DCoG Vacancies

Assistant Director: Disaster Response Coordination

REF NO: 26718/01

SALARY: R376 596 per annum (Level 09)

CENTRE: Centurion

REQUIREMENTS: A three-year Bachelor’s degree or a three-year National diploma in Development Studies/Environmental/Social Sciences/Disaster Management or equivalent qualification. Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in a Disaster Risk Management field or related field. A valid driver’s licence. The successful candidate is expected to travel extensively. Generic competencies: Planning and organising. Coordination. Problem solving and decision making. Project management. Client orientation and customer focus. Team leadership. Diversity management. Communication (verbal and written). Technical competencies: Policy and legislation relevant to the Disaster Risk Management function in South Africa, the region and internationally, Provincial and Local Government Environment, Intergovernmental Relations.

DUTIES: The successful candidate will perform the following duties: Coordination of Disaster response process: Coordinate the mobilisation of resource across sectors. Conduct disaster assessments and the classification process. Maintain the disaster incident reporting system. Update and maintain the database on disaster declaration and recordings. Monitor the disaster grantfunding system. Assist in the review and updating of guidelines on classification and declaration processes. Assess the response plans and contingency plans of Organs of State. Coordination of disaster recovery process: Evaluate the value of the project implementation. Analyse and assess the progress of implementation of reconstruction and rehabilitation projects. Monitor professional service providers for damage assessments and cost verification. Develop relevant standard operating procedures. Inculcate good practice on disaster recovery particularly on the “building back better principle’’. Monitor and evaluate the implementation of disaster intervention measures: Facilitate the establishment of the integrated institutional structures to enable effective disaster response. Monitor the implementation of immediate integrated and appropriate responses and relief measures. Capture and populate data in the M&E system. Assist in ensuring compliance with regard to the Division of 7 Revenue Act (DORa) and related frameworks on grants expenditure reporting, transfer of grants, annual review of grant frameworks and DORa.

APPLICATIONS: Applications may be posted to URS Response Handling, P O Box 11506,Tiegerpoort, 0056; submitted electronically via email: cogta48@ursonline.co.za or via fax: Tel No: (086) 415 5709

CLOSING DATE: 20 September 2019

ENQUIRIES: Ms M. Pitso Tel No: (012) 848 4606