Job Overview

SALARY : R495 219 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate recognised 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Natural Environmental/ Natural Sciences / Engineering or equivalent related qualification coupled with 6 years post qualification experience. Knowledge and experience on South Africa’s greenhouse gas emission profile and climate change mitigation. Knowledge of Climate Change legislation, polices and Strategies. Knowledge and understanding of Climate Change Mitigation scenarios development and
Modelling. Ability to conduct research, gather and analyze informatio. Ability to conduct social economic analysis. Skills: Data collection and analysis; Climate
change modelling; Climate Change Scenario Development; Basic modelling skills; Coordination skills; Organisational and planning; Communication skills
(written and spoken); Programme and Project Management; Listening skills; Writing skills; Decision-making skills; Report writing skills; Organisational skills
and Computer Literacy. Personal Attribute: Innovative and proactive; Ability to work long hours voluntarily. Ability to gather and analyze information. Proven
leadership skills; Ability to develop and apply policies; Ability to work independently and in a team. Ability to lead multidisciplinary team. Good
interpersonal relations skills. Ability to work under extreme pressure. Conflict management and resolution. Ability to organize and plan under pressure. Ability to collect and interpret information and reports. Interpersonal relations; Initiative; Responsibility and loyalty.

DUTIES : Facilitate the collection of greenhouse related data and Climate change mitigation Information for the country. Ensure the Facilitation and conduction climate change mitigation research, analysis and studies to inform mitigation interventions and response measures of low carbon development. Develop
methodologies and approaches that facilitate the implementation of climate change mitigation response measures and interventions. Facilitate the
development of analysis tools such as models to be used for the analysis of greenhouse gas data, socio-economic impact etc.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. O Chauke Tel No: (012) 399 9161

APPLICATIONS : Pretoria: May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Forestry,Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria, marked for the attention: Human Resources Management

NOTE : Application must be submitted on a New signed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department and must be completed in full, also accompanied
by copies of all relevant qualifications (Matric Certificate must also be attached), ID document, a valid Driver’s License (attached documentation need
not be certified, certification will be requested when required) together with the recent Curriculum Vitae in order to be considered. Please note that should you
not use the newly amended Z83 and completed, initialled and signed in full, the department reserves the rights to disqualify your application. It is the
applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The National Department of Forestry,
Fisheries and the Environment is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the
underrepresented designated groups in terms of the Department’s equity plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Correspondence will be
limited to successful candidates only. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for employment,
including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizenship status; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference checks); and Qualification verification. Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the Department’s convenience. Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is a successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link: The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection Panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments. The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of performance agreement and employment contract. The department reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful

CLOSING DATE : 02 August 2021

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