Events Management Assistant Director Vacancy in the Presidency Department of South Africa

Events Management Assistant Director Vacancy in the Presidency Department of South Africa

DEADLINE: 09 June 2023


  • Directorate: Events Management
  • SALARY:  R424 104 per annum (Level 09)
  • CENTRE:  Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification (NQF level 7). A minimum of (3) three years’ to (5) Five years applicable experience in the field of events. Process competencies: Be professional, highly motivated, initiative and critical thinker who will be able to gather and analyse information skilfully. Hands-on executive secretarial experience in offering services to the President. Have excellent interpersonal skills. Have excellent organizational and planning skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Have sense of urgency and ability to identify, analyse and resolve problems in a timely manner. Be able to work independently and as part of a team and also work well under pressure. Excellent telephone etiquette. Have project management skills. Have effective oral and written communication skills Good office management skills. Be able to handle confidential matters and has integrity and is trustworthy. Knowledge: Good understanding of protocol and security measures. Good computer knowledge. Good knowledge of travel and subsistence procedures. Good understanding of Public Service Regulatory Framework.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and maintenance of an events calendar. Development and coordination of specific events plans. Facilitation of events. Monitoring of services rendered by service providers in respect of quality and cost. Be able to facilitate and manage events of the President, Deputy President, Ministers in the Presidency, Deputy Ministers and Director-General. Rendering of on-site technical support and advice at events. Reporting on the outcome and success of events. Drafting of events management reports. Be willing to travel to other Provinces.

ENQUIRIES: Ms Lydia Kawe Tel No: (012) 300 5254

Where to submit your application

APPLICATIONS:  The Presidency, Private Bag x1000, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand deliver at Government Avenue, Union Buildings, Pretoria or by email [email protected]

FOR ATTENTION:  Ms Kefilwe Maubane

Application Notes

Applications must include only TWO (2) documents. A completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) website link: and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation report (only when shortlisted). Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and readvertise the post at any time in the future. Important: The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks, which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates . Successful candidates will be subjected to reference checks. Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated. Successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreements with the Department. Candidates will be subjected to a security clearance up to the level of “Top Secret”


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