Assistant Director Footprint Jobs at – Home Affairs Department – Pretoria South Africa 2013



REF NO: HRMC 82/13/1
SALARY : R252 144-R304 587 per annum (Level 9). In addition, a range of competitive
benefits are offered.
CENTRE : Pretoria, Head Office, Hallmark Building, Directorate Footprint Development

REQUIREMENTS : A three year Degree in Research Methodology or Public Administration an NQF
level 6 qualification in the related field with 3-5 year’s experience in Research and
Statistics • Knowledge of the Research Methodology tools, methods and principles •
Knowledge of the Immigration Act • Knowledge of the Public Service Regulations Act
• Knowledge of the South African Constitution • Understanding of Departmental
legislation • Required Competency: Research and Learning, Problem solving and
analysis, Business Report Writing, Influencing and Networking, Planning and
Organizing, Presentation Skills, Analytical Skills and Computer Literacy. Candidates
must be in possession of a valid Driver’s Licence and be willing to travel and work
extended hours.

DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for, amongst others, the following
specific tasks: • Conduct research and analysis of footprint and channel
development data • Facilitate projects and initiatives that enhance footprint and
channel development • Monitor Footprint volumes and statistics and identify trends
that impact Channel Development • Collate information, interpret findings and
produce management reports for DHA Footprint • Research and stay abreast of new
emerging trends within the markets or segments and find new solutions • Research,
collate and synthesise all relevant data to Footprint and Channel Development •
Facilitate partnerships with various external and internal stakeholders to enhance
service delivery. Monitor DHA service delivery points and hospital data to identify
trends and patterns that will impact the medium and long term footprint and channel
development. Conduct benchmarking and research in terms of policies and
directives related to DHA footprint and channels • Research and document data
relating to population geographical location, population numbers, Demarcation
Statistics, political data, economic data and growth statistics and trends. Identify
external trends and patterns that will impact the medium and long term footprint.
Monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of the current footprint and recommend
improvement initiatives • Liaise with and manage partnerships with external
stakeholders on a national level • Ensure that the strategic framework plan for the
roll-out of the Civic and Immigration Services footprint is implemented • Facilitate
projects and initiatives that enhance footprint and Channel Management
Development • Ensure effective risk and compliance management. Coach and guide
staff on compliance to all relevant regulatory, internal and external compliance
requirements • Report on all risk and financial indicators including e.g. financial
losses, overpayment, etc. according to required format • Keep up to date with
compliance and regulatory requirements and liaise with all relevant stakeholders
within and external to the organisation to ensure accurate implementation • Interpret
and implement all organisational circulars, policy and other communications that
impact on the operation of the business unit • Manage of people management •
Provide input to the Director on training and development needs of the unit and
ensure that these are acted on • Provide input on appropriate rewards and
promotion on the basis of performance and contribution against agreed targets •
Provide input to the Director to ensure that Footprint Analysts are equipped with the
required skills to perform optimally • Coach subordinates to improve their
performance and fulfil their potential • Ensure effective governance and compliance
within the unit • Implement governance processes, frameworks and procedures
within the unit • Ensure compliance with legislation, regulations, DHA policies and
procedures within the unit • Implement quality, risk, standards and practices against
prescribed frameworks • Provide inputs into the compilation of the budget for the
unit. Manage external contractors and suppliers within the unit in an effective and
efficient manner.

ENQUIRIES : Head Office: Mr E Mabotja, Tel: (012) 300 8668

APPLICATIONS : Applications must be sent to the correct address as indicated below, to reach the
address on or before the closing date. Applications sent to a wrong address and/or
received after the closing date or those that do not comply with the requirements, will
not be taken into consideration. In the event of hand-delivery of applications,
applicants must sign an application register as proof of application. Kindly ensure
that the relevant reference number is quoted and applications are directed to the
relevant province as indicated below:
Kindly ensure that the relevant reference number is quoted and applications are
directed to the relevant province as indicated below: Direct applications to: The
Department of Home Affairs, Postal address: Private Bag X114, Pretoria 0001,
hysical Address; The Hallmark Building, Corner Johannes Ramokhoase & Thabo
Sehume Street, Pretoria.
Eastern Cape Province: Postal address: Private Bag 7413, King Williams Town,
5600 Physical address: 11 Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town, 5600
Free State Province: Physical address: Postal address: P.O Box 12262 Brandhof
9324Physical Address: 40 Victoria Road Willows Bloemfontein 9301
Gauteng Province: Postal address: Private Bag X108, Braamfontein, 2017, Physical
address: 3rd Floor, Mineralia Building, Cnr De Beer and De Korte Street,
Braamfontein, 2017
KwaZulu-Natal Province: Postal address: PO BOX 09, Scottsville 3209 Physical
address: 181 Church Street, Pietermaritzburg 3200
Limpopo Province: Postal address: Private Bag X9517, Polokwane, 0700 Physical
Address: 89 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0699
Mpumalanga Province Postal Address: Private Bag X11264, Nelspruit, 1200,
Physical Address: 2nd Floor, Bateleur Building 16 Nel Street, Nelspruit, 1200.
North West Province: Postal address: Private Bag X 119, Mmabatho, 2735, Physical
address: Cnr Sheppard and Carrington Street, Mafikeng, 2745
Western Cape Province: Postal address: Private Bag X 9103, Cape Town, 8000
Physical address: 4th Floor, Faircape Building, 56 Barrack Street, Cape Town, 8001

CLOSING DATE : 13 September 2013

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z.83),
obtainable from any Public Service department or at and should be
accompanied by a comprehensive CV, including the details of at least two
contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the applicant) and
certified copies of qualifications and identity document (with an original certification
stamp). It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to
submit evaluated results by the South African Qualifications Authority. Where a valid
driver’s licence is a requirement, applicants must attach certified copies of such
licences. No faxes or e-mailed applications will be considered. If no contact is made
within three months of the closing date, please accept that the application was
unsuccessful. Successful candidates will be required to enter into a performance
agreement and be subjected to security clearance procedures. Successful
candidates may be required to undergo a competency assessment. Candidates who
possess a tertiary qualification, as well as those who promote representivity
(especially People with Disability), will receive preference