SALARY : R1 521 591 per annum, (an all-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A senior certificate, an undergraduate qualification (NQF 7 as recognised by

SAQA) in Commerce/Economics/Business Management/Business
Administration/Entrepreneurship/Social Science and a postgraduate
qualification (NQF 8) as recognised by SAQA in Commerce/ Economics /
Business Leadership/Business Administration/Entrepreneurship /
Development Finance. Must have 8-10 years of experience at a senior
managerial level of which 5 should be within the Enterprise Development
Sector and 3 years hands-on grants/loans/blended finance design/approval
experience. No appointment shall be confirmed without a Certificate for entry
into the SMS (The course is available at the National School of Government or
following link:
programme). The candidate must Demonstrate knowledge of the Constitution,
Public Service Act, 1994, Public Administration Management Act, 2014, Public
Finance Management Act, 1999, and the National Development Plan. Possess
the ability to think on a multi-dimensional level and interchange between
creative problem solving, critical thinking and strategic thinking. Demonstrate
sound decision-making in an agile and ambiguous environment. Skilfully
communicate with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and deliver relevant
information. Display market knowledge and social intelligence.

DUTIES : Direct initiatives that promote spatially balanced economic development and

growth for SMMEs and Cooperatives in prioritised and designated sectors of
the economy aligned to Government’s transformation agenda. Drive and
advocate for a policy and legislated environment that reduces red tape and
regulatory burdens and prioritise ease of doing business for SMMEs and Co-
operatives and monitor and evaluate implementation thereof. Provide a
platform to initiate and implement enterprise development interventions such
as incentive, grants and loans and integrate with other spheres of government,
private sector and academic institutions that drive innovative and effective
ways to address enterprise competitiveness challenges. To lead initiatives that
provide for credible business intelligence and innovative solutions through the
use of technology and inform future paths for the SMME and Co-operatives
landscape. Monitor and evaluate enterprise competitiveness support
programmes and projects. Set norms and standards, identify weaknesses and
gaps in service delivery and promote the development and implementation of
innovative opportunities to improve service delivery for the Branch. Lead
initiatives that are aimed at providing access to finance for SMMEs and Cooperatives through public and private sector resources.Build strategic
partnerships that promotes greater awareness of DSBD offerings and that
support local and international market linkages and grow market value chains
in support of SMMEs and Co-operatives. Drive and direct business assurance
and viability strategies for the SMME. Communicate with internal and external
stakeholders and lead strategic discussions without compromising the integrity
of the Department and that of the Public Service. Lead, inspire and assume
responsibility for branch operations, financial, human, and physical resources
of the branch.

ENQUIRIES : The Recruitment Office Tel No: (012) 394 1440 / 5286 / 3097

NOTE : Candidates must quote the reference number for the abovementioned position
on the subject line when applying i.e. “REF NO: DDG ECS”

Apply Online

CLOSING DATE : 04 June 2021 @ 16h00.

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