Social Work Policy Manager Grade I: Central Drug Authority (cda) Secretariat

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
REF NO: S2/B/2017
Directorate: Integrated Anti-Substance Abuse Programmes
SALARY : R712 827 per annum. This inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic flexible portion that may be structured i.t.o. the applicable rules. 55
CENTRE : HSRC Building, Pretoria
CLOSING DATE : 15 September 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate qualification.
Registration with the SACSSP as a Social Worker.
A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience in social work after registration of which five years must be appropriate experience in social work policy development.
Extensive knowledge and understanding of the social development sector.
Knowledge of developmental social welfare legislation, policies and guidelines pertaining professional compliance.
In-depth knowledge of professional/ practice standards for social services practitioners.
Knowledge of the Public Service Regulatory Competencies: Project management skills.
Planning and organising skills.
Networking skills.
Communication (written, verbal and liaison) skills.
Professional counselling skills.
Policy development, formulation and analysis skills.
Financial management skills.
Presentation skills.
Monitoring and evaluation skills.
People management skills.
Ability to compile complex reports.
Computer literacy.
Problem-solving skills.
Attributes: Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to work in a team and independently.
Confident.
Compliant.
Accurate.
Systematic.
Logical.
Assertive.
Self-starter.
Persuasive.
Adaptable.
Diversity management.
Innovative.

DUTIES :
Facilitate the implementation, monitoring and review of and reporting on the CDA business plan.
Provide professional support to CDA sub-committees in relation to the management and implementation of projects.
Coordinate international liaison in relation to relevant international bodies.
Monitor and report on the progress made with the implementation of the National Drug Master Plan by other government departments.
Coordinate processes related to research, information management and implementation of specific mini-drug master plans of different provincial forums.
Arrange and facilitate meetings of the CDA and taking minutes.
Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and management fields.
Plan and ensure that complex social work policy research and development are undertaken.

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