be responsible for rendering expert advice to
the National Commissioner and Chief Operations Commissioner on the functioning of the region in terms of the
corrections system. To this end, he/she will be responsible for overseeing and providing strategic leadership on the
work of the department in the areas of incarceration and corrections, rehabilitation, care and social reintegration
of offenders, manage financial and corporate services and oversee the coordination of area management services
in the LMN region. He/she will be responsible for the development and articulation of the overall strategy of the
region in line with the priorities of government and the Department. As the Head of the region, he/she will be
responsible for ensuring the attainment of the goals of the Department of Correctional Services enunciated in the
RSA Constitution and other legislation, including the Correctional Services Act, the White Paper on Corrections in
South Africa as well as the White Paper on Remand Detention. The successful candidate will have to ensure the
existence of effective governance systems in the region to ensure compliance with the Public Finance Management
Act and provide strategic direction on all key policy issues that confront the Department of Correctional Services.
Further responsibilities include maintenance of sound relations with internal and external stakeholders at regional
level, including oversight bodies such as Cluster Committees, the Auditor General of South Africa (AGSA), the Office
of the Inspecting Judge and the Correctional Supervision and Parole Boards. Coordinate the effective risk management activities to ensure compliance to the Risk Management and fraud prevention of DCS. Management of
human resources, finances and assets. Management of performance information.

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