REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor Degree/National Diploma in Social Sciences/ Economics/Development Studies/ Public Administration. 3 – 5 years’ in the middle management environment. Job related knowledge: Comprehensive Rural Development Programme (CRDP), Enterprise Development, Research Management, Local and Provincial Government, Understand and interpret strategic documents. Job relatedskills: Communication (verbal and written), Negotiation, Marketing networking, Strategic Management and leadership, Project Management, Team Management, Presentation, Conflict Management, Budgeting and Financial Management. A valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel.

DUTIES : Reduce household poverty in accordance with CRDP. Identify wards for household profiling. Mobilise resources for household profiling. Conduct household profiling. Analyse household profiling reports. Present household profiling reports to stakeholders. Facilitate the development of rural enterprise and industries. Attend local and District Intergovernmental Relations Forum (IGR) forums to present Departmental programmes. Identify potential enterprises to be supported by the Department and aligned to the mandate. Compile submissions for approval by committees. Facilitate establishment and support of primary cooperatives. Identify organised rural people. Conduct cooperative workshops. Register cooperatives. Organise relevant trainings for cooperatives. Facilitate organisation of Primary Cooperatives into Secondary and Tertiary Cooperatives and provide support. Organise Primary Cooperatives to register Secondary Cooperatives. Promote rural businesses development and facilitate rural development financing. Organise financial institutions to assist in co-funding the rural enterprises. Coordinate the implantation of the Agriparks Programme and Districts. Ensure that the District committees are operational. Align District plans to the Agriparks Programme. Identify projects aligned to the Agriparks Programme. Manage the implementation of Agriparks. Coordinate the identification of one household one hectare projects and provide support. Identify one household one hectare sites. Conduct household profiling. Present submissions for approval. Manage implementation of the projects.

APPLICATIONS : Applications can also be submitted by post Private Bag X20803, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand it delivered to: 136 Charlotte Maxeke Street, SA Building 2nd Floor, Bloemfontein, 9301.

SALARY : R697 011 per annum (Level 11) (All inclusive package to be structured in accordance with the rules for MMS)

APPLICATIONS : Online applications can be submitted on https://drdlr.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Jobs/Browse.aspx. Kindly note that technical support is available from Graylink, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 17.00 @ 086 137 0202 should you experience any difficulties with your online application.

NOTE : DRDLR has a dual applications system where applicants can apply online via the e-Recruitment System or manually submit a Z83 obtainable from any Public Service department that should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified (certification must not be older than 12 months) copies of qualifications, service certificates (in case of an OSD post), identification document and permanent residency/work permit. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where a driver’s licence is a requirement in a non-Occupational Specific Dispensation (OSD) post. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. It would be appreciated if you can only upload/attach those course certificates applicable to the post that you apply for. Failure to submit the requested documents may result in your application not being considered. If you manually apply for more than one post in the DRDLR, please submit a separate manual application form for each post. All applicants must be SA Citizens/Permanent Residents or Non-SA Citizens with a valid work permit. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews and competency assessments at a time, date and place as determined by DRDLR. The Department reserves the right to conduct pre-employment security screening and appointment is subject to positive security clearance outcome. Applicants must declare any/pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered post the interview the application will not be considered for the post and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated.NOTE : Coloured, Indian and White males and Coloured, Indian and White females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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