DEPUTY DIRECTOR: ANIMAL QUARANTINE AND INSPECTION SERVICES REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/017
Directorate: Inspection Services
SALARY : R882 042 per annum (Level 12) (All-inclusive package to be structured in accordance with the rules for Middle Management Services)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : BVSc or BVMCH Degree. Registration with the South African Veterinary Council. 3 years management experience. Job related knowledge: Knowledge of Animal Diseases Act and Meat Safety Act. Knowledge of exotic animal diseases, risk assessment and risk management. Knowledge of requirements for and management of quarantine facilities. Knowledge of requirements for veterinary approved facilities. Knowledge of Financial Management Act and administrative issues. Knowledge of Human Resource Management Act and personnel issues. Knowledge of international guidelines, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures(SPS) agreement, policy formulation. Job related skills: Ability to communicate well and interact with people at different levels. Planning. Management and organising. Creativity. Interpersonal skills. Problem solving. Interpretation skills. Analytical skills. Listening skills. Computer literacy. Report writing. A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive. Extended working hours. Travelling.
DUTIES : Manage the application of all relevant acts and international agreements / protocols and obligations in the border environment. Ensure the application of all relevant agreements or protocols. Develop and implement application of standard operating procedures. Provide guidance and technical advice with regards to the inspection of regulated agricultural products. Develop and implement action plans for special regulatory operations at the quarantine facilities. Coordinate and manage the provision of an effective ports of entry inspection service for regulated agricultural products. Monitor inspections / investigations (including interpretation of legislations, policies and procedures). Work activity planning, organising, scheduling and implementation. Customer Services Management. Stakeholder consultation and development. Handling of enquiries and development.
ENQUIRIES : Mr KE Phoku Tel: (012) 309 8702
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria.
NOTE : African, Coloured, Indian and White males and African, Coloured, Indian and White females are encouraged to apply.
CLOSING DATE : 04 April 2022 at 16:00