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APPLICATIONS : Economic Development Department, Private Bag X 149, Pretoria,0001 or Hand deliver to the dti Campus, Corner Meintjies and Esselen Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria, SEDA Building, Block G, Ground Floor

FOR ATTENTION: Ms Nthabiseng Mahlangu

NOTES: Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at http://www.gov.za/faq/docs/employ.pdf. The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, faxed and emailed will not be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Mahlangu 012 394 5603 or Ms Virginia Khoza 012 394 1233

NOTE: The candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment battery as part of the selection process. The successful candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement and will be required to undergo a security clearance.

The Economic Development Department (EDD) takes its mandate from government’s economic policies which are geared toward radical economic changes that are sustainable and inclusive. EDD looks forward to receiving applications from individuals who have:

  • strategic and practical management skills
  • passion for co-ordination, facilitation and integration of those processes that will ensure inclusive growth by focusing on poverty, unemployment and inequality


CLOSING DATE: 06 October 2018

CENTRE: Pretoria

RENUMERATION: Compensation will be in accordance with rates as determined by National Treasury. Schedules in this regard are issued annually with specific hourly or daily rates. All other refundable expenses are based on the Department’s related policies in line with the National Treasury guidelines.


REQUIREMENTS:  A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and a Post-Graduate Degree in Auditing, Risk Management or Business Administration will be an added advantage. The ideal candidate should have 5 to 10 years management experience gained from Strategic Management, Risk Management and/or an Auditing / Financial, Anti-Fraud and Corruption environments, preferably in the public service. Previous experience of serving in the Risk Management Committee and/or Audit Committee will be advantageous. The ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of the Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Public Finance Management Act and Treasury Regulations, Enterprise Wide Risk Management (EWRM), ISO 31000 Standard, COSO model and Public Sector Risk Management Framework.

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CLOSING DATE: 06 October 2018

REFERENCE: EDD/2018/09/1

CENTRE: Pretoria

SALARY: Salary Band A (Level 13) – R 1 005 063.00 to R 1 183 932  per annum; all-inclusive flexible remuneration package.


REQUIREMENTS:  A post-graduate degree in economics, development or social studies. A minimum of 5 years relevant work experience at a middle/senior management level, within the social economy environment (cooperatives, NGOs, NPOs, government, researchetc) preferably in a project management and research role. A demonstration of a sound to high level of technical knowledge, understanding and grasp of the social enterprise, social economy as well as social business context is a key requirement. Exceptional communication and written skills and ability to work effectively independently and within a team.In-depth knowledge of the broad South African social economy context, including social enterprise development interventions,the institutional landscape of business support, as well government and international donor efforts in this sector in South Africa would be an advantage.

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VACANCY: Director

CLOSING DATE: 25 November 2017

REFERENCE: EDD/2017/10/1

CENTRE: Pretoria

SALARY: Salary band A (level 13): R948 174.00 to R 1 116 918.00, all-inclusive flexible remuneration package per annum


REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA. Five (5) years of experience at a middle/senior managerial level.


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VACANCY: Assistant Director | Administration (Office of The Director-General)

CLOSING DATE: 25 November 2017

REFERENCE: EDD/2017/10/2

CENTRE: Pretoria

SALARY: Salary (Level 9): R 334 545.00 to R 404 121.00 per annum.


REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate Bachelor’s Degree or a B-Tech as recognized by SAQA in Public Administration/ Management. 3 to 5 Years appropriate working experience.


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The Economic Development Department wishes to advise members of the public, particularly those in business, to be alert to a scam utilizing the logo of the Economic Development Department. The fraudsters involved send unsuspecting business operators a Request for Quotations for the provision of Solar Panels.

As the Economic Development Department, we wish to state that we do not have such a project, and therefore beware that the Request for Quotation is not from the Economic Development Department.

Please confirm any request you receive with our Supply Chain Management division on these details 012 394 3579. Report these fraudulent activities to the SAPS or call the Anti Corruption hotline 0800 701 701 or SMS to 39772 or send an email to fraud@economic.gov.za.

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