HR Specialist at the National Treasury Department of South Africa

HR Specialist at the National Treasury Department of South Africa

DEADLINE: 11 September 2023

HR Specialist at the National Treasury Department of South Africa

  • REF NO:S097/2023
  • Division: Corporate Services (CS)
  • Purpose: To provide appropriate support on the end-to-end performance and talent management services in the National Treasury, including initiating and establishing ongoing talent management initiatives.
  • SALARY: R424 104 per annum, (remuneration package benefits exclusive)
  • CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: A Grade 12 coupled with a minimum National Diploma (equivalent to an NQF level 6) or a Degree (equivalent to an NQF level 7) in any of the following disciplines: Human Resources Management or Psychology or Public Management or Public Administration or Business Management or Business Administration. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Performance and Talent Management. Knowledge of HR systems. Knowledge of the Regulatory Framework on Performance Management. Knowledge of Talent Management end-to-end processes.

DUTIES: Performance Management: Assist in cascading organisational performance measures and indicators (APP, DOP & CDOP) to individual performance measures and indicators, by also analysing performance agreements and engaging clients on gaps, oversights, and overlaps, etc. Coordinate the performance management process and compliance of stakeholders to the internal performance process and procedures by facilitating submission of Performance Agreements, Reviews and Assessments. Perform quality assurance and assessments on the performance management process for alignment. Record all performance agreements, reviews, and moderated assessments on the PERSAL system for compliance and record purposes. Initiate annual awareness sessions in business on performance and related issues impacting stakeholders. Co-ordinate the performance moderation process in conjunction with internal stakeholders. Facilitate the PIP process for under- performers and follow-up on all outstanding matters pertaining to under- performance. Compile and submit all internal and external Performance Management related reports. Probation Management: Implement and review the probation policy in conjunction with stakeholders. Monitor probation reports and ensure the correct implementation of agreed actions. Follow-up on all outstanding probation reports for finalisation. Talent Management: Put in place and maintain Talent Grid for the National Treasury, and through the Career Path Model, map their career path. Structured coordination of talent management initiatives, which includes, and not limited to: Talent Forums, Career Pathing, Leadership and Development/Leadership Bench, Continuous Professional Development, Recognition and Rewards, Succession Planning. Coordinate the annual Talent Review process including talent assessments, talent reviews and monitoring, analysis, and reporting. Maintain structured succession planning matrix which is informed by the Talent Grid (HIPOs, critical and scare skills). Maintain and implement up-to-date talent practices, procedures, and guidelines pertaining to end-to-end talent management. Collaborate with stakeholders to identify critical roles and potential internal successors. Identify strategically critical positions and leadership roles and capabilities in the organisation from the HR Plan that will determine sustainability and growth of the organisation. Maintain the Competency Dictionary for the department and ensure that it is implemented through HRD interventions such as career path competency training. Career Management & Talent Development: Maintain the Competency Framework and ensure alignment to jobs and career pathing prior and during implementation. Facilitate and provide tools for career development discussions. Ensure that the identified talent compiles comprehensive development plans and that these are executed. Identify through assessment the optimal development opportunities for talent. Partner with the HRD unit in identifying/development talent and leadership development programmes to address talent developmental needs. Strategic Support: Provide strategic and operational support to Management on all performance and talent related matters. Do research on related subjects to keep abreast of developments in the relevant areas. Orientate HRBPs and Managers on Performance and Talent Management policies and processes. Periodically review and monitor progress of Performance and Talent Management programs, and highlight program adjustment, where and when needed.

ENQUIRIES: enquiries only (No applications): [email protected]

APPLICATIONS: To apply visit:

Directions to candidates

  • Applications on form Z83 with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge and experience (on a separate sheet if necessary or a CV) must be forwarded to the department in which the vacancy/vacancies exist(s). NB: PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS MUST PLEASE USE THE NEW Z83 WHICH IS EFFECTIVE AS AT 01 JANUARY 2021.
  • Applicants must indicate the reference number of the vacancy in their applications.
  • Applicants requiring additional information regarding an advertised post must direct their enquiries to the department where the vacancy exists. The Department of Public Service and Administration must not be approached for such information.
  • It must be ensured that applications reach the relevant advertising departments on or before the applicable closing dates.



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