REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma or equivalent (NQF 6) qualification in Security Management. Grade A PSIRA Certificate and a State Security Agency (SSA) Management/ Advisor course. Minimum five years’ supervisory experience in Physical and Information Security. Knowledge and understanding of Minimum Physical Security Standards (MPSS), Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS), Information Management, Policy Formulation, Security breaches, Investigations, Security awareness programme, Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and Fire Regulations. Good communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, computer (MS Office packages), report writing, conflict resolution and negotiation, auditing, disaster and recovery skills. Possess a valid driver’s license (with exception of disabled applicants) and be willing to travel.

DUTIES : Key performance areas: the successful candidate will manage physical and Information Security to the Public Service Commission (PSC) and its Provincial Offices. Maintain integrated security system. Implement access and key control procedures, develop and implement assets control procedures. Manage and provide support to major events. Develop and implement safety management plans. Manage the implementation of Occupational Health and Safety programme, coordinate evacuation drill, implement recommendation for baseline risk assessment, train employees on OHS related matters and develop incident reporting procedures. Manage investigations of security breaches, conduct investigations on all reported security breaches as well as development of procedure manual for security breaches. Management of risk and audit findings, implement recommendations based on risk assessment and audit findings. Supervise subordinates and manage performance of personnel.

ENQUIRIES : Ms A Coetzer Tel No: (012) 352 1111

SALARY : R356 289 – R419 679 per annum (Level 09)

APPLICATIONS : Forward your application, stating the relevant reference number to: The Director-General, Office of the Office of the Public Service Commission, Private Bag X121, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver at Commission House, Office Park Block B, 536 Francis Baard Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, or you can email your application to recruitment@opsc.gov.za.


NOTE : Applications must be submitted on Form Z.83 obtainable from any Public Service department and should be accompanied by a recent updated comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications, Identity Document and driver’s license (with exception of disabled applicants). Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification(s), it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The successful candidate will be required to obtain a top secret clearance issued by the State Security Agency. The OPSC will verify the qualifications and conduct reference checking on short-listed candidates. Candidates will be subjected to Competency Assessment to determine their suitability for the post. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Please take note that late applications will not be accepted. All shortlisted candidates for SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job, logistics of which will be communicated by the office of the Public Service Commission. Following the interview and technical exercise, the Selection Committee will recommend a candidate to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directives on the competency based assessments). The competency will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

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About Office Of The Public Service Commission

The Office of the Public Service Commission is an equal opportunity, representative employer. It is the intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of positions. Candidates whose appointment/transfer/promotion will promote representativeness will therefore receive preference. Persons with disability are especially encouraged to apply. An indication of representativeness profile by applicants will expedite the processing of applications.