Assistant Director: Information Management

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
REF NO: HS 2017-17
SALARY : R334 545 per annum, Level 9. Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.
CENTRE : Department of the Premier, Western Cape Government.
CLOSING DATE : 01 September 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
3-year National Diploma (or equivalent qualification) in Information Science/ Public Management/ Knowledge Management or relatemanagement experience in an Information Management support service working 59 environment.
Recommendations: Extensive working knowledge with experience of the following: Information Science/Management and Knowledge Management.
Relevant legislation, prescripts, policies, regulations, guidelines, procedure and best practices in the field of Information Management.
Project Management.
Writing/ generating content.
Competencies: Knowledge of Modern Systems of Governance and Administration (especially as it relates to ICT, Knowledge Management or projects).
Knowledge of programme and project planning and management.
An understanding of information repositories and training.
Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Proven computer literacy.
Analytical thinking skills.

DUTIES :
To assist with the developing, implementing and maintaining a Knowledge Management Strategy for the Department and a Knowledge Management implementation plan.
Assist with the following: Creating, maintaining and promoting a knowledge Hub/Repository for departmental knowledge and information.
Providing and facilitating a culture of knowledge sharing, harvesting and dissemination in the Department to improve efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery.
Manage a fit-for-purpose Virtual Resource Centre (VRC), providing staff and stakeholders with easy access to relevant knowledge and information.
Develop and actively promote the use of knowledge and information within the Department.
Extract and collate information for Departmental reports.
Assist with the development and maintenance of a web-based information system for the Department that is user friendly.
Human Resource Management.

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