Commission for Gender Equality Deputy Director - Manager in the Office of the Chairperson Jobs in South Africa

Commission for Gender Equality Deputy Director - Manager in the Office of the Chairperson Jobs in South Africa


  • The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) is an Independent and statutory body established in terms of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (1996). The CGE is committed to a society free from gender oppression and all forms of inequality. Applic ations are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following positions: Deputy Director: Manager in the Office of the Chairperson.

  • The incumbent will report to the CEO of the CGE and will support the Office of the Chairperson of the Commission, to maintain the operational efficiency of the Office of the Chairperson, including office management and staff supervision. The Deputy Director will be responsible for the overall functioning of the Office of the Chairperson, charged ensuring that the daily operations of the office are executed effectively.

    Requirements:

    Qualifications:

  • A Degree in social sciences, public administration, management or related studies.

  • Additional qualifications in public administration, management and related fields will be an added advantage.

    Experience, Knowledge & skills:

  • At least 5 years of experience at middle management level.

  • Project management and analytical skills.

  • Basic financial management skills.

  • Information and Knowledge management.

  • People management and empowerment.

  • Stakeholder management.

  • Change management.

  • Persuasive communication skills and the ability to work across hierarchies, with diverse levels of authority and stakeholders.

  • Service delivery innovation, honesty and integrity, client orientation and customer focus.

  • Adaptability and resilience, ability to manage deadlines and pressure.

  • Able to effectively use technology including Microsoft applications.

    The Successful Candidate Must:

  • Have communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Be sincere, honest and have the ability to safeguard confidential information.

  • Be hardworking and willing to go beyond the call of duty.

  • Be a team player who inspires and promotes excellence.

  • Have excellent management acumen.

  • Be self-driven, results-oriented and must have an exceptional work ethic and practical to a tee.

  • Be a leader who leads by example, a manager and an organiser.

  • Have innovative approaches and strategies for business improvement.

  • Have a good command of language and confidence.

    Key Performance Areas Will Include:

    Office management

  • Support the Office of the Chairperson in planning, implementing, reporting and tracking the performance of the office in relation to operationalising the institutional strategy and planned performance measures.

  • Monitor compliance with institutional policies and procedures.

  • Manage risk within the Office of the Chairperson, including devising mitigation measures.

  • Support the implementation of strategies to facilitate the optimal performance of the Office of the Chairperson.

  • Work with other Teams in the CGE to ensure that the Office of the Chairperson is
    optimally supported in executing its functions.

  • Manage the performance outputs of the Office of the Chairperson and helping to implement organisation-wide goal setting.

    Office coordination

  • Coordination of the work of the Office of the Chairperson, including preparation of periodic calendar schedules, concept documents, periodic report writing, as well as coordinating Commissioners’ planned activities.

  • Conduct research to support the work of Commissioners where required.

  • Facilitate the functionality of information and knowledge management and record-keeping in the Office of the Chairperson.

  • Support compliance by the Office of the Chairperson and Commissioners, with the CGE regulatory environment.

  • Support a culture of operational efficiency in the Office of the Chairperson.

  • Coordinate the convening of the CGE Plenary and Sub-Committees, with relevant support staff.

    Stakeholder management

  • Participate in the identification of stakeholders of the Office of the Chairperson, building stakeholder relations and nurturing collaborative trust with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Support mutual working relations for Commissioners, Management and Staff.

  • Participate in the engagement of like-minded human rights institutions in support of the

  • Coordinate stakeholder engagements in the Office of the Chairperson.

  • Manage stakeholder relations and collaboration for the Office of the Chairperson.

  • Maintain a stakeholder database for the Office of the Chairperson.

    Office Administration

  • Manage and oversee all operations in the Office of the Chairperson.

  • Design and implement standard operating procedures for the Office of the Chairperson.

  • Supervise the work of Personal Assistants.

  • Performance management of Personal Assistants.

  • Quality assurance of minutes, agendas and other documentation of the CGE Plenary and Sub-Committee meetings.

  • Ensuring that the Office of the Chairperson is adequately resources with all administration material.

    Information Management

  • Manage the dissemination of information from the Office of the Chairperson to the institution.

  • Support the promotion of confidentiality in relation to privileged information in the Office of the Chairperson.

  • Manage administration systems in the Office of the Chairperson.

  • Facilitate effective communication from the Office of the Chairperson to the institution.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Commission for Gender Equality Deputy Director - Manager in the Office of the Chairperson Jobs in South Africa


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