SECRETARY FOR POLICE SERVICE REF NO: CSP/01/2022
(Five Year Contract) SALARY : R1 978 533 per annum, (all-inclusive package)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Commerce, Social Science, Law or equivalent qualification (NQF 7) and a relevant post graduate qualification (NQF 8) and 8 – 10 years’ experience at a Senior Management level (which five years must be as a member of SMS in the Public Service. Completion of pre-entry certificate for Senior Management Service (SMS) is mandatory requirement.
Extensive knowledge and experience in policy drafting, analysis and implementation; interpretation of constitutional law; policy formulation; understanding of government policies and initiatives within the crime fighting environment as well as the role of information, partnerships and stakeholder management in Government decisionmaking. Good understanding of the safety and crime prevention structures within and outside the justice and security cluster. Good understanding of the PFMA and Public Service Regulatory Framework; Strategic capability, leadership and management skills in leading and managing transformation, change and diversity;
Applied Strategic Planning and Facilitation; Financial management and Budgeting, Problem-solving and Analytical skills. Strong stakeholder management, good communication, presentation, strong interpersonal and negotiation skills including multi-national negotiations, honesty and integrity. The successful candidate will be directly responsible to the Minister of Police for the performance of the statutory functions of the Civilian Secretariat for Police Service, its operations and the realization of agreed output and targets. In accordance with Civilian Secretariat for Police Service Act Section 7, sub-paragraph 4, the Secretary must not be a member or former member of the Police Service of the Republic contemplated in section 199(1) of the Constitution, are not eligible for appointment, so they may not apply.
Provide strategic leadership and overall management of the Civilian Secretariat for Police Service as defined in Chapter 5 of the PFMA and Chapter 3 of the PSA. Ensure effective civilian oversight; monitoring and evaluation of the South African Police Service.
Oversee the review and development of policing policies and render strategic policy advice and other support to the Minister of Police to direct effective Policing.
Ensure the provision of evidence based research and evidence led policy development on policing, crime and safety to the Minister of Police to inform policing policy and decision making.
Coordinate the Minister’s Stakeholder engagements and public participation on policing and safety and security matters. Oversee the legislation review and development process including presentation of bills to Parliament.
Advise the Minister on any matter related to effective policing, safety and security. Oversee the management and facilitation of intergovernmental, civil society and public-private partnerships. Provide the necessary support on the implementation or compliance with international obligations. Monitor and advise on the utilisation of the budget of the police service to ensure compliance with policy directives or instructions of the Minister.
Provide oversight and leadership on the functions of the National Forensic Oversight and Ethics Board (DNA Board) and the Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation (DPCI) in consultation with the Minister. Develop and maintain sound relationships with relevant Parliamentary Committees. Lead and or participate in meetings with provincial civilian oversight structures. Management of Resources.
ENQUIRIES : Dipsy Wechoemang
Tel No: 012 393 2500/0796936585