Assistant Director: Knowledge Management

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SALARY : R334 545 per annum, Level 09. 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 Social Development, Western Cape Government.
CLOSING DATE : 01 September 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
3-year National Diploma (or equivalent qualification) in Computer Science, Mathematisystems, ICT and data governance field.
Competencies: Advanced knowledge of the following: Information Management and Information Management Systems.
The latest technological developments in the field of Information Management.
Project Management in an ICT environment.
Strong leadership skills with specific reference to the ability to display thought leadership in complex applications.
Outstanding planning, organizing and people management skills.
Research, monitoring and evaluation skills.
Analytical and strategic thinking skills.
Strong communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the official languages of 70 the Western Cape.
Team building and strong interpersonal skills.
Proven computer literacy.

DUTIES :
Participate in the development, implementation and review of Departmental policies to govern information systems.
Coordinate and oversee user management services.
Coordinate and oversee system support.
Mange and oversee the governance of systems, including the Change Control Board.
Plan, manage and coordinate the Disaster Recovery Plan for the Department in respect of systems.
Plan, manage and coordinate the development and implementation of Departmental systems e.
g.
the NPO system.
People management.