Assistant Director: Filing Systems

REF NO: 27/2018 National Archives of South Africa
SALARY : R334 545 per annum
CENTRE : Pretoria
CLOSING DATE : 09 April 2018

A 3 year Degree/National Diploma in the relevant field with appropriate major subject such as History, Public Administration or Information Management, A relevant post-graduate qualification such as Archival Studies/Information Management would be an advantage.
5 Years archival experience in the field of records management with specific specialization in appraisal, records classification systems and inspections.
Further Requirements: Knowledge of the National Archives and Records Service of South Africa Act No 43 of 1996 (as amended) and other legislation which impact on records management.
Knowledge of records classification systems and principles, international standards and best practices, Training strategies, methods and best practices, Supervisory and management principles, Organising and planning skills, Computer literate, People management and empowerment, Problem solving skills, Good communication and interpersonal relations.

The purpose of this post is to ensure that governmental bodies implement and maintain filing systems that are approved by the National Archives to support sound records management.
The incumbent will be responsible for the following: Manage the Filing System Division, Manage the process of developing file plans for Ministries, Deputy Ministries, government departments and statutory bodies on national level, Provide guidance and advice on filing systems, Monitor and evaluate file plans, Train employees, Provincial Archivists and Archivists from other African countries on how to evaluate file plans, Supervise and mentor internal records management in the NARSSA with specific reference to its file plan