Department of Transport: Chief Director- Public Transport Regulation

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Department of Transport

Department of Transport is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with clear employment
equity targets. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will assist the department in
achieving its Employment Equity targets at these specific levels in terms of the Department’s
Employment Equity Plan, therefore Coloured male/ female, Indian male/female and people with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.
APPLICATIONS: Department of Transport, Private Bag X193, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver at
the 159 Forum Building, Cnr Struben and Bosman Street, Pretoria for attention
Recruitment Unit. Room 4034 or Use the following email address,
[email protected]
CLOSING DATE: 04 September 2020
NOTE: Applications must be accompanied by form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service Department, (or obtainable and a recent updated
comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed,
i.e. positions held and dates), as well as certified copies of all qualifications and
ID document. Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result
in your application not being considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to
have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification
Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the posts. The
successful candidate must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the
Department and must disclose to the Director-General particulars of all
registrable financial interests, sign a performance agreement and employment
contract with the Director-General within three months from the date of
assumption of duty. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected
to undertake a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical
elements of the job; the logistics will be communicated to candidates prior to
the interviews. Recommended candidates will also be required to attend a
generic managerial competency assessment after the interviews. The
the competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools also take a
note that the National School of Governance (NSG) has introduced compulsory
SMS pre-entry certificate with effect from 01 April 2020 as Minimum Entry
Requirements for Senior Management Services and can be accessed through
the following link: http:/ Applicants will be expected to be available for selection interviews
and assessments at a time, date and place as determined by the Department.
An offer letter will only be issued to the successful candidate once the following
has been verified educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship,
reference checks and security vetting. Please note: Correspondence will only
be entered into with short-listed candidates.


Branch: Public Transport
Chief Directorate: Public Transport Regulation
SALARY: R1 251 183 per annum (Level 14) of which 30% may be structured according
to the individual needs.
CENTRE: Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be in possession of a Bachelor Degree in Law, Transport
Economy, Transport Planning, BSc Engineering or equivalent qualification at
NQF 7 as recognized by SAQA and SMS pre-entry certificate plus 6 to 10 year’s
relevant experience at senior management. Honours/Masters (NQF level 8)
A degree will be an added advantage. Note the following will serve as strong
recommendations: Extensive experience in compilation of management
reports. Knowledge and understanding of the government’s priorities. High-level
ability to analyse and synthesise information and to formulate policies,
strategies and positions. Extensive knowledge of public finance management
systems and legislation in Government. Sound knowledge of Government
protocol, processes and regulations. Project Management skills and analytical
abilities. Excellent liaison and communication skills. Willingness to travel
extensively and work beyond normal working hours.
DUTIES : Manage the development, maintenance and implementation of national land
transport policy, legislation and regulations. Develop guidelines and standards
in relation to the National Land Transport Act (NLTA). Monitor and oversee
public transport in South Africa and activities of provincial regulatory entities
and municipalities in relation to the Board’s mandate. Coordinate the
establishment and effective operations of the Provincial Regulating Entities
and Municipal Regulating Entities. Manage the maintenance of transport
appeal tribunal Act. Coordinate and manage the public transport management
system. Gather and coordinate data relating to public transport in all spheres
of government. Provide guidance and assistance to the Provinces and
Municipalities with the implementation and usage of the public transport
information system. Manage and control the Chief Directorate.
ENQUIRIES: Adv. J Makgatho Tel No: (012) 3280

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