Department of Higher Education and Training Vacancies 2023 – Assistant Director

Website Department of Higher Education and Training - DHET

Job Description:

This will include but is not limited to: Ensure and manage the compilation of scheduled colleges to be visited per province for monitoring at least 9 times a year. Manage appointments and reporting by external monitors

Job Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling and conducting of monitoring the conduct of examinations and site visits to public and registered private colleges
  • Manage, supervise, plan, train, and evaluate staff in the monitoring unit. Must be able to travel and train officials on the conduct and policy prescripts of examinations in colleges at least twice a year.
  • Design and Develop registration, State of readiness and monitoring tools.
  • Collating and writing of national conduct of examinations reports, letters, and submissions relevant to monitoring and State of Readiness examinations.
  • Oversee registration of Examination Centers and keep an updated database
  • Create and maintain an efficient filling and tracking system for sub directorate, Statistics – Compile weekly/Monthly operational statistics and reports.
  • Manage applications for concessions as per policy directive.
  • Liaison with regions and DHET officials regarding registration, monitoring and conduct of State of Readiness and examination centres.
  • Manage performance of staff/human resources.

Job Requirements:

  • The candidate must also possess part of qualification courses in Strategic Public Human Resource Management at a higher level since the post is a managerial post.
  • Must possess a sound knowledge of developments of training and monitoring of national examinations.
  • The incumbent must be adaptable, disciplined, self-confident, able to work independently, willing to work overtime, willing to travel and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Good writing, interpersonal and communication skills including the compilation of national reports.
  • Good training and communication skills. Research and coordination skills
  • An appropriate bachelor’s degree/national diploma in Public Management/Education or an equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in the conducting monitoring and administration of examination and assessment in TVET colleges with at least three (3) supervisory experience.

Job Details:

Company: Department of Higher Education and Training – DHET

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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